I have been married for
43 years and have three
daughters, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.
I am the owner of Noel Gyger - Weekly Fishing
Report and Guided Fishing Adventures of 4012 Best Street,
Terrace, BC Canada V8G 5R8 Tel/Fax (250) 635-2568 Cell (250)
I started fishing the Terrace area in the
1970’s. On May 24, 1983 I assisted my friend to land an 83-pound
Chinook on the Kalum River. It was the river record. That
experience changed my life and I started into the fish guiding
industry and began exploring and fishing rivers by jet boat.
I pioneered drift boats on the Kalum and Kitimat
Rivers and taught many folks how to row them.
I’ve owned a fishing lodge and guide business
(Northwest Fishing Guides & Lodge) along with my wife from 1986
to 2001 when we sold it and retired but my love for the industry
is just too great and after five years - I am back.
I have written weekly fishing reports from 1996
through 2002, so doing them again is nothing new to me. Those
reports can be
read on this
I have written articles for the magazine British
Columbia Sport Fishing, Rikk Taylor publisher.
I have assisted and hosted many outdoor writers
and links to their articles
are posted on this web site.
I am an AVID Sportfishing and Outdoor
I am an AVID Sportfishing writer with articles
published in many Sportfishing magazines and on the Internet.
I have assisted Italo Labignan and Henry
Waszczuk of Canadian Sport Fishing in shooting 11 fishing
shows in Northwest British Columbia and will try to make shows
into the future.
I have made a fishing video for Chinook Salmon
and Steelhead on the Kalum River in May of 1991 with Larry
Schoenborn of Fishing The West television series, United
I have assisted Jim Teeny and Larry Schoenborn
in making a fly-fishing video on the Kispiox River in 1991.
From Oct. 11 - 13, 1996 I was pleased to host
and assist John Barrett produce shows for his Flyfishing
the World series that has aired on ESPN and all over the
world. His guests were actor Lee Horsley and Steve Abel of
Abel Reels and Quality Products.
I have hosted and guided Mark Anthony Krupa who
recently started his own fishing show on OLN titled
“HOOKED” with Mark Krupa”. Tune it in…this is “truly” a five star
show. Mark is also a five star outdoor writer and fishing
photographer, his photos and articles have appeared in many
I have produced and marketed my own ” two hour “
feature presentation videos. There are separate (spin tackle)
“SEASONS REVIEWS” beginning 1987 through 1995 (nine guiding
seasons), plus fly-fishing only and ocean tapes. These tapes are
“not” professionally produced but are my own amateur video clips
that show folks catching fish and having fun. That said…let me
know if you want to
I am a member of the Provincial
Quality Waters Management
Committee (PQWMC), since the beginning for over nine years
I am a member of the Regional
Management Committee (RQWMC) which covers all of northwest
BC commonly known as Region 6 in the Freshwater Fishing
Regulations synopsis booklet.
I am a member of
the North Coast Steelhead Alliance (NCSA) protecting wild
I am a member of
the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition (SWCC)
conserving sacred head-waters of the Stikine, Nass and Skeena.
I am a former chairman of the Skeena Angling
Guides Association (SAGA) that had over 32 members. I was
their chairman for over 10 years. Cast here for photo of
Along with the gift came a card signed by the members and I
must say the words on the cover were "profound".
here to read the words. Thank you SAGA, it was my pleasure to serve you.
I am a former member of the steering committee
for Friends of Wild Salmon (FOWS) a coalition formed to
protect wild Salmon and Steelhead.
I am a former vice-chairman of the local
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Terrace Sport Fishing
Advisory Board (SFAB)
I am a member on
the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF)
Technical Review Committee. Cast
here to read a thank you letter.