Nicholas Dean Lodge –Magazine Articles & Editorial

The Skeena and her tributaries offer anglers not just amazing fishing opportunities but for some a 'way of life'. Nicholas Dean lodge is located in the epicentre of this truly magnificent and untamed slice of wilderness and Countless articles, TV shows and photographs tell the stories of this slice of angling paradise.

Magazine & Editorial on Nicholas Dean Lodge

Jeff Bright - In: The Contemporary Sportsman, No. 1, 2010

One Lifetime Hardly Seems Fair: Exploring Steelhead Flyfishing’s Last Frontier

Study a map of northwest British Columbia; what strikes you is the practically uncountable number of short streams cleaving the rugged mountains of the coast. Some named, some not, they spill into the fjords of Chatham Sound, Portland Inlet, Work Channel, Douglas Channel, Devastation Channel, Gardner Canal, and Grenville Channel, to name just a few in the labyrinthine system of waterways that define the region…

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Beyond the Mist - Jeff Bright

After an hour-long, kidney-jarring drive, the pickup grinds to a stop and the three of us pile out into the damp morning. From this wide spot on a rutted logging road we look down into the forested canyon below. We can’t see the river but in our imagination it’s there, gliding green and inviting over a boulder-strewn bottom, murmuring a song we all know and love. It’s hiding a treasure that has compelled one of us to traverse half the globe, another to jet 5,000 miles and the other to make his life here. Behind us is a week of difficult fishing – rain-soaked, grind-it-out, difficult fishing. Ahead of us are two of the most memorable days a steelhead flyfisher could ask for…

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Wish You Were Here

Since 2003 I’ve been fortunate to have fished nearly 40 weeks on many of British Columbia’s finest steelhead rivers. As an agent and trip host for Nicholas Dean Lodge on the Skeena and Blackwell’s Dean River Lodge on the Dean, it’s my job. Well, that’s what I tell my wife when she asks, "Why are you going up there another eight weeks this year…"

Jeff Bright - In: Adventure Fishing Magazine, Summer 2010

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Spring Steelhead on the Skeena – By Chad Black

As a young angler growing up in southwestern Ontario, I first learned of the legendary steelhead of the Skeena River in northern British Columbia by watching videos of Lani Waller. Even at a young age, I was captivated by the size of Steelhead he was catching and the dramatic mountin landscapes where he was fishing, and I swore to myself that one day I would make the trip to Skeena country and fish for these storied fish…

Chad Black - In: Canadian Fly Fisher Magazine, 2010

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