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SSB

Hey everybody, I'm pretty new to fishing, I've just been using my buddies spare equipment for the last little while, but now I think I'm ready to start buying my own equipment so I can set it up how I like it. My question is: Is there any reputable stores in the Burnaby area that I can go to to get all my equipment as well as solid advice? (It doesn't necessarily "have" to be in Burnaby, it's just easier because that's where I live) Also, where can I find maps of decent fishing spots in the lower mainland? I'd like to start off closer to home just to practice casting and getting used to everything. Thanks for the help!
Fishn4Fun

Hi, welcome to the sport of fishing. In north bby there is a great fishing store called Bobs Sporting Goods. Its on Hastings St & Gilmore Ave. I have bought many things from this store when I was starting out and they have guided me all they way to my first fish. The guys in there seem to be more intrested in helping out fellow anglers than selling them over-priced equipment. I recomend you check out this store. As for maps, google "backroad map books". They are a local company specializing in maps of lakes, off roads, rivers ect... all over BC. I have two of there books. Good luck and have patience out there, it gets pretty frustrating sometimes.
green guy

hi there!
i agree that bobs is a good store also check out highwater on lonsdale and second (north shore).its just over the bridge from bobs.

it will help you out alot to know what kind of fishing you want to do and where(lakes or rivers), that will help you and the guys at the shops find you the right gear.i would say you should go to at least 3 shops to look at other brands of rods and reels.

i would also say that your first rod and really you should'nt spend alot $300 or less.

ask lots of questions wiggle lots of rods remember that everyone has there own idea about what the best set up is.

i just went threw this myself my first rod is a trophy 10 1/2 foot med/light rod with an abu garcia c3 reel.great buy for a first time river fisherman.

let us know how you do.
SSB

Cool, thanks for the help guys!

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