Steelhead Trout Fishing

British Columbia has many wild rivers and streams to enjoy. Most offer a good population of cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, Bull trout or a combination of any of the above. Some of our rivers have returns of wild and hatchery Steelhead offering anglers a chance to sport fish for one of the hardest fighting freshwater sport fish anywhere. Book a guided Steelhead trip or explore the many trout fishing opportunities offered in our region. BCSFG also offers fly fishing instructional trips and charters as well. Book your trout fishing adventure today! 


Steelhead – Prime times: December to April


British Columbia hosts one of the largest Steelhead Trout populations in the world, the Fraser Valley being a great place to start. Steelhead Trout are available all year in some of our rivers, having both summer and winter run fish, while others only offer one. Steelhead are considered to be one of the most elusive of all North American game fish and when hooked put up a battle second to none. These fish are worth the effort.  BCSFG offers daily walk and wade tutorials for either gear or fly fishers daily from December.15-April.30 Book today! 1-877-796-3345



Cutthroat Trout – Prime Times: Year Round

Cutthroat trout are available in our local rivers 12 months of the year. They are a very scrappy fish that show an incredible ability to shake the hook. Although challenging to land, Cutthroat trout are very aggressive feeders, allowing anglers a wide variety of choices when it comes to presentation and choice of equipment.


Harrison Lake has a great population of wild Cutthroat trout some tipping the scale at 5lbs and better (20-26 inches in length). These fish provide great sport as we use only light spinning, often fly rods with small spinners, spoons, or flies depending on current conditions and time of year.



Rainbow Trout – Prime Times: April to October


Rainbow Trout are one of the most acrobatic fish around, they take powerful runs, love to leap, and are always up to a good battle. Rainbow Trout are plentiful in most lakes and streams in British Columbia, the average size of our rainbow trout is 12 to 20 inches depending on the system fished! If you have never fished with a fly rod, don’t worry our teaching guides will help instruct you to ensure a good time.   BC Sport Fishing Group provides some unique opportunities for rainbow trout in our local area. However, the best fishing is located on our more remote systems such as the Pitt and Lillooet River.



Dolly Varden, Bull Trout and Char Prime Times: Year Round

These are probably the most aggressive, when it comes to taking a fly, lure, or bait! They are available in most of our freshwater rivers and lakes depending on time of year. The Lillooet River and Pitt river offer the best opportunity at catching some of these aggressive fish. The Lillooet River has a prime time of September-April, while the Upper Pitt offers great fly fishing for sea run Bull trout from June-August. For more information on the Pitt and Lillooet River systems visit our Fly Fishing site at 



Get out and enjoy a steelhead fishing trip today!