World-Class Sport Fishing

The Abbotsford area is home to many exceptional fishing areas.

  • Jun. 24, 2014 1:00 p.m.

The combination of mountain-fed lakes and rivers, and the Valley’s spectacular scenery, makes this part of the world a favourite destination for fishermen. Check out these hot-spots in and around Abbotsford:

Fraser River

Located on Abbotsford’s northern border, it yields British Columbia’s best salmon and sturgeon fishing.

Mill Lake

In the heart of Abbotsford, the park is open to small rowboats, canoes, trout and largemouth bass fishing.

Sumas River

Abbotsford’s Sumas River contains coho along with cutthroat trout, steelhead and sturgeon.

Rolley Lake

Near Mission, the lake is frequently stocked with rainbow trout and the small, warm-water lake also provides opportunities for swimming and canoeing.

Stave Lake

This Mission location offers cutthroat, rainbow, kokanee and Dolly Varden trout.

Weaver Creek

Located near Harrison Mills, this creek’s salmon spawning area is popular for viewing in October.

Morris Lake

Also located in Harrison, this lake yields cutthroat, rainbow trout, steelhead and coho salmon.

The Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery Visitor Centre provides a fun and educational adventure for all ages. This facility offers self-guided experiences for drop-ins. Or you can also book one of their fun, hands-on informative programs.

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