Upper Columbia River Fly Fishing
The 4th most popular fly fishing river in British Columbia.
Thursday 4 August 2016 06:18 GMT
Near Castlegar, the Columbia River is popular with fly fishermen for excellent rainbow trout and walleye fishing. The upper Columbia River stretches 42km from the Hugh Keenleyside Dam in Castlegar down to Waneta near the US border. The rainbow trout are best from May through October while the walleye are from June through October. You can expect to find trout averaging about 20 inches.
Overall, Upper Columbia River is the 4th most popular fly fishing river of all 16 fly fishing spots in British Columbia.