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

Fish in Hand

Angler with wild Bulkley River steelhead :: Maxwell Steelhead Guides

A FISH IN HAND… is worth many more in the river. For anyone who has fly fished for wild steelhead, the rush you experience of a steelhead engulfing your fly… played to the beach to be admired… and released… is just reward for your time on the river.

Bulkley Black & Blue

Bulkley Black & Blue steelhead fly :: Maxwell Steelhead Guides

TYING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BULKLEY BLACK & BLUE… Start with a tail of black ostrich (6-12 pieces). For the length of the ostrich, look to photo for proportions. Add 2 – 4 stands of blue flashabou to the tail. Tie in the flash to lay down either side of the tail. Use an equal # … Read more

Telkwa Stone Dry

Telkwa Stone Dry :: Maxwell Steelhead Guides

THE TELKWA STONE DRY is a pattern developed by Mike Maxwell for fishing a dry fly on the Bulkley River for wild steelhead. Telkwa refers to the nearest village, which is just outside of Smithers, BC.

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