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

August 2015

Latest BC Fishing Videos
Juan de Fuca Chinook Salmon Juan de Fuca Chinook Salmon
We join Gibbs Delta Tackle and target summer chinook salmon in the Strait of Juan de Fuca near Southern Vancouver Island.
Girls vs Halibut Girls vs Halibut
Kitty and Jessica tackle Juan de Fuca halibut with Sea Ghost Fishing Charters in early June 2015.

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Latest BC Fishing Reports
Lower Mainland Fishing Report Lower Mainland
Fraser River chinook salmon fishing and Squamish River pink salmon fishing are happening.
Updated on August 24th, 2015
South Vancouver Island fishing report Southern Vancouver Island
Both salmon and halibut fishing are excellent right now from Victoria to Sooke, reported by Island Outfitters.
Updated on August 25th, 2015

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Latest BC Fishing Deals, News & Events

Tidal and Non-tidal Fraser River Reopens
Fisheries and Oceans Canada reopens salmon fishing for the tidal and non-tidal Fraser River on August 29th.
Posted on August 28th, 2015

Fishing Closures for some Kootenay Streams
Due to the ongoing drought conditions, Fishing closures for some streams in the Kootenays have been issued.
Posted on August 13th, 2015

Current Fishing Closures Dissected
Recent fishing closure announcements can be confusing, so here is a summary of all recent changes to help you understand better.
Posted on July 24th, 2015

Fishing Closures for Southern BC Streams
Due to the drought conditions, fishing closures for streams in Southern BC with some exceptions have been issued.
Posted on July 20th, 2015

Fishing is Free This Father's Day Weekend
The annual BC Family Fishing Weekend is coming up on June 19th to 21st! Find out where events are happening in this province.
Posted on June 15th, 2015

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Featured BC Fishing Articles & Videos

Video Tutorial: Drop Shotting for Trout
Soft plastic baits are typically used for bass fishing. In this video tutorial, we use a curly tail grub on a drop shot rig to target bull trout.

Article: Tidal Fraser River Pink Salmon
15 million pink salmon are expected to enter Fraser River in late August. Find out how you can catch these fish easily near Vancouver!

Our First Q&A Video
Here is the first ever Q&A video on Fishing with Rod! Rod selects and answers questions being asked on our YouTube and Facebook pages.

Video Tutorial: Spoon Jigging for Kokanee
In this fishing video tutorial, we demonstrate how to catch kokanee successfully by jigging a 1/16oz Gibbs Croc spoon.

Video Tutorial: Summer Kokanee Tactics
In this fishing video tutorial, we discuss how to catch kokanee by using bait such as krill, deli shrimp and salmon eggs in the summer.

Article: Chubby Fishing, A Good Opportunity
Peamouth chub are minnows which are widely abundant in the Fraser River throughout the summer and can easily be caught by kids.

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Latest BC Fishing Regulation Updates

Chinook Salmon Opening for Thompson River
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is reopening chinook salmon retention for Kamloops Lake and Thompson River.

Qualicum River Pink Salmon Opening
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued an opening for pink salmon in the Qualicum River on Vancouver Island.

Skeena River Sockeye Salmon Opening
The daily quota of sockeye salmon has been increased for parts of the Skeena River watershed in Northern BC.

Mamquam River Fishing Closure
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued a fishing closure for Mamquam River starting on August 22nd until further notice.

Tidal Fraser River Immediate Salmon Closure
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued an immediate salmon fishing closure for the Tidal Fraser River starting on August 15th.

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Featured BC Fishing Spots

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.

Belcarra Regional Park
This is the perfect location for families in the Lower Mainland who wish to do day trips for crabbing, fishing and BBQing.

Find more fishing locations!

Fishing Retail Stores
Army & Navy
Vancouver, New West, Langley
Berry's Bait & Tackle
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Fred's Custom Tackle
Chilliwack & Abbotsford
Mike's Reel Repair
Pacific Angler
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Fishing Guides & Lodges
Bent Rods Fishing
Bon Chovy Fishing Charters
Crystal Cove Beach Resort
Fishing Tofino
Great River Fishing Adventures
Murphy Sportfishing
Stamp River
Nomad Sport Fishing Adventure
Reel Obsession
Victoria & Zeballos
STS Guiding Service
Tunkwa Lake Resort
Tunkwa Lake