BEST TIMES FOR FISHING IN BC

BC FISHING REPORT | MONTHLY BREAKDOWN OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA FISHING

This will help when it comes to planning your British Columbia fishing trip with us, or if you’ve already made arrangements to visit BC this will let you know what’s happening when and where. You can click on each month for even more detailed info and trip options.

SUMMER: JUNE JULY / AUGUST / SEPTEMBER

  • Saltwater salmon fishing lodges in British Columbia begin operations in early June.
  • Lake fishing around the province is good into June and July, as long as it’s not too hot.
  • Trout fishing in BC rivers starts mid July. Before then rivers are usually too high for fishing.
  • Salmon are moving into British Columbia’s rivers. River fishing for salmon starts in mid July.
  • Sturgeon fishing in the Fraser River is hot all summer long with lots of big fish around.
  • Salmon fishing coast wide is in prime time from June to September.
  • Late August is when the steelhead operations in northern BC ramp up!

FALL: OCTOBER / NOVEMBER

  • Fall is prime time for salmon fishing in British Columbia’s coastal rivers.
  • Really good fishing for coho and chum salmon on BC’s south coast rivers.
  • Steelhead fishing in BC’s north is in full swing, with September and October being prime months..
  • Lake fishing in BC’s Interior gets good as temperatures cool off and fish feed for winter.
  • Sturgeon fishing continues to be very good in the Fraser River.

WINTER: DECEMBER / JANUARY / FEBRUARY

  • Steelhead fishing on Vancouver Island starts in mid December for winter-run steelhead. 
  • December and January are considered prime time for Yakoun River steelhead.
  • Some neat fly fishing opportunities for bull trout on local rivers near Vancouver.
  • Salmon fishing in Vancouver is good for smaller winter chinook salmon.

SPRING: MARCH / APRIL / MAY

  • It’s prime time steelhead fishing on rivers of southern BC where the Chromer guys guide.
  • Awesome fly fishing opportunities in Vancouver and Whistler for trout & steelhead.
  • Skeena River steelhead fishing and the beginning of the chinook salmon run starts in northern BC.
  • Lake fishing for rainbow trout is best in May and June after ice-off.

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