Squamish has some of the best River and Stream fishing in British Columbia for Salmon and Trout. Squamish is a year round fishing destination. With a good mix of large and small Rivers varying in size, there is a stream that fits your needs. Throughout the Summer and Fall the Squamish River and Tributaries receive 4 Pacific Salmon Species. On odd years the Rivers surrounding Squamish receive and incredible run of Pink Salmon. Every year the Rivers in Squamish receive Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon and Chum Salmon. Rivers that we fish in Squamish include the Cheakamus River, Mamquam River and Squamish River. There are plenty of other streams in the Squamish area that hold prime fishing opportunities, google maps exposes these rivers very well. There are also many sport fish species in the Rivers surrounding Squamish year round that include; Rainbow Trout, Bull Trout, Dolly Varden and Cutthroat Trout. In the Winter months the Squamish River and Tributaries welcome a great Steelhead Run. Steelhead are in the Rivers from late December through early May.
Squamish Fly Fishing
Fly Fishing is a very popular method of fishing in Squamish. Squamish holds great fly fishing opportunities for both novice and expert fly fisher persons alike. We highly recommend trying fly fishing for your first time with a fly fishing guide. Fly Fishing Guides will put you on the fast track to catching fish and learning how to fly cast. You will learn the importance of Simple things such as fly presentation, fly location and reading water. These 3 things, when put together are the fundamentals of Fly fishing. Even if you are a seasoned fly fishing veteran, you will pick up necessary tricks of the trade and also some top notch fishing locations. A Fly fishing guide will also teach you proper fish handling techniques and fly fishing etiquette.
Salmon Fishing in Squamish BC
Above is a picture of a very proud father holding his daughters first catch on a Fly rod while fly fishing with the Pemberton Fish Finder. When we state that Squamish holds some of the best fly fishing for Salmon in British Columbia, we mean it! Even very novice fisher persons can catch numerous Salmon in a day. The reason for this is simple, our fishing guides fish these waters daily. Our fishing guides are continually improving our gear and fly selection by testing new patterns. We will find something the Salmon like and improve on it, until we have a fly or lure that the Salmon find irresistible. Then we put it in your hands and show you how to use it. Typically long fly casts are not needed, you will find that Salmon tend to stay near the shoreline on the path of least resistance. This puts Salmon in reach of novice fly casters.
Book a Salmon fishing trip of a life time and let us help you make lifelong memories. We look forward to fishing with you in Squamish,
Pemberton Fish Finder.
Below are a couple videos of Fly fishing in Squamish for Salmon. We have also included a few pictures of our happy clients and there catch. View our Rates page and or Fishing reports page to see what our clients are catching currently.