Latest Guest Comments

This place is heaven on earth!  I loved the seclusion and the beautiful setting.  The fishing was amazing.  I loved the hikes to and from the lakes.  And your warm and friendly reception.  You made us feel a part of the family.  Thank you for everything!

Eda and David

A place of peace and calm. A comfortable warm table set with old and new friends.  Trails with a surprise, personal lakes and friendly loons.  A wonderful place to share.  Fishing that can be challenging or easy and not to be hurried.  Always more to see, but less is better.  We leave today wanting to stay and experience more.

Steve and Nancy, Merrill, OR

Heartfelt thanks to you for opening your home to us for a truly remarkable week.  We had a fantastic time.  Painting, fishing and family.

Kim and Duke, WA

Another amazing stay at Caverhill.  The perfect mix of friends, fishing and food.  Thank you so much for your hospitality and warmth

Greg, San Diego, CA

Wow, I can’t believe it is time to go already!  What a wonderful, memory filled time at your beautiful escape.  It was everything promised and more. I hope to be back soon to enjoy your warmth and love that makes Caverhill Lodge so special.  Thank you for sharing.

Doug, California

Caverhill is a pleasant escape TO reality.  I can let my smart phone die.  The news of the day is, “How’s the fishing?”

Steve and Nancy, Merrill, OR

Once again you have exceeded our expectations.  Great hospitality, great fishing and even the weather out preformed.  See you again!

Judy and Graham, Kelowna, BC

This place is magical.  I’ll never forget it.  Paddle boarding through the mist across black glossy water with the moon reflecting to my left was a high light.  The food was incredible – every bite a work of tasty art.  I can’t wait to come back!

Heather, Seattle WA

One of the best most relaxing vacations I’ve ever experienced.  Thank you for your hospitality and warm home.

Arthur, Seattle WA

A fabulous experience – fishing, hiking adventures, leaping huge fish, the call of the loons, abundant huckleberries, delicious food and new friends.  One of our best vacation ever!

Carol and Durlin, Seattle WA

We have found our home away from home.  While the fishing is the main draw for our men, the beauty and peace of Caverhill draws me in and provides such contentment I cannot find anywhere else.  I am not distracted by the business of life and instead focus on sunsets and friendship, and truly important things.

Nancy and Russ, Seattle, WA

It’s not the fishing, or the food, or the cabins (which are all amazing.) It’s about the people.  Sipping a drink after dinner and turning strangers into friends.

Vic, Victoria, BC

First time here.  Caught my first fish!  To see and experience extraordinary things you have to put yourself in extraordinary places.  Caverhill is just such a place!

Lane and Michelle, Oklahoma, OK

Our second visit and it as beautiful as I remembered. This is one of the most peaceful places I know.  This morning’s kayak was gorgeous.  Tell everyone to try the sauna and the jump in the lake!

Jen and Mike, Kamloops, BC

True happiness is doing something you love….and sharing it. Your passion is inspirational!

Rick and Barbara, Silverton, BC

What a trip!!! Adventure trails, paddling, sauna, eagles, moose, stories, warm people, laughter, amazing food and hammock time!

Josh, Seattle, WA

In the midst of Covid 19 what a special place to come and decompress.  Fishing was great and I can’t wait to come back and explore more of the trails.  The food and company were fabulous.  Thank you for everything!

Becky and Tom, Sunshine Coast, BC

We feel so honoured to come to this paradise.  What an amazing experience…the fishing, the environment and then the food!  Incredible is an understatement. We are leaving with great memories, smiles and dreams of next time.

Carol and Mark, Canmore AB
We have dreamed of such places. To be here was the dream turned reality and a bit better!
Victoria, British Columbia
Three days with enough fish action and relaxation to feel like a week! Compliments on all aspects of your operation.
Vancouver, British Columbia
The natural beauty and ambience is so beautiful. The hospitality was special as was the facility, great meals and service. Looking forward to a return visit.
Vernon, British Columbia
This is truly a heaven you have created along with nature. Loved every minute!
Benton City, Washington
Every year (three now) it gets better and better, bitinger and bitinger fish, funner and funner and deliciouser and deliciouser at meals. Can’t wait for number four!
Seattle, Washington
I loved the seclusion and beautiful setting. The fishing was amazing. You are perfectly suited to host guests. Your warm and friendly reception was very nice.
San Antonio, Texas
This is such a lovely place with fantastic fishing that we hate to be leaving.
Ferndale, Washington
We were amazed each day with your thoughtful “extras”. The food was beyond our expectations. You have created a great space to relax and rest our busy lives.
Bob & Kay
Our four days have exceeded all expectations!
Langley, Washington
You made it so easy to enjoy fishing, eating and sleeping!
Tucson, Arizona
If fishes are wished then I am blessed with many. What a fun time!
Huntsville, Utah
You have truly mastered the art of hospitality in every aspect. Your passion shines thru.
Chandler, Arizona
What an amazing stay! I could never imagine the scenery, the amenities and the kindness shown by all.
San Luis Obispo, California
Thanks again for the wonderful hospitality, great fishing, food and laughter. See you next year!
San Luis Obispo, California
Caverhill is a place of laughter, loon calls and flowers and a place to remember forever. A whole new world separate from where we came from.
San Luis Obispo, California
Been coming for 23 years at least once a year.
San Luis Obispo, California


Dear Larry and Marlene,

Just wanted to tell you what a grand time Carol and I had during our stay at Caverhill Lodge. The food was elegant, and fully as delicious as it looked. Our cabin was clean, cozy, and attractive. And the fishing was a ton of fun! Standing in front of the map on your lodge door every morning trying to decide which of the many beautiful lakes we’d hike to that day made our visit seem like a pioneering adventure.

I’m no fanatic about big fish (never have been) but I do like action, and even on the slowest days we caught quite a few fish. On the best days, we caught scads of handsome Kamloops rainbows—frankly, I can’t imagine how you could catch many more during the period of time we fished.

And we sure saw and fished a lot of lakes. One day we ran a boat up the main lake, hiked to a smaller lake, crossed it in another boat, hiked up to another lake, crossed it in yet another boat, hiked a little further to yet another lake on which we wound up spending the day—the fourth lake we’d launched a boat on that morning. All that and yet it didn’t take very long to get clear up there with such short hikes and relatively small lakes.

It’s great just hiking up to a lake with only tackle and lunch in hand to find rowboats waiting in the water, easily launched from small docks. The trout weren’t big, but they were big enough to be fun! And we caught enough twelve- and thirteen-inchers to keep us on our toes. (I know we could have caught bigger ones at some of the lakes, but we weren’t worried about size). Some of the fish we caught were surprisingly strong—thirteen-inchers running hard and tearing line off a screaming reel? Making three or four such wild runs? I’d have trouble believing it if it weren’t my own reel that was doing the screaming.

Anyway, please feel free to share this letter with perspective clients. If they want to spend some time in pretty little cabins on a beautiful lake, eat wonderful food, and explore a variety of lovely little lakes containing aggressive dry-fly-loving Kamloops trout, I’d suggest they come to Caverhill Lodge.


Skip Morris
Fly Fisher, Columnist, Speaker, Author

Carol Ann Morris
Photographer, Artist/Illustrator, Wife

Skip and Carol Ann Morris


I trust all is well with you and I wanted to thank you and your colleagues for the exceptional assistance in finalizing our arrangements to Caverhill Lodge.

The Caverhill Lodge is truly a Genuine Brand and can be recommended without hesitation. Marlene and Larry Loney and their associates are wonderful hosts. The experience was a rare delight with the fine cuisine, spectacular natural beauty and a personal style of hospitality and grace that is rarely found.

Caribou Helicopters provided on-time charter departures and arrivals from Kamloops and were very fair in their rates.

I hope to see you soon and all our best in the meantime.”


Duane E. Knapp

Duane E. Knapp, President of BRANDSTRATEGY. ING.

Dear Larry and Marlene,

I want to write to thank you both for a thoroughly enjoyable 5 day stay at Caverhill. Other than drive-through trips with stops at B.C.’s National Parks, this was the first time I experienced fishing in this part of Canada. And what fishing!!! Your Kamloops trout are fantastic.

My son, Jim, and I really enjoyed the peace and quiet, the beauty and serenity of the area, and the pristine lakes. We also appreciated the generous hospitality that you two show your guests, and especially the gourmet meals.

I hope you continue to maintain the quality experience you now offer your guests – it is one we’ll never forget.”

Sincerely, Your Friendly Alien,

Mike Koenigsberger

Mike Koenigsberger

Dear Marlene & Larry,

Can’t tell you how much we enjoyed our two night with you last week and that we are already talking about our time next July.

Everything you do at Caverhill is so well done, from the food, the decorating of the cabins & bath house, to your warm and friendly hospitality.

Many thanks again for making my first fishing trip a great one and sharing your part of “heaven” on earth with us.”


Nancy & Jim

Nancy and Jim

Dear Marlene and Larry,

Just a note to thank you for the wonderful week we spent at your Lodge this summer. We appreciated all the many things you did to make our stay so enjoyable. Our many pictures will remind us of the happy days on your lakes for years to come.”


Peter and Shirley

P.S.: The smoked trout were great!

Peter and Shirley

Dear Larry & Marlene,

I’d like to thank you again for your gracious hospitality. I really enjoyed my trip with my father to your lodge several weeks ago. It made it really hard to come back to work in Seattle!

It especially makes a great place to stay when the hosts are friendly and go out of their way, as you do, to take care of their guests. It not only makes you great hosts, but also great people.

As I snack on the smoked trout (in between the bones…), I’ll think of Caverhill and how relaxing it was to be there. And I’ll question what I’m doing sitting most of the day at a desk in downtown Seattle!

Thanks for the great meals also. I kept saying to myself “I haven’t been so stuffed, so consistently day after day, since I was 10 or 12 years old.” I was lucky my suits still fit when I came back.

Thanks for an excellent stay at a wonderful lodge.”


Chris Kelling

Chris Kelling