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MADE UP OF THE BEST VANCOUVER FISHING GUIDES

I just want to make sure of one thing!  That everyone that comes to British Columbia gets the best fishing trip possible. Yeah, its a simple life, but we put everything we have into making sure anglers like yourself get a first-class experiment with the best guides in BC. Our Vancouver fishing crew is no exception, I’ve put together the best guides in the business to make sure everyone of our trips is first-class, from service to equipment to local knowledge. I’m confident that if you give us the opportunity to show you what we do, you’ll have the best fishing trip of your life!

Yos Gladstone

Owner | Operator | Licensed Guide

Toll Free 1-877-902-3393

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YOS GLADSTONE

Owner / Fly Fishing Guide

As the owner/operator of Chromer Sport Fishing, Yos spends 200+ days a year guiding and hosting trips around British Columbia.  In the Spring and Fall months he guides in Vancouver, in the summer he guides at Langara Island Lodge on BC’s northern coast. Yos and his family live in North Vancouver.

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GREG JEANES

Booking Manager

Taking care of your booking will be Greg Jeanes. Greg is the dedicated booking manager at Chromer Sport Fishing and makes sure all our guests receive first-class customer service and 24/7 trip support while fishing with us. Greg enjoys hunting and fishing when he’s not busy manning our 800 number or answering emails!

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TOM MCHUGH

HEAD FLY FISHING GUIDE

Heading up our Vancouver fly fishing trips is professional licensed guide Tom McHugh. Tom has a lifetime of experience fishing the rivers of southern BC and will make sure you have the best day on the water. Tom’s wealth of knowledge and energetic attitude has made him a true favourite of our guests.

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KEVIN ESTRADA

Head Sturgeon Guide

Always on the biggest fish is how our head sturgeon guide Kevin Estrada has made a name for himself. From appearing on international fishing shows to consistently putting our guests on monster sturgeon, Kevin is the guide you want to be fishing with on our Fraser River sturgeon fishing trips here in BC.

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AUSTIN HEFFELFINGER

Photographer / Fly Fishing Guide

Chromer’s newest addition is Austin Heffelfinger who, along with being a Fishing BC Ambassador, is also a skilled photographer and one of our Vancouver fly fishing guides with plenty of local knowledge. Austin takes care of much of our media components and is quickly learning the guiding ropes with our team.

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JAY ASSONITIS

HEAD SALMON GUIDE

When is comes to salmon fishing in Vancouver there’s no better guides than Jay Assonitis and his team. Running our salmon charters out of Granville Island in Vancouver, Jay has 20+ years experience fishing the local tidal waters and is well respected as one of the top producing saltwater guides in Vancouver.

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PAT BEAHEN

FLY FISHING GUIDE

Unmatched energy and unbeatable local fly fishing knowledge would describe Patty just about perfectly. Residing in Squamish BC, Pat has 20+ years experience fishing our local rivers and the Whistler area. In the Fall months you can find him guiding in northern BC at Skeena Spey Lodge.

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PAUL DES LAURIERS

Fly Fishing & Salmon Guide

Pauly D does it all.  One of our main fly fishing guides, Paul also runs his own saltwater salmon fishing boat called the Rock n’ Reel that many of our clients enjoy their Vancouver salmon charters with. With over 20 years as a BC fishing guide, Paul has an incredible local knowledge base and is a great guy to be fishing with.

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DYLAN MARCHE

WHISTLER FLY FISHING GUIDE

We also have a full fly fishing guide service in Whistler BC and heading up that program is Dylan. One of our most complimented guides, Dylan will take excellent care of you and your group while fishing in Whistler. He’s not to bad at pouring a few pints as well, bartending in Whistler when not guiding.

If you’re serious about planning a great fishing trip, then you wan to make sure you’re fishing with the right guides. As you can see from above we have an incredible lineup of Vancouver’s most experienced fishing guides, but what are our customers saying about their trips?

That’s the real test of a guiding operation, what previous clients say about their experiences.  We’re extremely proud to have so many raving reviews from our clients!

You can read a few of our client testimonial here and be sure to visit our Trip Advisor page, we received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017. We also carry an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.  All reasons why we’re the trusted source for Vancouver’s best fishing trips.

We want to make planning a great Vancouver fishing trip as easy as possible, that’s why we compiled a detailed season by season breakdown of fishing in Vancouver throughout the year.

Yes, we do have year round fishing in Vancouver, but like anywhere, some times are better than others. You can visit our different seasonal pages for their specific Vancouver fishing reports: Summer, Fall, Winter & Spring.

You can also go to our year view Vancouver fishing report page, that has a general breakdown of fishing throughout the year in Vancouver. We also try to keep our blog updated every month or two, with updated reports, wish we could do it more, just too busy.  Have a question of when to plan the perfect trip?  Drop us a line, we’re always happy to help with honest local advice.

Trip Advisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence.

Nothing beats local knowledge and we have the top Vancouver fishing guides on our team. Offering quality, well planned fishing trips with dedicated customer service has earned us top ratings for fishing in Vancouver on Trip Advisor. Have a look at what our clients are saying and we’ll look forward earning your business.

WHY WAIT?

PLANNING A TRIP IS EASY!

Getting started planning a Vancouver fishing trip is easy, simply fill out our online contact form or call our office toll-free 1-877-902-3393.  We’ll get back to you right away with seasonal availability and specific pricing. We look forward to earning your business, thank you.