The Fraser Valley
Angling Guides Association and its members are
committed to conservation and sustainability.
Our members are passionate about the outdoors
and our committed to ensuring the incredible
resources of the Fraser Valley can be enjoyed
for generations to come.
Many of the
Associations Guides play a leading role in
conversation efforts such as the Sturgeon
tagging program spearheaded by the Fraser River
Sturgeon Conservation Society.
always works closely with DFO and MOE in
committees and working groups to ensure that all
aspects of conservation are considered. In
addition the Association is an enthusiastic
supporter of the Catch and Release Mortality
Studies being conducted by DFO.
believes that catch and release is one of the
best techniques available for managing species
abundance issues. Recent studies have
shown mortality as low as 1.8% when catch and
release is properly practiced.
In today's world
there are many ecological pressures on the
environment in general and specific fish species
in particular. The livelihood of our
members is dependent on a healthy eco-system and
FVAGA members are happy to do their part in
ensuring that fish habitats are maintained.