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Reel Fishing Workshop - September 28th & 29th



The BC Wildlife Federation is excited to welcome you to our September 2019, Reel Fishing River workshop.


This workshop is designed for adults* 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, location and participants will also have the ability to create their own personalized trout lure. During this workshop participants will learn how to read water to increase their catch potential, and different approaches to become a more respectful and successful angler. Working with a local stream keeper organization, participants will gain experience in fish habitat restoration and participate in a hands-on restoration project. Finally participating in a fishing day at one of our local lakes. 

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

All participants must have a valid BC Freshwater fishing license. This can be obtained through the follwoing website:


Day 1: 8am - 4:00pm

  1. Fishing workshop - Theory                
    • Location: Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, 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 Wildlife Area, Chilliwack    
    • Highlights: Invasive plant removal, planting native plants, fish counting, and more 

Day 2: 8:00am - 1:00pm

  1. Fishing workshop - Practical 
    • Target species: Rainbow and Cutthroat trout  
    • Deer Lake Sasquatch Provincial Park  
    • Fishing with experienced instructors


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


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


Date & Time: Sep 28, 2019 08:00 AM to
Nov 10, 2019 01:00 PM
[America/Vancouver UTC -8]


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Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery
34345 Vye Rd
Abbotsford BC
Registration Closes: Sep 28, 2019 08:00 AM

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