Fishing at sunset (Picture BC photo)
The numerous rivers and lakes near Chetwynd provide plenty of fishing opportunities.
Rivers are clear and fisher-friendly during low flow periods from mid-summer to late-fall, and muddier during high flow periods of spring melt-off or heavy rainfall. Lakes can be fished year-round.
Cast a line into Pine River. North of the Hassler Bridge is by catch and release fishing only, while standard regional regulations are in place south of the Hassler Bridge. Access Pine River south of Chetwynd at East Pine, or north along Highway 97.
Fishing at Sukunka River includes incredible views of river valley and Sukunka Falls. To reach Sukunka River drive along the Sukunka Forest Service Road. A 4x4 vehicle is necessary and anglers should carry a two-way radio.