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Mainlanders SportFishing
~Sturgeon fishing Charters~

Providing World Class Fishing Adventures for Sturgeon and Salmon on the Fraser River in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.

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Why Book With Mainlanders? 20 years Experience, 99% success rate, LARGE STURGEON SPECIALIST ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿป

We are available to answer your questions, feel free to give us a call - 604 701 9434

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The Fraser River is home to North America's largest freshwater game fish - the white sturgeon. Our guides are dialed in, and consistently hooking clients up with these magnificent ancient fish. Sturgeon are explosive fighters often jumping multiple times when you engage with them in a battle causing you to  hang on for dear life. These fish are active feeders; not always scavengers but hunters of live prey. Virtually unchanged for 200 million years, Sturgeon are true living dinosaurs that can reach upwards of 15 feet in length and weigh up to 1800 pounds. An experience every fisherman/fisherwomen needs to cross off their bucket list. Sturgeon fishing really starts to heat up in early spring as the first food sources enter the river. The fishing remains great right until  the end of November.

Our Boat


Our main guide boat is a 20 foot Custom Weld Cobra, powered by a Chevy 350 HP engine. It comfortably fits four people plus the captain.  We are equipped with the latest technology - a Helix 10 Side Imaging depth sounder and GPS.  We provide all appropriate safety equipment and top of the line fishing gear. Waders, rods, tackle and bait are provided on all fishing charters.


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Every year millions of salmon migrate up the Fraser River to their birth streams to complete the salmon life cycle - hatch, migrate, spawn and die.  With this, the Mighty Fraser offers a host of  world class  fishing opportunities. Here you will find chinook, sockeye, pink and coho salmon. Chinook salmon can weigh up to 50 lbs. We offer many different techniques to target salmon here: spey fishing, float fishing, fly fishing, bar fishing and spin fishing. Our salmon season usually starts early August and runs right till the middle of November. We will accommodate any style or skill level when it come to salmon fishing. 

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Mainlanders SportFishing

45695 Cartmell Rd, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 8C4 Canada

(604) 701 - 9434

Booking Information

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At Mainlanders Sportfishing we offer many trip options, four, Six, Eight, and Ten hour adventures, multiple day fishing packages, airport pick up, lunches, dinner, hotel. We host  Bachelor parties, Bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate Fishing Adventers For team building,  sturgeon fishing derbyโ€™S. we can arrange every detail of your fishing holiday. And accommodate any event. 


 We have a team of adventure driven guides that want to put you on monster Sturgeon every time. We are a active member of the Fraser valley guides association. Anyone fishing with us will be participating in the tagging/tracking of white sturgeon on the Fraser River, collecting data for the Fraser river sturgeon conservation society. 

  We offer a first class experience in a relaxed environment. Let us be apart of your adventure, we take pride in creating unforgettable fishing experiences on the Fraser River in Chilliwack British Columbia.


 ** Please note - charter dates fill fast. book your adventure well in advance **

50% deposit required upon booking. 30 days notice of date change or cancellation is required. If inadequate notice is given deposit is non-refundable.  

Payment methods include: E-transfer/cash/cheque/credit card


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Mission statement

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At Mainlanders SportFishing we are a industry leader in providing safe, successful fishing charters on the Fraser River and its tributaries. We are located one hour east of Vancouver in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.

 Our team of professional guides are consistently proving to our guests that the Fraser River produces world class sturgeon and salmon fishing opportunities. Our charters are piloted out of 20-24 foot custom, covered and heated jet boats. Our guides are professional, licensed and insured. A first class experience is our mission. 

 We will accommodate groups of any size, and customize a fishing package to suit our guests' needs. Contact us today and book your fishing adventure of a life time. Airport pick up, accommodations and lunches can be arranged upon request. 

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Additional information

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Professional Guide & Owner

My name is Brandon Wootton. I have been living and fishing in the Fraser Valley all of my life. Over the last twenty years I have developed a talent to catch sturgeon and salmon. At the age of 20 I started sharing my passion for fishing with others. Since then I have never looked back. I have been guiding people from all over the world. Being a part of your fishing adventure is what I live for. We guarantee you a successful and safe experience. I am a active member of the Fraser Valley Guides  Association, and a proud member of the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society. Playing a  active role in the Tagging, tracking and Monitoring of the Sturgeon population On the Fraser River. Anyone who joins us will help in our conservation efforts In learning more about these  precious fish. 

Fishing License

 Anyone 16 yrs and over will require a freshwater fishing license to angle in British Columbia. Also, a conservation stamp is needed for the species you intended to target. For example - sturgeon, salmon, steelhead. Follow this link to buy a fishing licence: http://www.fishing.gov.bc.ca/

October Offer

When salmon enter the river, sturgeon really begin to feed aggressively. When we have a harvest opportunity for salmon, we often fish Salmon half the day then finish up with sturgeon, with great success.

For The Kids

At Mainlanders, children under 16 yrs, fish for free. These children must be accompanied by an adult.

Did You Know

 Since 1994, 65,000 different sturgeon have been tagged by fishing  guides on the Fraser River. This healthy population is why we have this world class catch and release fishery.


***BBQ lunches available on the water for $25/person.  Packed lunches are available for $20***