On B.C.'s Gold River, the steelhead learning curve is part of the adventure
#6 Fine Lodgings Ease the Pain of Failure
I’ve noted before that I’m not fussy about angling accommodations. But here’s a simple truth: the colder and wetter your time on the water, the more you value warmth and comfort at day’s end. And the Lodge at Gold River was not only the most comfortable fishing “camp” I’ve ever stayed at, it’s also high on the list of the classiest places I’ve ever visited, period. Nestled into a hillside, the main building is only a dozen years old, yet it has a timeless, rustic look, with massive log beams, vaulted ceilings and a huge stone fireplace in the lounge. And almost every vertical and horizontal surface is adorned with game mounts or fishing, hunting and First Nations art. After a cold, wet and exhausting day, it was a welcome sanctuary.