Who We Are

Fraser Valley Salmon Society is a non-profit society that ensures and advocates for the rights for all anglers in non-tidal waters and works with DFO as co-managers in conservation and habitat protection. The FVSS is also heavily involved in the training and education of anglers and the public to sport fishing.

Our current directors are:

  • Dean Werk, President
  • Nick Basok, Vice President
  • Chris Gadsden, Treasurer
  • Terry Bodman, Secretary
  • George Noordegraaf
  • Chuck Grant
  • Jackie Atkinson
  • Gerry Thomson
  • Glen Stoner
  • Mike Duncan
  • Landon Gill
  • Chad Hammond
  • Steve Olson
  • Dean Worrall
  • Dylan Mcrae


The following activities take place at the Fraser Valley Salmon Society throughout the year.

  • Ensure angler access on our local waters
  • Extend salmon fishing opportunities year round
  • Expand all species opportunities
  • Maintain a productive, effective working relation with DFO
  • Provide catch/effort data via our logbook
  • Using newsletters, mall displays and media; inform the public about responsibilities and opportunities for recreational angling
  • Represent the resource to everyone's best interest

Chilliwack's All About Fishing!

We will be hosting Chilliwack's All About Fishing on Saturday March 12th at Chilliwack Heritage Park from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Would you like to learn how to cast a fishing rod, tie a fly, or catch a salmon and steelhead? Now you have a chance to do all that under one roof! Our experts at the show will demonstrate the basics of different fishing techniques. Find out where you can go fishing in the Fraser Valley. Learn about conservation efforts being done by local watershed stewardship groups. From novice to experienced anglers, this is a FREE event for all ages! More information...

Becoming a Member

Please become a new member or renew your membership thereby helping us help you. Membership fees are $10.00 per year covering the period from April 1 to March 31, or $20.00 for two years, or $100.00 for a Lifetime Membership. Lifetime members ONLY will receive a membership card, which can be used at Chilliwack Dart & Tackle and Fred's Custom Tackle to receive a 10% discount on purchases.

Click here to become a member


Donations can be made to the Fraser Valley Salmon Society by cheque. Our mailing address is:

Fraser Valley Salmon Society
P.O. Box 42, Chilliwack Stn. Main
Chilliwack, BC, V2P 6H7

Tax receipts are not available as we do lobby.

Stay Connected

News Updates from the society is provided on our Facebook page and Twitter.