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The Bulkley and MSG are open for business

Welcome to Steelhead Paradise! That is the new sign entering Smithers and the message that Tourism Smithers and town council want to drive home with tourists who have been avoiding the region because of rumours that they would be evicted from the rivers over First Nation treaty disputes. MSG started the guiding season early and … Read more

Buy Local – K & N Tie’n’ Fly

Having guided and fished on the Bulkley River for over 30 years, it hasn’t been easy to find and buy equipment locally – especially flies and especially during the fishing season.  However that has changed for the better. You can imagine the relief when we discovered some local tiers from the Kispiox River – a … Read more

Facebook 500

500 likes on Facebook :: Maxwell Steelhead Guides

HELP US REACH 500 LIKES ON FACEBOOK and you could earn a $500 credit towards a steelhead fishing trip that you book for two anglers for September or October 2014. Looking forward to #500.  Thanks for your support. Denise Maxwell Maxwell Steelhead Guides Fish with the Experts

Guiding on Skeena Classified Waters

Speyfishing for wild Bulkley River steelhead :: Maxwell Steelhead Guides

OKAY, HERE IS A QUESTION FOR YOU… What do you know about guiding on the classified waters of the Skeena River system? I bet you don’t know that there are a limited number of guides for each river and each guide license has a certain number of angler days with it. An angler day is … Read more

Welcome to Maxwells

Denise Maxwell, Owner/Operator of Maxwell Steelhead Guides and Licensed Guide

JUST A SHORT MESSAGE TO GET YOU GOING + COMING BACK… please check our web site on a regular basis to see what is new. I will be posting updates through our season, steelhead fly patterns and tying instructions, articles, photos, etc… you should find something new when you check in! We also encourage our … Read more