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Great River Fishing Adventures

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Address: 9839 Candow St, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 4K5, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 604-997-3474
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Founded in 1988, we are one of the largest fully guided sport-fishing...

Founded in 1988, we are one of the largest fully guided sport-fishing operators on the Fraser River and it's tributaries. Every year, thousands of tourists from all over the world visit us to experience the world-renowned fishing and natural wonder of the Fraser River in beautiful British Columbia. This calm water fishery features over ten species of sport fish and year round opportunities for the novice and expert angler alike.

We fish the #1 Sturgeon, Salmon and Trout rivers in the World. We specialize in multiple styles of fishing to meet the needs of any angler. Have you ever caught or touched a real living Dinosaur? We specialize in targeting White Sturgeon, a species that can grow over 20 feet in length and over a 1000lbs. These magnificent creatures make spectacular jumping displays and runs that will excite every angler. We also fish for all 5 species of Wild Pacific Salmon and boast the largest and most experienced team of fly fishing guides on the entire river. We exclusively travel to the Upper Pitt River and Lillooet River to chase sea run Dolly Varden, Bull Trout, Rainbow and migrating Salmon. When fishing with us the opportunities are endless and each adventure is personally customized so you can focus on the reason you are here......to fish!

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Great Sturgeon Fishing

The day was amazing! I have already fished for a long time on plenty rivers and lakes in Germany where I caught some big fish, but fishing on the Fraser plays in another league. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The day was amazing! I have already fished for a long time on plenty rivers and lakes in Germany where I caught some big fish, but fishing on the Fraser plays in another league. I never thought that we were able to catch this amount of huge fish. Finally I reached my objective, to catch a sturgeon over 2 meters,... More 

2 Thank Ulli H
Cloverdale, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

No other way your describe our day on the water with Dave. I have been in many different guided trips for all different species but man dies this guy work hard. wow! We managed 8 nice sturgeon but it wasn't just the fish that made the day great. Dave was great with all my guests. From 9 years old to... More 

1 Thank fishinggary44
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I recently fished sturgeon with Great River Adventures in Chilliwack, BC and had an outstanding experience. Myself and a close friend booked a full day charter and the guide (Dave) was amazing. He was very knowledgeable and we found him to be extremely personable and thoroughly enjoyed his company. We caught 5 sturgeon in total, one of which was 162.25... More 

1 Thank Fishin2016
North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our first trip to Canada...Surprisingly good value for money to get this off our Bucket list following the death of our father in March who was with us in spirit, I'm sure he bribed the weather gods - 19 degrees on last day! Over 70 Salmon (we could have caught lots more to be fair but we stuck with the... More 

1 Thank Dylan_Lewis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to go out on a sturgeon adventure with our guide Istvan yesterday. He welcomed us at the boat launch and immediately made us feel welcome and at ease. This trip has been on my boyfriend's bucket list and we were not disappointed. We caught 3 sturgeon in the 4 hour trip thanks to our awesome guide.... More 

1 Thank Diane F
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had a great time with Great River Fishing and caught an 8 footer. It was an awesome experience and we enjoyed our day, the guide and all the equipment needed to catch sturgeon and enjoy the Fraser. Of course, non stop rain wasn't appreciated, but as Vancouverites, we know there is nothing we can do about that. The first... More 

1 Thank makingmemories585
Tredegar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

If you want the ultimate experience of catching salmon and huge sturgeon then look no further than this company. First class treatment as always. I'll be back !!!!

1 Thank marlinman1952
Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Wonderful experience. Jeff took us out and we had a terrific day out on the river. They are very respectful of our resources, the fish and the waters.

1 Thank Barbara K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I have fished BC with Great River Fishing Adventures three times in the last five years. The trip is very well organised,the accomodation is excellent and to any fish starved angler in the UK the quality of the fishing is unbelievable,JUST DO IT!

1 Thank Julie P
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We went out for 8 hours with Jeff yesterday and our group of 4 caught 6 sturgeon in total, the largest was 8 foot 10 inches and the smallest was 6 foot... these massive fish are really something you have to see up close!! Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and made the experience that much more! I bought this as... More 

1 Thank Meg_Vancity

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