Family Fishing Vacation Accommodation in Whistler

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If you are looking for a great place to have a family fishing vacation try Greystone Lodge in Whistler. End your great day of fishing around the outdoor pool and two hot tubs! Use the barbecue on the pool deck for your meals if you like! What a great way to end a hot Summer day in Whistler! Greystone Lodge … Read More

Squamish / Whistler Fishing Report – March 21, 2011

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Updated Mar 21, 2011 Whistler/Squamish Area Lakes: Brohm lake is ice free as is Browning lake (Murrin Park). Whistler lakes are still frozen!Whistler/Squamish Area Rivers: Fishing over the weekend was slow most likely due to the cold water temperatures. Peak activity was in the afternoon for both steelhead and char. Flies that worked were black and natural sculpin patterns and … Read More

Supermoon Causes Super High Tides in Squamish

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Something interesting is happening this weekend, a Supermoon! With this phenomenon comes super high tides in Squamish – on the order of 15.4ft on Saturday through to Tuesday March 22. I would expect that his would entice more steelhead into our local rivers for the first full weekend of spring steelhead season. Good luck out there and remember to share … Read More

Illegal Harvest of Vegetation in Squamish Estuary Wildlife Management Area

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There have been recent incidents of people harvesting vegetation commercially in the Wildlife Management Area at the Squamish Estuary. This is an illegal activity as there have been no permits issued. The area is a Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and falls into BC Parks legislative areas. Recently truck loads of an important native shrub were removed with total disregard for … Read More

WFFC Poland 2010 Photos

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Clint Goyette Competing on River San Sector III Beat 22 WFFC Poland 2010 Brown Trout on PT Hot Spot Nymph – Solinka River Poland My First European Grayling on the River Solinka View some photos taken by John Nishi of Team Canada here: http://www.acdseeonline.com/album/JSNishi/56897/ Photos by Clint Goyette and Kristy Hughes:http://picasaweb.google.ca/ValleyFishing.Com/WFFC2010?authkey=Gv1sRgCMCRr6qLj8bGDA&feat=directlink For results and added video please visit: http://www.worldflyfishing2010.pzw.org.pl/ More … Read More

Team Canada Picked for 2010 World Fly Fishing Championships

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Valley Fishing Guides own Clint Goyette was chosen as one of five competitive fly fishers selected to be part of Team Canada at the 30th FIPS-Mouche World Fly-Fishing Championship in Poland June 14-21, 2010. Team Canada headed for the River San are: John Beaven – Team Captain and AlternateSorin ComsaClint GoyetteTom IrvineJohn NishiByron Shepherd For more information about the competiton … Read More

Spring Wrap Up

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Spring Wrap Up Spring 2009 has been a time of volunteering and reconnaissance. Volunteering with the Squamish Streamkeepers at the Meighan Creek fish fence once a week counting coho smolts heading to sea was great. On one occasion I had my 5 year old son and my 7 year old daughter come along to see what is was all about. … Read More

Try Stump Lake in Squamish

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Finally the ice is off our local lakes and the fish are hungry!  May 3rd marked the first day trip for fun to a local lake in Alice Lake Provincial Park called Stump Lake.  Stump lake is easy to get to with a short 5 minute hike in from the paid parking lot in the Park.  It is the first … Read More

FRESHWATER ANGLERS WON’T NEED A LICENCE UNTIL APRIL 18

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For Immediate Release 2009 ENV0028-000815  April 8, 2009  Ministry of Environment FRESHWATER ANGLERS WON’T NEED A LICENCE UNTIL APRIL 18 VICTORIA –  Anglers who want to fish in British Columbia’s lakes, rivers and streams during the next nine days won’t have to worry about buying a new fishing licence, Environment Minister Barry Penner announced today.  Penner signed an order earlier … Read More

No Fishing for Chinook in the Lower Lillooet River

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RECREATIONAL – Salmon Fishery Notice – Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0253-Salmon: Birkenhead River Chinook – Birkenhead River and Lower Lillooet River in Region 2 – Recreational Management Actions In 2008, the spawning escapement of Birkenhead River Chinook declined to a very low level. The 2009 returns are expected to be low as well and the Department is implementing additional … Read More