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Fishing the Fraser River

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Great river for salmon, trout and sturgeon, the Fraser River has many offshoots and smaller tributaries to fish. On the salmon migration path millions of salmon pass though these waters from May onwards. You'll see Pink salmon, King salmon, Coho salmon and Sockeye salmon if not more during the migration. There are some big trout in the Fraser, especially the sea run varieties like the rainbows and the steelheads, but further up river you'll still see them up to 14-15 pounds. The best sea run trout fishing is between December and May, but by March some of the sea run bull trout are starting to move upstream. The Fraser has one of the world's largest sturgeon populations, they're best fished for in spring when they're feeding at their most active and easier to bait.

This is pretty wilderness country as well. To fly fish, angle or what ever takes your fancy.

Written by  mrsfish.

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Fraser river fishing for the prized Chinook salmon, also called King or Spring salmon is very good in the late summer and fall. ... Chum salmon are tough fighters and especially a blast when fly fishing for them. Coho salmon fishing in the Fraser river valley is available from later September to early are a best writer your site is very useful and informative thanks for sharing!

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