Great River Fishing Adventures

Chilliwack Proper Village West

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In a Nutshell

Company noted for its record fish guides guests in catching and releasing sturgeon while top anglers discuss conservation efforts

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 6, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Valid only for option purchased. 72hr cancellation notice required. Subject to weather conditions. Please call for reservations well in advance to ensure availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Fishing is the ultimate prank because the fish think they are getting food and then are immediately yanked into a world they cannot understand. Bait and switch with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • C$199 for a guided sturgeon- or salmon-fishing trip for two (a C$500 value)
  • C$389 for a guided sturgeon- or salmon-fishing trip for up to four on a private boat (a C$1,000 value)

Great for fishers of all ages and experience levels, the four-hour fishing trip includes a guide who provides all necessary equipment and starts right from the basics. In addition to hands-on experience of tagging and scanning sturgeon for conservation purposes, guests can take their salmon home with them for summer barbecues.

Depending on the option purchased, up to four people can participate in today's deal, making this Groupon ideal for a family outing. This deal can also be purchased as a gift for males and females alike, and makes for a memorable Father's Day present.

Great River Fishing Adventures

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 Jeremy Wade of Discovery Channel's River Monsters and Jakub Vágner 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.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.