The Fish

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


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 Lodge

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

Travel Tips

Getting Here

Air Canada offers regularly scheduled flights from Vancouver to Smithers.We strongly suggest you fly into Smithers the day before your scheduled arrival to the lodge. The Air Canada schedule only arrives into Smithers once per day.  Smithers has a selection of hotels and most are within walking distance to restaurants and shops on our charming Main Street. We will arrange to pick you up from the hotel in the morning. It is a short drive to the lodge, located on the river with jet boats parked on the dock ready for your first day.  

We strongly encourage that you purchase travel cancelation insurance for any problems that may arise on your travels to Smithers.



Air Canada

Smithers hotels:

Storknest Inn

  • Complimentary shuttle from airport during September and October months. Once you arrive at the airport, please contact the hotel for the shuttle service.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conviniently located on Main Street and within walking distance to restaurants

Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge

  • On-site restaurant and lounge
  • Within walking distance to Main Street

Aspen Inn and Suites

  • On-site restaurant and lounge

Smithers Information:

Tourism Smithers