Rates & Travel Info: (6-1⁄2 day/ 6 night) packages. 2017 season: $6,795 USD **Includes $250 surcharge for the Babine River Foundation, all taxes, transportation from Smithers and return, 9 to 9 1/2 hours fishing per day, a guide per 3-4 anglers, accommodation at the camp and meals.
Travel Information: Arrive in Smithers the day before your trip starts. Recommended Smithers overnight accommodation at the Stork Nest Inn: www.storknestinn.com. Trip start day: Depart for camp at 6:30 a.m via the Babine Norlakes van and are fishing fishing after a light breakfast (9 am approx.). You will depart from camp to Smithers by van on the final day to either the Stork Nest Inn or the Smithers airport to meet the evening flight.
Booking Information: A deposit of fifty percent (50%) is required upon receipt of confirmation to confirm reservation. Deposits not received by Jan 1 will result in the loss of space reserved. Deposits are not refundable unless a replacement is found or an alternative booking is made within the current fishing season. Final Payments are due 90 days prior to trip departure. Repeat clientele have the option of booking the same dates for the following season.
CANCELLATIONS, & REFUNDS Deposits are not refundable unless a replacement is found or an alternative booking is made within the current fishing season.
Fishing Licenses: Electronic licensing is now required by government... Guests must purchase the required angling licenses online at www.fishing.gov.bc.ca.
Liquor & Personal Items: Due to our remote location, it is important to purchase any liquor or personal supplies prior to departure for the lodge. We do not provide liquor, mixers or tobacco. If you email us your order we would me more the happy to pick up your items for you.
Length of Season: The fishing season on the Babine River extends from late August - early September to mid November. Babine Lake, the large body of water that forms the source of the river, has a moderating influence on water temperature, allowing the Upper Babine river to be fished later into the season.