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!

Canada
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Based on 24,785 reviews by FishingBooker anglers
Canada: 58 fishing charters available

River Therapy Fishing Company

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Abbotsford
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trips from $582

River People Guides

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(4 reviews)
Calgary
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trips from $465

Grizzly Creek Lodge

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Watson Lake
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Red Can Charters

Excellent
4.4 / 5
(11 reviews)
Ucluelet
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trips from $465

What anglers said about Fly Fishing in Canada

Go on a Charter!!! So fun and easy to have a great experience for all ages.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Go on a Charter!!! So fun and easy to have a great experience for all ages.
Guy  C.
Guy C. Sarnia, Ontario
Go with Royce and Kelly at Northwest Saltwater Adventure Charters!! They know all the good spots, and their boat and equipment are top notch!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Go with Royce and Kelly at Northwest Saltwater Adventure Charters!! They know all the good spots, and their boat and equipment are top notch!
David  R.
David R. Stanwood, WA
The water is relatively calm. The scenery is great and the fishing is better than I expected.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
The water is relatively calm. The scenery is great and the fishing is better than I expected.
Steve  W.
Steve W. Shawnigan Lake, BC
Take nausea medication before leaving. Take an afternoon trip instead of early morning as the winds were high and water choppy.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Take nausea medication before leaving. Take an afternoon trip instead of early morning as the winds were high and water choppy.
Marie  P.
Marie P. Fergus, ON
Yes awesome Dave was a great captain very nice guy and knows his stuff can’t see how anyone would not have a good time going out with him ?
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Yes awesome Dave was a great captain very nice guy and knows his stuff can’t see how anyone would not have a good time going out with him ?
Francois  D.  C.
Francois D. C. Ajax, ON
We were a bit late in the season and we were not able to keep the wild Coho we caught. We would not have been able to eat more than the Spring we kept anyway since we are on holiday's. It was an enjoyable day on the boat regardless.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We were a bit late in the season and we were not able to keep the wild Coho we caught. We would not have been able to eat more than the Spring we kept anyway since we are on holiday's. It was an enjoyable day on the boat regardless.
Doug  S.
Doug S. Calgary, AB
Captain Joe and Blue Rock Charters is excellent. Friendly, professional trip.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Captain Joe and Blue Rock Charters is excellent. Friendly, professional trip.
Campbell  B.
Campbell B. Belleville, Ontario
Jacket or light raincoat comes in handy. Know that the seals will nab a meal off your hook when around
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Jacket or light raincoat comes in handy. Know that the seals will nab a meal off your hook when around
Bill  J.
Bill J. Vancouver, British Columbia
yes, but must provide an address where to meet the captain on the day of fishing. Udo
Excellent
4.7 / 5
yes, but must provide an address where to meet the captain on the day of fishing. Udo
Udo  K.
Udo K. Sooke, BC
Easy to access, lots to catch, no need to travel far by boat, friendly people
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Easy to access, lots to catch, no need to travel far by boat, friendly people
Simon  L.
Simon L. Richmond, British Columbia
Scott at Mongoose fishing charters is top notch. Great boat, great captain.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Scott at Mongoose fishing charters is top notch. Great boat, great captain.
Charles  N.
Charles N. North Vancouver, BC
Be ready for any weather. Always remember it is called "fishing "not "catching" so never be disappointed if you don't get a limit just enjoy what you do catch and the amazing beauty of the north coast..
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be ready for any weather. Always remember it is called "fishing "not "catching" so never be disappointed if you don't get a limit just enjoy what you do catch and the amazing beauty of the north coast..
Ray  M.
Ray M. Surrey, BC
use heavier weights so your line stays straight down due to the strong currents.
Very good
4.0 / 5
use heavier weights so your line stays straight down due to the strong currents.
Ron  S.
Ron S. Kelowna, BC
Don't hold it against the crew if you don't catch as many fish as you were expecting. They provide everything in their power...from equipment to knowledge...to provide you with the best possible experience.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Don't hold it against the crew if you don't catch as many fish as you were expecting. They provide everything in their power...from equipment to knowledge...to provide you with the best possible experience.
Jason  B.
Jason B. Toronto, ON
Great trip . Try it u will be eating fish for a yr . All around fun. Crew great.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great trip . Try it u will be eating fish for a yr . All around fun. Crew great.
Kelly  M.
Kelly M. Fort Erie, ON
Big hungry fish after the winter famine - not easy to catch but the quality of the fishing is excellent
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Big hungry fish after the winter famine - not easy to catch but the quality of the fishing is excellent
Mark  J.
Mark J. Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia
Tail end of the season is "supposedly" slow but was not in my case. Walleye and Salmon still biting a plenty and NOBODY on the water!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tail end of the season is "supposedly" slow but was not in my case. Walleye and Salmon still biting a plenty and NOBODY on the water!
Nicolas  D.
Nicolas D. Stuart, FL
Make your booking with Tory Howe of Goin Coastal - then just relax, knowing you'll have a great experience!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make your booking with Tory Howe of Goin Coastal - then just relax, knowing you'll have a great experience!
Karol  R.
Karol R. Vancouver, BC
Great trip. The lake is beautiful, but a bit choppy. If you are prone to motion sickness, take precautions!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great trip. The lake is beautiful, but a bit choppy. If you are prone to motion sickness, take precautions!
Miriam  P.
Miriam P. Meadville, PA
great captain specially for first timer very friendly and very knowledgeable
Excellent
5.0 / 5
great captain specially for first timer very friendly and very knowledgeable
Denis  R.
Denis R. Surrey, BC

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