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The Boxing Day traditional Steelhead Derby held at the Chilliwack Fish and Game club was celebrating its 75th year. 312 Eager anglers headed out in ideal conditions in pursuit of an early encounter of the elusive Steelhead. This day is in celebration of anglers getting together over the holidays to share their stories of the past and concerns for the future with the aid of Christmas cheer. This event has weathered the years of change with a dedication to keeping this long-standing event going. The concern from many participants and onlookers is the state of our local fishery. This once prolific run of wild Steelhead has struggled. This year, 312 rods combed the river and only one hatchery fi

75th Annual Boxing Day Steelhead Derby 2019

Although the Chilliwack River was in perfect shape, it was very tough fishing with only one steelhead weighed in. Paul Watton's 10.66lb doe won him the trophy for the first fish and the largest fish. Hopefully, this is only a sign of fish coming in later than usual. If you're planning on participating in the Wally Hall Jr. Memorial Steelhead Derby, be sure to register in advance either in person or by calling one of our stores.

Message from Fred

I want to wish everyone the very best during the holiday season. This is a time of year to enjoy family and friends, reflect on the events of the past year and make plans for the new year. We are inviting everyone into our shops for some excellent deals on fishing gear with the best savings of the year. On Boxing Day we are offering fantastic deals, great savings and giving you an opportunity to enter into a draw for 2 great fishing experiences. A 5 hour, 2 person, walk and wade trip to learn all about fishing for Steelhead on the Chilliwack/Vedder river, using the finest in gear and tackle. You will use the traditional float fishing technique and how to find those elusive iron heads. A 6 ho

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