Stamp River Winter Steelhead

Winter Steelhead are a distinct run of Steelhead that arrive to their home rivers during the months of December, January, February, March and leave during April.

The Stamp River System, is known as the SSS. Which stands for Stamp, Somass and Sproat Rivers.  Collectively they have one of the largest returns of winter Steelhead in British Columbia and is considered by many the premier destination for catching these fish.

Is Winter Steelhead on your Bucket List?

 

Chromer Steelhead in the Lower Stamp River  
Stamp River Hatchery Steelhead

As a general rule, Stamp river fish start entering the river around the first week of December and continue until late March.

Coached by ProfessionalsYou will be coached by Experience & Passion

Sharp hooks is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to your trip.

Murphy Sportfishing guides have guided guests to more than 15,000 Steelhead in the past 15 years and have earned the reputation of being the premier Steelhead guides in British Columbia. We have 5 great guides that live and breathe this river and they are unsurpassed for the expertise and knowledge of the art of Steelhead fishing.

 

An annual trip for this father and son team   Jet Boats powered by Yamaha   Drift Boat or Jet Boat Trips - All conditions covered!

The Stamp River can be divided into three sections: Upper (above Stamp Falls), middle (above the bucket) and lower (below the bucket). Starting September 15th bait may be used in the lower river, which is the bucket down. Bait may not be used above the bucket, which includes the middle and the upper part as described above.

Bundled up for some great fishing!   Big Beautiful Steelhead   He comes at least once a month!

If you haven't Steelhead fished come out and we will teach you the ins and outs that will set you up for a lifetime of enjoyable days on the river. For those of you who come every year, we look forward to some good times catching winter Steelhead.

West Coast River LodgeWest Coast River Lodge

We run our winter program out of a different lodge than our fall program. The West Coast River lodge is situated at the confluence of the Stamp and Sproat Rivers.

Features include:
  • 7 rooms with full bath
  • Twin or king size beds
  • High Speed Internet
 
  • Great Breakfasts and Boxed Lunches
  • Giant Fireplace & Great Room
  • Equipment & Drying Room