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Baby Dino

Baby Dino

Baby Dino

 

Not all that often we get to see tiny babies.

We use gear that is aimed towards Dino’s on the larger scale. Every once in a while, this happens! Its very exciting.

The picture actually make him/her look bigger than was in reality.

Of course he/she was untagged so we tagged, recorded, and release. For any dino’s that we get to tag, clients have the opportunity to adopt the Sturgeon for $100. You will receive an email update if/when they are caught again.

Money goes towards the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society program to help keep the tagging program going.

Board of Directors, Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society

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We are proud and honored to announce President of Sturgeon Slayers, Kevin Estrada has been brought on as a Director for the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society.

For those of you who know Kevin know he has deep connection with the most amazing species on the planet. At over 250 million years old they have remained nearly unchanged.

Their spawning habits, slow growth rate and the age they live till is something so unique and magnificent. Kevin is excited to continue on his protection of Sturgeon on another level.

“Thank you to the board for bringing me on and valuing my experience and dedication to the fishery. ”

DID YOU KNOW?

– Have survived two ice-ages; are living in the Fraser River.

– Survive in both fresh and salt water.

– Have captured the imagination of hundreds of students and future ‘sturgeon stewards’, through the HSBC Fraser River Sturgeon Education Program grades 4-7.

– Rely on help from the sport fishing, recreational fishery, First Nations, government and community leaders, environmentalists, conservation experts and the public community.

Over the last decade, we the Society have made great progress identifying and addressing issues that affect the recovery of white sturgeon in the Fraser River watershed using critical data collected through our award-winning, volunteer-driven monitoring and assessment program. We have developed a curriculum based education program and public awareness initiatives to promote community understanding of white sturgeon.

As an environmental stewardship and research organization, the Society brings together a diverse community of stakeholders – leaders, all areas of government and First Nations, commercial and recreational fishing sectors, research and education – to work together and make a difference for Fraser River white sturgeon. Priority areas include: mortality, habitat erosion, technology and recruitment of juvenile stocks.

Inspired by Honourary Chair Rick Hansen, we deploy our resources and talents towards conserving and protecting Fraser River white sturgeon and their habitat. This is addressed through: the development and implementation of stewardship activities, education and public awareness initiatives; conducting research and communicating the results; and professionally addressing key issues facing sturgeon with appropriate actions.

Fraser River white sturgeon need your help! Donate HERE

A Sensory Overload

Sensory Overload Fishing

Imagine an experience with total sensory overload. The kind that can become life changing for some and for others a lifetime memory.

It’s what we offer in the Fraser Canyon.

Check out the rest of our site and shoot us some dates, how much people and if you need accommodations. We will do our best to get you out with us.

Fraser River SportFishing Alliance

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For those of you who know me, your well aware that I am very involved with the political side of our fisheries.

Part of my Director duties for the Fraser Valley Angling Guides Association is to go to many high level meetings involving First Nations, Government and user groups. It’s a thankless job but imperative to staying knowledgeable and giving input for recommendations on fisheries. In many cases, fighting for opportunity.

It always make me laugh when I hear people complain about one issue or another but they do nothing about it. I can say over the last 9 years, I can count on one hand the guys who have been going to these high level meetings, dedicating significant time to fight for not only rec anglers but other guiding companies, that we actually are competing against.

Your welcome!

Recently, a lobby group like nothing before has been formed to fight for the recreational angler. This is the most important group I’ve been apart of because we have been losing our opportunity to fish the Fraser as rec anglers have seen significant decrease over the years set by DFO.

See HERE for article in the Chilliwack Progress.

Anyone who fishes the Fraser, makes a living off the fisheries, from guides, hotels to gas stations and so on, you need to pay attention to this ongoing issue. Our heritage as many of you know, is slipping away.

We will be seeking donations to keep this group together and fighting. If your interested in helping please email fraser.river.sf.alliance@gmail.com

Thank you and Stay tuned.

Selywn Lake Lodge

Selwyn Lake Lodge

Selwyn Lake Lodge

Check out our friends over at Adventure Destinations International.

Their remote, Selywn Lake Lodge has some world class Pike fishing. Selywn is featured in the 2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour, worldwide. Film by Beattie Outdoor Productions.

Cuda Pro- Mariko Izumi

Cuda Pro- Mariko Izumi

Cuda Pro- Mariko Izumi

Sponsor Cuda, a company who has delivered an industry leading knives and tools for Fresh and Saltwater has taken the fishing world by storm.

Over the last 3 years Cuda has won many Icast awards to their accolades. Their vast lineup is quickly become the go to, one stop shop for what you need. Titanium bonded and attractive design with not only perform but look good on your boat. We have been using Cuda for over 18 months and can say they have our stamp of approval.

Featured in the image above is Cuda Pro Mariko Izumi, the Sturgeon was caught with us.

The Fly Fishing Film Tour Canada

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F3T CANADIAN POSTER

F3T CANADIAN POSTER

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is in its 6th year for Canada and 10th for the US.

We have had the opportunity to see it grown over the years, which has been very gratifying. Film makers producer even better content each year, somehow!

This year so far we have represented the Tour and our sponsors at Edmonton Sportsmen show, BC Boat and Sportsmen Show, and the Toronto Spring Fishing and Boat show. We have hosted in house shows in Edmonton, Mississauga, Milton, Vancouver, Victoria and helped our IP shows in Calgary, Lethbridge, and Thunder Bay.

We have several more shows coming in the fall so stay tuned to our website www.fishingfilmtour.ca for more info.

If your ambitious and would like to host your own event in your community, please contact us at info@flyfishingfilmtour.ca and we can shoot you some info to get started.

Proceeds from our shows go to a pre determined Charity.

The Tour could not happen with out the beautiful work done by our film makers and of course our sponsors;

Simms Fishing Products, Costa Sunglasses, Onnit, Cuda, Adventure Destinations Int., Outdoor Canada, BC Sport Fishing TV, Tourism Harrison, and BC Fly Fisher.

Thank you sponsors for making this all possible. Please support our supporters.

Fraser Valley Angling Guides Association

FVAGA, Professional guides

Professional Guides

When booking with Sturgeon Slayers you will be booking with a member of the Fraser Valley Angling Guides Association.

What does this mean?

It means you will be booking with a Professional Experienced, Licensed Guide with proper insurance.

As a Director for over 6 years with FVAGA, I personally sit in many high levels meetings with business associate Tony Nootebos (BCSFG/STS). We are on the forefront of the state of our fisheries and have in depth knowledge on what is going on, and what to expect. Everything from legal changes, forecasting, proposals, handling, volunteer closures, conflict, and so much more.

We are part of the process on a weekly basis, thus are our clients.

Not all are equal, not all have the same insight and not all put the time in. You spend good money to come fishing, make sure your getting the most out of it.

Catch~Record~Release.

Thank you Simms Wader Makers !

Simms Wader Makers

Simms Fishing Products- Sturgeon Slayers Guiding Company

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No fishery I know of depends more on good waders than Sturgeon. The size, scutes, weight and amount of wear and tear that the fishery brings to gear is unbelievable.

I have been working with Simms Fishing Products for a decade now. From testing to products demos, marketing and more. I can confidently say, these Gore-Tex waders have been proven year after year with hardcore guides who depend on them.

Not Salmon, trout or steelhead, just hardcore prehistoric fish, hundreds of pounds hammering on them, all day.

There is a reason why all the top guides here wear Simms. Don’t reinvent the wheel, jump on it.

It’s with that, we say Thank you to all those involved with keeping us dry.

Check out this video HERE

Catch~Record~Release.

Get ONNIT

Joe Rogan, Onnit AD

Joe Rogan, Onnit AD

If you haven’t heard yet, you should educate yourself. We have been giving some Onnit snacks on the boat for years, and been taking their products and using their gear since year one.

Many NHL stars like Toews, and Slayers Duncan Keith and Andrew Ladd are also Onnit. Travel/Fishing TV Host Mariko Izumi is also part of their Honor Roll.

If your interested we have a promo code “steelhead” which will get you 12% off all supplements. Click HERE and enjoy your one stop shop. Trust me their high quality products keep you rolling on those 12 hours days on the water. Stamina and proper nutrition WILL make you a better angler.

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