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Castlegar Sports Centre & Fly Shop Flyfishing Tour

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35+ years of knowledge and experience fishing the upper Columbia River, licensed guide and president of West Koutenay fly fishing club. Complete fly shop with flies tied for this river and area.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1951A Columbia Ave, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 2W8, Canada
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+1 250-365-8288
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Rod was extremely friendly, patient, and knowledgeable about the Columbia River system. Had a huge day on the water, tons of fish landed. Would love to get back at it again next time I'm in the area. Rod's fly tying is also unique. You won't...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Rod, the owner knows fishing. Stop in to get some stuff for our grandson for Christmas and rod had some beautiful flies for salmon fishing and the cost was well worth them. Just hope they work as good as they look.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank gread2016
Rod Z, Owner at Castlegar Sports Centre & Fly Shop Flyfishing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Many thanks for the kind words. Fly tying is my passion along with fly fishing, the flies should do the trick. tight lines and bent rods. RZ.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is not about the shop, it is about the owner, Rod. We booked a guided fly fishing trip on the Columbia River. It was fantastic and Rod made it a great experience. He is a guide's, guide. 35 years fishing all the time and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DBD007
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I've been in this shop many times and found the service and selection to be hit and miss. Sometimes very good, other times poor, frustrating or confusing. The owner and guide is certainly very knowledgable and can guide clients into fish. However, I recently witnessed...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank nick g
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Columbia is like no river I've ever fished, and Rod is a unique master of that terrain. Wherever he took us, we caught fish. He's also a wonderful storyteller, guide, and companion. My dad and I did a 4-day trip with him and our...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Jonah W
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Unless you're definitely going to go in and buy something expensive to fly-fish with, don't bother. I've gone in twice with what I thought would be simple fishing questions and have been basically brushed off.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank NYCMarv
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Excellent workmanship on products...guaranteed to work. Also good selection of tackle . Also off season tying classes.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank paulgxoxo
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Awesome fishing gear , hand made fishing flies, and lots of gear and friendly advice . Highly recomend!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank River M
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Ned a special fly, lure or hip waders then this is the place for you. Rod the owner is probably one of the most knowledgeable people I know on local fishing and they have a fantastic selection of anything you will need to land the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Castlegar
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Spent the day with Rod Z on the mightly Columbia doing a day (8 hours) drift through Castlegar. Caught too many trout to count and took a couple home to eat. Rod really knows the river and the patterns and taught me a couple of...More

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