Fishing Report June 2018

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CHILLIWACK/VEDDER RIVER-now closed and will re-open July 1 st for chinook salmon and hatchery rainbow trout.The daily limit for chinook salmon is 1 over 62 cm and 3 under 62cm and the limit for hatchery rainbow trout is 4 / day under 50cm with no minimum size limit.

CHEHALIS RIVER- now open for chinook and hatchery summerrun steelhead. Daily limit for chinook is the same as the Chilliwack/Vedder and you are allowed 1 hatchery steelhead / day. Best baits /lures are roe, roe bags, prawns, jigs and spoons.

FRASER RIVER-the water level is dropping daily and sturgeon fishing is coming on strong.Best baits are lampreys, oolichans, pikeminnows, roe, and worms.please go online to check the sturgeon spawning area closures.NO FISHING FOR SALMON AT THIS TIME !

INTERIOR LAKES-all interior lakes are now ice free. Low and mid elevation lakes are fishing well on chironomids, leeches, mayflys,caddis and shrimp. High elevation lakes are starting to fish as well but will be better in the next 2-3 weeks. Kamloops lakes such as Red, Stump, Peterhope, Edith, Pass, Tunkwa and Leighton are all fishing well. Merritt lakes such as Kane Valley lakes, Pike Mountain lakes, Lundbom, Boss, Davis and Shea are also fishing very good.

LOCAL LAKES-most of the smaller east and west Harrison lakes such as Grace, Wolf, Weaver, Lookout,Sunrise,Francis , Trout, Deer, Hick's and Stacey all producing good catches of small rainbow and cutthroat.Jones (Wahleach) lake good for rainbow and large cutthroat to 3 pounds.Both Cultus and Chilliwack lake producing cutthroat to 3lbs and bull trout to 8lbs. Kawkawa lake giving up some nice Kokanee to 1 1/2 lbs trolling at 25-35 feet and bottom fishing with krill at 38-45 feet.

CHILLIWACK DART AND TACKLE HAS A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF FISHING GEAR FOR ALL TYPES OF LOCAL FISHING. OUR BAIT SELECTION IS SECOND TO NONE FOR TROUT, STURGEON AND STEELHEAD. TIGHT LINES AND FULL CREELS !