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Reel Fishing Workshop - June 22nd & 23rd
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The BC Wildlife Federation is excited to welcome you to our June 2019, Reel Fishing workshop in Abbotsford and Chilliwack, BC.


This workshop is designed for adults*, 18 years or older, and provides them with an opportunity to further enhance or learn fishing techniques as well as conservation skills in a relaxed and fun environment. All fishing and restoration equipment will be provided for this workshop.  

This unique 2-day workshop introduces participants to local fishing strategies and methods including gear, bait, and locations, participants will also have the ability to create their own personalized lure. During this workshop participants will also learn how to read water to increase their catch, and different approaches to become a more respectful and successful angler. Furthermore, working with local a stream keeper organization, participants will gain experience in fish habitat restoration and participate in a hands-on restoration project. Finally participating in a hands-on fishing portion at the Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery. 

Transportation to and from locations is not provided. Participants must provide their own transportation. 

All participants must have a valid BC Freshwater fishing license:


Day 1: 8am - 5:00pm

  1. Fishing workshop - Theory                
    • Location: Ridgedale Rod & Gun Club, Abbotsford 
    • Highlights: Choosing the right gear, how to read water and catch more fish, lure making, be respectful towards fish, anglers and environment among other skills
  2. Habitat restoration project - Hands-on
    • Location: Camp River, Chilliwack 
    • Highlights: Invasive plant removal, planting native plants, fish counting, and more 

Day 2: 9:30am - 2:30pm

  1. Fishing workshop - Practical
    • Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, 34345 Vye Rd, Abbotsford 
    • Fishing with experienced instructors


For further questions please contact the office at:
Tel: 604-882-9988


* Exact location and information package will be e-mails to you by June 14th

* 15+ is possible with guardian supervision at workshop. Call Office 604-882-9988 for confirmation. 


Date & Time: Jun 22, 2019 08:00 AM to
Jun 23, 2019 03:30 PM
[America/Vancouver UTC -8]


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Ridgedale Rod & Gun Club
35606 Harris Rd
Abbotsford BC

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Registration Closes: Jun 20, 2019 11:59 PM

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