• The Pacific Angler blog is your source for fishing reports, industry news, sales, events, classes, courses, guiding and destination travel!

    This blog will let you know what is going on in the local fishing scene; when to go, where to go, and what to use! It will keep you updated on the latest and greatest rods, reels, lines, lures and flies.

    It will keep you informed on weekly specials, sales events, and contests. We will also be highlighting some great fishing pictures, videos, and information on our trips around the world in pursuit of game fish!

    In short this is Vancouver’s blog for the fishing enthusiast! Intoxication may occur with excessive use, enjoy responsibly.

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Join Our Retail Team Today!

Job Title:  Retail Sales Associate/Inventory AssociateLocation:  Vancouver, BCJob Type:  Full-Time Job Overview: We are seeking a strategic-minded, hands-on team player to join our team in a unique hybrid role of Retail Sales Associate and Inventory Associate. As a Retail Sales Associate you will be responsible for providing an unparalleled shopping experience by delivering legendary customer service and exceptional product knowledge to every customer. We are looking for a self-motivated team player with previous retail or related customer service experience and a passion for fishing to join our team. On a daily basis you will be required to interact with the public, greeting every person that walks through the door with respect and professionalism. Being downtown, we get a wide variety of locals and tourists with a…

Pacific Angler Father’s Day Sale – June 10-18, 2023

Pacific Angler 2023 Father’s Day Sale Come down to our Father’s Day Sale and save big on the industry’s top brands. From beginner to expert, we have some great deals for you to take advantage of! SALE INFORMATION Saturday June 10th to Sunday June 18thRegular Business HoursPacific Angler – 78 East Broadway Vancouver BC PARKING Due to ongoing Broadway Subway construction, there is limited parking available on Broadway.  We do have some FREE parking spots right in front of the shop.  If those are occupied, check out our parking map here for some great parking options in the neighbourhood.  River Fishing:  Load up now on soft beads at a great price.Cleardrft Eggs $5.99 now 20% OFF!Mad River Soft Beads $8.99 now 20% OFF!BnR Soft Beads $10.99 now…

We’re hiring! Join our retail team today!

Spring is on the horizon and with that we are looking to add to our team!  We currently have full and part time openings for Retail Sales Associates. Read more about this position below! Pacific Angler Retail Sales Associate Job Title:  Retail Sales AssociateLocation:  Vancouver, BCJob Type:  Full and Part Time Positions AvailableTo Apply:  Email your resume with cover letter in PDF format to Pacific Angler Operations Manager – kathryn@pacificangler.ca Please indicate the specific position (full or part time) you are applying for in the subject line and in your cover letter. Pacific Angler – About usPacific Angler is Vancouver’s largest and most energetic, full service fishing pro shops. Our staff are avid, lifetime fishermen with a vast range of experience on rivers, lakes and ocean…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: February 24, 2023

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OUTLOOK  The weather is going to be a big focus over the next few weeks. Why? Typically, this is a time of transition, a time when things start getting warmer and fisheries pick up.  When we look at the weekend forecast, the 14-day forecast and even into the 30-day forecast the outlook is not good. Historically, we see average temperatures hit double digits by early March. Right now, the weatherman is predicting low single digits till the end of the month and well into March.   Though it is early, and the weather predictions are not something to bet the farm on, if this cold trend carries into March expect the spring river fisheries to be delayed and it might even push out some of the…

We’re Hiring – All Guiding Positions – Saltwater, Sturgeon + River.

Pacific Angler Fishing Guides  Job Title:  Fishing Guide Location:  Vancouver, BC + Surrounding Job Type:  Full-time + Part-time – Saltwater, Sturgeon and River guides To Apply:  Email your resume to Pacific Angler’s Guide Operations Manager Lee– lee@pacificangler.ca or submit in person at Pacific Anger – 78 East Broadway Vancouver BC.  About us. Pacific Angler is Vancouver’s leading fishing pro shop with saltwater and freshwater guide operations. Our staff are avid, lifetime fishermen with a vast range of experience on rivers, lakes and ocean with a special love for and focus on British Columbia. Growth. Pacific Angler Sport Fishing is further expanding our Saltwater and Freshwater operations and looking for saltwater, freshwater, sturgeon and river guides to join our team. We are proud to be leaders in our industry,…

Join Our Retail Team Today!

Summer is in full swing and with that we are looking to add to our team!  We currently have full and part time openings for Retail Sales Associates. Read more about this position below! Pacific Angler Retail Sales Associate Job Title:  Retail Sales AssociateLocation:  Vancouver, BCJob Type:  Full Time Positions AvailableTo Apply:  Email your resume with cover letter in PDF format to Pacific Angler Operations Manager – kathryn@pacificangler.ca Please indicate the specific position you are applying for in the subject line and in your cover letter. Pacific Angler – About usPacific Angler is Vancouver’s largest and most energetic, full service fishing pro shops. Our staff are avid, lifetime fishermen with a vast range of experience on rivers, lakes and ocean with a special love for and…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: July 8, 2022

OUTLOOK  We hope everyone enjoyed a great Canada Day Long weekend. It looks like we will see nice weather this week and it should make for good fishing weather. This week we will keep the report short and sweet.   In the freshwater fishing report section, we have an update on the Chilliwack and the Capilano. We also have an interior lake fishing report as well as a saltwater update. A number of the staff are off fishing this week so there will be updates from those trips and more details in next week’s report!  CLASSES AND COURSES  Introduction To Fly FishingThis course was specifically designed to give the new fly fisher the basic knowledge, casting skills and fly fishing strategies to effectively fish our local…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: May 6, 2022

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OUTLOOK  We have a big report for everyone this week!  First off, if you have been outside at all this week you will know the weather continues to be cool with rain this weekend and a warming trend at the back end of next week.  As we’ve noted before, the cooler weather is actually great for fishing. There are a ton of options right now if you are looking to get out.  In this week’s report, we have some fun sturgeon fishing info. from Ethan who has been hitting the Lower Fraser bank fishery and it has been excellent. He goes over everything you need to know from tackle to eulachan rigging. Check it out If you want to try this very easy and cool…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 15, 2022

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OUTLOOK  With sun, cloud and a little rain over the next couple days and into next week, we are hopeful for some good fishing.  That said, things continue to be cold and with the unseasonably cold weather the rivers are low again and it is affecting the salmon fry migration. Last weekend, we saw some higher water levels but everything dropped fast because of the cold weather.   We need some warmer weather for all of our fisheries to turn on. This week, we have details on the Squamish, Chilliwack, Harrison and Stave rivers. We have had some more positive cutthroat reports from the valley and it’s well worth a trip but the 14-day trend is not good when it comes to temperatures. This will extend…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 1, 2022

OUTLOOK  A spring storm is incoming! Overall, this is a good thing but you will want to watch your river levels and marine forecasts if you are heading out over the next 5 days. Sunday looks like it will be a wet one. All systems could use some water so it should be a good weekend to get out.   The other big fishing news is the saltwater regulation changes that come into effect today, April 1. Jason is tuning in this week with a special update on those regulations and what it means for our season ahead!     On the saltwater regulation front, Bob Zimmer has been hard at work trying to get answers from Ottawa concerning possible acceptance of modest, science-based proposals that will allow…

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