Join us for our Virtual Family Fishing Webinar Series!
We have workshops for all ages ranging from children to seniors as well as families. Workshop topics include story time, Learn to Fish, Lure making where you will receive your own lure to make during the session, fly tying, and fishing ethics and etiquette. You will find further information in each workshop’s description.
Each session will have door prizes!
Family Fishing Weekend, occurring June 18-20, 2021, is an annual celebration of fishing that coincides with Father’s Day weekend each year. During the three-day event, residents of Canada can go fishing without a license. It is an excellent opportunity for families to become familiar with fishing and learn important outdoor stewardship skills. The BCWF and FFSBC are hosting this online event on June 12, 2021, to get families excited and prepared for the following weekend.
- 9:00 to 9:40 – It’s A Trout Life
- 10:00 to 11:00 – Learn to Fish Families
- 11:00 to 12:00 – Lure Making – SOLD OUT
- 12:00 to 13:00 – Hatchery Tour
- 13:00 to 14:00 – Learn to Fish Adults
- 14:00 to 15:00 – Fly Tying
- 15:00 to 16:00 – Fishing Ethics and Etiquette
- 16:00 to 17:00 – Accessible Fishing
Registration for this event is now closed.
It's a Trout Life
Time: 9:00 a.m – 9:40 a.m.
Age: 3 – 8 (with an accompanying adult – parent, guardian, grandparent, etc.)
In this session, kids will join Myki the rainbow trout to discover the adventures that fish face on their journey from egg to adult through an interactive story board. This program includes a live feeding demonstration.
Learn to Fish Families
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Age: Youth aged 5 – 15 and accompanying adults.
In this session, participants will learn about freshwater habitats, conservation, and how to fish responsibly. The session will include lessons on fish identification, biology, fishing techniques, equipment set-up, proper fish handling, and casting.
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Age: 10 – Seniors
In this session, participants will learn about the importance of fishing lure color to improve their catch ratio while fishing. We will discuss how depth and water clarity may impact lure colour decision. Participants will also have the opportunity to customize your own fishing lure.
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Age: All ages
Join us for a self-guided virtual tour of the Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery to learn how we raise fish from egg to release.
Learn to Fish Adults
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Age: 16- Seniors
In this session, participants will learn about freshwater habitats, conservation, and how to fish responsibly. This webinar includes lessons on fish identification, biology, fishing techniques, equipment set-up, proper fish handling, and casting.
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fly fishing veteran Brian Smith will introduce participants to fly fishing and talk about some of his favourite flies to use in B.C. Brian will demonstrate how to tie two flies. If you have your own fly tying gear, feel free to follow along as he ties the two flies!
Fishing Ethics and Etiquette
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
During this session, we will discuss fishing ethics, etiquette, and fishing regulations. We will ask participants to talk about their experiences and share some knowledge on local ethics and etiquette to help beginner anglers.
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