The pristine Kitimat wilderness is home to some of the world’s best fly-fishing for trophy salmon and Steelhead. The Kitimat River and many more feeder creeks and rivers produce migrating salmon along this 90 km stretch of ocean to the Inside Passage. You can fish the easily accessible Kitimat River, or for the more adventurous, the many remote fly-in areas that provide spectacular scenery, tranquility, and great fishing. Depending on the species you seek at the time of year you visit, the fishing opportunities are endless here.
The Kitimat River is the closest and most popular destination for freshwater fishing. Here you can hook into Chinook, Coho, and Chum salmon, as well as prized Steelhead and trout such as Cutthroat. Nearby lakes and streams are also good for trout fishing.
Experience trophy salmon and Steelhead fishing with drift boat, river raft or pontoon boat on the Kitimat River as well as streamside wading on local and remote coastal rivers on the Westcoast of Britisch Columbia. Your guides specialize in fly fishing and conventional fishing techniques for the aggressive, silver chrome steelhead trout and wild pacific salmons. They will give you the opportunity to fish the headwaters, tributaries and mainstream Kitimat River. The lower section of the Kitimat river is considered tidal and can offer phenomenal fishing for wild agressive Chinook salmon as they migrate upriver. Prime time to target Chinook Salmon in the Kitimat River Estuary is June to middle of July. Chinook Salmon will be caught till middle of August in the Kitimat River Estuary.