Steelhead Fly Fishing
Steelhead fly fishing is one of our more challenging yet rewarding fisheries that we have to offer to the avid fly angler. Having said that, with some patience, persistence, and luck, steelhead can and do get taken on the fly on a regular basis. We have some of the best steelhead fly fishing guides in the area, that are ready to help, teach, and explain so that you can improve your odds of hooking up.
Our biggest steelhead runs are in the winter and spring months, with best steelhead fly fishing available from February to end of April. Our steelhead average 8-15lbs, but bigger fish up to 20+lbs are also available. Although these fish are aggressive and territorial, they can be very moody and at times seem to be elusive.
Our “walk & wade” steelhead fly fishing trips allow you to cover a lot of water effectively, while enjoying the beauty and serenity of the picturesque mountain surroundings. If you’re looking for steelhead on the fly, our knowledgeable and experienced fly fishing guides will put you onto the fly waters that steelhead like to live in. If you’re new to the sport of fly fishing, that’s not a problem, as our fly fishing guides can take you on a “1 on 1 instructional steelhead trip”. On this trip, you’ll be able to learn the basics of fly fishing for steelhead while enjoying a day on the river. A true hands-on steelhead fly fishing experience.
If you’re looking for BC fly fishing opportunities during the winter months, we highly recommend focusing on steelhead during this time period. While most anglers put their rods away for the winter, die-hard river anglers brave the winter/spring elements in search of the awesome steelhead. For many river anglers, finding, hooking, and landing a big steelhead on the fly is the ultimate experience in river fishing. Fishing on beautiful rivers amongst snow-covered mountains, in search of the elusive steelhead is quite an experience. It is a challenging fishery that can put any angler to the ultimate test. Being able to cast with precision and knowing how to read water are definite assets. It does require a considerable amount of wading and covering water. For those seeking to experience the thrill of hooking and landing a winter run steelhead, we fish 4 different rivers depending on water conditions. These months (Feb-April) offer excellent Steelhead fishing opportunities.