Fishing Retail Stores
Army & Navy
Vancouver, New West, Langley
Berry's Bait & Tackle
Richmond
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Burnaby
Fred's Custom Tackle
Chilliwack
Hatch Match'r
Maple Ridge
Mike's Reel Repair
Abbotsford
Pacific Angler
Vancouver
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Coquitlam
Valley Custom Rods
Chilliwack
Fishing Guides & Lodges
BC Sportfishing Group
Harrison Bay
Bent Rods Guiding
Chilliwack
Big Bear Salmon Charters
Ucluelet
Bon Chovy Fishing Charters
Vancouver
Fishing Tofino
Tofino
Great River Fishing Adventures
Chilliwack
Reel Obsession
Victoria & Zeballos
STS Guiding Service
Mission
Sturgeon Slayers
Lytton
The Rambling Fisherman
Vancouver Island
Tunkwa Lake Resort
Tunkwa Lake
Ultimate Sportfishing
Langley

Region Two River Fishing Locations

Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley

Chilliwack River steelhead fishing

Between August and November, Pacific salmon return to rivers across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. Anglers can enjoy catching fresh salmon without having to travel very far. Winter steelhead is the main target species between December and May. Beside salmon and steelhead, trout and char fishing can also be done during other parts of the year.

Below is a list of rivers in the Lower Mainland and Fraser River where salmon, trout and steelhead fishing are available.

Lake Name Location Target Species
Capilano River North Vancouver Chinook salmon, coho salmon , cutthroat trout, steelhead
Cheakamus River Squamish Chinook salmon, coho salmon, chum salmon, pink salmon, steelhead, bull trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout
Chilliwack River Chilliwack Chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, coho salmon, pink salmon, chum salmon, cutthroat trout, bull trout, mountain whitefish, rainbow trout, steelhead, northern pikeminnow, largescale sucker
DeBoville Slough Coquitlam Coho salmon, chum salmon, coastal cutthroat trout, bull trout, common carp, largemouth bass, peamouth chub, northern pikeminnow, largescale sucker
Fraser River Mission - Hope Chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, coho salmon, pink salmon, chum salmon, steelhead, bull trout, dolly varden, cutthroat trout, white sturgeon, northern pikeminnow, peamouth chub
Harrison River Agassiz Chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, coho salmon , pink salmon, chum salmon, cutthroat trout, bull trout
Lower Pitt River Grant Narrows to Pitt River Bridge Salmon, coastal cutthroat trout, bull trout, white sturgeon, northern pikeminnow, peamouth chub
Nicomen Slough Deroche Coho salmon, chum salmon, cutthroat trout
Squamish River Squamish Chinook salmon, coho salmon , chum salmon, bull trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, steelhead
Stave River Mission Chinook salmon, coho salmon , pink salmon, chum salmon, cutthroat trout, mountain whitefish, northern pikeminnow
Sturgeon Slough Pitt Meadows Common carp, largemouth bass, coastal cutthroat trout, northern pikeminnow, peamouth chub, redside shiner, brown bullhead, coho salmon