Skeena river Steelhead guides report 2016

Skeena river Steelhead guides report 2016.

As we enter another year I reflect back on 2015 Skeena,Nass,Kitimat Salmon & Steelhead season we guided many anglers from around the globe, getting them hooked up to trophy Steelhead & Salmon of their own. I am proud to say this up coming year will mark a mile stone for Westcoast Fishing Adventures 20 YEARS and counting, as I enter this season I think of where it all began and the passion I still hold for the outdoors the rivers wild life and the creatures that inhabit this beautiful land we call home, at 42 years young I feel I still have a lot of good years ahead of me I am thankful everyday for my health that provides me the energy to give experiences to our faithful guests.

Skeena river in search of Spring Steelhead.

We will soon be attending Trade shows in the USA please come and see us at the Sacramento Show – Jan 21 to 24 I will also have the privilege to speak at the fly casting pond twice per day about The Skeena river and all it has given as well as tactics,reading water,casting,flies,favorite fly lines tips and tricks, We look forward to seeing you there and answering any questions you may have about Terrace BC.

Skeena river fishing report for Dec 30/2015

Most rivers are now giving way to Ice jams or flowing ice as we have a beautiful cold dry snowy winter with temps dropping to -12 with wind chills of – 20 the Salmon run was average except Coho/Silver salmon the returns were what I would consider very low, Steelhead numbers early on were looking good however as the season pushed on the catch rates were down. Not sure if it reflects the over all numbers? or the pressure on some area rivers, Bulkley,Copper,Babine,Kispiox,Skeean rivers to name a few seem to have a gold rush of spey casting anglers floating crafts,jet sleds,walk in waders you name it they came as we all love it! A little humor AS STEEL HEADER’S WE SHARE A LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER AS LONG AS I AM FIRST! We also had heavy rain for the better part of September and October allowing the fish to travel un harassed. So what will 2016 bring to the angling Table as hundreds travel to Spey nation video movie gatherings,Trade Shows,Fly fishing shows to market the sought after Steelhead. They are now protected by Ice and water where they will shiver and spawn.

Steelhead Camp the way it should be.

On a brighter note we look onward to spring as early as February we will start the sport/ out door recreational angling practices for the beloved Spring / Winter Steelhead these early monsters inhabit the main stem Skeena as well as many other little jem’s that with hard work and a well equipped guide you will be rewarded with a fishing trip of a life time. We are proud to offer our remote Spring and Fall Steelhead camps on systems a little further away from Tim Horton’s. This type of operation takes it to the next level away from the million dollar lodge cell reception & very little satellite reception, That in turn takes our 4 lucky guests back to the roots of our times. Its hard not to feel like a pioneer in camp however with much more comfort and ease of travel spoils us a little. Even a hot shower is provided to wash the sweat of the day away while anticipation grips you on every cast. In closing there is so much more I could share as I have a life time of memories rivers smiling faces, Jumpimg fish screaming reels trapped in my brain. but if you want to hear and share my passion give us a call we look forward to hearing from you. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL ! Gill McKean

Gill McKean

Skeena river fishing report.

Skeena river & Nass River Fall Fishing Report

Skeena river fishing report for November 4 / 2014 .

Fly fishing has been the method for the last 2 months, we are now taking a break and getting ready for winter to set in after a very successful fall Steelhead & Coho season. Not with out hard work and extensive knowledge of the Skeena,Nass,Kitimat regions, we traveled far and wide to get our guests hooked up to their own trophy fish. While most area lodges and guided anglers were packing their bags and posting face book messages about the “blown rivers”, we were hooking up!  Not to blow our horn, but when being guided by Westcoast Fishing Adventures you are sure to find clean fishable water no matter what. The rest is up to you! One of our many company slogans goes like this – “We don’t sell ROD DAYS We sell Fishing Adventures!” So if you are looking for guides that know the water do there home work, look no further. You have found the one and only Westcoast Fishing Adventures.

Now on to the report. All area rivers are on the drop and of course jammed with Steelhead and spawning Coho. We have been getting heavy rain through out most days however temps are dropping  & snow is falling around 1800 ft. The Kalum winter run will soon be here as the copper river is in full swing – The Bell Irving was just starting to fish well towards the end of the season with chrome Steelhead showing up daily. Coho salmon on all region 6 rivers are closed for the season. The Kispiox , Bulkley, Morice, Sustut, Suskwa, Babine & all other Steelhead rivers have seen the bulk of Steelhead arrive for the season and will now color up and prepare themselves for the winter ahead. If you are on route or still planning a last minute trip to the Skeena,Nass,Kitimat region do not hesitate to contact our office for an up to date fishing report Or reserve your next fishing adventure as we Fish to Live & Live to Fish We look forward hearing from you. info@westcoastfishing,ca or 1-866-578-8552

Now on to some Salmon & Steelhead Porn from the month of October !! Enjoy