Here is our updated Vancouver fishing report update for early June 2020 from your friends at Chromer Sport Fishing, British Columbia's trusted source for first class fishing trips! We started back on full fishing guide operations starting June 1st. It feels great to be back fishing and guiding and we...

Vancouver fishing report update for late May 2020 from your friends at Chromer Sport Fishing, British Columbia's trusted source for first class fishing trips!VANCOUVER FLY FISHING REPORT It was pretty tough sitting out the past few months, not getting our running our usual fly fishing program. We're happy to see the...

Lael and I met each other for the first time at the Dallas International Airport. Islander Reels, had invited us on a trip to Argentina, along with Vancouver Island based rod builder Andy Sneddon. Lael was posted up at the airport bar, he had just flown in from Seattle and...

Do steelhead eat prawns when in the ocean? There's a pretty good chance they do. The one argument comes from that steelhead general don't swim deep when in the chuck, while prawns are usually in the dark depths near the sea floor. Anglers who fish bait generally find success when...

A go to steelhead fly pattern in British Columbia, the articulated egg sucking bunny leech is a fish catching machine!Easy to tie and affordable on materials, this version of the egg sucking leech fly looks great in the water. Tying articulated flies is easy, and in the video below you'll...

Like everyone else in the sport fishing industry we're feeling the crunch of the current situation. Lots of us are dads, now at home with our kiddies full time, so I thought I'd make something that families could do together, or older kids could do on their own.Hopefully this activity...

Fly fishing on BC's south coast picks up in the Spring months. This is a great time to hit our local rivers with warmer water temperatures signalling the salmon eggs from the previous Fall to hatch. As the salmon emerge from their embryos they are called alevin. Alevin resemble fry,...

The blog post is all about Squamish River steelhead fishing! Surrounded by the snowcapped peaks of the Tantulus Mountain Range the Squamish River flows from Pemberton Icecaps into the salted waters of Howe Sound. Beginning in February a very special run winter steelhead enter the Squamish River. Initially the numbers...

The Vancouver fly fishing scene is pretty tight knit and Chromer Sport Fishing has always prided itself on having the most knowledgeable fly fishing guides in the area. I sat down with Jon MacArthur, the newest addition to the Chromer Vancouver fly fishing guide team, to chat fishing, find out...

It is the 26th of February 2020 and here's a quick Vancouver fishing report with what's been happening lately on our Vancouver fly fishing trips and our saltwater salmon charters. We've enjoyed a good start to the year on all fronts and fishing should only get better as we move...

When it comes to fly tying, the sculpin is probably the most productive pattern to swing year round for both anadromous and resident trout alike here on the BC coast. Sculpins swim between the freestone rocks and are packed with protein and nutrients for larger predators, like bull trout. When...

Here's a little Vancouver fishing report update for early February 2020 from your friends at Chromer Sport Fishing, British Columbia's trusted source for first class fishing trips!VANCOUVER FLY FISHING REPORT Well, this past week brought the rain. Heavy rain. The Sea to Sky corridor received about 115mm of precipitation in a...

You're in Whistler, or planning a ski trip here and wondering if you can sneak in a bit of Winter fly fishing. Am I right? Luckily you've come to the right place for the answer to; Is there any Winter fly fishing in Whistler?There's actually some awesome Winter fishing options...

This blog post is an introduction to the application of photography and fly fishing. It will include a brief overview of how a camera works, fly fishing photography tips, gear recommendations, and how to take fly fishing photos like the pros!Capturing simple moments often makes for the most interesting photos...

Here's a little Vancouver fishing report update for late January 2020. Vancouver has had some wild weather over the last week, including high winds and lots of snow. Both have shaken up the local fishing options.  There's not much else happening around the province at the moment, few other January...

Full timing it in Campbell River BC is Curtis Smith. Curtis owns and operates Coastal Wilderness Adventures, running saltwater charters year-round and wadering up for freshwater guiding on the north and central Island. Here’s his take on living the guide life, steelhead troubles on the Gold, DFO chinook policies, raising two...

Happy New Year everyone! Here's is our monthly Vancouver fishing report, this one is for January 2020. We breakdown Winter fly fishing for bull trout on the Squamish River and winter salmon fishing charters in Vancouver. Not too many other January BC fishing options at the moment, so this is...

It's Winter time and you want to go fishing. What is there to do? Well, a lot more than you might think. There's some really good Winter salmon fishing in Vancouver BC, below you'll learn more about our charters and the fishing you can expect.You can go salmon fishing in...