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Great River Fishing Adventures

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Address: 9839 Candow St, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 4K5, Canada
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+1 604-991-3474
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Founded in 1988, we are one of the largest fully guided sport-fishing...

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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Fantastic fishing, knowledgable guide, great communication/logistics throughout booking process

We had a fantastic experience this weekend with Great River Fishing Adventures on the Fraser River, near Mission, BC. Our guide Istvan was exceptional and has an extensive... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SojournerJean
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Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic experience this weekend with Great River Fishing Adventures on the Fraser River, near Mission, BC. Our guide Istvan was exceptional and has an extensive knowledge of everything fish – conditions, locations, bait, care and handling – the whole deal. This is a guy who is fishing 200 days of the year and when not guiding for... More 

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Langley, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 6 years of Team building with my colleges at work on the mighty Fraser River with Great River Fishing Adventures it was time to convince my son to join me on a full day adventure in the Canyon with Professional Guide and owner of Great River Fishing Dean Werk. On May 5, 2017 we headed out to Hope to... More 

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Todd, Thanks for taking the time to review your experiences with our team at Great River Fishing. The time I was able to spend with both you and Dawson was anther one of the best guiding days I have had in 30 years. We are much more then just a fishing company, we care about all aspects, the fish,... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi , gave Dean a call week prior to coming to the area , and he was booked up , but did some shuffling to fit us in , which was great .We hooked into quite a few and lots of action on our second day , it was getting real close to the end of our trip , actually... More 

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Thank Halibuthound
Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Dan, First of all thanks for your business, it is important to us. We appreciate you returning again and also for taking the time to review our services. We work hard in the office and on the river to provide our clients with the most memorable experience possible. We look forward to fishing with you in the future. Cheers... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out for a 2-day trip in off-season. Chad knows the river better than anyone I've been out with and he knew exactly where to go to find fish. He showed us what to look for on the sounder, and we immediately were getting bumps on the rods. Although we found where the fish were, day one was fairly... More 

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Dean W, Manager at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi David, Thanks for the review, we really appreciate your kind words. We acknowledged Chad for his exceptional impression on you and your group. He had a great time with you and we can't wait to have you join us again! Thank you for paying attention to detail about the boats, baits, and our guide. We strive to provide the... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was trip 2 with the guys from GRFA. And from start to finish an absolutely awesome adventure. Dave our guide was Awesome. Completely relaxed on his boat felt like I had fished with him before just an awesome person to fish with. This guiding service has been Outstanding on both occasions that I have gone and next year will... More 

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1 Thank Terry T
Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Terry, Thanks so much for the your review along with sharing your experience on the river with Dave. We try hard to ensure that from the office team to the guide team we do the best we can for our clients. Your business is important to us and we look forward to seeing you next year! Cheers and great... More 

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

On a Thursday morning on April 13th I started my journey into the fishing world that Dean werk brought me into, I was taken out up into the absolutely stunning Fraser canyon with Dean and a few long time clients of his. Basically from the start until the finish I learned truly what a special experience guiding is and can be..... More 

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi John, Thanks for the amazing review. We appreciate your honest words and experience you had in the Fraser Canyon. It was an incredible day for me as well after knowing you for over 20 years. Your respect for fishing and the future is infectious and I look forward to working with you over the next few years so you... More 

Leiston, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing fishing trip up into the Fraser canyon with Dean and Glen. It was quite simply the trip of a lifetime!! The stunning scenery is something that'll stay with you forever!

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Will, Thanks for your review an joining is here in Canada on a special adventure experience. We are thrilled to create memories of a lifetime for you and we are looking forward to fishing with you again. Your business is important to us. Cheers and great fishing, forever, Dean <")))>< More 

Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We recently had the opportunity to try sturgeon fishing with Istvan and Great River Fishing Adventures. I was expecting to hopefully catch 1 or 2 fish between the four of us and much to my delight the fish were biting non-stop for our 4-hour trip! We each had a chance to reel in a several big ones and had a... More 

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Katie, Thanks so much for leaving your review, along with your experience on the river with Istvan. We try hard to ensure that from the office team to the guide team we do the best we can for our clients. Your business is important to us and we hope you join us again in the future. Cheers and great... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017

it was the most in enjoyable day of fishing BIG fish ever! my friend and I went fishing for our birthdays, 23 fish and the smallest was 3` foot 6 `` and the biggest was 8` foot 6`` and on Istvans charts 250 pounds!!!! Our average catch was between 5 and 6 feet! These fish are freaken dinosaurs! I belive... More 

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Shelley, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review on our service, we all work hard to ensure the best experience is given from the office to the river. These are all fish of a lifetime. We are thankful you enjoyed your time with Istvan, he is very focused, passionate and loves sharing days with our... More 

Taber, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

What an amazing experience! If you have never fished the Fraser River with Istvan, it's time! Our 2.5 days of fishing was unbelievable. 40+ fish with half a dozen over 5 feet. Book your trip and you won't be disappointed. Thanks guys the wonderful experience!

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Dean W, Owner at Great River Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Marty, We appreciate you taking the time to leave this honest review! We work hard both in the office and on the water to provide our clients with the best experience possible. We look forward to seeing you and Mark in the coming years. Cheers and great fishing, forever, Dean <")))>< More 

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