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“Amazing Experience...Again!!”

Great River Fishing Adventures
Ranked #1 of 13 Tours in Chilliwack
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed June 25, 2014

The team at Great River is a finely tuned machine operating in a world class fishery. From the moment you book your trip until you step off the boat at the end of the day, every detail is flawlessly executed. Equipment is first rate and every member of the team is extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and passionate, not only about your day on the water, but also the conservation and preservation of this amazing fishery.
We have fished several times with GRFA and we will continue to go back. I always tell people "it's not whether you'll catch fish, just a matter of how many and how BIG!!"
An amazing experience that I would recommend to absolutely anyone. If you book once, you'll be back!

1  Thank Bone B
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

Got to the launch location at 745, boat was ready to rock and roll! Our guide John was full of energy, animated, and wonderfully knowledgeable. We caught 3 fish in a 4 hour tour, 2 of which were over 6 FEET LONG! The entire experience was excellent and professionally coordinated. I would highly recommend this fishing trip to anyone!

2  Thank Dan K
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

My brother and I booked a 6 hour sturgeon fishing trip with Great River Fishing for a Father's day gift for our dad. Matthew organized the trip for us, getting us prepared and set us up with Ben as our guide. Ben was a great guide, he was very knowledgeable, had some great stories and has his special bait that the sturgeon love! We had a beautiful, clear day on the Fraser, it was a slower start in the morning as the sturgeons were just biting, but not wanting to eat, but Ben kept taking us to new spots and finally we found a spot where they were hungry. We ended up bagging 3 in that spot, with our Dad bringing in a 6.5 footer to finish the day!!!

Definitely recommend both Ben and Great River Fishing, we had an amazing trip and will be back again for sure.

1  Thank roscoe9_11
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

Absolutely fantastic! We showed up at at about 07:45 for our 08:00 departure. The boats were there, in the water, ready to take us. John was our guide - super nice and very welcoming guy. John knows his stuff. We talked his ear off with all sorts of questions about fishing in the Fraser.He was more than happy to answer everything with a smile. We purchased the four hour trip for two people from Groupon - $200. This is a GREAT deal. About 90 minutes in we hooked into our first Sturgeon - it was about a 30 lbs fish. Nothing big for a sturgeon, but still a thrill just to catch one. Shortly after - BOOM! A 6'7" sturgeon was breaching out of the water not far behind us. All four of us (two other really nice guys were on the boat with us) took turns fighting the monster. After about 30 minutes we got the fish in. We read the electronic tag, measured it, and released it after taking several pictures. According to the size chart, it was about 150 lbs. Our day could not have got any better, when five minutes later, we hooked into another one! This one took about 20 minutes to get in. Measured in at 6'4" - nearly as bug as the previous one. We were beyond thrilled to have caught TWO monsters in such a short period of time. I never knew four hours could pass so quickly. Thanks again to John for such a fantastic experience! You will be seeing us again soon :)

2  Thank Nik12345918
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

We took my Dad sturgeon fishing for his birthday this June. We had a great time. Our guide, Ben, was very knowledgeable and easy to chat to. We ended up hooking a 6.5 foot sturgeon! Ben talked us through how to reel it in and even took some great photos for us. We had an excellent day on the river. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Shannon F
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