Canada Fly Fishing Charters

Canada Fly Fishing Charters

Best Fly Fishing Charters in Canada

Fly Fishing in Canada

Canada is a huge country that offers anglers the chance to reel in majestic fish surrounded by breathtaking nature. The only thing better than fishing in Canada is fly fishing here! Book a fishing trip from June to October and you’ll be able to see for yourself why anglers from far and wide make the pilgrimage here each year.

What to Catch

Once you’ve chosen an area, there’s plenty of species to target. You’ll probably come for the Salmon, but you’ll stay for all the other choices! Target species include Trout, Walleye, Pike, and Char.

Fly Fishing Trips in Canada 

You’ll find a trip to suit you no matter your budget or how far you want to travel. If you’re located in the States, head up to the Great Lakes and get a taste of Canadian fly fishing without waiting in line at the border (don’t forget your passport!).  Or, drive the family up to a cabin in Canada and fish one of the many lakes and rivers. 

Want to really get off the beaten track? Book yourself a fly-in fishing trip  and venture deep into Canada’s wilderness aboard a bush plane. You’ll stay in a lodge with a handful of other dedicated anglers and fish to your heart's content. Note that remote fishing trips predominantly focus on catch and release fishing. 

There’s so many places to choose from. British Columbia offers anglers the opportunity to catch all 5 species of Pacific Salmon. Haida Gwaii is great for lodges and getting back to nature. Hudson Bay has huge Char and for the best Walleye head to Rainy Lake, Detroit River, and plenty more. For Steelhead, Fraser River is the most popular, but you can also head to Columbia and Skeena River.

Each province in Canada has its own rules and regulations. Once you’ve decided where to go, you’ll need to buy a provincial freshwater fishing license and additional stamps for specific species. Be aware of local rules on fish limits and size, which can change yearly – your guide will know the most up-to-date information.

How to Prepare

Included in the price of most fishing trips are fly fishing rods and reels. Bringing your own? You’ll need to match your rod to the species you’re targeting. Pike will need a rod anywhere from 7–10 wt, whereas Salmon are great on an 8 wt rod, and Trout can be caught on a 6 wt rod. When choosing which rod to bring, always take into account the fly size needed and any obstacles from where you’ll be fishing.

Waders are not usually provided – ask your guide before if these can be rented or whether you should bring your own. Canadian hospitality is known worldwide, so food and drinks are normally provided on all trips.

Charter a fly fishing trip in Canada for an incredible vacation away from the concrete jungle. It doesn’t get better than this!

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Top Fly Fishing Charters in Canada

Reviews of Fly Fishing in Canada

Fishing with Royce
David R. fished with Northwest Saltwater Adventures on September 29, 2021
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Go with Royce and Kelly at Northwest Saltwater Adventure Charters!! They know all the good spots, and their boat and equipment are top notch!
Half day trip with Matt and his Father.
Jason O. fished with Reel Knockoffs Guide Service on September 10, 2021
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Be patient and don't sweat it if you lose fish. Plenty more out there
Half day trip with Captain Kelly
Steve W. fished with Last Chance Fishing Adventures on August 23, 2021
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The water is relatively calm. The scenery is great and the fishing is better than I expected.
5 1/2 hour trip (AM) with Captain Marc
Wendy E. fished with Kings Landing Sportfishing on August 8, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Be prepared to have an amazing experience that you soon won't forget!
Half day trip with Captain Todd
Joyce Y. fished with Highroller Charters - Ucluelet on August 5, 2021
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Bring gravol or sea patches in case for seasickness!
Memorable 30th birthday!
Ryan H. fished with Steve O's Fishing Charter on July 29, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Fish after august 1, you can keep more.
July fishing trip
Marie P. fished with Tails Up Sportfishing on July 10, 2021
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Take nausea medication before leaving. Take an afternoon trip instead of early morning as the winds were high and water choppy.
FishMaster
Matthew S. fished with Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate on July 10, 2021
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Don’t be afraid to ask questions and make the most of the trip

Top Targeted Fly Fishing Species in Canada