Cates Park: Pink Salmon and Picnics

  

Overview

Lay out a line, spread out a picnic blanket, or do both. Cates Park is a popular city park and beach just a short drive or bus ride from Downtown Vancouver. A great location for kids and families to cast for Pink and an occasional Coho Salmon during the fall as these fish hug the shoreline and make their way up local rivers to spawn.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver, Coast and Mountains
SUB REGION: Greater Vancouver
SPECIES:Salmon
SEASONS:Fall
CONDITIONS:Shore fishing. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Easy access, within an hour of Downtown Vancouver
LENGTH:Half Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided
COST: $
SERVICES:Services and amenities are typical of a large, North American city and surrounding communities.
EXPERIENCES:North Vancouver is the region’s mountain playground, with excellent hiking trails, world-famous mountain biking, winter skiing and more. Cates Park is a popular picnic and beach destination, and is also popular with local kayakers.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

WEATHER
WEATHER

Tue, Oct 16

4°C

 

Wed, Oct 17

16°C

 

Thu, Oct 18

17°C

 

Fri, Oct 19

14°C

 

Sat, Oct 20

16°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind light except northwest 5 to 15 knots over southern sections tonight and Tuesday.

Tides

Low: 05:14

High: 13:22

Low: 20:02

High: 21:54

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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