Thursday, November 5, 2015

Skagitanglers and Salmon Junkies team up

Skagitanglers and Salmon Junkies team up for the 2016 British Columbia program

We at Skagitanglers love to travel to fantastic fly fishing destinations around the world and we have for some time been working on different ways to bring our clients to some of the best salmon and steelhead waters in the world.

In our research we obviously have been looking toward our fellow Danes at Salmon Junkies for inspiration as they without doubt are marked leaders in their field. Steffen Juhl and crew have some 25+ year’s experience as travel agents and both our companies share a lot of values and ideas on how to make the perfect trip and experience for clients. To make a long story short, Skagitanglers are now able to offer fishing trips to prime locations in British Columbia under the wings of Salmon Junkies.
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Booking and enquiries for the 2016 Skeena River program can now be made to either Steffen from Salmon Junkies or Claus from Skagitanglers. So far we have weeks available and we have some vacant spots spread out through the season.
Call or mail us at  if you have any questions about the trips or on which gear you should bring.
To fly fishers around the globe Skeena is a dream destination offering nearly boundless opportunity to pursue what are among the largest sea-run fish on the planet.

The 2016 Skeena River Program

Spring Steelhead – the holy grail of flyfishing

We start the season in March/April in search for the holy grail of flyfishing which is swinging for big aggressive spring steelhead. We’ll concentrate our efforts on Skeena in its lower reaches between the town of Terrace and tidewater, where steelhead hold surprisingly close to the river’s edge in shallow tail outs and riffles. Please check out Salmon Junkies´s iconic Spring Steelhead movie here and judge yourself 

Chinook - Not for the fainthearted

In July we will target the Kitimat, Copper, Kalum and Skeena rivers, depending on conditions. Skeena region Chinook average 20 to 40 pounds and range up to 80 pounds — and perhaps beyond. The Skeena’s biggest have been known to reach 100 pounds! Please note: Fly fishing for Chinooks is a 100% adrenaline activity. It is not for the fainthearted. On the other hand, for fly fishers after the juiciest kicks in fresh water, not much else can top it. If you still not are convinced please check out Salmon Junkies latest BC film here -

Skeena Summer camp - "Big Bang For The Buck"

Salmon and Steelhead fishing on the Lower Skeena is unparalleled. Renowned rivers such as the Babine, Kispiox, Sustut, Bulkley, Morice, Copper and Kalum enter the Skeena above our camp and all fish bound for these rivers must pass directly in front of us before reaching their spawning grounds. Only a day or two out of the ocean, at the peak of their size, you will now be able to fish lower main channel Skeena hosts vast numbers of migrating Chinook, Steelhead Coho, Sockeye, Chums and Pinks headed for numerous upriver tributaries. To take full advantage of this prolific fishery and offer a high-quality, high-value fishing adventure – for both novice and seasoned anglers alike. 
Guests will stay at the on-river Skeena camp for the duration of their stay.  On arrival, our staff will pick clients up at the airport, stop in the town of Terrace to pick up any supplies, then transport clients to the river, where camp staff will be waiting to receive them.  After an orientation in camp, guests are welcome to string their rods together and fish for the remainder of the day.

Fall Steelhead

In late summer and during fall we turn to the Skeena tributaries and hunt for surface active summer/fall steelhead. The fall fisheries have in many years been very popular in the Skeena region and for a good reason. Also here Salmon Junkies a Skagit Anglers will be able to offer some unique opportunities. Contact us for more info as the numbers of available rods are very limited
Join us to Skeena main stem and select tributaries in a full 6-day package – not the usual 5 days package – in company of some of the best and most hardcore Canadian steelhead guides available.

The area - Skeena River Valley

Many people believe that Skeena watershed is easy accessible and easy-going to fish. However that is not the case if you want to get most out of a week. Many of the best rivers and spots are more or less impossible to access without a local guide, and the only way to get there is by power full jetboat and local knowledge. Lastly some of the most attractive rivers are licensed with limited access for only a small numbers of people. Salmon Junkies have access to all classified water plus a well selected numbers of coastal river. But perhaps and more important we have probably the best team of Steelheads guides, that will share their darkest secrets and lead you to the fish.

Award-winning Nicholas Dean Outdoors

For guiding and outfitting services in our steelhead and chinook program we have partnered with award-winning Nicholas Dean Outdoors. Based in Terrace and named Fly Fusion Magazine’s Canadian Lodge of the Year for 2012, NDO features a roster of guides whose knowledge of local rivers and fish are unrivaled in the area. Accordingly, NDO enjoys a well-earned, loyal following of Hardcore spring steelhead anglers. We are confident you will find their work to be exemplary.


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