MARCH FISHING IN BC

THE BEST BC FISHING TRIPS IN MARCH

We always welcome March as the warmer weather and more Spring like conditions kick off the unofficial start of fishing season for us here in British Columbia. Weather conditions are generally more pleasant in March in the 10-15 °C degree range (50-60 °F). With the warmer weather fishing options in BC begin to open, with a variety of freshwater and saltwater trips to be had.

FISHING IN MARCH NEAR VANCOUVER

March is going to offer you a variety of fishing options close to Vancouver, including saltwater salmon fishing, freshwater river fishing and even sturgeon fishing on the Fraser River. On the saltwater front there’s increasingly good chinook salmon fishing to be had right from Vancouver, fish start getting a bit bigger in March too. There’s also the opportunity to drop prawn and crab traps in March. The river fishing around Vancouver certainly improves in March and temperatures warm and rivers get the first bit of snow melt. On the Squamish River north of Vancouver we’ll see our first steelhead in early March along with resident bull and rainbow trout. Spring sturgeon fishing is also in full swing, these trips take place about 90 minutes east of Vancouver. There is usually some solid early season sturgeon fishing in March.

BC SALMON FISHING IN MARCH

As mentioned above, there is good salmon fishing in March near Vancouver, but if you’re looking for another location there are some options. There are mainly on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast of BC. On Vancouver Island you’ll find some good Chinook salmon fishing in the towns of Campbell River and Comox.  On the Sunshine Coast of BC, there is some good fishing for Chinook salmon from the town of Powell River. If you are looking for some BC salmon fishing in March drop us line, we’ll be happy to give you an updated report of what to expect.

MARCH STEELHEAD FISHING IN BC

By mid March the steelhead season has kicked off on a variety of rivers in BC. Temperatures have warmed up, snow is starting to melt making for better fishing conditions. Late March is when the Skeena River in northern BC starts Spring Steelhead operations, offering fishing on a variety of rivers in BC’s north country. This is a neat trip for anglers looking for a unique steelhead fishing experience in British Columbia. It will give you the chance to fish the Skeena and Kalum rivers along with others. The other options for steelhead fishing are closer to Vancouver and include the Vedder River east of Vancouver which has a healthy run of steelhead and the Squamish River which has a smaller run of steelhead.

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