Learn to Fish

An introductory program for youth and their families, as well as adults. Learn the basics of freshwater fishing, including angling ethics, tackle selection, and fishing and casting techniques. Lessons are held at our visitor centre fishing ponds and at lakes in municipal and provincial parks throughout the province. All equipment is provided and every session includes hands on fishing time.

Use the filter below to find a program near you. Note that some programs require pre-registration.

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July 20, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Pyramid Rest Area
Drop-in event. No registration required.
July 20, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Clearwater Trout Hatchery Open House
*This is a drop in event only
July 20, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Como Lake
July 20, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk Lake
July 24, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake
July 26, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers (Surrey)
Register 0 Spots Available
July 27, 2023, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Martin Lake
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 27, 2023, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, Abbotsford
Register 28 Spots Available
July 28, 2023, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Otter Lake Provincial Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 1, 2023, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lightning Lake, E.C. Manning Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 1, 2023, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, Abbotsford
Register 28 Spots Available
August 2, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ellison Provincial Park, Vernon
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 3, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Pyramid Rest Area, Trout Creek
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 3, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lafarge Lake
August 3, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk Lake
August 3, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lafarge Lake
August 4, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
ʕaʔuk ʔaama k̓anis / Loon Lake Campground
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 4, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cultus Lake, Chilliwack
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 9, 2023, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Learn to Fish: Kokanee Creek Provincial Park
Free drop in event. No registration required.
August 9, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers Lake (Surrey)
Full 0 Spots Available
August 10, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Pyramid Rest Area, Trout Creek
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 14, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lake Ida Anne
August 16, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Alouette Park, Golden Ears Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 16, 2023, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, Abbotsford
Register 28 Spots Available
August 17, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Como Lake
August 17, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk Lake
August 19, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hicks Lake, Harrison Hot Springs
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 21, 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake
August 22, 2023, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Gordon Bay Provincial Park, Honeymoon Bay
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
August 23, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers Lake (Surrey)
Full 0 Spots Available
August 26, 2023, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre Open House
Free drop in event. No registration required.
September 24, 2023, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, Abbotsford
Full 0 Spots Available
September 24, 2023, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Steveston, No. 2 Rd. Pier
October 14, 2023, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, Abbotsford
Full 0 Spots Available
January 27, 2024, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
CANCELED: Family Ice-Fishing Day, Vernon
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
March 20, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Como Lake, Coquitlam
March 21, 2024, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lafarge Lake, Coquitlam
March 27, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lafarge Lake, Coquitlam
May 4, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers (Surrey)
Register 20 Spots Available
May 8, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Edith Lake
May 9, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lafarge Lake
May 9, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk/ Beaver Lake
May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Mayo Lake, Cowichan Valley
May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
This is a free drop-in event. No registration required.
May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Colliery Dam
May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
May 12, 2024, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Colliery Dam
May 14, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Como Lake
May 15, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers (Surrey)
Register 0 Spots Available
May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lafarge Lake
May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Adult Learn to Fish: Edith Lake
May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk/ Beaver Lake
May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Poirier Lake, Sooke
May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
May 26, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
May 26, 2024, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Long Lake
May 28, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Como Lake
May 29, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers (Surrey)
Register 0 Spots Available
May 29, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake
June 1, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
June 2, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
June 2, 2024, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Colliery Dam
June 5, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Edith Lake
June 5, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake
June 6, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lafarge Lake
June 6, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk/ Beaver Lake
June 7, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers (Surrey)
Register 0 Spots Available
June 8, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
June 9, 2024, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rod Loan: Shannon Lake, Kelowna
Free drop in event.
June 9, 2024, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Long Lake
June 12, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake
June 18, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Como Lake
June 18, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Adult Learn to Fish: Edith Lake
June 19, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake, Langford
June 20, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk/ Beaver Lake
June 23, 2024, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Colliery Dam
June 26, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake, Langford
June 27, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lafarge Lake
June 28, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Shuswap Lake Provincial Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
June 28, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Cultus Lake, Chilliwack
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
June 29, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Hicks Lake, Harrison Hot Springs
Drop-in event. No registration required.
June 29, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lac Le Jeune, Kamloops
Drop-in event. No registration required.
June 29, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Jimsmith Lake, Cranbrook
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 2, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Ellison Provincial Park, Vernon
Drop-in event only. No registration required.
July 2, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Surveyors Lake, Kikomun Creek Provincial Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 2, 2024, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Gordon Bay Provincial Park, Cowichan Lake
Drop-in event. No registration required.
July 2, 2024, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lightning Lake, E.C. Manning Park
Drop-in event. No registration required.
July 2, 2024, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shuswap Lake Park, Scotch Creek
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 3, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Wasa Lake
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 3, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Paul Lake, Kamloops
Drop-in event. No registration required.
July 3, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Alouette Lake, Maple Ridge
Drop-in event. No registration required.
July 3, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Okanagan Lake Provincial Park, South Campground
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 4, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Como Lake, Coquitlam
July 4, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Elk/ Beaver Lake, Saanich
July 5, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Moyie Lake, Moyie
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 5, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Shuswap Lake Provincial Park
Drop-in event. No registration required.
July 5, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Alice Lake Provincial Park, Squamish
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 6, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Bear Creek Provincial Park, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 6, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Hicks Lake, Harrison Hot Springs
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 6, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lac Le Jeune
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 6, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Mayo Lake, Cowichan Valley
July 6, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Alice Lake Provincial Park, Squamish
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 8, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Glen Lake, Langford
July 8, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish Adults: Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery, Abbotsford
Register 3 Spots Available
July 9, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Surveyors Lake, Kikomun Creek Provincial Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 9, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Ellison Provincial Park, Vernon
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 9, 2024, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Gordon Bay Provincial Park, Cowichan Lake
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 9, 2024, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lightning Lake, E.C. Manning Park
Drop in event. No registration required.
July 9, 2024, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Shuswap Lake Park, Scotch Creek
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 9, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre, Vanderhoof
Register 28 Spots Available
July 10, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Okanagan Lake Provincial Park, South Campground
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 10, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Alouette Lake, Maple Ridge
Free drop in event. No registration required.
July 10, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Paul Lake, Kamloops
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 10, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Wasa Lake, Wasa
Free drop in event. No registration required.
July 11, 2024, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Green Timbers (Surrey)
Full 0 Spots Available
July 12, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Moyie Lake, Moyie
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 12, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Shuswap Lake Park, Scotch Creek
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 12, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Cultus Lake, Chilliwack
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 12, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Fintry Provincial Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 13, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Bear Creek Provincial Park, Kelowna
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 13, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Jimsmith Lake, Cranbrook
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 13, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Hicks Lake, Harrison Hot Springs
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 13, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lac Le Jeune
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 13, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre, Vanderhoof
Register 20 Spots Available
July 13, 2024, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Horne Lake, Qualicum Beach
July 14, 2024, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn to Fish Adults: No. 2 Road Fishing Pier, Richmond
July 15, 2024, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Syringa Provincial Park, Castlegar
Free drop in event. No registration required.
July 16, 2024, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Learn to Fish: Kokanee Creek Provincial Park, Balfour
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 16, 2024, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Learn to Fish: Gordon Bay Provincial Park, Cowichan Lake
Free drop in event. No registration required.
July 16, 2024, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Lightning Lake, E.C. Manning Park
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 16, 2024, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Shuswap Lake Park, Scotch Creek
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 17, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Champion Lakes, Fruitvale
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 17, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Okanagan Lake Provincial Park, South Campground
Drop-in event. No registration required.
July 17, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Alouette Lake, Maple Ridge
Free drop-in event. No registration required.
July 17, 2024, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn to Fish: Paul Lake, Kamloops
Free drop-in event. No registration required.