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Great River Fishing Adventures

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9839 Candow St, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 4K5, Canada
+1 604-991-3474
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We had a fantastic time! We went at the end of the season, and there were numerous bald eagles... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Patrick W
mission...big fish

Highly recommend Great River Fishing. We have taken 2 4day fishing trips this year. First one was... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
raquel772017
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Founded in 1988, we are one of the largest fully guided sport-fishing operators on the Fraser River and it's tributaries. Every year, thousands of tourists from all over the world visit us to experience the world-renowned fishing and natural wonder of the Fraser River in beautiful British Columbia. This calm water fishery features over ten species of sport fish and year round opportunities for the novice and expert angler alike. We fish the #1 Sturgeon, Salmon and Trout rivers in the World. We specialize in multiple styles of fishing to meet the needs of any angler. Have you ever caught or touched a real living Dinosaur? We specialize in targeting White Sturgeon, a species that can grow over 20 feet in length and over a 1000lbs. These magnificent creatures make spectacular jumping displays and runs that will excite every angler. We also fish for all 5 species of Wild Pacific Salmon and boast the largest and most experienced team of fly fishing guides on the entire river. We exclusively travel to the Upper Pitt River and Lillooet River to chase sea run Dolly Varden, Bull Trout, Rainbow and migrating Salmon. When fishing with us the opportunities are endless and each adventure is personally customized so you can focus on the reason you are here......to fish!
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9839 Candow St, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 4K5, Canada
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We had a fantastic time! We went at the end of the season, and there were numerous bald eagles feasting on the salmon, and we definitely caught some fish! It was an all around fantastic experience!More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Patrick, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your day out Salmon fishing with our team on the Harrison River in mid November. Our Salmon fishing opportunities go into December on certain years and with the run size of fish that returned...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Highly recommend Great River Fishing. We have taken 2 4day fishing trips this year. First one was so good had to take a 2nd. Alyssa made the planning of our trips simple and easy. Had such a great time with our guide Dave. He knows...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Hi Raquel, Thanks for taking the time to leave such a well rounded review of your families experience and our entire team at GRFA. We are thrilled you fell in love with the fish, the fishing, the time spent with Dave (who has lived here...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Went out with my brothers and dad just to have a great experience on a 4 hour boat ride. Guide took us to locations where there were plenty of fish and showed us how to cast and pull the salmon to shore. We are all...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Hi Manuel, Thanks for taking the time to review the experience for others to read and we are glad that your day was appreciated by all. Learning fishing and good handling practices for Salmon is one of the skills our team guides love to share...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Well what can I say ! Booked a trip to chilliwack for myself and 3 friends for what I hoped would be a trip of a lifetime! Sadly one of my friends passed away before the trip so it was down to the rest of...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Hi Kevin, It was a real pleasure to plan your groups adventure experience and we too hope the George will always be at the forefront of all of your memories #ripgeorge We all try very hard to make each experience the best it can be...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I went fishing with a bunch of coworkers and had an incredible time. Our guides, Dean and Dave were more than just guides and became good friends with all of us in the short time we spent together. Not only that but they were very...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Hi Matthew, Thanks for the great review of your fishing day and it was a "reel" thrill to introduce you to this catch and release fishery. We get many questions in our offices about what experience level is needed to Sturgeon fish and you have...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We would like to thank the team for an absolutely wonderful adventure on the Fraser River, with a special thank you to Dave who made the trip even more memorable. Not only did we catch some monster sturgeon but we also learned about the local...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Hi Alesiin, Wow, a fantastic review, thanks for taking the time to leave this for others to read. We truly appreciate your business as it is important to our team. From the office team to the guide team we strive to create amazing experiences for...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

I went with a group from work and we had such an amazing time! A couple days before our trip, the weather was rainy and terrible and we were worried about how much fun we would have but Dean made the sun shine for us...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Hi Nicole, Thanks for taking the time to review your time on the river with our team and we are happy that you were able to reel in and touch a living dinosaur. The Sturgeon are the true gem of our area that many like...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We went fishing on the Fraser out in Mission and it was one of the best outdoor experiences I've ever had in my life! We got to catch multiple sturgeon, of totally varying sizes from about a foot to over 7 feet, of course at...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Hi Lisa, Thanks for your realistic and comprehensive review of the time you spent with team GRFA on the river. We work hard to ensure each experience is unique and being a beginner can be lots of fun, you never know what will happen. Catching...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

A below average time because unfortunately our group was not able to experience actually catching and releasing a sturgeon. I guess you can say we paid an expensive price to be on a boat on the Fraser river. Our morning started with a mix up...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to write your review and we are very sorry we were not able to provide the catching portion of the adventure experience for you and your group. Yes, we also acknowledge that there was a mix up in...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had five memorable fishing days with our guide Istvan File. Caught 3-5 large sturgeons daily (per person!), some of them approaching the 7-feet mark. Our guide was always very helpful locating, baiting and then using the boat - if necessary - to help fighting...More

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Hi Gabor, Thanks for the great review and Istvan is an incredible and detailed guide, his passion for fish and creating incredible memories seems to come naturally to him. Making the long trek from Hungary is well worthwhile for all the great fishing and catching...More

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