Species: Salmon, Steelhead, Trout
Coordinates: 54° 33€² 22.0926€³ N, -128° 39€² 44.967€³ W
Location: British Columbia
Why we chose it
Chinook; Aggressive, early-spring fish that can top 50 pounds
When to fish: May.
Where to fish: All sections below the canyon.
Tip: Using at least 25-pound-test line on spinning gear, bounce bottom with Spin-N-Glos or yarn, or use spoons.
—Gary Cooper, host of Gary Cooper’s Fishing Diary
Steelhead; Good numbers of fish
When to fish: April to November.
Where to fish: Pools throughout the river.
Tip: Cast salmon eggs or flies from a drift boat.
—Italo Labignan, host of Canadian Sportfishing