VANCOUVER FISHING GUIDES

MEET OUR TEAM OF THE CITY’S TOP GUIDES

Nothing beats local experience. Our Vancouver fishing guide staff comprised of the region’s most experienced anglers, a fun hard-working group that loves what they do. You want to fish with guides who are on the water 12 months a year and that’s who you’ll be with when you book with us. Having great guides is something we’ve always prided ourselves on. This level of expertise gives clients the best possible experiences.

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Our team is made up of the most experienced fishing guides in Vancouver.
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YOS GLADSTONE

OWNER & OPERATOR

Yos has been a 20+ year fishing guide in British Columbia, guiding province wide. In 2006 at the age of 26 he started Chromer Sport Fishing a guide service offering trips in Vancouver, Squamish & Whistler. You can find Yos guiding local trips, answering emails and enjoying time with his growing family. Yos also guides at Langara Island Lodge in the Summer months, an exclusive salmon fishing lodge on BC’s north coast.

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GREG JEANES

OFFICE & BOOKINGS MANAGER

Looking after our guest services is book manager Greg Jeanes. Greg has been with us for five years now and makes sure all our trips go off without a hiccup. Greg grew up fishing around British Columbia and knows all the details of our trips like the back of his hand. When you call our toll-free number or send us an inquiry Greg will be there to answer all your questions and get you set up with the perfect Vancouver fishing trip.

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PAT BEAHEN

FLY FISHING GUIDE

Pat has a wealth of Whister/Squamish/Vancouver fly fishing knowledge that is simply unsurpassed. That experience combined with unbridled passion for fly fishing in the Sea to Sky corridor makes Pat as good as they come! Non stop energy and enthusiasm is all part of his program. Pat is based in Squamish BC and guides for us out of Vancouver and Whistler. When not guiding (which isn’t much) Pat enjoys shed hunting in the bush.

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JON MACARTHUR

FLY FISHING GUIDE

The latest addition to the team is Jon MacArthur who joined us as one of our Vancouver fly fishing guides. Jon brings with him a wealth of fly fishing and casting knowledge. He’s fast become a guest favourite, his easy going style and love of local fishing shine through on all his trips. When not guiding Jon enjoys hanging with his wife, getting cool tattoos and tying flies.

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TOM MCHUGH

FLY FISHING GUIDE

You won’t find a more experienced salmon fishing guide in Vancouver than Jay Assonitis. Jay has guided for us since 2006 and runs a fleet of Grady White boats out of Granville Island. When it comes to local salmon fishing knowledge Jay has a skill set that is unmatched, a wealth of Vancouver fishing knowledge and a fun guy to fish with.

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Paul Des Lauriers

SALMON CHARTER CAPTAIN

With over 20 years of guiding experience in British Columbia, Paul is one of our most experienced fishing guides and works year round for us. In the Spring and Fall months he guides our Vancouver fly fishing trips while in the Summer and Winter months he guides our saltwater salmon fishing charters. Paul’s diverse knowledge of the local Vancouver fishing scene lets him put clients on fish with ease. Paul also takes the lead on our many safety protocols we have implemented in our guide business.

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JASON ASSONITIS

SALMON CHARTER CAPTAIN

You won’t find a more experienced salmon fishing guide in Vancouver than Jay Assonitis. Jay has guided for us since 2006 and runs a fleet of Grady White boats out of Granville Island. When it comes to local salmon fishing knowledge Jay has a skill set that is unmatched, a wealth of Vancouver fishing knowledge and a fun guy to fish with.

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DIMITRI ROUSANDIDIS

SALMON CHARTER CAPTAIN

One of the most well round fishing guides in Vancouver is Dimitri Rousanidis who brings with him a wealth of freshwater and saltwater fishing experience. Running our Vancouver salmon charters Dimitri is always hustling to find fish and loves to talk fishing. An avid steelhead angler and fly tyer he also loves his freshwater fishing and spends his Fall months guiding on the famed Bulkley River.

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KEVIN ESTRADA

STURGEON FISHING GUIDE

The best sturgeon fishing in the world is 90 minutes from Vancouver and heading up our fishing on the Fraser River is Kevin Estrada. 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 fishing guide you’ll want to be with while on the might Fraser.

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DYLAN MARCHE

WHISTLER FISHING GUIDE

Originally from Canada’s east coast Dylan has been guiding for us in Whistler for the past six years. He’s one of the nicest guys you’d ever want to fish with, a great sense of humour and loves spending his time in the wild outdoors of the Whistler area. Dyl is definitely a guest favourite and when’s he’s not guiding he enjoys hunting and snowboarding.

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AUSTIN HEFFELFINGER

FLY FISHING GUIDE

One of senior fly fishing guides with a wealth of fishing knowledge from around British Columbia is Austin Heffelfinger. Austin lives and guides out of Vancouver and also works closely with Fishing BC as one of their premier photographers. There’s a lot to learn when fishing with The Heff, he has a strong background in instruction, especially when it comes to local trout and salmon fishing on our local rivers. Mountain biking, skiing and getting chased by grizzly bears are all close seconds after fishing for this guy.

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