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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January 2021 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: Tidal & Non Tidal: not many are out fishing the Fraser due to Covid. The few guides that are have told me of a few steelhead hookups below the mouth of the Vedder; as well as the outflow of the Nicomen. The Sturgeon are still giving some good action from Mission [...]

By |2021-01-05T09:09:53-08:00January 5th, 2021|Fishing|0 Comments

December 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Local Rivers opened November 3rd and Trout November 16th. Fraser River: Still very good for Cutthroat, white fish and Bull trout. WAter levels have dropped now that the November heavy rains have subsided. Due to Fred Helmers demonstration a few weeks ago the Fraser is open to Salmon fishing! Retention jigs and [...]

By |2020-11-30T20:19:58-08:00November 30th, 2020|Fishing|0 Comments

November 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: Tidal and Non-tidal portions of the Fraser - October and November are the last prime fishing months! The water is littered with migrating salmonids (Coho/Chum) making angling fun despite the colder weather. The Sturgeon are plentiful and are fairly easy to hook. Best baits are salmon roe/ hearts, eels and [...]

By |2020-11-02T09:05:42-08:00November 2nd, 2020|Fishing|Comments Off on November 2020 Fishing Report

Fishing Report October 2020

Local Rivers: Fraser River: Tidal and Non-tidal portions of the Fraser - this month is the best for most anglers, lots of Coho, Chinook and Chum - fully open October 1st. Sturgeon are big and hungry - best to use salmon parts! Chilliwack/Vedder: The late September storm has filled the watershed with Coho and Chinook: [...]

By |2020-09-30T08:19:00-07:00September 30th, 2020|Fishing|Comments Off on Fishing Report October 2020

September 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - is once again open for Trout and Course fish as well as Sturgeon. Bait is still the ticket right now as Chum, Chinook and Sockeye are migrating! Single egg sacks (make them big) soaked in scent, worms and shrimp and pike minnow are best. Sturgeon are [...]

By |2020-08-31T10:33:20-07:00August 31st, 2020|Fishing|Comments Off on September 2020 Fishing Report

August 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - is still closed to all fishing except Sturgeon. There is still no word on any openings as fisheries is waiting for the official salmon migration numbers! Rumours are that it is being considered to open for Chinook angling in late August for the whites. In other [...]

By |2020-08-03T10:42:48-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Fishing|Comments Off on August 2020 Fishing Report

July 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - Closed to all fishing except Sturgeon. Fisheries has yet to announce opening dates for salmonids and trout; we should know by the first week of July on openings if any!! Chilliwack/Vedder: Opens for Chinook, Trout and Steelhead July 1st. It is too high to fish from [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:31:04-07:00July 2nd, 2020|Fishing|3 Comments

June Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - Closed to fishing except Sturgeon! The Fraser is extremely high and dangerous right now. Island 22 boat launch is half under high water surge and full of debris. Chilliwack/Vedder: Closed to fishing above the crossing until July 1st. Fly fishing only below the crossing until June [...]

By |2020-06-01T14:54:19-07:00June 1st, 2020|Fishing|Comments Off on June Fishing Report

May 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - still very good fishing for the Cutthroat, White fish and Bull trout. The river is ideal now as the water levels are still low! Be warned though the melt is coming very soon and with above average snow pack the river will become dangerous! Fishing for Sturgeon [...]

By |2020-04-30T09:37:33-07:00April 30th, 2020|Fishing|Comments Off on May 2020 Fishing Report

Fishing Report March 2020

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - Fraser River is still open to fishing for all salmonid species, trout and sturgeon. Angling for the trout is great right now, the cutthroat are plentiful and aggressive as are the white fish and bull trout. Fish for them with single eggs; worms or small roe [...]

By |2020-03-04T13:15:41-08:00March 4th, 2020|Fishing|Comments Off on Fishing Report March 2020

February 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - Fraser River is once again fully open to anglers! Trout; Steelhead; Dolly Varden - use worms; roe; shrimp and also spinner baits! All seasonal possessions apply as well as single barbless hooks. The Sturgeon fishery reports that the warmer winter has greatly improved your chances of [...]

By |2020-01-31T12:16:46-08:00February 1st, 2020|Fishing|1 Comment

January 2020 Fishing Report

Local Rivers: Fraser River: tidal and non-tidal - Portions of the Fraser open again for Trout and Steelhead. 1 Steelhead/day limit, 10 per year limit. Single barbless hooks. Trout are plentiful and day to catch - 4/day limit, single barbless hook. The Sturgeon fishery has improved with the warm days. Single barbless hooks - [...]

By |2020-01-01T16:48:22-08:00January 1st, 2020|Fishing|1 Comment
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