The River

The Bulkley River has one of the largest, if not the largest wild Steelhead runs in the world. The river is blessed with over ninety miles of classic fly water.

 

The Season

Primetime for Steelhead is late August to the middle of November

 

The Fish

Steelhead from 5 to 30 pounds... These wild fish are well known for attacking surface presentations throughout the season.

 

The Lodge

The Bulkley River Lodge is located on a remote section of one of the best Steelhead rivers on the planet and on traditional Wet'suwet'en territory. River-front access and no neighbors are great assets for a fishing lodge.

Our Team

Meet the Team!


Amanda Smith

My name is Amanda Smith and I am joining you all from Whitehorse Yukon, however, not a stranger to the Northwest nor its fetching rivers.
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Jean Evans

Hello everyone, I'm super excited to be a part of the Bulkley River Lodge team this year. I'm originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario,
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Kelsey Chamberlin

Howdy! I'm so thrilled to be back at the lodge this year-I can't believe it's been six years! Since then I completed my BaSc at Quest University in Squamish,
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Shannon de Jong

Hello everyone, I am so excited to be at the lodge this fall!
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Ida Hamhuis

Hello everyone! Happy to be returning to the lodge and excited to see all the familiar faces again, as well as, meeting new ones.
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David Hughes, AKA Bunky

I started cooking in Whistler at Araxi's restaurant in 1986. I did this so I could work in the evening and Ski during the day.
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Our Guides

David Hughes

Well it's that time of year again... 2019 will be my 20th season at BRL - 26th season overall on the Bulkley.
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Jeff Harrop

Hey gang, Jeff here, the newest of the crew here at BRL. Growing up in Ontario chasing bass and walleye, I made the move to the west when I was 18
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Dave Whitey Evans

Since I hate the office, you will find me most days on the river trying to figure out those steelheads. In summers I am off leading multi-day rafting trips in some of the wildest parts of the Yukon. Tagging sharks worldwide completes the remaining space in the year.
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Melissa Moure

I was fortunate to grow up with a cabin on the Sunshine Coast where the ocean, fishing, and the outdoors deeply resonated with me from a very young age. It influenced my entire future.
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Pat Beahen

Pat arrived to guide at Bulkley River Lodge in 2008, and has been the lead guide at whistler flyfishing since 2000. Pat is a very well rounded fisherman .
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Tommy Thomson

Hi my name is Tommy Thomson. I grew up in the mountain ski town of Whistler, British Columbia. I have always found myself in the outdoors from skiing to snowboarding, surfing to mountain biking one thing was clear - I was a fishing nut!
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Kevin Kish

By far the best looking and most engaging of the guides to work on the Bulkley,
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