Fishing Resources

Here are some great Resources to check out before you hit the water:

2017-2019 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis

The new 2017-2019 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis and in-season regulation changes are available online. Printed copies have been distributed to licence vendors and Service BC offices throughout the province. Remember this synopsis is valid for both the 2017-2018 and the 2018-2019 licensing years, so please retain your copy for reference.


Fish and Wildlife Branch

If you have an account with the British Columbia Angling, Hunting, and Trapping Public Engagement website (AHTE). Please be advised that the website has been updated and all accounts have been deleted. In order to access the modernized version of the website you will have to log on with a BCeID account. The new AHTE website can be found at

Information on how to open a BCeID account can be found at

Proposed hunting, trapping, motor vehicle restriction, and firearms restriction regulations for the 2018-2020 seasons have been posted on AHTE for public review and feedback. More information is available at Please note, users can view proposals without logging in, however log in is required to post comments.

Information on current hunting and trapping regulations can be found online through the Fish and Wildlife Branch Hunting in BC Website at

Update  -British Columbia Fish and Wildlife Branch 

Freshwater Fishing E-Licence

How to Fish Rivers - Tips & Techniques on How to Fish Rivers

Nymphing 101

Using Science to Help You Catch More Fish

Fishing Forever is the BCWF`s annual fishing program