There is little doubt that Western Canada, especially the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, are some of the best bargains in the fly fishing travel world, and offers some of the finest trout and steelhead fishing on the North American continent.

The air is clear, the skies are bluer than can be imagined and the waters team with trout and steelhead. The U.S. dollar is strong and goes a long way towards the purchase of a first-class outdoor experience that is fast disappearing in other places.

Sparsely populated British Columbia and Alberta are surprisingly easy to get to from the lower 48, as well as economical and The Fly Shop is fortunate to represent the very best of the wilderness destinations in the two provinces.

The lodges and outfitters that we have assembled in British Columbia and Alberta are some of the finest in the angling world. They represent a broad spectrum of angling opportunities from classic steelhead fly-fishing to stalking native rainbows slurping dries on a clear mountain stream. All of the lodges are family operated and owned and offer intimate angling experiences with very limited rod space during the short, condensed Canadian summer. Common to all our outfitters is a genuine concern that each angler’s dreams are realized; total commitment to meeting and/or exceeding their trip expectations.

Babine Steelhead Lodge

Babine Steelhead Lodge is situated on one of the best trophy steelhead stretches of water in the world. Helicopter access from Smither's adds an extra half day of fishing to the week and guests can plan on shaking hands with some of the biggest...
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Bulkley Basecamp

Frontier Farwest has created the perfect mix of comfort, camp atmosphere, and expert staff at their semi-permanent camp on a private tributary of one of the most exclusive rivers in the Skeena system. Guests fish the Bulkley, mainstem of the...
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Copper Bay Lodge

This is winter steelhead fishing at its best, and a trip tailored for fishermen whose principal interest is silver-bright, salt-fresh, wild Canadian steelhead on rivers that are rarely, if ever, fished. These small coastal fisheries have a healthy steelhead...
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Eastslope Adventures

This Alberta trout mecca is either the most overlooked or best kept secret in North America! Native rainbows, browns, and Canadian cutthroats all grow big in the local tailwaters and nearby free-flowing trout fisheries...
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Frontier Farwest

This is an over-the-top experience run by a talented crowd of hard-core steelheaders with permitted access to a super slice of the finest steelhead fishing in the world. Their skills and work ethic is accented by deluxe lodging, a menu of great fishing...
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McLean's Ts'yl-os Park Lodge

The Chilko River, flowing through the back yard of this popular British Columbia lodge, is the finest dry fly fishing in the province. Anglers can float a line from a drift boat, jet sled or float tube, and guests can tailor their package around...
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Skeena Spey

The Steelhead in the lower Skeena River are something to write home about. Down in the water around Terrace you get first crack at all of the fish headed to the most famous steelhead rivers in the world, like the Kispiox, Sustut, Babine and the Bulkey...
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Spatsizi Wilderness Lodge

Spatsizi is one of the most exclusive fly-out wilderness trips on the North American map. It is located on Laslui Lake, more than 200 miles north of Smithers, British Columbia. This family-oriented angling Eden offers exclusive fishing...
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Suskeena Lodge

Rated by veterans and steelhead experts as among Canada's best, the lodge is located just above the confluence of the Sustut and Skeena. It is more than a hundred miles from any road and separated from civilization by an impenetrable wilderness...
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