Fishing Related Links:

Government - Canada

Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Canada's Official Federal regulatory body governing Fisheries and Oceans.

BC Fish & Wildlife

British Columbia Freshwater Fishing Regulations.

Alberta Fishing

Welcome to Alberta's adventures in sportfishing. From the clear-water lakes of the north, through the streams and lakes of the mountains, to the rivers and lakes of the parkland and prairie, Alberta is blessed with a wide variety of fishing opportunities.

Saskatchewan Fishing

Information important to anyone who plans to fish in Saskatchewan. It is the official reference for season dates and limits, water specific regulations and guidelines for safe and responsible angling.

Manitoba Fishing

Manitoba Fisheries mandate is to ensure sustainable use of the fisheries resource. Management programs are developed to provide the greatest benefits to Manitobans, by maintaining or enhancing fish populations and habitat, monitoring harvest and habitat alterations, and allocating resources for the best return.

Ontario Fishing

Ontario Fishing Regulations.

Quebec Fishing

Quebec Fishing Regulations.

New Brunswick Fishing

Managing our natural resources in the best interest of New Brunswickers.

Nova Scotia Fishing

The Nova Scotia agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture industries are innovative, exciting and interesting to learn about. This website will give you information on most of the activities of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

PEI Fishing

Prince Edward Island Fishing Regulations.

North West Territories Fishing

NWT Fishing Regulations.

Yukon Fishing

Here in the Yukon, feisty northern species like Arctic grayling, northern pike and lake trout crowd the eddies and outflows of icy streams and abound in our pristine lakes. Lesser known but highly prized fish like the inconnu and Arctic char navigate wild rivers that flow through one of the world's most remote and extraordinary landscapes. Anglers insist there's nowhere like it.

Nunavut Fishing

Nunavut Fishing Regulations and general information.


Government - USA

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Washington Fishing Regulations.

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife

Oregon Fishing Regulations.

California Department of Fish & Wildlife

California Fishing Regulations.

Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Alaska Fishing Regulations.



General Links

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Angler's Atlas

An all inclusive Almanac of everything fishing. Find out about events both internationally and local.

Bass Resource

The main purpose of this site is the free exchange of information. There's so much to learn about bass fishing and so many unique situations that we decided to create forums where people can ask and answer questions or just talk about bass fishing in general. Here you will find people just like yourself who enjoy the social aspects of fishing

BC Family Fishing

A weekend event, when there are plenty of reasons to go fishing! Enjoy time outdoors… discover a great sport… spend time with family and friends… B.C.’s Family Fishing is an event for for any Canadian who has ever wanted to try fishing and spend time in B.C.'s great outdoors. And you do not need to buy or carry a basic license to fish most of B.C.’s thousands of lakes and streams. What a perfect opportunity to try one of B.C.’s great recreational pastimes. And what a great way to spend time with a family member or friend.

Canada’s Catch Fishing Program is a national awareness campaign aimed at making it easy for Canadians and visitors to enjoy our favourite outdoor pastime.

Discover Fishing BC

Some of the best freshwater and saltwater fishing on earth is right here in British Columbia. Our lakes and streams, rivers and endless coastline offer outstanding experiences for everyone from the most seasoned angler, to the youngest fishing enthusiast. All the information you need to make your next fishing expedition your best can be found on this site. Enjoy fishing with your Family and Friends. is the definitive website for all anglers, recreational and professional alike! Over 44 million people fish in the U.S. alone, more than golf and tennis combined, and 500 million worldwide. Fishing is a sport that has international appeal and the mission of this website is to provide you with easy access to our vast database of fishing-related information, an online directory updated daily with listings from all across the world.

Fish America

FishAmerica’s mission is to provide funding, without preference to species or geographic location, for hands on-projects at the local level. These projects enhance fish populations, water quality, and/or applied fisheries research in North America—thereby increasing the opportunity for sportfishing success.

Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

Our goal is to offer anglers the most comprehensive site for lake and stream sports fishing in British Columbia. The Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. works in partnership with the province to deliver the provincial fish stocking program as well as providing conservation fish culture services that support steelhead and sturgeon recovery programs.

Kid Fish

A web-based tool for teaching kids about our environment, fish, insect and stewardship.

Sharp Hooks

British Columbia fishing resource with good informaiton. Has its own active forum for discussion.

Sport Fishing BC

British Columbia, Canada's foremost sport fishing web site. BC saltwater fishing, BC freshwater fishing, maps, fishing tackle news, sport fishing destinations, fishing tips and techniques, editorials, articles and much, much more. Inside you'll find everything you need to tackle trophy fish of all varieties including salmon, halibut, steelhead, trout, bass, and sturgeon to name a few.

Sport Fishing Institute of BC

This site provides excellent resources to help BC residents find information pertaining to the province's four saltwater fishing regions. You will be amazed at all there is to see and do so close to home.

Hub Sports

Hub Sports Fishing Report Page. Lots of good links and information.

Island Fisherman Magazine

Vancouver Island has a wide range of sport fishing to experience...Chinook Salmon or Spring, Coho, Halibut, Steelhead, Rainbow Trout, Bass and more. Whether trolling, drifting, casting or fly fishing you can read more about our unique area and its fishery in the Island Fisherman Magazine.

Len Thompson Lures

We have been producing top quality fishing lures since 1929. Classic color patterns and irresistible action continue to be the keys to the Len Thompson tradition of reliability and versatility. Len Thompson’s versatile spoons continue to dominate the marketplace across the Canadian Prairies and Arctic. Approximately 30 million lures have been produced in "Len Thompson’s" 71 year history.

Victoria's Shore Caster

Victoria on Vancouver Island is a great place to try saltwater fishing. Fishermen can catch all the Pacific Salmon - Chinook, Coho, Chum, Sockeye & Pink. There is also a huge assortment of bottomfish - lingcod, rockcod, greenling, flounder, dogfish, ratfish, cabezon, pile perch, herring, surf perch, mud shark, shiner perch plus many many more. Do you need to know what rod, reel, hooks, lures, bait or tackle to use? Find out what fellow shore Casting anglers are catching with the weekly fishing report.


Dealers with Websites

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Army & Navy

Our Fishing Dept. sells licences and stocks an assortment of fishing rods, reels, lines, lures and weights. We also carry crab traps, fish nets, lief jackets and survival suits.

Berry's Bait & Tackle Ltd.

Berry's Bait & Tackle is a stocking supplier of quality Brand Name fishing products. All product purchased from Berry's will satisfy the most demanding Professional and Sport Fishermen. If you can't find it at Berry's it probably doesn't exist.

Canadian Tire

Canadian Tire has proudly stood the test of time since our founding in 1922. What began as a small but bold entrepreneurial concept has emerged to become Canada's most-shopped retailer with more than 1,000 stores and gas bars across the enterprise.

The Fishin' Hole

The Fishin' Hole specializes exclusively in marketing sportfishing tackle and related equipment and supplies. This narrow focus allows us to follow all the latest trends, techniques and product innovations. We can, therefore, offer accurate and current information, as well as suggestions on appropriate products and techniques for any fishing situation.

Fred's Custom Tackle

Fred's Custom Tackle has something for every angler from beginner to pro.... Our new 2500 square foot shop is filled with a huge selection of fishing equipment, fly tying, rod building, waders, float tubes and outdoor apparel.

Island Outfitters

Welcome to Island Outfitters, Victoria's sport fishing superstore! Whatever your fishing needs, we will be sure to take care of them. Our store carries over 10,000 products from some of the finest fishing, outdoor and tackle manufacturers in the world. Our staff are all accomplished anglers and will know exactly how to outfit you for all of your freshwater and saltwater fishing needs.

Nikka Industries

Nikka Industries, sells a full assortment of ...

Suplus Herby's

Surplus Herby's is rated one of B.C.'s most unique stores. We buy and sell distressed merchandise, fire damaged goods and bankruptcy claims. In our fishing tackle department, we have the largest selection of tackle anywhere.

Steveston Marine & Hardware

At Steveston Marine and Hardware, we make it easy for you to get what you need. With over 50,000 items in stock, You'll get affordable, competitive prices and service from experienced staff who know their business. We stock a wide variety of: Marine Electronics, Marine Hardware, Marine Paints, Foul weather gear and Fishing Tackle.

Timberland Sports Centre

Located in Port McNeill, BC

Tyee Marine

In our online Store we provide you with high quality, competitively priced products that have proved popular with our retail customers for 50 years.


Charters, Guides & Lodges


Adventures with STS Guiding Service

STS Guiding Service offers world class Salmon, Trout, Sturgeon and Steelhead fishing in British Columbia. We are located just 50 miles east of Vancouver. Fishing in British Columbia assures our clients some of the best Salmon, Trout, Steelhead and Sturgeon fishing anywhere to be found on the West Coast. Inside our site you will see why fishing in the Fraser and Harrison Valley area is considered world class.

Angling Adventures at Fraser River Fishing Lodge

First class all-inclusive packages at the only fishing lodge on the entire Fraser River on 900 miles. 5 species of salmon, sturgeon, steelhead & trout. Fly- and spin fishing. Wilderness, drift, float and baitfishing. Spectacular and convenient location!

Bavaria Fishing Charters

Enjoy an unforgettable fishing charter experience in British Columbia's West Coast splendor, one of the world's most popular salmon fishing destinations. Our Vancouver location is central to all the local Salmon hot spots and only a short trip away from the scenic Gulf Islands. Join us for fun and adventure exploring the spectacular scenery and wildlife of the Straight of Georgia.

Berglund Outposts

When it comes to remote outposts, fishing and hunting locations, you can't find any better than Berglund Outposts. We are a third generation camp owner with experience & knowledge to back up our claims. 

Blue Orca Charters

We specialize in groups under three people only. Our main focus is delivering a quality trip catering to outdoor enthusiasts who wish to fish for the five species of Pacific Salmon and view the spectacular sights of Discovery Passage and Nootka Sound. 

Bites On Salmon Charters

Bites-on Salmon Charters is entering it's 10th year of business and offers guided salmon fishing adventures from downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Westin Bayshore Resort & Marina in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC. 2 minutes from all the major downtown hotels.

Cape Lookout Fly Charters

Come fish the beauitful undeveloped barrier islands that make up Cape Lookout National Seashore. 50 plus miles of pristine beaches called Shackledford and the Core Banks provide anglers with Year Round fishing.

Cat Eye Outfitter

Our service specializes in Channel Catfish and Walleye -- Hence the name "Cat-Eye" Outfitter -- We take pride, however, in our service's multi-species focus. Located in South Western Manitoba, Canada, Cat Eye Outfitter offers guided angling adventures for most sport-fish species in lakes, rivers, reservoirs throughout Southern Manitoba and North Western Ontario.

Chartle Charters

Located on the Central California Coast, the Monterey Bay is a treasure chest of marine life. Deemed a National Marine Sanctuary, the waters and surrounding shoreline are protected from over-development and pollution. It has strict policies to ensure fishing and recreational use for future generations. Our goal is to help you explore these fascinating waters and to have the most enjoyable experience possible doing it.

Dwindle's Dream Fishing Charters

The best benefit of our service is that we simply love to fish! We do everything humanly possible to ensure you enjoy your Fishing Trip with us! Our success rate in 2002 was 96%! Give us a try! You'll be will glad you did! Many people enjoy our under water camera!

Fantasy Charters & Lodging

The word is out, Lake Ontario trout and salmon fishing is going crazy! Record catches of trophy fish are happening every day. And the best news is that YOU can get in on the action, with a phone call to Fantasy Charters. Our reasonable rates and Lake Ontario accessibility add up to one affordable fishing dream.

G & M Fishing Charters

Whether you are a novice or a seasoned pro, G & M Charters is dedicated to providing the best fishing experience on the west coast. Come and enjoy an unforgettable experience in British Columbia's Georgia Strait, one of the world's most popular salmon fishing destinations.

Get Hooked Fishing Adventures

Get Hooked Fishing Adventures is Edmonton's, the capital of Alberta Canada, only full time all inclusive guided fishing tours company. Whether you are fighting a northern pike or after that walleye of a lifetime you will always remember your fishing adventure for years to come. We also fish for scrappy goldeye, elusive sauger and sturgeon. When you are planning your next fishing vacation check out Get Hooked Fishing Adventures.

Great River Fishing Adventures

If you can imagine the sound of the line screaming off your reel, the heart pounding excitement as a world-class freshwater sport fish launches from the water, you've come to the right place!

Greenback Hunter Guiding & Fishing Services

We Are Your Manitoba and N.W. Ontario's Trophy Freshwater Fishing Guide Specialists. The Greenback Hunter and his team of award winning Guides can put you on to a variety of Trophy Freshwater Fish on dozens of Manitoba’s and Ontario's finest fishing waters. Be it Trophy Walleye, Catfish, Bass, Carp, Trout or Northern Pike the Greenback Hunter and his team will make sure that your angling experience will be a memorable and rewarding one. Come Catch The Big One!

Harrison Bay Guided Services

Fred's Custom Tackle has something for every angler from beginner to pro.... Our new 2500 square foot shop is filled with a huge selection of fishing equipment, fly tying, rod building, waders, float tubes and outdoor apparel.

Hitman Charters

Hitman Charters is a fishing charter aimed at delivering "hits" on walleye, steelhead and perch. We are docked in Eastlake, Ohio in the Central Basin of Lake Erie and the center of the fishing action. Local waters produce jumbo perch, monster steelhead, and trophy size walleye. These waters produced the new state record walleye!

Island Sportfishing

Island Sportfishing offers exciting fresh and saltwater fishing adventures in the beautiful Comox Valley and West Coast Vancouver Island. West coast, Nootka Island offers the true wilderness, where your fishing companions may just be the whales and sea otters.

Jay's Clayoquot Ventures

Fly- Tying materials and all the best local patterns, licenses, bait, rod rentals, gift wares and helpful information. Stop in and see us at Tofino's only Fly and Tackle.

Kenzie's Fishing Adventures

Kenzie began fishing at the age of 11 and has had 30 years fishing experience, specializing in freshwater fishing. As well as having been featured on numerous national television fishing shows, he has also been the feature of many magazine articles. Kenzie has the nationwide Shimano company behind him, having made him a member of their field staff team. He has also been added to the Loomis Prostaff and recently become a Gibbs/Nortac prostaff member.

Predator Charters

Your skipper, David Korsch, caught the fishing bug young during the odd fishing trip for trout, bottom fish, and salmon. By the age of six, every summer (and most weekends throughout the year) were spent at the family's cottage in Halfmoon Bay, and fishing became an obsession. Hundreds of hours each year were spent in pursuit of Chinook and Coho salmon, and a vast knowledge of their habits and movements was being created as angling skills were honed.

Reel Fishing Adventures

British Columbia's Fraser Valley has been blessed with some of the best sturgeon & salmon fishing anywhere in the world. The mighty Fraser River & the beautiful Harrison River are both home to the great White Sturgeon, all five species of salmon, as well as steelhead and trout. The Reel Fishing BC guides are committed to providing you with a great fishing experience! With our extensive knowledge of the local waters and the fish, you will be assured a memorable fishing adventure.

Rod Dipper Charters

Imagine a bright calm sunny day... suddenly the flash of a huge Rainbow Trout just meters from the boat ... the rod dips as the scream of the line pierces the air. Fish On! ... you yell, there is a scramble of bodies as the crew and passengers shift for position and the Captain grabs the rod. Hey ... its my turn! Sound like fun? You bet! Fishing in Northumberland County can be a thrill for the entire family.

Watermark Fishing Charters

Spend a day on the water chasing salmon with local boy Mark Finney at Watermark Fishing Charters. 

Steelhead Heaven

Fish for world record Steelhead and Salmon on trophy waters. We feature the Kitimat, Nass and Skeena River Systems. This professional guide service targets large size Steelhead and Chinook. Our home base is Kitimat, British Columbia, located on the mountainous north coast in Western Canada. We cater to fly fishermen and drift fishermen from around the world.

Tofino Fishing

Fly- Tying materials and all the best local patterns, licenses, bait, rod rentals, gift wares and helpful information. Stop in and see us at Tofino's only Fly and Tackle.

Westcoast Fish Expeditions

At Westcoast Fish Expeditions, our focus is to provide the highest quality fishing experience to all our guests.

We cater to the novice and to the most ardent of anglers, who expect to be at the right place at the right time. Westcoast Fish Expeditions has been operating for over 15 years and guarantees you the best service, and experience possible.

Westcoast Fishing Adventures

British Columbia is fast becoming the destination of choice for fishing enthusiasts wanting a wide variety of choices for fresh water species. We are the home of all five species of Pacific Salmon and Steelhead. Chinook, Coho, Pink, Sockeye and Chum Salmon all come home to our river systems. We have everything, except, overcrowded combat fishing. Although, you may experience the rare sighting of another fisherman.

Sonora Resort & Conference Centre Canada

Whether you're angling the waters for Pacific Northwest salmon, whale watching or landing on a glacier, Sonora offers the experience of a lifetime. There are dozens of ways to get into the untouched beauty of coastal British Columbia – where your only neighbours are grizzly bears and bald eagles.

The West Coast Fishing Club

Situated on Langara's highest point for its spectacular vista overlooking the ocean and ancient rain forest. The Clubhouse offers the most spectacular, comfortable and luxurious accommodations in the midst of this last frontier.




Maurice was established in 1923 by our founder, Maurice Olshansky, as a sporting goods outlet in downtown Chicago. Maurice today is an established distributor of fishing tackle, shooting sports accessories, and other outdoor sporting and athletic goods to the strongest mass merchandisers in the retail industry.

Redl Sports Distributors

Redl Sports was established in 1954 and services the requirements of fishing tackle and outdoor retailers primarily in Western Canada, with limited distribution throughout the rest of North America. In our 30,000 sq.ft. warehouse we have an inventory of over 18,000 stock keeping units year round to meet the immediate needs of both the specialized retailer and their customer. We offer competitive pricing , service support, prompt delivery, sales aids, and consumer flyers complete with co-op advertising programs.

Sea-Pro Distribution

Sea Pro Distribution - Wholesale distribution of manufactured products. We are dedicated to serving retailers though out the sportfishing & outdoors industry.