Fishing

  • Six Tips for a Successful Fishing Trip with Kids in British Columbia
    Caught a Fish. Photo: Justine Russo

    Caught a Fish. Photo: Justine Russo

    If you love fishing, you are probably hoping that your kids will as well. Many anglers have great childhood memories of fishing with their grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, or other fishing teachers. With Spring Break just around the corner, some of you will be venturing out on your first camping trips of the year. Here are some tips for a successful fishing trip with your kids: Continue Reading

  • Vedder River Campground and Summer Fun, British Columbia
    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    For the third year in a row, my family and I have been camping at the Vedder River Campground, located in Chilliwack, BC.  Just under an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, it is the perfect long weekend getaway, close yet not too close. Situated along the Vedder River, it offers an array of various activities for the w... Continue Reading


  • Camping at Joffre Lakes, British Columbia With Friends
    The new trail from the 2nd to 3rd lake now goes by this beautiful waterfall.

    The new trail from the 2nd to 3rd lake now goes by this beautiful waterfall.

    If I could recommend one hi... Continue Reading


  • Leaky Boat & Biggest Moat at Chilliwack Lake

    boys in canoe fishing with their dad

    It was the first camping trip of the year at our favorite place! Chilliwack Lake has become a favorite getaway for our family. It has everything we look for in a campground. Sandy beaches, beautiful green lake, hiking trails, and a playground for the kids! Its no wonder we sneak back here as often as we can! It’s also never... Continue Reading


  • Building Memories at Manning Provincial Park

    Father and son at mountain look out point

    When I was 8 years old, my Dad took my three siblings and my Mom camping at Manning Provincial Park for the first time. We loved it so much it became a yearly tradition….even to the point when we were given the choice between driving across Canada or going back to Manning, we all picked Manning!

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  • Camping at Nicklen Lake Recreation Site

    Tiffany Szekely lakeOur first camping adventure of 2015 was May long weekend up to Nicklen Lake. Nicklen Lake is a Recreation Site with a medium sized fishing lake on the Aberdeen Plateau near Vernon.

    The preparation that comes with camping with 5 kids and 2 dogs is not an easy feat, but it was nothing short of an amazing weekend. When it wasn’t raining the kids were all lined up along the bank of the lake casting their rods and catchin... Continue Reading


  • Fishing & Camping on Whiteswan Lake, BC

    Man at a look backing at the camera

    For over 30 years my wife and I have tented in many of our provincial parks. Two years ago she said she was now too old for tents so we purchased a Jayco 14.5 foot travel trailer. We were amazed at the comforts this provided and also the increase in camping trips and nights spent out that resulted.

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  • Some Fall Fishing Destinations & Campgrounds in BC

    Now that summer holidays have officially  come to an end, this is definitely not the time to pack away your gear just yet. Especially not your fishing stuff.  In fact, the best fishing is still to come at lakes and rivers across British Columbia. Here are some great fall fishing destinations that were recommended by our friends at Go Fish BC!

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  • 3 Spring Fishing Spots in BC
    Man Fishing beside his trailer parked at beach

    Fishing at Muncho Lake. Photo: Destination BC/Albert Normandin

    Spring is here and no more alarm clocks! Instead I am awakened each day to the discordant symphony of birds outside my window.  It is an invigorating sign that warm weather is coming and an opportunity to go away on the Easter long weekend. The start of spring camping! Yahoo…I love being in the outdoors! When I return back to work after spending a weekend in nature, I am compl... Continue Reading


  • Family Fishing in Whistler
    Family Paddling at Whistler

    Family Paddling at Whistler

    They say that fishing is good for the soul. As the sun suffused the early morning sky, bobbing around in a kayak on the still waters of a Whistler lake in search of a catch – it truly was a moment for inward reflection. (more…)... Continue Reading


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