The Blackwater River

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Cariboo Rivers Fishing and Wilderness Adventures
820 Baker Drive
Quesnel, B.C., Canada, V2J 7H4
Cell: 250-991-8114                     
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A dry fly fishers dream, the takes are aggressive,  the fish are many, this is dry fly fishing at its finest, This trip appeals to the most seasoned veteran and the new fly fisher alike. Our guides know all the best runs, and work with you teaching new techniques for even greater success.  Guide Ratio 2 fishers per guide in 16 foot hard floored cat rafts. These are super casting platforms. Dry Flies are supplied , you can bring your own favorites.
This Stone Fly and caddis hatches will be happening, this causes the Rainbow trout to feed on the surface, they will be looking up. Dozens of trout are caught daily. Suggest 4 weight rods, 5 and 6 weight rods are fine. Light Breathable waders, wading boots with felt soles are recommended. Suggest 6 to 8 lb tippet, these fish are not leader shy. You may be the only person to hook some of the trout in their life time. We have spare sage rods on hand if any are needed, and we will send a travel list upon booking. You bring only personal gear 35lbs maximum, we supply everything else.

The Trip
The upper Blackwater River float
You will catch more fish on this float trip than any where else on the Blackwater River. Your popular local guide has fished this river with international clientele for many years.
Going in by four wheeler is an adventure by itself and adds to your overall trip, you will be following the 3000 year old grease trail used by Alexander Mac Kenzie as he made the first crossing of the North American Continent in 1793
You will start fishing at Chine falls and continue to float and wade fish for 25 miles.
We have deluxe camps at great fishing sites along the river this allows unlimited fishing. We supply all camping gear which has been refined over the years to give you maximum comfort. A dry bag will be supplied for your personal gear.
Hot showers are available daily, you will work up a good appetite and our meals have earned their outstanding reputation for quality. A satellite phone is always along so you can call home and tell everybody how much fun you are having.
Camps are taken down and moved daily, at supper time you arrive back at camp to your favorite easy chair where the laughing starts and fun continues to bed time.

You will have an outstanding adventure on these float trips. The Blackwater river deserves its reputation as one of BC`s special rivers not only for the quality of the fishing but also for the richness of the experience to be had on its waters.

Cheers Doug Mooring
Winner Excellence in Tourism

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Fishing licenses can be purchased on line, BC freshwater fishing licence and a classified water license is needed.

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Experience B.C.s Best Dry Fly Fishing
Dry Fly Fishing Float Trip, on the Blackwater River Quesnel, British Columbia.