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Fly Fishing in Northern BC

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Freshwater Fishing in BC

Grab your rod, reel and road map! With thousands of lakes, 37 river systems and some of the world’s feistiest fish, anglers are spoilt for choice in BC. Cast for rainbow trout in a remote northern lake, or go fly fishing in a turquoise gem in the Kootenays. The options are endless, the fish are biting and the scenery is outstanding.

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Fishing Lodges & Resorts

Immerse yourself in the action with a stay at a BC fishing lodge. Whether it’s a riverside resort or a picturesque lodge on the shores of a tranquil lake, a trip to a dedicated fishing lodge offers anglers the opportunity to kick back, relax, and cast to their heart’s content.

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Hatheume Lake Resort

"Hatheume" means Big Fish in the local First Nation language. Tucked away from the rush of the city, Hatheume Lake Resort is located in the mountains of the Okanagan Similkameen, approximately four hours northeast of Vancouver. Trophy fishing sur...
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Loon Bay Resort

Beautiful and quiet resort on Sheridan Lake, 600 m of waterfront, six cabins, RV-campsites with full/partial/no hook up sites, excellent Rainbow trout fishing with sizes up to eight kgs (18 lbs). We rent motor boats, canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, b...
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Freshwater Fishing in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

From well-stocked lakes near major urban centres to pristine streams and rivers flowing from the Coast Mountains, this region has fishing experiences that will appeal to anglers of all ages and skill levels. River systems like the Fraser, Chilliwack, Vedder and Skagit rivers offer great fly fishing for trout and salmon, or head north to Squamish and Whistler to tackle the fast-flowing waters of the Cheakamus, Squamish and Green rivers. 

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Tyax Adventures

Get into the wild! Experience the beauty of British Columbia's South Chilcotin mountains with us.

Based at Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa on the shores of Tyaughton Lake, Tyax Adventures offers hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, flo...

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Fraser River Fishing

Spin, drift or fly-fish just minutes from Vancouver in the vast Fraser River system. Fly or boat... Read more into a lodge or jet boat to remote angling spots on the Lillooet River and cast a line for all five salmon species. For a challenge, try landing a giant white sturgeon, North America’s largest freshwater fish. Be prepared for an epic battle - these prehistoric fish can grow to be more than 3m/10ft long and can tip the scales at more than 500kg/1,100lb.

Mission Bridge Guiding Adventures

Mission Bridge Guiding Adventures is the perfect place for your angling adventure. We offer sturgeon & salmon fishing trips on the Fraser River as well as its many tributaries. We also offer photography & sightseeing tours in one of the most spect...
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Great River Fishing Adventures

Founded in 1988, we are one of the largest fully guided sport-fishing operators on the Fraser River. Every year tourists from all over the world visit this calm water fishery to experience some of the best sturgeon, salmon & trout rivers in the wo...
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Thompson Okanagan Fishing

The Thompson Okanagan region boasts thousands of lakes and streams alive with trout, steelhead... Read more and kokanee. Plentiful sunshine and easy access to most of the best spots (not to mention some of the largest rainbow trout in Canada) also make this a top choice for a family fishing trip. For fly-fishing and spin fishing, pick any of the dozens of trout-stocked lakes near Kamloops or, for a different perspective, head for the Adams River to view one of the world’s largest sockeye salmon runs.

Meadow Lake Fishing Camp

Meadow Lake Fishing Camp offers fantastic fishing of the famous Kamloops trout known for its incredible strength & tasty red meat. We provide you with everything for a one per person/per day price: accommodation, boats, fish cleaning, smoking & fr...
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Christina Lake Marina & Grill

Welcome to Christina Lake Marina!

We are the hub of water activity at Christina Lake with the lake's only waterfront marina. We have boat and equipment rentals to suit everyone's needs including pontoon, wakeboard, ski, wakesurf, canoes, ...

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Kootenay Rockies Fishing

For glacier-fed rivers jumping with trout, aim for BC’s Kootenay Rockies region. Here... Read more mountain scenery, natural hot springs and artsy alpine towns add to the outdoorsy vibe. Try fly-fishing in trout-filled Elk River, near the quaint ski town of Fernie, or kick back on a houseboat on mountain-fringed Kootenay Lake; it’s famous for Gerrard rainbow trout, one of the biggest rainbow trout species in the world.

Northern BC's Lakes District

In Northern BC, rivers run thick with salmon, steelhead-fishing is legendary, and solitude is... Read more almost guaranteed. Try the Lakes District around Burns Lake, where many of the area’s 300 rainbow trout, char and kokane-packed lakes are easily reached from Highway 16. Fly-fishing enthusiasts, head for Rainbow Alley Provincial Park north of Smithers, famous for world-class rainbow trout fishing.

Lakes District Air Fishing

Remote back-country cabins with trophy Rainbow trout in Tweedsmuir Park and Coast Mountains. We are a float plane access only location. Two cabins available: Tesla Lake and Coles Lake. Our cabins are equipped with hot showers, flush toilets, full ...
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Skeena River Steelhead

Fancy going 12 rounds with a wild steelhead on the Skeena River? Northern BC's Skeena River... Read more system, including the Kispiox, Bulkley and Babine rivers, is a top producer of steelhead, a fish prized for its strength and fighting spirit. All five salmon species are found here too, as well as trout and Dolly Varden. The powerful Skeena River flows beneath snowy peaks along Highway 16 between Terrace and Prince Rupert. Lush green forests, a wealth of wildlife and a thriving local Aboriginal culture add to the adventure.

Bear Claw Lodge Kispiox River

Bear Claw Lodge Kispiox River boasts a beautiful post & beam structure featuring a three story river rock fireplace, 22' entranceway totem poles, uniquely designed luxurious rooms overlooking world-famous Kispiox River.

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Fly Fishing on Vancouver Island

Trout and salmon-bearing rivers abound on Vancouver Island, but no river captures the imagination like the picturesque, heritage-designated Cowichan River. This river is a fly fisherman’s dream, with miles of dedicated riverbank set aside for fly fishing. The north end of the island features several steelhead rivers that draw anglers to test their luck against these legendary hard-fighting battlers. 

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