Fly Fishing for Trout and Char
We offer a broad variety of stream fishing experiences for trout and char, varying from small canyon creeks, the broad flowing Skeena and tributaries, the eclectic mix of coastal rivers, Estuary Cutthroat, to sloughs and back channels. You can expect to encounter Coastal Cutthroat, Dolly Varden, Bull Trout, and Rainbows averaging 12 to 20 inches with the occasional brute Bull Trout to over 30 inches. The trout fishery makes for a great relaxing day in between the days spent chasing steelhead and salmon. We also have a boundless variety and size of lakes and ponds to suit whatever kind of still water fishery you prefer. Ranging from casting dainty size 16 mayfly dries to dimpling trout to hurling giant polar bear streamers for Bull Trout and large Rainbows we can find the fishery for you.
The best times to come and fish the Skeena region Streams for Trout and Char are April 1 to July 1 for the salmon fry “hatch” and from September 1 to November 15 for the salmon egg feeding frenzy. August also has excellent trout fishing in streams with dry flies.
The best time to sample our lake fisheries are from May 1 to August 1 and September 1 to November 15.
Streams and Lakes
There are just too many to list.
The common techniques used in most other trout fisheries work well in the Skeena region.
Please refer to Fly Fishing Techniques for a more in depth description
For Gear and Equipment Please Refer to Fly fishing Gear and Equipment List