Fishing Retail Stores
Army & Navy
Vancouver, New West, Langley
Berry's Bait & Tackle
Richmond
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Burnaby
Fred's Custom Tackle
Chilliwack & Abbotsford
Hatch Match'r
Maple Ridge
Lodestar Outfitters
Langley
Mike's Reel Repair
Abbotsford
Pacific Angler
Vancouver
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Coquitlam
Fishing Guides & Lodges
Bon Chovy Fishing Charters
Vancouver
Crystal Cove Beach Resort
Tofino
Fishing Tofino
Tofino
Great River Fishing Adventures
Chilliwack
Murphy Sportfishing
Ucluelet & Kyuquot Sound
Nomad Sport Fishing Adventure
Vancouver
STS Guiding Service
Mission
Tunkwa Lake Resort
Tunkwa Lake

BC Fishing Glossary

This glossary is a listing of fishing related terms, slangs, lingos that are commonly used by sport fishermen and fishery biologists in British Columbia.

- A -

adipose fin | anadromous | anal fin | annual quota

- B -

bait | baitcasting reel | baitcasting rod | baitfish | bar | barbless hook | bar fishing | boat launch | bonk | boot | bottom bouncing | brackish | braided line | braided river | broodstock | by-catch

- C -

cannon ball | catch and release | centerpin reel | centerpin rod | char | chironomid | chumming | clinch knot | crankbait | creel survey | current

- D -

daily quota | derby | dew worm | DFO | dorsal fin | downrigger | dry fly

- E -

egg beater | egg loop | escapement | estuary

- F -

fillet | float | float depth | flossing | fly | fly fishing | foul hooked | freshet | freshwater | fry

- G -

gooey bob | gravel | groundfish

- H -

hatch | hatchery | hatchery marked fish | high grading | hook

- I -

in-season estimate | invasive species

- J -

jack | jig | jigging

- K -

krill

- L -

land locked | leader | live well | long-line release | lure

- M -

main line | mending | minimum size | minnow | monofilament line | mooching

- N -

natal stream | nymph

- O -

 

- P -

pectoral fin | pelagic | pelvic fin | pencil lead | poaching | pocket water | pool | possession quota

- Q -

quota

- R -

regulation | residualized | riparian zone | river | rockfish | rockfish conservation area | roe | roe sac | run

- S -

salmon | short floating | side channel | single egg | single hook | skunked | slough | smolt | snagging | soft plastic | spawn | spincasting | spinner | spin n' glow | spinning reel | split shot | spoon | strike indicator | swivel

- T -

tailout | test fishery | tidal boundary | tide | treble hook | tributary | triploid | trolling | trout | trout bead

- U -

undersize

- V -

 

- W -

weight | wild fish

- X -

 

- Y -

 

- Z -

zinger