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…
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 29th of September 2021.
October is once again at our doorstep and with it the promise of some superb fishing. This is the time of year that gets the blood flowing for the local angler, so many options and so many fish to come. With salmon and sturgeon available here’s the low down on what’s happening out there…
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The Dept of Fisheries and Oceans has opened the main stem Fraser River to sportfishing for pink salmon! Effective September 11th until the 21st recreational anglers are able to harvest 2 pink salmon from the Fraser River, in the freshwater portion, from the Mission Railway bridge up to the Highway 1 Bridge at Hope. There is a bait ban in effect and all other salmon need to be released carefully. Please see full opening regulations here: https://notices.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fns-sap/index-eng.cfm?pg=view_notice&DOC_ID=250216&ID=all
Along with the Fraser the Vedder, ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 29th of August 2021.
As the days get shorter and August wanes in September we start getting excited about the angling opportunities soon to arrive. Here’s the gist…
GRFA proudly hosted the 2021 Jurassic Classic Sturgeon Fundraiser last weekend. Through the efforts of the The Wild Sheep Society of BC, Guide Outfitters Association of BC and the continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 26th of July.
The weather has been outstanding and the fishing has been hotter. This incredible stretch of weather has most of the province covered in a thick haze of smoke from forest fires blazing in the interior of the province and Alberta. However we remain blessed with the off shores winds pushing inland keeping our skies are clear and blue! Here’s what you need to know to get outside ...continue →
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 commence tomorrow (July 9, 2021) and continue into August every Thursday to Sunday ...continue →
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