Salmon fishing in Vancouver is a 365 day a year fishery offering good to excellent salmon fishing opportunities for the novice to expert angler. We offer both saltwater and freshwater salmon fishing in Vancouver and Fraser Valley. Our saltwater fishing is based out of Granville Island in downtown Vancouver & Northern Vancouver Island, our freshwater fishing is based out of Mission, Chilliwack and Harrison Hot Springs. For detailed information on our saltwater fishing charters please visit fishingvancouver.com.
Freshwater River Fishing
River fishing for salmon is just 50 miles east of Vancouver, we fish for all 5 species of Pacific Salmon on 7 of the most productive rivers in the Province. The Fraser River and its tributaries offer some of the best fishing British Columbia has to offer. Millions of Salmon begin their annual migration in early May and continue through until late November. The best river salmon fishing occurs between August and November and is subject to annual run size for each species.
Once the salmon begin to enter the river we fish for all species using many methods. We often fish for 2 or more species of salmon in one day, in mid to late October it is common to fish for and catch all 5 species of salmon. We fish for salmon using many methods, each member our team of professional guides has expertise in fishing the area with one or more methods. If your preferred method is Fly-fishing, we just happen to have 2 of the best fly fishing guides in the entire region. If you prefer to cast spinners and spoons, plunk for Kings or back troll plugs we have the expert guide for you.
Saltwater Salmon Fishing
Vancouver offers 365 days of salmon fishing opportunities out of our Granville Island location. We fish around Vancouver Harbour, Bowen Island, Howe Sound and Eastern Vancouver island which are all accessible from this location. There are peaks and valleys throughout the season but Vancouver does offer some great fishing for Winter Chinook, Spring Chinook, Summer Coho, Sockeye & Chinook and Fall Chum and Chinook Salmon.