Fly Fishing British Columbia on the Pitt River

Fishing the Pitt River near Vancouver offers us incredible fishing opportunities for salmon, steel head, char and trout. The river is located only 40 minutes from Vancouver, yet it feels like a Thousand miles away from civilization. Add this to your bucket list, it is worth while.

"A beautifully marked bull trout of typical size".

What makes it interesting to fish this breathtaking wilderness area is the fact that the only access is by helicopter or jet boat. The area is cut off from any city or access and is a preserved Eco system where black and grizzly bears, Roosevelt elk, cougar, bobcat, deer, bald eagles and endless other species call home.

"Our biggest bull trout in 2014 so far. With greetings to Alberta".

We started guiding the "Pitt" in the 1990`s and bring an extensive knowledge about the Pitt with us. We know every corner and stream, every tributary and riffle. Experience is everything when it comes to fishing waters like that.

"A trophy wilderness king salmon in August".

Salmon fishing on the Pitt River starts late July with the migration of the big king salmon followed by the largest and heaviest sockeye salmon in the world. The reason is Pitt River sockeye return after 5 years instead of 4 years as it is typical on other river. Fly fishing for Coho starts from mid/late September on to the beginning of November.

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"All Pitt River wilderness trips come with BBQ shore lunch in breathtaking nature".

We fish year round for bull trout, rainbow trout as well as cutthroat trout and dolly varden char. June to August is prime time when the wild trout enter the Pitt River and we catch fresh and silver trout up to 15 lbs in weight on the fly as well as with spinning gear. Fly fishing for trout is good year round and species vary depending on the time of the year.

"This fly caught bull trout just arrived in the river system in order to spawn before returning to the ocean".

Pitt River Fly Fishing for Steelhead trout is available during March and April. We fly fish for steelhead either single or double handed with a variety of fly patterns. This is for the passionate angler willing to put the time in it takes.