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Boating, Fishing & Hunting

General Info

There are many boating and fishing locations in the area. Be sure to consult the freshwater fishing regulations for restrictions before you head out. Ask about how to get to each location at the City of Fort St. John Visitor Centre and pick up a full Fishing Guide and the Fishing Regulations. Also, check out @fishnorthernbc on twitter for more local fishing information.

Local Boat Launches

Beatton Provincial Park
8 km North of Hwy 97, 271 Road

Charlie Lake Provincial Park
Mile 54, Alaska Hwy

Lynx Creek
7 km from Hudson’s Hope, Hwy 29

Peace Island Park
Mile 35, Alaska Hwy

Rotary Rv Park
Mile 52, Alaska Hwy 

Boat Rentals & Tours

Custom River Adventures
250-785-1672
Jet boat tours, guided float trips and boat rentals.

Fishing Licenses

Backcountry
10120 Alaska Road
250-785-1461

Charlie Lake General Store
Mile 52 Alaska Highway
250-787-0655

Government Agents Office
10600 100 Street
250-787-3350

City of Fort St. John Visitor Centre
9324 96 Street
250-785-3033

Wal-Mart
9007 96 Street
250-261-5544

Boating Clubs

River Rats Boating Club
250-263-4186 or 250-261-0205
The River Rats are a non-profit club with an interest in river conservation and enjoyment. The club has spent time developing river-side pull-offs that include picnic tables, fire pits, and outhouses. There are eleven along the Peace River from Taylor to Hudson’s Hope, one along the Moberly River and two along the Pine River.

Hunting
Wildlife is abundant in the Fort St. John area. Moose, white-tailed deer, and elk are popular with hunters each fall.

For the full hunting regulations, pick up a copy of the Hunting & Trapping Synopsis at the City of Fort St. John Visitor Centreor check online at www.env.gov.bc.ca.

Where to Obtain Hunting Tags and Licenses

Government Building
10600 100 Street
250-787-3350

Backcountry
10120 Alaska Road
250-785-1461

Visitor Centre
9324 96 Street
250-785-3033

Where to Buy Gear Supplies & Equipment

Backcountry
10120 Alaska Road
250-785-1461  www.backcountryfsj.com

Canadian Tire
9820 93 Avenue
250-787-1142

Charlie Lake Store
Mile 52 Alaska Highway
250-787-0655

Wal-Mart
9007 96 Street
250-261-5544