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The Elk River Guiding Company is the premier outfitter in Fernie for float trips and walk n' wade fly fishing and has the most professional and experienced guides in the Elk Valley.

Covid-19 Update: Store open Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm
Now booking for summer/fall 2021 guided fly fishing

The Elk River drainage boasts some of the world's most sought-after dry fly fishing and is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. A spectacular freestone river filled with deep pools, dancing riffles and a web of back channels that can have an angler hidden away for hours as they search for wild native trout.

The Elk River Guiding Company has been an outfitter and Fly Shop for over 10 years. Fly Fishing isn't just a job for us, its a way of life! Our local guides and knowledgeable shop staff are ready and willing to share their experience and passion for the sport. Customer service is an integral part of our daily operation and we always go the extra mile to ensure our guest's experience brings them back year after year. Make the most of your fly fishing vacation with the Elk River Guiding Company Ltd. 

If you need gear or are looking for one of the best guides available, stop by the Elk River Guiding Co and Fly Shop!

For more information on trips, bookings and prices please visit our website or call us!

Use the Book Online section above to reserve your Fernie lodging! Fly Fishing Tours must be booked directly with Elk River Guiding Co.

2020 PRICING: *All rates in CAD$*

All trips are based on 1 or 2 Anglers and are subject to 5% GST

Float Trips 

  • Elk River OR Bull River: $745
  • St. Mary River, Oldman River OR Waterton River: $795
  • Kootenay River "Bull Trout Safari": $895

Walk 'N' Wade Trips:

  • Elk River & Tribs, Michel Creek, Bull River OR Crowsnest River: $745
  • Oldman River OR Flathead River: $745
  • Wigwam River OR Skookumchuck: $895

3rd Angler - Walk N' Wade only add on - $185  (3rd Angler - Not Available on the Wigwam, Michel Creek, Flathead or Bull)

Stillwater (Lake) Trips: Spring & Fall

  • Local Lakes: $550
  • Distant Lakes: $595

Important Links:

NEW - Map of the Elk River
BC Freshwater Fishing Regulations (see Kootenay Region 4)
Fishing Licence Information

We also offer fly fishing equipment/boat rentals and provide eco tours and clinics.

  • Contact Information
  • 877-423-7239 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-7239
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  • 791-7th ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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  • Open
    Sun from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Tues from 10:00am to 6:00pm
    Wed from 10:00am to 6:00pm
    Thurs from 10:00am to 6:00pm
    Fri from 10:00am to 6:00pm
    Sat from 9:00am to 5:00pm
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