The Tidal Fraser River (downstream from Mission's CPR Bridge) is open for coho salmon fishing on October 5th, 2013. Once again, this thread is designed to let members to provide updates on the fishing and water condition throughout the season.Regulations
Please note that coho salmon fishing is closed and a bait ban for salmon fishing is in effect until October 4th.
Starting on October 5th, coho salmon fishing opens and bait ban will be lifted. You can use roe, krill, shrimp, ghost shrimp, dew worm and any natural bait or artificially scented bait for salmon. The daily quota for hatchery marked coho salmon is two fish per day during this opening. Please make sure you identify your fish correctly in the water first. All wild coho salmon have to be released.
Wild coho salmon (presence of the adipose fin)
Hatchery-marked coho salmon (absence of the adipose fin)
For trout and char, the daily quota is two hatchery marked fish. You will find some hatchery marked cutthroat trout. All bull trout are wild. Please release all wild cutthroat and bull trout carefully.
The above is just a general summary of the regulations, so you MUST check the Tidal Fraser River fishing regulations
before heading out as it may change from time to time.Articles and Videos
A list of articles and videos have been compiled on this page
for those who have never tried this fishery before.
This thread is started so everyone can post updates throughout the season. Please do not ask for updates.