Skeena river fly fishing guides.

Angling guide  / Gill Mckean

Recommended rods & Reels tackle.

Single hand rod should be 8wt or 9wt length 9 1/2ft or 10ft.
Double hand rod should be 7wt, 8wt, or 9wt and 12 1/2ft to 13 1/2ft switch or traditional : We can provide you with double and single handed fly rods if you wish to travel light.
:Sage, Orvis, 8/9 weight 13’6 spey rods will be provided with a quality Made in the USA Spey Co reel spooled with the appropriate Next Cast 45 foot head spey lines to deliver your fly to the Salmon Or Steelhead.
:Fly size and colour : Pink,Purple,Black intruders we will also provide our own hand tied fly’s on the water. Hook size #2 for Steelhead or 1/0 for salmon. Dry fly’s are also a must have for Steelhead & Silver/Coho salmon

Steelhead flies hand tied

Steelhead flies hand tied

:Leaders: These will be provided & tied by your guide on the water or the night before we do recommend you to carry 1 spool of Maxima 10lb – 12lb – 15lb – 25lb.
:Poly leaders or sink tips up to 10 foot in length Medium to fast sink rate T 8 to T 11 or type 6, type 8, – as well as a Dry line.
:Please do not hesitate to ask any other question regarding tackle or rod selections.

: Salmon season / Bait caster & Spinning Reels with Lamiglas rods will be provided for Chinook salmon,Coho,Chum,sockeye,pink salmon & Steelhead all of these species can be Taken on the fly however we do not discriminate other legal angling practices so long as you are enjoying your experience while respecting our incredible fishery.

Guide Gill McKean with a trophy steelhead on the fly.

With 20 years of experience you can be confident you are in good hands. We live to fish for Steelhead – Salmon & Trout or anything that swims.

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