Skookumchuck River Fly Fishing

The MOST popular fly fishing river in British Columbia.

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The Skookumchuck River is popular with fly fishermen for its wild West Slope Cutthroat trout. It is a small freestone tributary to the Kootenay River.

The Skookumchuck River is best by wading and you can expect to find cutthroats up to 16 inches. The best season for fly fishing on the Skookumchuck River starts in mid-July and runs through September.

Overall, Skookumchuck River is the 1st most popular fly fishing river of all 16 fly fishing spots in British Columbia.


Local Contact(s):  St. Mary Angler Fly Shop, Kimberley (800) 667-2311

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

Article Source:   Best Skookumchuck River Fly Fishing Review

GPS:  49.91191, -115.770321

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/29/2016

ID:  22730

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