Our features image shows happy guests of Tracey John Hittel from Kitimat Lodge. This is a nice bright Chinook, just in the river from the ocean.
Noel Gyer reports. Chance of showers with highs to +19 degrees Celsius. Kalum River “spawning” and “kelting (spawned out) Steelhead are in the river now. If you accidently land one please release as soon as possible. Thanks! Guiding started April 1st. Note: Kalum has 4 runs of Steelhead, fall, winter, spring and summer. Skeena River is in good shape now. Do not target any Salmon at this time. It opens for Salmon fishing on July 14th but Sockeye is closed year round. Zymoetz (Copper) River a few summer-run Steelhed are coming in now; water in good shape. Kitimat River Water in good shape. Steelhead fishing is mostly over and now the fresh Chinook have started to come in; lots of Trout fishing available also. Ocean fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Prawn and Crab good out of the ports of Kitimat and Prince Rupert.
If you would like to book a river fishing guide or ocean charter for 2016-17, you can contact Noel at, www.noelgyger.ca .