Squamish: Coho and Chum

  

Overview

Soar with the eagles. Or fish with them, at least. The Squamish Valley is famous for the large numbers of bald eagles who call the area home, and who feed on plentiful Coho and Chum found in the Squamish and Mamquam Rivers into the fall.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver, Coast and Mountains
SUB REGION: Sunshine Coast
SPECIES:Salmon, Shellfish
SEASONS:Fall
CONDITIONS:Rivers, protected by mountains, with winds picking up in the fall. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Less than 1 hour north of Vancouver on Highway 99. Between Vancouver and popular Whistler Mountain, Squamish is easily accessible by car, bus, train and small plane or helicopter.
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $
TOURISM: Tourism Squamish  
SERVICES:Nearby Squamish has typical services and amenities of a small, modern North American town.
EXPERIENCES:Squamish is called “The Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada,” and the name says it all. Adventurous types can climb the sheer rock face of world-famous Stawamus Chief. Others can enjoy plentiful hiking, biking and more. The drive from Vancouver is an amazing sightseeing experience all by itself.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Sun, Jul 22

12°C

 

Mon, Jul 23

27°C

 

Tue, Jul 24

29°C

 

Wed, Jul 25

30°C

 

Thu, Jul 26

28°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots after midnight then diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Monday except southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 over northern sections.

Tides

High: 02:03

Low: 09:47

High: 17:31

Low: 22:03

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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