Vancouver Salmon fishing in November is a gem

2012-11-13 16:50:21
Vancouver, British Columbia - Freshwater Fishing Report
Harrison and Squamish rivers
Brian McKinlay

Hello anglers and welcome to our fishing report!

Many might think that November means the end of our great fishing season, but its actually quite a magical month! November on the famous Harrison river is well known by local guides and anglers as having stellar fishing for Chum salmon, while Sturgeon fishing is excellent on the Fraser river just a few minutes away. The Chums of November are brighter and more aggressive than those of October. Bars of chrome are common here.

This late run of Chums come in plentiful and bold! Besides the fishing you will be surrounded by Bald Eagles beyond belief, the Harrison is world famous for its Bald Eagle congregation that feeds on thousands of salmon carcasses.

Other good fishing options are fly fishing for Bull trout right up until Xmas. Bull trout are very active right now and are feeding heavily on salmon eggs and flesh.

Just around the corner: Mid December is the start of Steelhead season and this great fishery lasts until early May.

If you are wanting to book a BC fishing holiday for Salmon or Sturgeon in 2013 we are already booking prime dates for the massive Pink Salmon run(late August to October 1st). Pinks return in the tens of millions and are easy to catch. We offer fully guided fly fishing or light tackle trips on the Fraser river for Pinks salmon and its also a hot time for Sturgeon too. Your arms will be sore! call direct at 1-604-864-5445

Brian McKinlay- head guide and owner of Silversides Fishing Adventures

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bright Chum salmon near Vancouver in November
bright Chum salmon near Vancouver in November

Brian McKinlay

About The Author: Captain Brian McKinlay

Company: Silversides Fishing Adventures

Area Reporting: Vancouver and Fraser River valley

Bio: Silversides Fishing Adventures(since 1996). Our fishing guide service provides reliability and professionalism. We takes great pride in our abilities and passion for true sport fishing, while offering our guests friendly professional service whether its a half day trip or one of our custom BC fishing packages on the Fraser river! Silversides guides for all 5 pacific salmon and monster Sturgeon on the famous Fraser river and it\'s many tributaries. Our guided fly fishing trips for Salmon, Trout and Steelhead are recognized as the premier fly guide service in our area. Jet boat charters or walk and wade. Located in Mission and Vancouver. We know guiding and fishing - you can fish with confidence!

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