Boundary Bay: Sockeye and Crabs

  

Overview

Wave hello to our American friends! Bisected by the Canada-US border, Boundary Bay is a great place to drop crab traps in the morning then head out to fish for Sockeye all day long. Every year, millions of Sockeye return home to the Fraser River and for a short time in the summer they can be caught congregating here in large schools as they return from the ocean and prepare for the long trip upriver to their spawning grounds.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver, Coast and Mountains
SUB REGION: Greater Vancouver
SPECIES:Salmon, Shellfish
SEASONS:Summer
CONDITIONS:Tidal and River Mouth. Conditions vary and can change rapidly. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Approximately 1 hour south of Vancouver.
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $
TOURISM: HelloBC  
SERVICES:Services and amenities are typical of a large, North American metropolitan area.
EXPERIENCES:Boundary Bay is an important stop for migrating birds – numbering up to 100,000 at a time - and is an excellent location for bird watching plus viewing marine life including Orcas and seals.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT
STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Fri, Apr 19

6°C

 

Sat, Apr 20

15°C

 

Sun, Apr 21

15°C

 

Mon, Apr 22

12°C

 

Tue, Apr 23

13°C

LUNAR

Current Moon Phase


Full Moon
Full Moon
Wind

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early Saturday morning and to light early Saturday evening.

Tides

Low: 01:02

High: 06:46

Low: 13:18

High: 20:06

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  
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