With thousands of lakes and fishable streams, B.C. offers endless opportunities for you and your friends to have an amazing outdoor adventure. What are you waiting for? Scroll down and start planning your #gofishbc experience. 

How to Fish

Some basic tips to get you started. Learn what equipment you need, and how to set it up.

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Where to Fish

Find great places to fish all over B.C. using our interactive map. 

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Identify Fish Species

Learn how to identify popular species targeted by recreational anglers.

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Catching Fish in Lakes & Rivers

Learn fishing techniques for different species, and where to find fish in a lake or river.

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Buy a fishing licence

If you are 16 years or older, you will a require a basic freshwater fishing licence. Anglers can purchase an eight-day, one-day, or annual licence online, or in-person at select locations. Be sure to check the Freshwater Fishing Regulations for daily catch limits and other requirements.

Buy a Fishing Licence