It is All About Fishing on March 11th 2017!

 

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! On March 11th, join us at Chilliwack Heritage Park to learn all about fishing in Chilliwack! 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!

2017 Chilliwack's All About Fishing is proudly sponsored by Tourism Chilliwack, Go Fish BC and Fraser Valley Salmon Society.

  • Date: Saturday March 11th
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Location: Chilliwack Heritage Park (44140 Luckakuck Way)
  • Admission Cost: FREE!

Event Highlights

  • Arts & Crafts - Create a River Habitat!
  • Bait Preparations
  • Kids Casting Games
  • Fish ID Activities
  • Fly Casting Lessons for Adults and Youth
  • Fly Tying Workshops
  • Introduction to Coarse Fishing
  • Introduction to Fraser River Bar Fishing
  • Introduction to Float Fishing for Salmon and Steelhead
  • Introduction to Fraser River Sturgeon Fishing
  • Introduction to Ice Fishing
  • Introduction to Lake Fishing
  • Introduction to Saltwater Trolling for Salmon
  • Jig Tying and Fishing Demonstrations
  • Knot Tying Practices
  • Learn to Fish Sessions
  • Lure Fishing for Steelhead
  • Live Fish Displays (trout, steelhead and juvenile salmon)
  • Rod Building Demonstrations
  • Scheduled Presentations
  • Watershed Stewardship Exhibitions
  • Where to Fish in Chilliwack

Scheduled Presentations

  • 10:00am - Learn to Fish by GoFishBC
  • 11:00am - Fraser River Cutthroat Trout Fishing by Nick Basok and Dean Worrall
  • 12:00pm - Pink Salmon Fishing by Rodney Hsu
  • 1:00pm - Fraser River Sturgeon Fishing by Dean Werk
  • 2:00pm - Learn to Fish by GoFishBC

Participating Groups

  • Chilliwack Fish & Games Protective Association
  • Chilliwack River Salmon Hatchery
  • Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society
  • Conservation Officers Service
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Fraser Basin Council
  • Fraser Riverkeepers
  • Fraser River Peacemakers
  • Fraser Valley Illegal Dumping Alliance
  • Fraser Valley Salmon Society
  • Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition
  • Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC
  • Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
  • Loons Flyfishing Club
  • Osprey Flyfishers
  • Save Our Sloughs
  • Steelhead Society of BC
  • Tourism Chilliwack

Win Some Great Prizes!

Every participant at Chilliwack's All About Fishing will have a chance to win some great prizes in our door entry draw! This year's prizes include:

  • $250 Gibbs Delta Tackle Gift Package
  • $200 Scotty Fishing and Boating Accessories

Chilliwack's All About Fishing is proudly supported by:

For more information, please check our Facebook event page or email us!