The Tidal Fraser River (downstream from Mission's CPR Bridge) is open for coho salmon fishing on September 29th, 2014. 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 September 28th.
Starting on September 29th, coho salmon fishing opens and bait will once again be allowed for salmon fishing. 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 by using a catch and release net
. All wild coho salmon have to be released with care.
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 (absence of the adipose fin). All bull trout are wild. Please release all wild cutthroat and bull trout carefully.
Please make sure you have a valid saltwater fishing licence, and a salmon stamp if you intend to keep salmon.
The above is just a general summary of the regulations as of September 28th, 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.