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. 

Getting Started

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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Fishing Tips

Learn fishing techniques for freshwater fishing. 

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Buy a fishing licence

If you are 16 years or older, you are required to have a freshwater fishing licence. Anglers can purchase an annual, eight-day, or one-day 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