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. We would like to take a moment and reflect on the memories and stories of the 2020 fishing season. It’s these stories that make our jobs so rewarding as we feel privileged and blessed ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 16th of November 2020
As we move into November we see one of our favorite times of the year on the river. With fishing pressure diminishing quickly the rivers start to empty of people and yet the fishing remains very strong. In fact it’s often some of the best of the season.
How important is fishing to you…??? Before we get into the fishing we would like to address an opportunity for ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 27th of October 2020.
From torrential rain fall to bone chilling cold and back to warm fall weather, we’ve been on a wild weather rollercoaster. The waters levels have followed suite and currently we have ideal fishing conditions. Here’s the low down on what’s going on.
The Fraser River and its tributaries were unseasonably high with heavy rains throughout BC from ...
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 6th of October 2020.
The summer like weather we are enjoying now coupled with the monsoon like weather from late September has really spurred on the fishing opportunities locally. It’s time to hit the water and enjoy the harvest season and the bounties that Mother Nature has in store for us this season. Here’s what’s going on…
The Fraser rose dramatically ...
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 16th of September 2020.
With smoke from the forest fires in the Washington filling our skies this past weekend we find ourselves once again fishing with a backdrop like a scene out of an apocalypse movie. With rain slated in the forecast and wind hopefully switching we should see much of this “haze” disappear soon and we’ll once again be back to clear skies. Luckily the fish don’t care about ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 3rd of September 2020.
Fall is right around the corner and as the days shorten it’s a great time of year to be enjoying the great outdoors; and what better way than chasing finned fish with rod and reel. Here’s what’s going on…
With salmon numbers in the Fraser building every day the sturgeon fishing has been very good, especially for ...
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 27th of July.
Things are starting to heat up!! The weather has finally turned and it’s starting to feel more like summer and along with it the fishing has followed suit and seeing some epic action. Here’s the low down…
With the water coming down fast the last few weeks has seen an incredible number of big fish!! The big boy’s ...
Last weeks lower Vedder and Sumas River gill net fishery held by the the Sumas First Nations went very well and everyone involved was very pleased. Through collaborative efforts between many Recreational Sportfishing Groups , DFO, RCMP, C&P and Sumas First Nations this gill net fishery was implemented on the lower Vedder and Sumas River to allow for a small first nations Chinook fishery. It is a rare thing to see people who see a resource from so many different perspectives sit down and ...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 could commence as early as July 16th and continue into August. Anglers and boaters ...continue →
Hi and welcome to the GRFA fishing report updated on the 7th of July.
Although it may not feel like it… Summer is here! It’s been a cool start however the fishing has been hot. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening on the river…
With recent rains in the interior and an above average snow pack, the Fraser has come back up again. Typically the river reaches its max flow in early ...
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