Fishing in Pemberton

The fishing in the Pemberton area is some of the best in Canada. A true fishing destination paradise. Choose from amazing river, lake and high alpine lake fishing. The salmon are in the Pemberton Rivers from May to December and include Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Chum and Pink Salmon. Some other fish that you will catch in the area include steelhead trout, rainbow trout, Kokanee, bull trout, Dolly Varden and even White Sturgeon.

Fly or Spin Fishing

The Birkenhead River just north of Pemberton offers fantastic fly fishing. If you are lucky enough to be here while the salmon run, you will be amazed at the sight. The rivers turn to a sea of red with the vast amount of salmon. Other popular fly fishing locations include Ivey Lake, Blackwater Lake and the Ryan River.

Pemberton Lake Fishing

Birkenhead Lake is located approximately 55kms north west of Pemberton. The lake is stunning and the views around this Provincial Park are just beautiful. The lake offer good fishing for Kokanee and Rainbow Trout. A boat launch is available at the park for day use. Anderson Lake in D'Arcy is a large lake and great for fishing. Further north, Seton, Duffey, Carpenter and Gun Lakes all have boat ramps and more great fishing. Pack a fly fishing rod and hike to Tenquille Lake for a chance and catching a rainbow trout.

Heli Fishing in Pemberton

The mountains around Pemberton offer incredible alpine lakes, spectacular scenery and awesome fishing. The best way to access these remote lakes is via helicopter. Contact us today and let us help you plan your heli fishing excursion in Pemberton.

Pemberton Fishing Supplies

Spud Valley Sporting Goods is located in the heart of Pemberton. They offer a large quantity and selection of quality trout and salmon flies as well as fly fishing equipment and apparel in the Pemberton area. You can also rent fishing equipment.

Are you looking for a guided fishing trip in Pemberton?

Pemberton Fish Finder offers guided fishing trips in the Pemberton and Whistler areas. They welcome all forms of fishing including fly fishing, spin fishing, trolling, bait fishing, salmon and sturgeon fishing. They also offer ice fishing trips in the winter. The guides at Pemberton Fish Finder welcome families on all fishing trips and encourage fishing with kids!

Pemberton Valley Lodge also offers great Pemberton Fishing Packages with half-day and full-day fishing tours bundled with 1-bedroom accommodations.

  • Fly or spin fishing
  • Lake fishing
  • Heli-fishing