FALL SALMON FISHING TRIPS

RIVER FISHING PACKAGES CLOSE TO VANCOUVER

British Columbia is famous for huge migrations of salmon moving into coastal rivers during the Fall months. We have two awesome trips to hook you up with the best river fishing for salmon in BC! Fish for big BC salmon with top guides and stay at hand-picked accommodations. Each one of our Fall salmon fishing packages here in BC is custom built to suit you and your schedule.

Fall is definitely one of my favourite times of year and I look forward to welcoming you here to British Columbia to experience the fantastic river fishing we enjoy each year. We’ve made these trips extra easy to enjoy, no big travel plans, you’ll be fishing wild rivers for salmon within an hour of Vancouver! I’ve created two trips, so there is something for everyone, drop me a note and I’ll be happy to help you plan a seamless Fall salmon fishing trip to BC.

Yos Gladstone

Owner | Operator | Licensed Guide

Fly fishing on the wild Squamish River north of Vancouver for chum & coho salmon. Packages include transportation from Vancouver and cozy inn accommodations in Squamish, BC. Scroll down for full package info.
  • The Squamish River is located an hour north of Vancouver.
  • Includes transportation from Vancouver.
  • Prime dates are October & November.
  • Fishing by walk-n-wade & river drifts.

TWO DAY / ONE NIGHT SQUAMISH PACKAGE

$795 per person based on double occupancy

THREE DAY / TWO NIGHT SQUAMISH PACKAGE

$1235 per person based on double occupancy
Fly fishing or gear fishing on the Harrison & Fraser rivers east of Vancouver for chinook (king), chum and coho salmon. Packages include hotel accommodations in Chilliwack, BC. Scroll down for full package info.
  • The Harrison River is located 90 minutes east of Vancouver.
  • Transportation from Vancouver ca be arranged.
  • Prime dates are September to November.
  • Fishing by jetboat.

TWO DAY / ONE NIGHT HARRISON PACKAGE

$900 per person based on double occupancy

THREE DAY / TWO NIGHT HARRISON PACKAGE

$1400 per person based on double occupancy

Combine a few days of salmon fishing with some incredible Fraser River sturgeon fishing. We make it easy and on our Harrison River packages there’s no change in price! This type of combo trip is hugely popular, especially with our clients from the UK and Europe, as it really puts you into a variety of great fishing while visiting British Columbia. Sturgeon fishing tends to be really really good during the Fall months, so the timing is perfect! Learn more about our Fraser River sturgeon fishing here or simply contact us for more info on combining these two great fisheries.

The Squamish Valley is located about an hour north of Vancouver and is home to a variety of free-flowing rivers that have large salmon returns in the Fall months. We’ll pick you up in Vancouver and have you fishing these wild coastal systems for coho and chum salmon. All transportation, guiding, and accommodations are included in these easy to enjoy packages, we use both Howe Sound Inn & Sunwolf Cabins for accommodations in Squamish, both minutes from the local rivers.
  • Package is best suited to fly fishing anglers looking for a wilderness fishing experience in British Columbia.
  • Fishing only an hour from Vancouver, we include transportation from the city for hassle free travel.

Fall salmon fishing on the Squamish River picks up in mid September as the first targetable numbers of fish enter the river system. On odd years (2015, 2017, 2019, etc.) we do have a run of Pink salmon that show up in mid August.  If you’re interested in fishing for chum and coho salmon then you’ll want to plan your trip for late September through until late November. There is also the opportunity to target trout, there are some beautiful rainbows and big bull trout in these waters.  Our Fall fishing packages on the Squamish mix walk-n-wade fishing and using our framed rafts to do drifts, all depending on conditions. We focus on fishing the sections of river closest to the ocean, targeting clean chrome fish as they come off the saltwater. Chum salmon can be in the 10-20 pound range, when they climb on to the fly their power becomes evident quite quickly!  We recommend the Squamish Fall Salmon Package to people looking for a true wilderness experience on the beautiful coastal rivers of southern British Columbia. We build our packages for flexibility, so please contact us for a detailed quote and include your group size and how many days of fishing and nights accommodation you’d like. 

 Located about 90 minutes east of Vancouver is the Harrison River which boasts some of the finest river salmon fishing in southwest British Columbia. These are fishing and accommodation packages suited for either conventional gear anglers or fly fishing anglers who are looking for a BC fishing experience packed with action.  Transportation services from Vancouver or Vancouver International Airport easily organized.

  • Great package for conventional gear anglers who want to target big chinooks, chums & cohos.
  • Stay in Chilliwack BC, minutes from the river and fish by jetboat with our crew of pro guides.

The main draw on the Harrison River is the enormous return of Chinook (king) salmon that the river sees every year.  Chinook salmon can be target from July through late September and range in size from 10 to 40+pounds! Since we are a short distance from the ocean, these chinook are in mint condition, bright and bold. There are also large runs of chum and coho salmon on the Harrison River, prime time for these fish is late September through late November. On your package you’ll be staying in the Coast Hotel Chilliwack, a short distance to the Fraser & Harrison rivers. Our guide will pick you up each morning with the jetboat in tow and you’ll put in on different sections of river. This is a great package for conventional gear anglers as well as fly anglers. If you’d like to combine your salmon fishing package with a day or two of sturgeon fishing just let us know, that can easily be accommodated at no extra charge.

“Just finished fishing for chum and silver salmon with Paul and Yos on the Squamish River for the past four days. Both are excellent guides who I’d 100% recommend fishing with if you are visiting British Columbia.”
CHRIS PRATT 
ORLANDO, FLORIDA

 

“Yos and his team of guides treated us like gold. We had two epic days on the river, and caught a ton of fish. The Chromer team runs a first class outfit with super experienced and knowledgeable guides, and excellent communication every step of the way; from booking, leading up to the event, and during. I can honestly say it was the most positive fishing experience in my life, and our entire group of newbies are hooked for life on spey casting!”
ANDREW HORTON
VANCOUVER, BC

 

“The perfect trip, couldn’t have asked for better guides or fishing, thank you!”
ANDERS A
ODENSE, DENMARK

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