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BC Winter Steelhead Update.

Posted on January 21st, 2019

Featured image shows an early winter Steelhead pic by Noel Gyger on the Copper River. Happy anglers are my nephew Justin and his father, my brother Michael Gyger.

Noel Gyger reports. Light rain with highs to +4 degrees Celsius. Skeena River is low and in good shape. Steelhead are being caught. Please be careful running your jet boat as water is very shallow. Coho fishing closed October 31st. Tyee Test Fishery showed a record run of Steelhead this season.  Coho run was way down this year. Kalum River is in fair shape and fishing well for Steelhead. Both fly and spin fishing are working well. Kitimat River is closed to Salmon fishing. Zymoetz (Copper) River is in goo shape and Steelhead are being caught. Note this reg: No Fishing upstream of the sign at the transmission line crossing (downstream of Zymoetz Canyon) Jan 1 – June 15. Steelhead fishing below this closure is still permitted.

Need a fishing guide contact Noel anytime? Ocean fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Prawn, Dungness and Alaska King Crab is good out of Kitimat. If you would like to book a river fishing guide or ocean charter for 2018-19 you can contact Noel at www.noelgyger.ca .

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