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September 20 – September 26, 2020
Lower Skeena-Nass Region
Fall Steelhead & Coho
Nicholas Dean Outdoors, BC
with host Jeff Bright


LOOKING FOR THE QUINTESSENTIAL British Columbia angling experience? If so, this is your trip. In the mix will be an impressive variety of options on a number of wild rivers in the lower Skeena valley. We’ll swing wet flies and, with favorable conditions, fish dries on the remarkably productive Zymoetz River. Skeena steelhead are free-rising and will readily pounce on a waking fly — undoubtedly one of the greatest thrills in flyfishing. This adventure also features the exciting opportunity to fish select lower Skeena streams, including the scenic Kasiks, Exchamsiks and Exstew for trophy coho. Depending on flows, these great gamefish can often be pursued with sight-fishing tactics.

Target river: Upper and lower Zymoetz, Clore, Kalum, mainstem Skeena, Kasiks, Exchamsiks, Exstew, middle Nass tributaries

Group size: 6 anglers, plus host; 2 anglers per guide; total program capacity 8 anglers

2020 rate: 5595 CAD + 5% GST + 48 CAD room tax

(USD accepted; please inquire for currency exchange quote)

Accommodations: Double occupancy cabins with private bedrooms and shared bath. Single occupancy suites for additional charge; inquire for availability.

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

Add-on options: Helicopter or float plane fly-out to remote streams; inquire for rates

Availability: 6 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.

Additional Information & Resources

Nicholas Dean Outdoors
Pioneer Lodge
BC Fishing Regulations & License Information

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