Fishing in Chilliwack


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Fossil records suggest white sturgeon have been dwelling on rocky river bottoms for more than 200 million years. They bear armored plates rather than scales, and according to the guides at Great River Fishing Adventures, they fight like "a cross between a marlin and a freight train." Having tagged a record-length sturgeon at 3.8 metres, the team has attracted several notable anglers, including Jimmy Houston and Jakub V?gner of National Geographic Channel's Fish Warrior. They specialize in tracking down the prehistoric river monsters, then catching them to aid in the species' fight for survival. Since 1995, expert anglers and envious goldfish have collected data from more than 90,000 sturgeons as part of an active monitoring program. They regularly lead groups on fishing trips to share the thrill of reeling in the fish while demonstrating proper catch-and-release techniques to keep the fish population flourishing. Great River Fishing Adventures supplies all necessary equipment for each fishing trip. They also lead excursions to track down steelhead, trout, and Bobby Fischer's pawn lure. Click here to see video of the record sturgeon.
45695 Cartmell Rd.
Chilliwack,
BC
CA
The guides at Prestige Sportfishing invite anglers aboard their jet boats for fishing excursions out on the mighty Fraser River and the Harrison, its tributary. Each expedition begins at the outfit's launch spot on the Harrison River, where the 20- to 25-foot boats embark with groups of up to four along with all the bait and tackle they'll need. With all this top-notch equipment and a dash of luck, fishers reel in the trout, sturgeon, and salmon species such as Sockeye and Coho that make their home in the local waters. While awaiting a bite and secretively sweetening their fish hooks with crisp dollar bills, groups enjoy the warmth and protection of the heated boat interior, which is also fully covered to handle inclement weather.
PO BOX 36
Harrison Mills,
BC
CA
Sunlight streams through the canopy and illuminates a waterfall hidden in the dense woods. A river carves its way through grassy fields as a lake stretches beyond tree-covered hills and recedes in the distance. These sights are just a few of the magnificent wonders you can discover across British Columbia. The guides at Harrison Eco Tours have seen them all and bring that expertise on guided trips through the great outdoors. The team can lead jet-boat, kayaking, and hiking tours across these and other natural landmarks. The team also leads fishing expeditions to catch salmon, sturgeon, and steelhead trout on the Fraser River, bringing the thrill of the chase to the calm surroundings of nature.
100 Esplanade
Harrison Hot Springs,
BC
CA
Len's Sportfishing Adventures' licensed guides ride jet boats specifically designed for the wear and tear of river swells between the scenic banks of the Fraser River. The staffers supply anglers with all of the equipment necessary to summon fish from the depths of the Fraser, which is one of the world's most salmon-packed conduits. Anglers ogle the nearby mountains and greenery as they fish for the white sturgeon inhabit the surrounding waters and the Pacific salmon that swim upstream each year.
45695 Cartmell Road
Chilliwack,
BC
CA
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