Pemberton has some of the world’s best winter fishing. The lakes start to freeze over late November and are usually safe to start ice fishing in mid-December. At about this time, the steelhead are in full swing.
The season for steelhead starts in November and runs through to about April. In April, the Coastal Cutthroat fishing takes off. Coastal Cutthroat are a sea run trout and when they hit the rivers in Pemberton, they hit them in BIG numbers. It is not uncommon to catch 10 to 20 of these feisty fish in an afternoon of fishing.
You can expect to encounter the following species: Steelhead, Rainbow trout, Bull trout, Coastal cutthroat, and more.