Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures

Welcome to Kilby Lodge, where dinosaurs are free to swim in the mighty Fraser River! Located in British Columbia’s scenic Fraser Valley, this place is internationally recognized as the No. 1 location for Sturgeon and Salmon fishing in the world. The lodge is located on the Harrison River, just 1 km above where the Harrison River meets the Fraser.

Captain Robert runs Sturgeon fishing trips year-round and he knows all the good places to properly anchor and catch the fish. Salmon season is in the fall and there are 5 types of Salmon you could catch – Coho, Chinook, Sockeye, Chum, and Pink. If you’re an avid fly fisherman with your own fly fishing gear, you can target Salmon from the banks as well.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 22’ Thunder Jet boat. This boat accommodates up to 4 anglers and everybody can fish at the same time. She’s equipped with Hummingbird navigational equipment and safety gear. There’s no minimum age policy and children of all ages are welcome. However, the captain provides life vests for everybody starting from the age of 7, so for younger children, parents should bring their own.

Pickup can be done from Abbotsford airport, which is a 2,5-hour ride and it costs $100. Some expenses depend on whether you’re staying at the lodge or not. For example, your fishing license is covered if you’re a guest and you also have kayaks free of charge as an additional activity. Meals and snacks are charged extra.

You can request a customized trip that fits your needs, so contact the captain if you’re staying at the lodge. The lodge includes a fireplace, a swimming pool, and bedrooms with a private bathroom. Multiday trips are available where you would spend 8-9 hour of fishing per day. You can spend the rest of the day kayaking, or hiking through nature and looking for hidden waterfalls in the area.

Enjoy fishing, kayaking, and swimming with sandy beaches and boat launch steps away from your front door. Book your spot in the Kilby Lodge today!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Salmon/Sturgeon
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Nov 15
    $626
    This combo trip will take after Sturgeon and different kinds of Salmon. Check with the captain if the Salmon season is open because the regulations change. You can keep the catch within limits. The captain will cover your fishing equipment, it's up to you to bring your snacks, drinks, and fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Sturgeon
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $626
    Target trophy-sized Sturgeon! These dinosaur fish grow bigger than you, so you'll need all of your strength to reel one in! The captain will assist anytime you need him and cover your fishing equipment. Don't forget to purchase your fishing license and bring your snacks and drinks for the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Salmon/Sturgeon
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Nov 15
    $313
    When Salmon season is open you can expect an amazing combo trip. If you're an avid fly fisherman, bring your own gear and target salmon in the Harrison River, from the bank. The captain will provide your equipment for the boat, while you need to purchase your fishing license, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Sturgeon (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $313
    Sturgeon can be targeted year-round. The captain mostly uses heavy tackle bottom fishing. Contact the captain in advance if you need a pickup or you want to stay at the lodge. Bring your snacks and drinks!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Sturgeon (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $313
    Target Sturgeon in the afternoon and catch a trophy of a lifetime. The captain will assist if you need him and he'll provide your fishing equipment. Contact him in advance if you need a pickup or you want him to arrange your meal (this is being charged extra).
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About the Captain

Robert Wozniakiewicz
Harrison Mills, British Columbia, Canada
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10 Customer Reviews
Response time 10 hours
Member since July 2019
Captain Robert has been fishing since he was 4 years old - it has always been his passion. He went fishing all around the globe: Europe, Africa, did Catfish fishing in Chernobyl even, Spain, Italy, UK, Belarus. He fell in love with the area and its Sturgeon and spent a lot of time learning about it all. Three years ago, he started up the business here once he moved from Alberta. Sturgeon fishing cannot be compared to anything else. The contact with the clients it’s the best thing for him, getting the fish for them and their joy when they are excited. He does this because he loves it, doesn’t treat it like work but as a passion and necessity. Every trip is a different experience for him.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Chum) Chum Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon
Salmon (Pink) Pink Salmon

Salmon (Sockeye) Sockeye Salmon
Sturgeon Sturgeon

Boat Specs

Thunder Jet (Jet boat) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 350HP Chevrolet engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Sturgeon trip with Capt. Robert

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Salmon/Sturgeon on August 25, 2021
Amazing day and a once in a lifetime fish! Captain Robert didn’t give up and just minutes before we were to call it a day,...
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Great Day of fishing!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Salmon/Sturgeon on August 7, 2021
Had a great time fishing today with Capt. Robert despite the rain. We managed to land our 1st fish of the day in less then...
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Half day trip with Captain Robert Wozniakiewicz

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Sturgeon (PM) on July 20, 2021
Captain Robert was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and polite.  The boat was nice, well equipped and a good size. I had my...
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Delta, BC
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Sturgeon (AM) on July 29, 2021
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FAQs about Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures

Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • CA $400 per group - Half Day Trip – Salmon/Sturgeon (4 hours)
  • CA $400 per group - Half Day Trip – Sturgeon (AM) (4 hours)
  • CA $400 per group - Half Day Trip – Sturgeon (PM) (4 hours)
  • CA $800 per group - Full Day Trip – Salmon/Sturgeon (8 hours)
  • CA $800 per group - Full Day Trip – Sturgeon (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder (Hummingbird Helix12)

Trips booked with Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures

Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures offers the following type of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Fraser River BC Canada )

Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Kilby Lodge – Sturgeon Adventures include:
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Chum)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Salmon (Pink)
  • Salmon (Sockeye)
  • Sturgeon