Ice Fishing

Some of the Best Ice Fishing in Whistler, Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada & The World

Ice fishing BC
Ice fishing BC

Client Reviews

“I’ve fished all over the world, but I’ve never had a better time and better luck than with Brad and Pemberton Fish Finder! I’ve been a repeat customer for 4 years now and am going back for more!” Scott Keys.

“We would like to thank our fishing guide Ben for an awesome experience had by the three of us in our party. Due to Ben’s experience helpful advice encouragement and untiring assistance, we killed it with the rainbow trout at one of Ben’s secret locations. My son Adam has been on a number of fishing charters at various locations around the world but says this charter tops the list and we all gave it a score of 10/10. Many thanks Ben for giving each of us your individual attention and assistance, you are an Awesome guide and a great bloke. It was Rainbow Trout for dinner for all that night. Thanks to all at Pemberton Fish Finder for a great fishing experience, happy new year..!!” Adam North.

There is Nothing more Canadian than Ice Fishing in BC

Ice Fishing in Whistler and Pemberton BC is very fun and rewarding. Ice typically forms on the lakes in November and remains through till march. Most of our ice fishing is done in Pemberton, because the fish are much larger. Although the fish are larger in Pemberton, the lakes in Whistler still provide exceptional Ice fishing.  On colder days ice huts are provided so that you can catch fish in comfort. In the Winter months while ice fishing we catch Rainbow Trout, Bull Trout, Kokanee, Cutthroat Trout and Pike Minnows. Trout from the Pemberton area easily reach upwards of 10lbs.  A Large Trout like this makes for great pictures and a ton of high fives.  We offer some of the best Ice fishing in Whistler, Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada & the World.  Our Ice fishing tours are Set in the most spectacular Winter landscapes.  Tourists and locals alike refer to Whistler and Pemberton as a Winter Wonderland.  Make sure you bring your camera along.  Our guides combined have over 100 years of Ice fishing knowledge fishing the local lakes.  We do not just provide a scenic adventure for the whole family and friends, we want you to catch fish!  Our Ice fishing season books very quickly, do not miss out on this extraordinary fishing adventure while visiting Whistler and Pemberton this Winter.

We can accommodate large groups.  Ice fishing is a Great Company retreat and team building activity!  On larger groups we can put a custom Ice Fishing derby together.  Not many people have stood on a frozen lake, it’s a neat experience Ice Fishing BC.

Check out our Fishing Reports for Current Ice conditions and to see what our clients are catching.

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Winter River Fishing

The season for Steelhead starts in November and runs through to about April. In April the Coastal Cutthroat fishing takes off.  Coastal Cutthroat are a sea run trout and when they hit the rivers in Pemberton, they hit them in BIG numbers.  It is not uncommon to catch 10 to 20 of these feisty fish in an afternoon of fishing.

Pemberton Winter Fishing Species

  • Steelhead
  • Rainbow trout
  • Bull trout
  • Coastal Cutthroat
  • and more

Steelhead Fishing Tours:

Our Steelhead season starts in November and runs till April.  Occasionally there are closures on the River that we Steelhead fish.  Please call or email for more information prior to booking.  We have some of the best Steelhead waters in British Columbia, Canada.  It is not uncommon to see multiple Steelhead landed in each and every full day tour.  Our Steelhead range in size from 24″ – 42″ and can weigh as much as 35 Lbs.  Our Steelhead fishing tours are available to Spin fishing, drift fishing and both single hand and double hand fly fishing.  Tours are weather permitting and can be cancelled on short notice.  Visit our Rates page for pricing.

Ice Fishing BC

Ice fishing is a great winter sport that Pemberton and Whistler, BC has to offer.  Spending a day on a frozen lake after a tough day on the slopes of Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain, is a great way to rejuvenate.  The scenery of a high mountain lake will take your breath away and there is something to be said about looking in to your ice hole and watching a 5 lb Rainbow Trout take your lure.  Ice Fishing BC, Fish ON!

Ice Huts

These huts will keep you warm on those cold winter days and block out the light so you can see into your hole.  Sit back with a friend and talk about whose fish is bigger or what bait and or lure is working best, while in comfort.

***Ice Huts and Heaters are brought based on weather

Canada Ice Fishing Trips include:

  • Fishing gear, bait and lures
  • Ice fishing instruction from professional guide
  • Some of the Best Ice Fishing and Scenery in British Columbia, Canada
  • Portable Ice huts and heater***
  • Guides all have Out-Going Personalities

Clothing and Suggestions for Ice Fishing Trips:

  • Valid BC Freshwater Fishing License
  • Toque
  • Winter Gloves
  • Warm Waterproof Boots
  • Base Layers
  • Winter Jacket
  • Winter Pants
  • Wool Socks or equivalent
  • Sunglasses
  • Facemask or Balaclava
  • Disposable Hand and Toe warmers
  • A thermos of hot liquid to drink
  • Snacks
  • Ice grips for footwear
  • Camera
  • If you are thinking of keeping a fish, bring a cooler.