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Our Client's Speak
William N.

"Kicking off the fishing season with an early spring overnight to Canyon River Lodge is the way I like to get things started. The fishing can be amazing, or it can be cold and challenging. Either way every visit to the Yakima Canyon is an adventure to remember."

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Early Spring Skwala Hatch Special

  • March 1st - April 15th

The annual "Skwala Stonefly" hatch takes place in March in the Yakima River Canyon. February offers less anglers, but offers great solitude and often some of our biggest fish are caught early in the season.  We start catching a few fish on dry flies in mid February, but the hatch picks up momentum in mid-March.

While there is no guarantee on the quantity of the catching, we will have some days that are absolutely exceptional!  Early season fishing typically offers a few less fish, but they will be larger on average often averaging 14-16" with a few stretching to 17-18".


Skwala Fly Assortment

Cost and Details

  • $425 per boat (based on double occupancy)
  • 6 hours of guided fly fishing (we focus on the warmest and most productive portion of the day)
  • Flies
  • Rods/reels if necessary
  • Tippet and Terminal Tackle
  • Lunch on the river

Does Not Include:

  • Lodging
  • Waders/Boots (can be rented at Red's on the day of your trip)
  • Alcoholic Beverages


Skwala Special Deposit and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made by the customer less than 72 hours from the start time, will forfeit 50% of the total cost.  If you cancel more than 72 hours from the start time, you may reschedule or request a refund minus 5%.  Cancellations within 24 hours or failure to show will forfeit 100% of the trip cost.  If Red's decides to cancel the event due to adverse conditions the customer may request a full refund.