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July 2016

Latest BC Fishing Videos
Grilled Salmon and Salsa Grilled Salmon and Salsa
In this video Recipe, Chef Matt at Murphy Sportfishing demonstrates a simply and delicious chinook salmon dish.
Kokanee Trolling Setup Kokanee Trolling Setup
In this video tutorial, terminal tackle setups that are commonly used for kokanee trolling are demonstrated.

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Latest BC Fishing Reports
Lower Mainland Fishing Report Lower Mainland
Salmon fishing available in Chilliwack, Capilano and Chehalis River. Fraser River remains closed until July 31st.
Updated on July 11th, 2016
Tunkwa Lake fishing report Zeballos
Reel Obsession's Adrian O'Connor reports excellent salmon fishing in Northern Vancouver Island.
Updated on July 12th, 2016

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Latest BC Fishing Deals, News & Events

Sportfishing Institute of BC July Updates
Descending devices for rockfish release, safety and catch guidelines for tuna, long term catch sustainability are just some of the topics.
Posted on July 12th, 2016

Congratulations Dan and Kitty!
Our good friends Dan and Kitty, who have been featured in some of our past videos, were married on July 9th.
Posted on July 11th, 2016

Southern Vancouver Island Stream Closures
Due to low river level and drought conditions, most streams in Southern Vancouver Island will be closed to fishing starting July 1st.
Posted on June 30th, 2016

Video: FFSBC Public Information Sessions
In March and April 2016, Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC hosted a series of public information sessions.
Posted on June 30th, 2016

Berry's Bait and Tackle Free Kids Fishing Event
Richmond's Berry's Bait and Tackle hosted its annual free kids fishing event on June 18th and 19th. Check out the photos!
Posted on June 24th, 2016

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Featured BC Fishing Articles & Videos

Video Tutorial: Selecting the Right Lake
In this fishing tutorial, we take a look at different ways you can find the best lake for your fishing trip in BC Canada.

Article: Chilliwack River Summer Salmon Fishery
In July and August, Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley anglers can enjoy catching chinook salmon in Chilliwack River.

Video Tutorial: Quick Release Strike Indicator
In this video tutorial, we demonstrate how to use a quick release strike indicator for fly fishing at interior BC lakes for rainbow trout.

Blog: Passing on the Joy
Recently we brought young angler Jacob along to one of our favourite brook trout lakes and introduced a new style of fishing to him.

Fish Recipe: Simple Delicious Halibut
Here is a really simple yet delicious halibut recipe which we love! All you need are thin slices of halibut, egg wash, Panko breadcrumb.

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Latest BC Fishing Regulation Updates

Non-tidal Fraser River Salmon Closure
Due to low abundance of chinook salmon return, salmon fishing closure is extended to July 31st for Non-tidal Fraser River.

Tidal Fraser River Salmon Closure
Due to low abundance of chinook salmon return, salmon fishing closure is extended to July 31st for Tidal Fraser River.

Surf Smelt Seasonal Closure
Recreational fishing for surf smelt in Areas 28 and 29 (Lower Mainland) is closed between June 15th and August 15th.

Chinook Salmon Management Measures
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced new chinook salmon management measures for Areas 18, 19 and 29.

Somass River Sockeye Salmon Opening
Fisheries and Oceans Canada announces sockeye salmon opening for Somass River on Vancouver Island starting on May 1st.

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Featured BC Fishing Spots

Marquart Lake, Merritt
Located just outside of Merritt in the Thompson-Nicola Region, this little lake offers good rainbow trout fishing and other activities.

Jones Lake
Also known as Wahleach Lake, this reservoir produces rainbow trout, cutthroat trout and kokanee in spring and summer.

Durrance Lake, Mount Work Regional Park
This so-called urban lake is surrounded by dense forest and abundant wildlife while providing good trout fishing for families.

Tunkwa Lake
Located just north of Logan Lake in Thompson-Nicola, Tunkwa Lake offers excellent ice fishing for rainbow trout from December to March.

Tidal Fraser River
The Lower Fraser River between Steveston and Mission provides excellent fishing spots for pink salmon in September.

Find more fishing locations!

Fishing Retail Stores
Army and Navy
New West, Langley & Vancouver
Berry's Bait & Tackle
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Mike's Reel Repair
Pacific Angler
River City Marine
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Trout Waters
Fishing Guides & Lodges
Bent Rods Fishing
Bon Chovy Fishing Charters
Fishing Tofino
Great River Fishing Adventures
Hot Pursuit Charters
Lang's Fishing Adventures
Murphy Sportfishing
Stamp River & Kyuquot
Reel Obsession
Victoria & Zeballos
Tunkwa Lake Resort
Tunkwa Lake