The Abbotsford Anglers

The Fishing Club at the Abbotsford Fish and Game Club is interested in fish habitat and it’s conservation, educating the public on pollution and the threats that it can bring to fish environments, river shore clean up projects, and of course Fishing! We will strive to bring as much information on the hot spots that other club members have discovered or know about, and any other fishing news that pretains to this great sport.

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06 September

September 2018 Fishing Report

By | 2018-09-06T08:55:56+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Fishing|0 Comments

LOCAL RIVERS Fraser River: - (non-tidal) It has been open for Sockeye and Chinook since August 7th, will close September 3rd. 2 Sockeye is your daily limit and 4 Chinook - 1 over 50cm. Vedder/Chilliwack: open for Coho. 4/per day limit 4 Chinook/day; 1 Chum - limit of 4 Chehalis: Open for Chinook Salmon and summer run [...]

30 July

Fishing Report August 2018

By | 2018-08-03T20:33:29+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Fishing|0 Comments

LOCAL RIVERS Fraser River: - (non-tidal) still great sturgeon fishing! The river has dropped considerably, watch for depth changes as they occur without warning! Catch and Release only! Use pike minnows, oolichons, lamprey eels and salmon parts. Some anglers are using earth worms! Vedder/Chilliwack: Is open for retention of ; 4 hatchery Trout, 4 Chinook - 1 over 62cm. [...]

06 July

Fishing Report July 2018

By | 2018-07-06T09:32:25+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on Fishing Report July 2018

LOCAL RIVERS Fraser River: - (non-tidal) is up and stained as June gave us so much rain! But still giving Sturgeon anglers great days! Use pike minnows; oolichons; lamprey eels; salmon parts and worms. Vedder/Chilliwack: July 1st - will fully open to both - drift with bait and fly. Upper and lower reaches to retention of Chinook salmon [...]

03 June

AFGC June 2018 Fishing Report

By | 2018-06-03T15:45:29+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on AFGC June 2018 Fishing Report

LOCAL RIVERS AND LAKES Fraser River: - (non-tidal) Sturgeon fishing is fair because conditions are: very high water levels combined with murky conditions; best to use oolichons, lampreys, chum roe, salmon strips, pike minnows and worms. Vedder/Chilliwack: is closed to angling above the crossing; but it is open to fly fishing only below the crossing - May 1-31st. [...]

02 May

May 2018 Fishing Report

By | 2018-05-02T09:09:40+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on May 2018 Fishing Report

LOCAL RIVERS Fraser River: - (non-tidal) The Fraser is rising noticeably every day due to the hot weather province wide. Freshet is happening now! Be cautious at anchor as much debris is coming from the north. The boat launches are busier than usual as the Sturgeon woke up hungry! Use roe; dew worms; salmon parts; key bait is ‘pike [...]

08 April

Fly Tying Course Thursdays

By | 2018-04-08T19:42:04+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on Fly Tying Course Thursdays

Due to interest expressed by club members, the Angling (Fishing) Club will be conducting fly tying nights on the third Thursday of the month beginning April 19th from 7:00 to 9:00pm. This open to all AFGC members interested in fly tying. We will have a few spare vises, materials and free instruction to get members [...]

06 April

April 2018 Fishing Report

By | 2018-04-06T08:30:44+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on April 2018 Fishing Report

  LOCAL RIVERS Fraser River: - (non-tidal) Water levels are unusually low due to late snow melt from the North, which is making our conditions fast and with fast moving debris choose your way points with caution! Some guides are still taking out clients and are having success below Chilliwack for sturgeon - use traditional baits such as roe [...]

02 March

Fishing Report March 2018

By | 2018-03-02T10:29:48+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on Fishing Report March 2018

LOCAL RIVERS Fraser River: - (non-tidal) Since the cold snap the river has cleared up and the debris flow has decreased. This has resulted in the sturgeon fishing becoming worthwhile again! Catch and release only! Not many Steelhead kills reported in February, a total of 8 releases, that I know of, above Island 22. - (tidal) dead slow! [...]

02 February

Fishing Report February 2018

By | 2018-02-02T11:26:05+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on Fishing Report February 2018

LOCAL RIVERS Fraser River: (non-tidal) High, Dirty and Dangerous!! Good for cut throats and white fish. Vedder/Chilliwack: Blown out!! Chehalis: High water advisory!! Harrison: Best bet (water is high -find the slots for steelhead) trout and cut throats all over - use real baits in brackish water or flies. Cultus Lake: lots of cut throat [...]

03 January

Fishing Report January 2018

By | 2018-01-03T08:25:19+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Fishing|Comments Off on Fishing Report January 2018

Local Rivers Fraser River - (non-tidal): conditions are low and clear! The Sturgeon are aggressive as salmonid carcass’s are few: use traditional baits like roe balls; salmon pieces; pike minnow are all good choices. Tidal portion of the Fraser: nothing much going on below Mission.  Vedder/Chilliwack: Low and clear again -lots of nice water! This years derby was [...]

02 December

December 2017 Fishing Report

By | 2017-12-02T13:28:20+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Fishing|Comments Off on December 2017 Fishing Report

 Local RiversFraser: November storms have made the Fraser a hazard - still open for chinook, limit of 4 salmon/day; Coho (hatchery only) 2/day; chum 2/dayHarrison: getting slower now it’s curtain time for the chum. I am still limiting out on OK blackheads for the smoker. Northern Coho should be any time now! Use swim jigs and regular mariboo [...]

03 November

Fishing Report November 2017

By | 2017-11-03T10:17:30+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Fishing|Comments Off on Fishing Report November 2017

Local Rivers  Fraser River: Sturgeon Fishing is at a high right now! Use salmon parts for best results; chum hearts and gills, chum roe and belly with tail attached is a good favourite. Still some Chinook around but getting dark. Coho still showing up, use roe and krill or spinners tipped with scent! Chum [...]

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