OUR BC FISHING GUIDES

FISHING GUIDES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

In 2006 we had an idea. Bring all the best BC fishing guides that we know together to start offering trips around British Columbia. By the mid 2000’s we had an incredible network of BC fishing guides, both freshwater and saltwater guides, and we’ve built on that over the past 20 years. The crew we have guiding at Chromer Sport Fishing is the best in the industry. Hard working, kind and conservation minded, our fishing guides are on the water 12 months of the year.
Our focus is on customer service, ensuring people have the best possible fishing trip to BC! We understand that making a decision on when and where to go can be difficult. That’s why we’ve compiled a super strong pre-game, to give you the info you need and answers to all your questions. Fishing is part of what we do, but the front end service is a huge part of why people trust us with their fishing trips! Over the past five consecutive years we’ve been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, thanks to great reviews from clients like you. Below you’ll find more on our BC fishing guide team and be sure to contact us for any questions or to start planning your trip!

BRITISH COLUMBIA'S BEST

The best fishing guides in BC are here!

UNBEATABLE EXPERTISE

Full time guides for 20+ years!

LICENSED & INSURED

So you can book with confidence.

FULL SERVICE BOOKINGS

We take care of all your travel arrangements.

FRESHWATER & SALTWATER

We offer a wide variety of trout, salmon & steelhead trips in BC.

TOP RATED

Consistently awarded the Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor!

Fishing Guide Yos GladstoneYOS GLADSTONE

OWNER | OPERATOR | GUIDE

Having guided extensively throughout British Columbia, Yos started Chromer Sport Fishing in 2005 as a way to showcase all the best fishing opportunities he was experiencing in BC. He is a licensed steelhead fishing guide on the coastal rivers of southern BC in the winter and spring months. During the summer season he spends his time at Langara Island Lodge as part of an elite team of saltwater fishing guides and in the fall the can be found hosting Chromer’s steelhead trips in northern BC.  Yos is a Simms Fishing Ambassador, an Islander Reels & Pieroway Rods prostaff, a lifetime member of the Steelhead Society of British Columbia and long time support of wild fish conservation efforts in the Pacific Northwest. He also spent 9 years as a paid-on-call firefighter in Whistler, BC. Yos lives in North Vancouver with his wife and two young kids, daughter Lykkeli who is 5 & son Bowen Crawford who is 2.

Vancouver Fishing GuidesGREG JEANES

VANCOUVER FISHING OPS

Greg’s attention to detail, dedicated customer service and local fishing knowledge is an asset to clients planning fishing trips in Vancouver. He’s often the voice you’ll hear when calling our toll-free number and is quick on emails. Greg is also a firefighter at the Vancouver International Airport, so can feel extra safe on your arrival! When not busy with organizing Vancouver fishing charters and trips Greg can be found camping in BC’s back country, enjoying fishing and hunting throughout the province.

Pat Beahen fishing guide SquamishPAT BEAHEN

WHISTLER FLY FISHING GUIDE

Pat spends the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons guiding for us on our various  Squamish fly fishing and Whistler fly fishing trips. In the Fall you can find him on the Bulkley River in northern BC, chasing wild steelhead with the crew at Bulkley River Lodge. Pat and his wife live in Squamish BC and when not guiding (which isn’t often) he enjoys shed hunting, mountain biking and chopping wood.

Fishing Guide BC

PAUL DES LAURIERS

SALMON FISHING CHARTERS

With over 20 years of guiding experience under his belt Paul is one of the most well rounded anglers in British Columbia. He does a variety of trips for us, guiding on the Squamish River on our Vancouver fly fishing trips as well as chartering many of our Vancouver saltwater salmon fishing charters. Paul is also a firefighter for the District of North Vancouver and a certified whitewater rescue technician.  When not fishing or working at the hall, Paul likes to go on hunting trips and play hockey.

BC Fly Fishing Guides

TOM McHUGH

HEAD FLY FISHING GUIDE

Our head fly fishing guide in Vancouver, Tom heads up our year-round fly fishing program on the rivers of southern BC. Tom is an avid angler, having fished extensively throughout British Columbia. An excellent fly tier, spey caster and all-round angler, Tom has over 25 years fishing experience on the rivers and lakes around British Columbia. Tom focuses his guiding season heading up our fly fishing program on the Squamish River system and also teaches our fly fishing courses. An incredible wealth of fishing knowledge Tom is one of our most requested guides and a huge part of our day to day operations. When not fishing, Tom enjoys spending time with his family, wife Lyn and daughter Erin. He also a bit of a mushroom picking aficionado!

Tommy Thomson Fishing

TOMMY THOMSON

SALMON & STEELHEAD GUIDE

Easily one of the fishiest guys on the face of the planet, Tommy T is a big fish magnet. He spends the majority of his year guiding, the rest of it is spent snowboarding in Whistler and travelling to surf spots. During the  summer season Tom and Yos guide together at  Langara Island Lodge. He has come by his nickname, “Tommy Tyee” honestly, having released several chinook salmon over 70 pounds in Haida Gwaii! One of those guys who seems to know where they live and has a cutplug that rolls just a little better than everyone else’s.

THE FAQ’S EVERYONE ASKS!

OH, YOU’RE AN FISHING GUIDE!

Working as a BC fishing guide is a pretty unique job and an easy conversation starter. People are intrigued by what we do and always share their own personal fishing stories which are neat to hear. Here are a few of the most common questions we get about being a fishing guide…

WHAT WAS YOUR WORST CLIENT?

Everyone always asks about bad clients. Sure, we've had a few, considering we've taken 1000's of people fishing. For the most part we have people who are great natured, happy to learn about fishing and excited to catch a few fish.

DO YOU GO FISHING FOR FUN?

All the time. Every one of us is a fish bum. We all love fishing and when we're not guiding we usually sneak out for a fish.

HAVE YOU BEEN CHASED BY A BEAR?

Most of us have, yes. We spend 100's of days a year in the bush and we've seen a lot of bears, both black bears and grizzly bears. It's pretty rare to get that close to a bear but we've all had some pretty close calls.

HARDEST THING ABOUT GUIDING?

We put in really long hours every day, there's lots of prep before trips that most clients don't realize we do.