June 14 – June 20, 2020
Chinook (King) Salmon
Nicholas Dean Outdoors, BC
with host Jeff Bright
LIKE THE CHALLENGE OF HOOKING AND LANDING large sea-run fish? Want to pursue the biggest, baddest of all anadromous fish on a swung fly? Ready for the most exciting, adrenalized flyfishing available in the Pacific Northwest? If so, this is the trip for you! The Skeena region offers the flyfisher prime opportunities to target chrome-bright, fly-munching Chinook (king) salmon. We'll target the Kitimat, Kalum and Skeena* rivers for Chinook averaging 20 to 40 pounds and ranging up to 80 pounds — and beyond. Need convincing? Check out this video with Jeff from our friends at Salmon Junkies.
*Skeena in-river salmon fisheries are subject to periodic closures based on run-size estimates.
Target rivers: Mainstem Skeena, Kalum, Zymoetz, Kitimat
Group size: 4 anglers, plus host; 2 anglers per guide; total program capacity 4–6 anglers
Accommodations: Double occupancy cabins with private bedrooms and shared bath. Single occupancy suites for additional charge; inquire for availability.
2020 rate: 5595 CAD + 5% GST + 48 CAD room tax
(USD accepted; please inquire for currency exchange quote)
Includes: 5 days guided fishing, 6 nights accommodation, all meals, airport transfers
Not included: Round trip airfare to Terrace, BC (YXT), licensing, gratuities, alcoholic beverages
Upgrade options: 6-day / 7-night package available for 6595 CAD + 5% GST + 56 CAD room tax
Availability: 2 openings | inquire
Nicholas Dean Outdoors
Established in 2002, Nicholas Dean Outdoors is located in the northwestern corner of British Columbia near the Alaskan border — a scenic region with arguably the best steelhead and salmon fishing in the world. NDO owns government-allotted guiding licenses and rod days on the Lower Skeena region’s best classified waters, including the Upper Zymoetz, Lower Zymoetz, Kalum, Lower Skeena (Skeena 2) and a section of the Upper Skeena (Skeena 4). NDO also guides on over 50 unclassified rivers, lakes and streams, such as the Kitimat, Nass, Bell-Irving, Meziadin, Kasiks, Exstew and Exchamsiks. With this a wide-ranging portfolio, NDO guests enjoy a variety of the top fishing opportunities available in the region. Additionally, if less than desirable fishing conditions are encountered, NDO's highly knowledgeable, locally-based guides can nearly always find fishable water. Read more about NDO...
Pioneer Fishing Lodge
To provide first class accommodations and dining for guests, and to compliment their excellent guides and fishing programs, NDO formed a partnership with Pioneer Fishing Lodge in 2010. Located just minutes west of Terrace, British Columbia, the hub of the Lower Skeena Valley, PFL features modern log cabins and apartment-style suites to provide an authentic, uniquely Canadian experience with all the appointments expected in a premier lodge.
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