Fishing Fever

A friend of our family, and a great friend to our Fraser river system here, which includes the Coquitlam River and it’s tributaries is Eileen McGuire. She wrote, Fishing Fever and it is now in it’s 3rd Edition.

Eileen spent a lot of time with my Dad just talking about all their mutual interests and I know he really admired her. He missed out on this great book which is available from — please don’t you do the same if you love to fish in BC.

This books has maps, pictures, amenities,  and all sorts of valuable information in it.

See quote below from Eileen’s website:

“Fishing Fever” is the first authoritative book on the subject of public access to the Fraser River for sport fishers.


Fishing the Fraser River Mission to Hope 3rd Edition

A comprehensive guide on WHERE, WHAT, WHEN and HOW to fish the Fraser River, Mission to Hope, in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Students are great travellers and they do enjoy fishing. International students who want to go fishing else where should carry a international student health insurance for medical emergencies.

Detailed directions, GPS co-ordinates and 45 topographic maps make each of over 80 fishing sites easy to find by vehicle or by boat.

Each site is either public or private allowed access, and has information on parking, facilities, boat launching capabilities and fishing prospects.

There are articles by experts on WHEN and HOW to fish for Pacific Salmon, Steelhead, Cutthroat Trout and Sturgeon. A travel insurance is a required when your travel overseas to avoid any unexpected health expenses. So do consider a visitors health insurance.

Action packed photographs depicting sport fishing in the breathtaking landscapes of the Lower Fraser Valley round off your reading pleasure, as you plan your next Fraser River fishing trip.

“Fishing Fever” is your passport to fishing adventure on the Fraser River.

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2 thoughts on “Fishing Fever

  1. Hello Readers,

    Just a heads up for those wanting to purchase the book “Fishing Fever” online. Our website fishingfeverbcdotcom has been taken from us, unfortunately and use of our photos is unauthorized. Two Roosters Publishing Inc. who publishes the book “Fishing Fever” has built a new secure website where you can purchase the book. It also has an excerpt from the book and some great photos of the Fraser River by the photographer DF Bjorkman. The website is and our email is If you wish to buy at a store, “Fishing Fever” is available at almost all fish and tackle retailers in the Lower Mainland, from Vancouver to Agassiz. If you wish to advertise on our site, please contact our Sales & Marketing Dept., c/o Frank de Haan, at the above email address. We are planning some great changes to our website which will attract lots of traffic, from fishers to the general public interested in the outdoors. Stay posted!

    • Hi again Eileen. That really bites. I will fix the links for you and add more of your info as we get it. I just got home from the North today. What a fabulous trup. I know my Dad’s spirit is there still. He really valued you and your input and for just being his friend.

      I am looking forward to getting together and working on some things that will be mutually beneficial. See you soon 🙂


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