November 4, 2018

No one was hurt but a small boat that set the fishing net was towed backward by a B.C. ferry until the line between the boat and the net snapped.

A busy two-day fishery in the waters off Nanaimo has prompted a warning from Fisheries and Oceans Canada about the placement...

Nations call federal government to settle fishing rights ‘within the true meaning of reconciliation’

Five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations from Vancouver Island are ready to negotiate for fishing rights, following another legal victory—this time in BC Supreme Court. It’s a...

April 20, 2018

ABBOTSFORD, BRITISH COLUMBIA! The Fly Fishing Film Tour is back! Come one, come all Thursday, April 26 to catch some of the best fishing films from around the world - never on TV or online - only on tour - and have a chance at winning some sweet sponsor swag!

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A moratorium on issuing new tenures for finfish aquaculture will remain in place while the province considers the recommendations in a newly-released report put out by the Minister of Agriculture’s Advisory Council on Finfish Aquaculture (MAACFA.)

“It’s a very difficult...

Marvin Rosenau looks down from the helicopter and expresses disgust at the clearcutting of critical islands in the Lower Fraser River, near Agassiz.

In some cases there is no riparian area of vegetation left at all to help stabilize the banks alongside the water, and in...

March 21, 2018

Come visit us Sunday, April 1st at our new Chilliwack location at 6336C Vedder Rd. 

We were able to find the perfect location near the Chilliwack/Vedder river that has great parking in a first class facility. This new venue allows Fred's to showcase our commitment...

March 12, 2018

Come to the Cannery during Spring Break for some historic fishy fun! 

Learn about Canada’s West Coast fishing history with the whole family through the Cannery’s interactive exhibits.

Kids 6-11 years old can pick up a Parks Canada Xplorer activity booklet filled with fun...

January 18, 2018

The newly renamed BC Sportsmen’s Show is getting ready to take over TRADEX March 2nd through 4th! Previously known as the BC Boat & Sportsmen’s Show and BC Hunting Show, the event is a longtime annual favourite of the region’s outdoor enthusiasts. This year marks the 2...

December 22, 2017

Around a month ago, I talked about the current demise of the Interior Fraser River steelhead populations (Thompson and Chilcotin Rivers) and asked you to sign a PETITION so the angling community can come together to do something about it.

That particular petition has ga...

December 18, 2017

E-petition to save Thompson steelhead an overnight success

Fisheries Minister is compelled to formally respond to steelhead e-petition

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December 18, 2017
Steelhead Society of British Columbia

An e-petition demanding tough federal action to save collapsing stee...

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