Every year, for the past dozen or so years, Dick and Kyle Deno have ventured off to British Columbia to chase their passion…the white sturgeon of the Fraser River. The white sturgeon are quite different than the sturgeon found in Wisconsin. White sturgeon grow much larger and live up to 200 years. They are “jumpers”, often times coming completely out of the water several times during a ...continue →
2014 – A YEAR OF MEMORIES, GREAT CATCHES and NEW FRIENDS!
Great River Fishing Adventures would like to thank all of its clients, friends and extended family for being part of another unbelievable year. Many special moments were made this year, from the first time angler who caught his first Steelhead, to the returning angler who finally landed their dream fish after years of chasing Dino’s and even the first fly cast by some. We had the pleasure of hosting 4600 clients this year ...continue →
Holiday Greetings and warm fishes to all those following our monthly blog. With the festive season among us, the days much shorter and the weather not nearly as nice as it was in the summer, I guess we can all agree winter has finally arrived.
Think positive, we have lots of great fishing;continue →
Great River Fishing Adventures Receives Tourism Award
November 28, 2014
Tourism Chilliwack created a new annual award to recognize an individual or organization that has made exceptional contributions to the tourism industry in the community.
“The first recipient of this new award is a company and its owner who are part of one of our leading tourism ...continue →
Well I have to say, this has been another banner season so far for everyone on the river. With amazing adventures had and fish runs that have been very satisfying all user groups on the river are enjoying the great season. We are looking forward to more great days as the Chum, Coho and Chinook Salmon keep migrating up the river. Fishing should stay strong for salmon until the middle of November or even later depending on the run ...continue →
Fishing Report for Chilliwack to Vancouver – August 10, 2014
The Salmon fishing is here and in great numbers, seems like the ocean survival rate was good and we now have a fabulous run of Sockeye migrating up the Fraser River and it’s tributaries. This is excellent news for all user groups on the river (First Nations, Commercial and Recreational) and should be a bounty of economic boost for Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.
Along with the Sockeye we ...continue →
Fishing Report for Chilliwack to Vancouver – July 7, 2014
There seems to be a lot going on these days on all the local rivers and tributaries and we are only at the half point of the year with much more great fishing to come. The Chinook (King) Salmon are in the river and we should be nearing the peak of the Early summer run by about July ...continue →
June 13, 2014 – Chilliwack, B.C. – On Thursday, June 12, Ron and Paul Jarvis arrived in Canada from Atlanta, Georgia and began a three-day father-son fishing trip. It was the first time 19-year-old Paul Jarvis, an avid angler, had ever fished with his dad Ron. On their first day out fishing, at 11:30 a.m., Paul Jarvis hooked into one of the largest white sturgeon ever caught on the Fraser River.
Total length of the sturgeon was 11 feet ten inches ...continue →
Fly Fishing Haven – Upper Pitt River Adventure
If you are looking for an experience that is second to none, a fly fishing instructional experience on the Upper Pitt River has to be added to your list of rivers to fish and see. June, July and August lend itself as
notably the best months to fly fish this scenic paradise. What most say after a day on this ...continue →