Enjoy fishing in Surrey parks or take advantage of Learn to Fish and free rod loan programs.

Experience the excitement of fishing in the heart of the city! Surrey offers a few great spots for recreational fishing and hosts educational programs for those who are new to the sport.

Fishing Licence Requirements

Everyone ages 16 years and older must possess a licence to fish in Surrey. Make sure to check what type of licence you need and keep a printed copy with you when you go.

At Green Timbers Lake, a freshwater fishing licence is required. Visit the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Angling Licences and Fees for more information.

At Brownsville Bar Park and Surrey Wharf, a Tidal Fishing Licence is required. Visit the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Recreational Licensing for more information.

Fishing Locations

Fishing Locations
Location Address Town Centre Description
Green Timbers Urban Forest 14600 - 100 Ave North Surrey You can fish year-round at Green Timbers Lake, which is stocked with rainbow trout. To learn when fish were last released, check out the Freshwater Fisheries Society's online fish stocking reports.
Surrey Public Wharf 11731 - 130 St North Surrey Fish straight from the newly renovated wharf! Salmon, cutthroat trout, and sturgeon can all be caught in the Fraser River.
Brownsville Bar Park 11931 Old Yale Rd North Surrey Enjoy views of New Westminster while you fish from the sandy beach. Salmon, cutthroat trout, and sturgeon can all be caught in the Fraser River.

Learn to Fish Programs

Learn to fish with the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC at Green Timbers Lake. This hands-on program for ages 5 to 15 includes a lesson on fish habitat and conservation as well as time to try out fishing. Equipment is provided.

Register through GoFishBC.

Fishing Rod Loan

Through the program, you can borrow a fishing rod and tackle box for free for up to two weeks. Call 604-502-6065 or email naturecentre@surrey.ca for more information.

See how Surrey is involved in fish habitat protection through the SHaRP and Salmon Marshal Programs – and get involved!