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Shawnigan Lake, BC, Canada

Steelhead Fishing Vancouver Island is some of the most incredible sportfishing on the planet. With year round guided fishing trips for salmon, steelhead and trout, no matter what time of year you choose to visit we have an adventure of a lifetime waiting for you. Whether you're looking to go with one of our fly fishing guides or use gear to catch a migrating salmon heading up the river to spawn, late August is the beginning of our mighty salmon run for Coho, Chinook and Chum and this continues through September, October and even the beginning of November.

Target Fish

Steelhead

Featured Water

Cowichan Vancouver Island

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Trips & Rates

Full Day Float On The Cowichan

Drift Boat / 1-2 Days / Fly & Conventional Gear
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All trips include:

- drift down the Cowichan river stopping at all the great fishing holes to cast your line.

- Fly fishing or gear casting instruction session.

- The best gear is provided- rods, reels and tackle.

- hot drinks and non alcoholic beverages.

- lifetime memories and epic stories!

  • Featured Fish: Steelhead
  • Featured Water: Cowichan
  • 1-2 People $400.00

Half Day Float Trip On The Cowichan

Drift Boat / 4 Hours / Fly & Conventional Gear
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All trips include:

- drift down the Cowichan river stopping at all the great fishing holes to cast your line.

- Fly fishing or gear casting instruction session.

- The best gear is provided- rods, reels and tackle.

- hot drinks and non alcoholic beverages.

- lifetime memories and epic stories!

  • Featured Fish: Steelhead
  • Featured Water: Cowichan
  • 1-2 People $250.00

Full Day Hiking Vancouver Island Steelhead Fishing

Walk/Wade / 8 Hours / Fly & Conventional Gear
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Hike in Steelhead trips to San Juan, Gordon, Caycuse and Harris creek:​

$400 for a full day based on double occupancy, 6-8 hours due to available daylight changes.

$250 for a half day based on double occupancy, 4 hours.

All trips include:

- transportation to and from fishing location

- Instructional session for fly fishing or gear casting.

- great gear!

- hot or cold drinks

- Please note these hike in trips can be physically demanding with rigorous terrain but we can cater to suit everyones ability.

  • Featured Fish: Steelhead
  • Featured Water: Vancouver Island
  • 1-2 People $400.00

Half Day Hiking Vancouver Island Steelhead Fishing

Walk/Wade / 4 Hours / Fly & Conventional Gear
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Hike in Steelhead trips to San Juan, Gordon, Caycuse and Harris creek:​

$400 for a full day based on double occupancy, 6-8 hours due to available daylight changes.

$250 for a half day based on double occupancy, 4 hours.

All trips include:

- transportation to and from fishing location

- Instructional session for fly fishing or gear casting.

- great gear!

- hot or cold drinks

- Please note these hike in trips can be physically demanding with rigorous terrain but we can cater to suit everyones ability.

  • Featured Fish: Steelhead
  • Featured Water: Vancouver Island
  • 1-2 People $250.00

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As the rain starts to fall the rivers should rise and the fish will be on the move. September is my favourite month to be up in. Or there British Columbia 
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No bull!!  I must have hooked and released close to 20 fish in a 200 yard stretch of water witch was great but I was in search of steelhead . 
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#thesearchcontinues #trout #bull #swinging #onthefly #iguidebc #skeenatributary #sunnydays #riverfishing
Oh those spots!!  it’s wild how well fish can disappear in the clearest of water... 

#cutties #cutthroattrout #clearwater #cleanwaterfishing #spotsfordays #camouflage #hideandseek #bc #freshwaterfishing #fishingbc #catchandrelease #keepemwet  #iguidbc #bookyouradventure
Spoon fed this coho a little cooper for diner before I sent him off to do his business...
#feedingtime #swingspoons #cohosalmon #waitingforthegrab #pacificsalmon #silvers #remotebc #fishingbc #skeenacountry #iguidbc #fallfishing #rivermadness
With a nice bump of water the last few days a though I’d try my luck looking for steel but the by catch will do..
#lookingforsteel 
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#pinkspots
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#gettingtugged
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#dollie 
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#northernbc
#bringontherain
Well my first day Was a success, after a quick recon to assess the damage to my favourite runs after the springs high water episode and the low flow from summer. The fish didn’t go far one small steelhead half dozen cutthroat and a few dollies to wrap up the afternoon .. can’t wait to swing some more bugs  
#summersteel #cutthroattrout #dollies #trifecta #swingingflies #backontheflow #solofishing #letitrian #northernbc #skeenatributary #iguidebc
Heading back up to northern Bc tomorrow for 6 weeks of hunting but no trip to the skeena region without a truck load of @echoflyfishing rods and dozen of hand tie bugs..  
#echorods #fishingtheswing #scandi #skagit #skatingdrys #skeenacounrty #summersteel #tugisthedrug #huntingfishinglovingeveryday #northernbc #kispoixvalley #ifimnothuntingimfishing #chooseyourweapon #iguidebc
With all the talk about orcas and sport fishing these days I though I’d share this pic. The whales of Haida gwaii Feeding in a group of  boats And everyone was happy!!!#savethesalmon #weneedtoeattoo #chinook #feedingtime #findtheballance #killerwhales #haidagwaii #sportfishingpaysmybills #guideslife #iguidebc #thewestcoastfishingclub
Had the most amazing orca show the other morning  as a pod of ten plus whale gave the guest and I i sight we will not soon forget . @westcoastfishingclub #haidagwaii #grahamisland #killerwhales #guidedfishing #onthetack #explore #wildcanada #orcas #iguidebc #outpostlodge
Beautiful day here in the Haida gwaii suns out and flat Seas . We try to practice safe catch and release of these giant lings but once and awhile you gotta do what’s best when the fish won’t make it’s the hook was deep in the Gil’s  .  35lb of fish and chips.. #fishandchipsfordays #giantling #cutplugmoaching #iguidebc #haidagwaii #guidedfishing
When the morn fish turns it a full boat limit for two . Chinook coho halibut and some lings to wrap it up 
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#meatrun #haidagwaii #chinooks #halibut #coho #lingcod #guidedfishing #summerfun #fillingfreezers #iguidebc #
First springs for these two . And they couldn’t be happier. 
#haidagwaii #chinooks #aptackle #spoonfeed @thewestcoastfishingclub #iguidebc

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