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April 2016

Latest BC Fishing Videos
Suicidal Trout Suicidal Trout
How high can a rainbow trout at an Interior British Columbia lake jump? Check out this video to find out!
Big Fish, or Small Hole? Big Fish, or Small Hole?
Kitty hooks a fish at Tunkwa Lake and it appears to be bigger than the hole she drilled. Watch the chaos!

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Latest BC Fishing Reports
Lower Mainland Fishing Report Lower Mainland
Excellent lake fishing continues across the Lower Mainland. Rivers are rising due to recent warm weather.
Updated on April 12th, 2016
Tunkwa Lake fishing report Tunkwa Lake
Tunkwa Lake and nearby lakes in Region 3 are already producing well, reported by Al Patton at Tunkwa Lake Resort.
Updated on April 12th, 2016

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Latest BC Fishing Deals, News & Events

It is Salmon Release Time!
There are several community juvenile salmon release events in late April and early May across the Lower Mainland.
Posted on April 26th, 2016

Trout Waters Customer Appreciation Weekend
Trout Waters Fly and Tackle in Kelowna is having its annual customer appreciation weekend on April 22nd to 24th.
Posted on April 20th, 2016

Kootenay Trout Hatchery 50th Anniversary
Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC's Kootenay Trout Hatchery is celebrating its 50th anniversary on April 23rd!
Posting on April 20th, 2016

Spring 2016 Updates
Here is a video update on what have been happening at Fishing with Rod lately. Our YouTube channel is ten year old as of this week!
Posted on April 12th, 2016

FFSBC Public Information Sessions
Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC will be hosting a series of Public information sessions in April and May 2016.
Posted on March 27th, 2016

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Featured BC Fishing Articles & Videos

Q&A Video: How to Get a Girl into Fishing?
In the third episode of our Q&A series, guest host Kitty discusses how a guy can get his spouse or girlfriend into fishing!

Video Tutorial: Tunkwa Lake Ice Fishing Tips
Jessica Yarwood from GoFishBC and Al Patton from Tunkwa Lake Resort discuss the basics of ice fishing for rainbow trout.

Funny Video: Big Fish, or Small Hole?
While filming ice fishing at Tunkwa Lake, Kitty hooks a fish, Jessica comes to the rescue. Enjoy the laugh!

Blog: Salmon Canning
Canning your freshly caught salmon is another excellent way to preserve and enjoy your catches. Check out these photos!

Video Tutorial: Vedder River Coho Salmon Tips
In this fishing video tutorial, we discuss several tips which can help you with catching coho salmon in the Chilliwack Vedder River.

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Latest BC Fishing Regulation Updates

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

Night time fishing closure for Tidal Fraser River
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued a night time fishing closure for all finfish species in the tidal portion of the Fraser River.

Night time salmon fishing closure in Region 2
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued a night time salmon fishing closure for all waters in Region 2.

2016 Halibut Management Measures
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced this year's halibut management measures. Please check the size limits.

Eulachon Closure Reminder
Due to continuing low abundance, fishing for eulachon remains closed across British Columbia in 2016.

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Featured BC Fishing Spots

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.

Chilliwack River
Winter steelhead fishing is available in this river system for Lower Mainland anglers from December to May.

Find more fishing locations!

Fishing Retail Stores
Army and Navy
New West, Langley & Vancouver
Berry's Bait & Tackle
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Fred's Custom Tackle
Chilliwack & Abbotsford
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
Nomad Sport Fishing Adventure
Reel Obsession
Victoria & Zeballos
Tunkwa Lake Resort
Tunkwa Lake