Choose Between Two Options
- C$199 for a guided sturgeon- or salmon-fishing trip for two (C$500 value)
- C$389 for a private guided sturgeon- or salmon-fishing trip for up to four (C$1,000value)
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. The sturgeon-fishing trip includes the hands-on experience of tagging and scanning sturgeon for conservation purposes.
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.