Fishing Retail Stores
Army and Navy
New West, Langley & Vancouver
Berry's Bait & Tackle
Richmond
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Burnaby
Fred's Custom Tackle
Abbotsford & Chilliwack
Mike's Reel Repair
Abbotsford
Pacific Angler
Vancouver
River City Marine
Abbotsford
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Coquitlam
Trout Waters
Kelowna
Fishing Guides & Lodges
Bon Chovy Fishing Charters
Vancouver
Fishing Tofino
Tofino
Great River Fishing Adventures
Chilliwack
Lang's Fishing Adventures
Vancouver
Murphy Sportfishing
Kyuquot Sound
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