Slocan River Fly Fishing

The 9th most popular fly fishing river in British Columbia.

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North of Castlegar near Slocan Park, the Slocan River is popular with fly fishermen for rainbow trout. The Slocan River, also known for its scenic wilderness, has some prolific hatches.

One of the best sections for fly fishing on the Slocan River is known as Slocan Pool near the confluence with the Kootenay River.

Note: The Slocan River is closed from mid-July through August.

Overall, Slocan River is the 9th most popular fly fishing river of all 16 fly fishing spots in British Columbia.

Slocan River (BC/CAN)

Slocan River (BC/CAN)

Slocan River (BC/CAN)

Slocan River (BC/CAN)


Local Contact(s):  Dave Brown Outfitters (520) 604-2729

Recommended Book:  "Orvis Fly Fishing Guide" from Tom Rosenbauer

Best Season:  Jun.-July

Base Camp:  Vanishing Falls Bed and Breakfast, Slocan Falls (250) 226-6929

GPS:  49.519093, -117.629607

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  6/28/2016

ID:  22721


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