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Address: Terrace, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia, Canada

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Stunning

Even though it was pouring the ride along highway towards lava beds was stunning . A must . Fuel available about 100 k along the highway towards Nass valley

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 11, 2016
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Barry, United Kingdom
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Barry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Even though it was pouring the ride along highway towards lava beds was stunning . A must . Fuel available about 100 k along the highway towards Nass valley

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Thank Christopher G
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

I was staying at the Skeena Spey lodge on the Skeena river in July, 2015, and our guide took us to the Kalum. Hooked several nice Chinook there. A beautiful small river accessible from its confluence with the Skeena river.

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Thank Ken V
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

Fly fished (spey) the Kalum (from Skeena Spey Lodge: it's the perfect access spot to reach the Kalum and it's great chinook fishery. Skeena Spey Lodge and it's guides were fantastic, and the kalum is a beautiful, productive fishery. Would like to return there for steelhead.

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Thank rgary2015
Smithers, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

The Kalum River, which joins the Skeena just west of Terrace, is a clean, clear river. It is famous for it's Spring (King) Salmon run, but also has a sizeable sockeye run. A river (jet) boat is the best way to navigate this pristine stream, but it can also be accessed at several spots by going up the West Kalum... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

Didn't see anyone fishing, but my kids had a great time learning to skip stones from their dad. Great afternoon, water a bit fast running for my liking but I had one hand on the toddler the whole time. Beautiful place.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

Water was low and the river clearer than my bathtub. Fishing was really challenging - but that is spring steelheading. A beautiful river that is the spawning ground for some of the largest spring steelhead around. Fishing the Kalum is an annual event for me! Don't expect either easy fish or a lot of fish. But hte experience is outstanding!

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Thank Jay F
Hazelton, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

This river flows out of Kalum Lake near Terrace, it has a fine run of big spring salmon as well as steelhead and the winter steelhead fishing is good. I recommend a guide.

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Terrace
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2012

great fishing for Springs in June. Steelhead in the spring.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2003

Bar-none the best steelhead fishing I have ever experienced. I even caught a couple on my ultra-light "dolly" set up. I would highly recommend this river to anyone looking for a once in a lifetime experience. Even if you don't land any fish the scenery and tranquility are more than worth the trip.

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