BABINE STEELHEAD LODGE

STEELHEAD FISHING ON THE BABINE RIVER

Finding prime fishing dates for Babine River steelhead is nearly impossible, but don’t worry, Chromer has space during the Babine’s top steelhead weeks. These all-inclusive lodge packages get you into untouched stretches of the Babine River fishing for the biggest steelhead in the world.

 Packages offered early September to late October.

Babine River is located in northern British Columbia.

Fly from Vancouver to Smithers and helicopter to the lodge.

All inclusive package with riverside cabin accommdations.

 Experience BC’s biggest steelhead on the Babine River.

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Yos Gladstone

OWNER / OPERATOR

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Honest local advice & insight

Access to prime fishing dates

Unparalleled  customer service

 24/7 on-trip support

Fish with BC’s top steelhead guides

 Inside access to the best dates

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PACKAGE INFO

  • BABINE LODGE PACKAGE

    SIX DAYS OF GUIDED FISHING WITH SIX NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION. HELICOPTER TRAVEL FROM SMITHERS. ALL MEALS & ALCOHOL INCLUDED.

    $6900-$7400 USD

This is a six night package that includes five and a half days of guided fishing.  This semi-guided program gives you the chance to fish untouched water every day on a remote stretch of the Babine River. We can’t stress it enough how limited space is on the Babine, so if you’re interested in upcoming dates contact us today and we’ll let you know what is available.

”It is the second time Chromer Sport fishing arranges my fishing trip in BC, and it seems to be the way to go. Outside the fishing, they take care of any problems that may show up. I am 100% satisfied with their services.”

Hasse – Alvkarleby, Sweden

  

THE LODGE

FACILITIES & AMENITES

The lodge, one of only three on the river, is located on the banks of the Babine within the confines of Babine Mountains Provincial Park. Comprised of a main lounge and dining room, three guest cabins and a shower room, the lodge offers comfortable riverside arrangements. The remote location doesn’t allow for opulence, instead tasteful simplicity welcomes you.Comfortable guests cabins are shared accommodations with bunks for four anglers per cabin, perfect for a small group of friends on a trip. A hot breakfast is served daily and packed lunches are prepped to be taken on the water each day. Homestyle dinners are enjoyed in the main dining hall at day’s end.

LOCATION & TRAVEL

BABINE RIVER

All packages to the Babine originate in Smithers, British Columbia. Guests must arrive in Smithers from Vancouver on the Friday evening before their week starts. Air Canada services Smithers with daily flights, but it is good to book early as space is limited. The flight is about 1.5 hours, leaving from Vancouver International Airport, a simple connection if you are arriving from an international location. Guests will fly by helicopter from Smithers to the Babine on Saturday and will fish the home water that day. After your stay, we will return you to Smithers late Friday afternoon. You should plan on staying overnight in Smithers to catch the Saturday morning flight to Vancouver.

FISHING THE WORLD FAMOUS BABINE RIVER

SWINGING FLIES FOR BC’S BIGGEST STEELHEAD

The Babine flows into the Skeena River and is arguably one of the most famous wild steelhead rivers in the world. Each year, from early September through early to mid October, some of the largest steelhead found on the entire Skeena system make their return to the Babine. Fishing the Babine is not about numbers, it is about quality. On average you can expect 3-4 chances at steelhead a day but the quality of specimen is hard to match. Steelhead in the 35 inch plus range are common on the Babine, so chances at a true fish of a lifetime is definitely a reality! Babine steelhead smash dry flies through most of the season, a thrill that few other rivers can offer in such consistency. Wading conditions on the Babine are managed easily by most anglers. Packages to the Babine River are considered ‘semi-guided’, meaning guides spend time with 3-4 guests during the day. This is how it is done at all three lodges on the Babine. If you’re sceptical don’t worry. Personalized service certainly isn’t lost, there just might not be someone there to get your fly out of the rocks or tie on a new leader for you. The size of the runs have lots to do with why these packages are semi-guided and it actually gives you more untouched water that has seen few to no anglers in a day. You won’t be stuck fishing behind someone, you always have your own beat and guides keep busy making sure everyone is well taken care of.

LOCAL BABINE RIVER INSIGHT

FROM OUR CREW…

It took some time to get the Babine Steelhead Lodge on board with our program, they were packed during every week of their season with no availability. Following a visit to the lodge by Chromer owner Yos Gladstone, that relationship changed and Chromer Sport Fishing was granted some dates for our clients. The Babine is an amazing fishery but does come with it’s cons as well. River levels do vary, heavy rains in the Fall months can make for high water conditions, part of the reason we like to aim our trips later in the season, when temperatures are cooler and freezing levels are lower, creating more stable river conditions. We have a great relationship with the lodge on the Babine, with pals guiding there, you know you’ll be well taken care of when you book with us.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

Nothing beats local knowledge and at Chromer Sport Fishing we’ve built our reputation on it. Comprised of experienced steelhead guides, our staff is here to ensure you have a first class seamless angling experience here in British Columbia. We offer prime dates, unparalleled service, honest local insight and the finest network of guides and lodges, so you can always book with confidence. Have a look at what our clients say about their experiences with us.

Getting started planning a trip is easy, simply fill out our online contact form or call our office toll-free 1.877.902.3393.  We’ll get back to you right away with seasonal availability and specific pricing. Upon booking we’ll send you a detailed reservation confirmation with all the travel information, covering every aspect of your steelhead trip here in British Columbia.
Filling out our easy online inquiry form is the first step to getting you hooked up with an awesome steelhead trip here in British Columbia. We’ll get back to you right away with availability, pricing and trip details. Toll Free in North America 1.877.902.3393

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