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Fishing Fraser Valley

Fishing Fraser Valley - British Columbia, CanadaThere are many places to fish throughout the Fraser Valley and all species of fish are season specific. We have provided an outline below to show what fish can be fished when as well as the different places you can actually fish.

Licensing is very important and you must have a valid fishing license to actually fish. Please visit this link to learn more about how and where to obtain a fishing license. Fish are a natural resource that needs to be protected so please make sure you do things the right and ethical way.

Important Tips for Fishing in British Columbia, Canada

Reference Credit to Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations

Respect fish and treat them humanely.

Keep fish immersed in water until you identify the species and its size. Help Ministry of Environment look after our fisheries by limiting your catch to your needs and never exceeding the legal limit. “Let them go, let them grow,” and practice “catch and release” when appropriate or required.

Protect the environment.

Each aquatic ecosystem is complex and unique. Prevent transfer of aquatic species or weeds from one water body to another. Never contaminate water bodies or shorelines with litter. For tips about how to dispose of fish wastes properly, see Angling Tips in Bear Country.

Practise courtesy toward other anglers and respect their rights.

Share the water with other users. Practise good angling etiquette by:
– moving around a water body in patterns appropriate to your gear and local conditions;
– when in a boat give a wide berth to wading anglers, other boaters and swimmers;
– leaving adequate room between other anglers and yourself, especially flyfishers.

Respect public and private property.

Always ask permission before entering private property, including Indian Reserve land. Leave natural areas as you found them, keep campsites clean and be careful with campfires.

Support fishing regulations and obey the law.

Regulations are set to manage fisheries now and for the future and are based on the best scientific advice available. Acquaint yourself with daily quotas, size and possession limits, tackle and bait restrictions, and seasonal closures.

Use the Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) hotline to report violations 1-877-952-RAPP (7277)

We can all help ensure that those who break the law do not spoil future angling opportunities for everyone. For more information, see Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP).

Fishing Fraser Valley - British Columbia, Canada

Places To Fish

Chilliwack Lake: Rainbow Trout, Coho Salmon, Cutthroat Trout
Cultus Lake: Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon
Flora Lake: Cutthroat Trout and Rainbow Trout
Fraser River: Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Sockeye Salmon, Pink Salmon
Lindeman Lake: Cutthroat Trout
Mill Lake: Rainbow Trout stocked annually
Morris Lake: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow, Coho Salmon

Pierce Lake: Rainbow Trout
Rolley Lake: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow trout
Stave Lake: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Stave River: Coho Salmon, Cutthroat Trout, White Sturgeon
Sumas River: Coho Salmon, Cutthroat Trout, White Sturgeon
Vedder/Chilliwack River: Coho Salmon, Chinook Salmon, Cutthroat Trout
Weaver Creek: The Weaver Creek salmon spawning area is a popular attraction, you can view them in October. Here the fish spawn and die as part of their lifecycle.

Seasonal Fish Species – Peak Season Markers

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