BC fishing for salmon, trout, steelhead, sturgeon, halibut and other sport fish in British Columbia Canada!

May 2016

Latest BC Fishing Videos
Tough Day at the Office Tough Day at the Office
Not every filming trip goes as planned. While filming with Bon Chovy Fishing Charters, we reel in small fish and fall asleep while the big ones bite!
Suicidal Trout Suicidal Trout
How high can a rainbow trout at an Interior British Columbia lake jump? Check out this video to find out!

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Latest BC Fishing Reports
Lower Mainland Fishing Report Lower Mainland
Excellent lake fishing continues across the Lower Mainland. Seasonal closure for some rivers apply until June 30th.
Updated on May 23rd, 2016
Tunkwa Lake fishing report Tunkwa Lake
Tunkwa Lake and nearby lakes in Region 3 are currently excellent, reported by Al Patton at Tunkwa Lake Resort.
Updated on May 17th, 2016

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Latest BC Fishing Deals, News & Events

Fishing Inventory Control Staff Wanted
Army and Navy Department Store is looking for a new fishing inventory control (receiver) staff at their New Westminster location.
Posted on May 14th, 2016

Full Time Position Available at Berry's Bait
Berry's Bait and Tackle in Richmond is looking for a full time summer staff. This is the perfect job for students who are looking for summer work.
Posted on May 7th, 2016

Chilliwack River Juvenile Steelhead Release
On May 2nd to 4th, GoFishBC and Chilliwack Salmon Hatchery released approximately 125,000 juvenile steelhead into the Vedder.
Posted on May 7th, 2016

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

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Featured BC Fishing Articles & Videos

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.

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!

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Latest BC Fishing Regulation Updates

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.

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.

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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