Silvertip Lodge



    BC North/Central Interior, BC, Canada






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    Experience authentic Canadian Wilderness in a remote corner of the Cariboo Mountains. Silvertip Lodge is the only resort located on the East Arm of Quesnel Lake - home to Canada's best fresh water fjord lake lake fishing. Originally built in 1967 as a fishing and hunting lodge, the location has long been known for it's unique fishing opportunities attracting anglers from around the globe.


    With a long stretch of beach by the property fly fishing opportunities can be found seconds from the lodge or in the nearby feeder streams of Quesnel Lake. Quesnel Lake Rainbow trout are the trophy sport fish of the lake. Famous for their large size due to their older spawning age than other Rainbow Trout strains. This allows the fish to grow larger before spawning and makes the Quesnel Lake strain a unique fishing experience not to be missed by any avid fly fisher.

    The option for a quick float plane charter to fish in alpine lakes of the Cariboo Mountains seldom visited by humans can be arranged. Hobson lake in the nearby Wells Grey Provincial Park has opportunities for excellent Rainbow and Bull trout trophy fishing, with Silvertip Lodge as the closest access point.

    At the very east end of Quesnel Lake, nestled on a 14-acre beachfront property, sits a spacious triple A-frame Lodge awaiting your arrival. Silvertip Lodge is the ultimate in rustic, remote and private luxury hidden on the edge of the Cariboo Mountain Range. Without any road access, travelling to the Lodge is by float plane, small aircraft, helicopter or by boat. A 2,200 ft grass/gravel airstrip suitable for small private aircraft, sits a short drive above the property and is accessible most of the year.

    Silvertip Lodge offers year round accommodation and activities where you can escape the busy day to day and experience the raw, rustic beauty of nature here in British Columbia.

    What Do We Fish For?

    June 15 to Oct 15
    • Arctic Char
    • Sockeye (Red) Salmon
    • Bull Trout
    • Rainbow Trout
    • Whitefish
    • Quesnel Lake Rainbow trout are famous for their large size due to their older spawning age than other Rainbow Trout strains. This allows the fish to grow larger before spawning. Also Kokanee salmon.


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    2 nights / 3 days fishing | Self-guided
    2 nights / 3 days fishing | Self-guided
    Double occupancy.
    2 nights / 3 days fishing | Guided
    2 nights / 3 days fishing | Guided
    Double occupancy
    3 nights / 4 days fishing | Self-guided
    3 nights / 4 days fishing | Self-guided
    Double occupancy.
    3 nights / 4 days fishing | Guided
    3 nights / 4 days fishing | Guided
    Double occupancy
    6 nights / 7 days fishing | Self-guided
    6 nights / 7 days fishing | Self-guided
    Double occupancy.
    6 nights / 7 days fishing | Guided
    6 nights / 7 days fishing | Guided
    Double occupancy

    Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

    This lodge charges in CA$.    

    Guided days are available at a rate of CA$750 per day, so it's possible to select a self-guided package and book a guide for one or multiple days.

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    How many hours of guided fishing?

    6 hours/day

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    • A 7,250 sq. ft. lodge which boasts high vaulted ceilings over the dining and common areas of the lodge. Upstairs holds 8 charming guest rooms, each with their well appointed private en-suite bathrooms.
    • A separate small cabin hosts 2 other bedrooms, again, each with their own en-suite bath.
    • A spa chalet overlooks the lake with an outdoor whirlpool, while the interior holds a massage room, steam room, sauna and exercise area.
    • Our 14-acre property along the lakeshore offers ease of access to the lake and property for many outdoor activities.

    Corporate buyout:     

    CA$7,000 for 3 days, CA$10,500 for 4 days, CA$21,00 for 7 days. Guided days are available at a rate of CA$750 - CA$2,500 per day depending on the group size.

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    Average travel time to fishing grounds:

    40 mins by plane, 2 hrs by boat

    Other Activities Available

    With the Cariboo mountains in your own backyard the property offers extensive back country hiking terrain. The lodge makes a great base location for nearby hiking or alpine heli-hiking in the area. Helicopters can be arranged to fly you over the mountain range to incredible heli-hiking locations with views you will not soon forget. Hikers enjoy spectacular alpine views and hikes among pristine glacier lakes.

    For avid back-country hikers looking for adventure the lodge offers the closest access point to the northern more spectacular landscape of Wells Grey Provincial Park. Few hikers have trekked through much of the area, which remains wild and without trails.


    We have a spa area with a beautiful lake view outdoor hot tub, so don't forget your suit.



    Aluminum motorized fishing boats are available for use including down rigging equipment to reach the depths of the lake.



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    Deposit required: 50%

    Balance due: upon departure.

    Deposit is non-refundable, travel insurance recommended if cancellation due to weather or unforeseeable events.

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    • boats and fuel
    • guiding
    • all meals
    • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only, this is not applicable)
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