Great News!! The Fraser River will open for Sockeye either Friday or Saturday! DFO will be making the announcement today and we will post more info when available. It has been a few years since we have seen an opening for these much heralded fish and with the strong numbers returning we are once again blessed to be able to pursue these great fish during this time of year.
Regulations will be as follows:
- Freshwater (Upstream of the Mission Bridge to the Highway 1 bridge in Hope): ...
LET THE GAMES BEGIN! GRFA is proudly hosting the annual 2022 Jurassic Classic Sturgeon Fundraiser this weekend. Through the efforts of the The Wild Sheep Society of BC, Guide Outfitters Association of BC and the N. America Wild Sheep Foundation, this incredible event raises awareness and much needed funding for the plight of the Wild Sheep here in BC. This year promises to be a stunner with ...continue →
It’s been a cool start our summer this year and we are finally seeing some typical warmer weather. For those waiting for the perfect time to fish this may be it! Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening on the river…
NEWS: Salmon Openingcontinue →
Numbers of Sockeye in the Fraser River are currently excellent and continue to build! The current projected numbers for the late summer fish are high and it looks like we will be getting an opening this ...
Anglers and others who frequent the Chilliwack/Vedder rivers should be aware that the Sumas First Nations will be conducting DFO authorized net fisheries in the lower river near the confluence of the Sumas and Vedder rivers in an effort to meet Food, Social and Ceremonial (FSC) needs. This selective fishery will be targeting chinook salmon while avoiding stocks of concern such as Chilliwack and Cultus Lake sockeye.
This fishery will continue every Thursday to Sunday until the end of July from the Keith Wilson ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 7th of June 2022.
With Fathers Day right around the corner we are amping up for the upcoming summer season, which promises to be a very busy one. Still not sure what to get Dad for his special day? Why not take him fishing and take advantage of our spring special; good for any day of the year. For more info check out Spring Special Here. Now onto ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 11th of May 2022.
As we continue to move through the spring months we are starting to experience the annual spring freshet. Even with the slightly cooler temperatures than normal, most rivers have come up due to snow melt as daylight holds on longer and longer. Having said that there are still windows of opportunity for those looking to wet a line.
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 7th of April, 2022.
Birds are chirping, trees are starting to bud and its time to mow the lawn… Spring has sprung! This is that time of year that many of us start looking for outdoor activities and for the angler this means wetting a line. Before we get into the local fishing conditions we’d like to take a moment for a little worth while plug.
The Fraser Valley Salmon Society ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 24th of February, 2022.
As we move through winter to early spring we once again find ourselves pining for a bent rod and some good times on the water. With the floods behind us we are experiencing very normal weather patterns for this time of year. Many of the tributaries did experience changes as the high flood waters cut new runs and left behind old ones, having said that, most remain the ...continue →
From our office staff… Leanne, Alyssa, Dean and Rick… and the rest of the Great River Fishing Team… We truly wish you a Safe, Healthy and Happy Holiday Season and a Prosperous New Year!
This time of year finds us winding down from another fish filled season and what a strange year it was. With Covid keeping the world fairly shutdown it was nice to see some of the restrictions lifted in the fall and we were finally able to see ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 2nd of November 2021.
This October has once again been very wet and currently all the locals rivers are experiencing high water levels. It looks like we are entering a cold clear snap for a few days and this should bring the rivers down fairly quickly, and it is common knowledge, in the fishing realm, that a dropping river is prime for the angler…
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