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Kootenay Wild Outdoor Services

Kootenay Wild Outdoor Sportsman Services offers chartered fishing on a number of lakes:  Kootenay, Duncan, Slocan & Trout Lake and also the Columbia River.

The Kootenay Wild Fishing Charters are guided sport-fishing tours that target Gerrard Rainbow Trout, Bull Trout and Kokanee.

A bed & breakfast accommodation is available to the fishing charter guests:

  • Selkirk Mountain View Master Suite
  • West Arm Lake View Master Suite
  • Purcell Mountain Master Suite

All rooms have a separate outside entrance, private ensuite bathroom, free WiFi, parking, satellite TV and access to the spectacular one acre property.

The Bed & Breakfast lodging property offers a panoramic view of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake.  You may book as many days as you like at the bed & breakfast, but at least one day has to be with a fishing charter.

Kootenay Wild also offers Kootenay Lake Boat Tours on a 30 foot Bayliner.

Main Lake Tour
The tour begins at Lang’s Marina in Balfour and heads north to Kaslo along the Eastshore. The return trip follows the West shoreline. Wildlife such as Bald eagles, Osprey, deer and black bear can be seen. Kootenay Lake is the largest natural fresh water lake in British Columbia.

West Arm Tour
This tour also begins at Lang’s Marina in Balfour and travels west to Nelson, then returns back to Balfour. Along the route, you will see waterfront properties, the cable ferry at Harrop, a number of old paddle wheeler stops, Kokanee Creek Provincial Park, sandy beaches and likely an abundant of wildlife sightings.

Many regional attractions are nearby including Kokanee Mountain Zipline;  Cody Caves, Kokanee Creek and Kokanee Glacier Provincial Parks; Balfour, Kokanee Springs and Granite Pointe Golf Courses; Ainsworth Hot Springs, the village of Kaslo and the city of Nelson.

Contact Information

230 Mountain View Drive


V1L 0A7



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