Lang's Fishing Adventures

Fraser River fishing guides, Lang’s Fishing Adventures, is based out of Vancouver, BC and prides itself as being one of the top Vancouver Sturgeon and Salmon fishing guide services on the Fraser River. With an incomparable passion and dedication to fishing unlike any you may have previously experienced, Lang’s Fishing Adventures offers only top class salmon, sturgeon, steelhead and trout fishing on the mighty Fraser River and its’ tributaries.

During our guided fishing trips you will be taught all the proper techniques required to catch the various types of fish that are at your disposal. Our guides have years of experience fishing on the Fraser River and many other BC rivers and lakes. It won’t take long for you to realize how eager and passionate our staff is about ensuring your trip with us demonstrates what BC fishing really entails. Our goal is to ensure that you, as the customer, obtain the exact experience you want. By offering multiple fish options for you to choose from such as sturgeon, salmon and trout while using either a fly or casting rod, we give you the opportunity to customize your trip so that each experience is unique.

You will be riding one of our brand new 22 foot North River Jet boats. Our fishing boats are able to go up to 50 miles per hour with 2000 pounds in four inches of water. We’re also more than happy to combine sturgeon and salmon trips into one incomparable day of fishing where half the day consists of battling salmon and the other half consists of wrestling with prehistoric sturgeons. We also offer walk and wade trips for sturgeon and salmon which are more economical and still offer just as much enjoyment.

Lang’s Fishing Adventures specializes in small groups and happily accommodate special occasions such as bachelor parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and more. Fishing trips such as the ones we offer bring excitement and entertainment for everyone on board. Very seldom is there a dull moment when fishing with us. Italso offers a great opportunity for a family outing and is guaranteed to bring everyone closer together. There is nothing like working together to catch and land a huge sturgeon. Companies looking for team building activities will also find that fishing together is a great way to develop and sustain relationships with their employees as everyone is guaranteed to have a fun and exciting experience. We will also be more than happy to accommodate your business with our special corporate rate. Book now and reserve the best angling days!

Our Guides

Lang’s Fishing Adventures has been providing excellent fishing charters in the lower mainland since 2007. Our fishing guides have at least 10 years of sturgeon, salmon, steelhead and fly fishing experience. Our boats are Transport Canada Certified and all our guides are fully licensed by the Ministry of Environment. Safety is our top priority. All our guides are certified by British Columbia St John First Aid and were trained in Marine Emergency Duties and Small Vessel Operators Proficiency.  In addition to the rigorous training our guides go through to ensure safety, they are genuinely good people who always look out for our client’s best interest. At Lang’s Fishing Adventures, we are most proud of our guide’s passion to ensure that clients walk away with fish or a photo that will capture an unforgettable experience. We guarantee that clients will be taught how to fish with a patient, enthusiastic and caring guide.

Lang Nguyen

Lang Nguyen was raised in Vancouver, BC. Before opening Lang’s Fishing Adventures, he was  an Insurance Broker for Meier & Co Insurance Ltd. He loves interacting with people, however he realized that an office environment wasn’t ideal for him. His escape from the daily routine was fishing. When he wasn’t at work, he would be out fishing with his brother and uncle. They would explore different lakes and walk miles along the riverbank to find the best fishing spots. His hobby developed into his passion and he soon found that the outdoors was where he truly belonged. Lang quit his job and with the support of his family, he opened Lang’s Fishing Adventures.

Although there are a lot of charter companies, he knew what it took to stand out from the rest. While other companies were set in old ways, he was innovative and always tried new techniques to catch fish. Most importantly, what separates himself from other guides is his ability to connect and quickly establish trust with his clients. As much as he loves to fish, he finds it equally rewarding to teach and see others catch a sturgeon that are literally bigger than them. To meet the increasing number of clients each year, Lang recruited guides that had the same passion for fishing and for working with people. His guides are not simply employees but lifelong friends that he can always count upon. They will ensure a safe trip and always have the client’s best interest in mind. Simply put, Lang Nguyen and his team will give you a fishing experience of a lifetime.

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Vancouver Sturgeon Fishing

Vancouver sturgeon fishing trips can be just amazing depending on the time of year. From mid March, April, July, August, September, October, November and December be expected to catch over 10 Lower Fraser River Sturgeon in a day, and some times over 20. We had days of 30 to 40 sturgeon in 8 hours of fishing.

This is perfect for people who live or is visiting Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, New Westminster, Burnaby, Langley, Maple Ridge and Coquitlam. We can be fishing within 30 minutes from these cities. We are one of the only guide companies that can fish the entire Fraser River. This is because we are based in Vancouver and Mission BC.

Vancouver Salmon Charters

If you reside in or are just visiting the Vancouver area and are interested in catching salmon, we strongly encourage you to come out and experience Vancouver salmon fishing at its finest. Lang’s Fishing Adventures isthe only fishing guide company in BC that successfully targets all 5 species of salmon that run through the Fraser River, which are the Sockeye, Chinook, Pinks, Coho, and Chum salmon. Sockeye salmon usually arrive in the beginning of July and remain in the area until mid September and the mighty Fraser River is where you’ll find the biggest ones.

The Chinook is the largest of the salmon species, normally weighing anywhere between 10 to 50 pounds. Chinook fishing begins in May and concludes in November. Pink Salmon comes up the Fraser River every odd number of years and usually arrive in the beginning of August until October.

Coho Salmon fishing begins in September and concludes in December. Fishing for Coho is a unique experience due to the fact that Wild Coho Salmon are a protected fish and when fishing for them you can only keep hatchery fish, which can be identified by their cut adipose fin. Last, but not least there is the Chum Salmon which runs in October until November. These fish are aggressive and fight hard. However, the fact that they are excellent smoked and their roe is the best for sturgeon fishing makes the task of fishing for them all worthwhile.

If you are contemplating going out and fishing for salmon in the Vancouver area, or on the Fraser River, we strongly encourage you to come alongside our guides that will ensure you get what you want. Given the fact that our fishing guide company provides you with a very particular experience that allows you the opportunity to fish all species of salmon, we are confident that your experience alongside our team will ensure your day is nothing short of unforgettable.

6 HOUR TRIP

  • Number of Anglers Rates
  • 1 Person $550
  • 2 People $650
  • 3 People $675
  • 4 People $700

8 HOUR TRIP

  • Number of Anglers Rates
  • 1 Person $650
  • 2 People $725
  • 3 People $775
  • 4 People $825
  • BBQ Lunch Option + $15 Each

10 HOUR TRIP

  • Number of Anglers Rates
  • 1 Person $775
  • 2 People $825
  • 3 People $875
  • 4 People $925
  • BBQ Lunch Option + $15 Each

Money Back Guarantee

We guarantee you will catch a sturgeon during our guided trip, or your money back!

* not when combined with Salmon charters

Corporate Trips

There is no better way to show appreciation to your staff, potential clients and business partners than to do a corporate fishing trip on the Fraser River. We believe that taking a break from the regular work environment by spending it out on the water as well as enjoying what BC has to offer will create lasting relationships. It has been shown that taking team building trips will improve efficiency from your staff, increase business deals, and your clients will not regret choosing your company.

We understand that these meaningful experiences are much more beneficial than expected physical possessions. Therefore, it is our utmost important to ensure that we catch big fish and plan your trip from beginning to end. Let us impress your staff, clients and business partners with our top of the line custom jet boats that will provide the ideal conditions to enjoy the beautiful rivers of British Columbia. Whether your team is brand new to fishing or well experienced, we guarantee that you will catch a sturgeon while looking like a pro with our always updated fishing gear. Take advantage of our corporate rates and get excited about your personal trip! We can accommodate up to 24 people, provide a BBQ and beverages of your choice.

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Species

Sturgeon

White Sturgeon
Sturgeon is one of the oldest species of fish in existence, Sturgeons ranging from 7 -12 feet in length are by no means scarce, and some species grow up to 14 feet. Sturgeon are bottom-feeders. Depending on the season the bait selection may vary because Sturgeons are selective on their food. The best time to catch these fish are August to November and it is not uncommon to catch 10-20 in a day.

Salmon

Sockeye Salmon

Sockeye is a species of the salmon family that live mostly in the sea and breed in fresh water. They can be as long as 33 inches (84 cm) and weigh 6-8 lbs (2.5 to 3.5 kilos). Sockeye are said to be the tastiest of all the salmon species. The techniques to catch them are fly fishing. When they’re running it is not uncommon to catch 10-20 Sockeye salmon a day.

Steelhead Trout

Steelhead is a species of trout that live mostly in the sea and breed in fresh water then returns back to the sea afterwards. They can reach up to 30 lbs but the average size is 6-16 lbs. They are considered themost prized fish in BC to catch. If you’re looking for a challenge this is the one. The best time to catch these fish are in the fall, late winter to early spring. The common techniques to catch Steelhead are fly fishing and drift fishing (ie. bait with roe, shrimp, wool and spinners).

Pink Salmon
Pink salmon or humpback salmon is a species of the salmon family that live mostly in the sea and breed in fresh water. It is the smallest and most abundant of the Pacific salmon. The techniques to catch these fish are fly fishing, casting with a pink lure.

Coho Salmon

Coho salmon are also known as silver salmon or “silvers”. This species of the salmon family that live mostly in the sea and breed in fresh water. It is the second smallest of the salmon species. The techniques to catch coho salmon are fly fishing, casting lures, drift fishing and bar fishing.

Chum Salmon
Chum is a species of the salmon family that live mostly in the sea and breed in fresh water. Adult chum usually weigh anywhere from 4.4-6.6 kg, withan average length of 60 cm. When adults are near spawning, they have purple blotchy streaks on their sides.The techniques to catch Chum salmon are fly fishing, casting lures.

Chinook Salmon
Chinook is a species of the salmon family that live mostly in the sea and breed in fresh water. It is the largest in the salmon family. Adult fish average 33-36? (840 to 910 mm), but may be up to 58? (1.47 m) in length; they average 10-50 lbs. (5 to 25 kg), but may reach 130 lbs.(50 kg). The techniques to catch Chinook salmon are fly fishing, bar fishing, casting lures and drift fishing.

Trout
Coastal Cutthroat Trout

Trout are usually found in cool, clear streams and lakes. As a group,trout are somewhat bony, but the flesh is generally considered to be tasty. Additionally, they provide a good fight when caught with a hook and line, and are sought after recreationally. The techniques to catch trouts are fly fishing (either with ‘dry fly’ or ‘wet fly’) and casting lures.

Sport Fish of B.C.

Chinook Salmon Chum Salmon Coho Salmon
Pink Salmon Sockeye Salmon Bull Trout
Dolly Varden Lake Trout Coastal Cutthroat Trout
Westslope Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout Steelhead Trout Kokanee Brook Trout
Brown Trout Smallmouth Bass Walleye Yellow Perch Northern Pike
Black Crappie Arctic Grayling Burbot Whitefish White Sturgeon

Fraser River Sturgeon Fishing

Fraser River sturgeon fishing is known to be the best in the world, no other river can compare to it’s vast amounts of sturgeon.

Sturgeon Fishing Charters and Guides are able to bring you to the best spots on the Fraser River to catch sturgeon and will save you hours of searching for the right fishing area. Hiring a Fishing Charter or Fishing Guide takes the stress out of fishing for sturgeon and will ensure you spend less time boating and more time fishing!

The peak season for Fraser River sturgeon fishing starts in July and ends in December. The peak season is characterized by average daily catches numbering between 10 to 30 sturgeons, all ranging from 3 to 12 feet.

Sturgeon fishing in Chilliwack is awesome if you have the right bait. The best bait for fishing sturgeon in Chilliwack is fresh caught salmon. This means working on getting salmon in the morning than targeting Sturgeon in the afternoon.

Sturgeon fishing in Mission area is the place to find the most 10 footers. Every year there is always 2 to 3 Sturgeon over 10 feet that gets caught and released. So if you are looking to find the trophy sturgeon, come with us and fish in Mission.

Reminder: This fishery is catch and release only.

Wondering what Sturgeon are all about? Here’s some information on pacific sturgeon (white sturgeon)…

The white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus, meaning “sturgeon beyond the mountains”), also known as the pacific sturgeon, is a fish of the family Acipenseridae which lives along the west coast of North America from the Aleutian Islands to Central California. It is the largest freshwater fish in North America and is the third largest species of sturgeon, after the Beluga and the Kaluga. The white sturgeon is known to reach a maximum size of 816 kg (1,798 lb) and 6.1 m (20.1 ft).

The Sturgeon is a primitive, scaleless fish with an under-slung mouth. The body is long and tubular and bends upwards at the caudal peduncle to follow the upper lobe of the tail. A Sturgeon’s head is triangular and flattened from above. Bony plates protect the gill covers and throat region. Four barbels are situated just ahead of the protrusible mouth. There are five rows of bony scutes running along the body: two along the underside from the pectoral fins to the anal fin, two along the lateral line from the head to the tail and a single row along the back from between the eyes to the dorsal fin. The dorsal, pelvic and anal fins are situated in the rear third of the body. The caudal fin is asymmetric with the upper lobe about twice as long as the lower.

Sturgeons vary in colour from dark brown to green above to light brown to white below. All scute are lighter in colour then the rest of the body.

Sturgeons spend most of their time in the sea, usually close to shore and then enter estuaries of large rivers far inland to spawn. Individuals larger than 48.3 cm feed mainly on fish; smaller ones feed mainly on chironomids, but also take small crustaceans, other insects and mollusks. Feeding ceases just before spawning.