Tourism Fernie Home Page
Book Your Trip
  • Book Your Trip
  • Fernie Wilderness Adventures - over 30 years experience
  • Remote wilderness fishing
  • Easy access to the Elk River right from town
  • FWA Fly guides know the best spots to get the goods
  • Float fish the Elk River with Fernie Wilderness Adventures
  • FWA Fly guides know the best spots to get the goods
  • Let the guides show you the best spots
  • World renowned Fly Fishing with FWA
  • Fly fishing in Fernie with FWA

Experience a dry fly fishing adventure with us by floating down one of the many rivers in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and hospitality that Fernie Wilderness Adventures has to offer.

Fly Fishing season opens June 15th.

FWA float the many rivers and tributaries in the area, including the Elk, Flathead, Wigwam and Bull Rivers. These waters boast an abundance of Bull Trout, some weighing up to 20 lbs! Whether on a drift boat or walk and wade, the fishing in the area is second to none.

NEW - Map of the Elk River

Established in 1986, Fernie Wilderness Adventures has year-round exceptional experiences, including catskiing in the winter and guided fly fishing and wildlife viewing during the rest of the year. Their one goal is to provide their clients with an exceptional outdoor experience.

For more information on trips, bookings and prices please visit our website or call us! We also have an office inside Park Place Lodge on Hwy 3, feel free to drop by!

Use the Book Online section to be directed to FWA website to book your Fly Fishing Tour.

All pricing is in Canadian Dollars CAD$

2024 RATES

Single Day Guided River Float Trips for one or two anglers:

  • Elk River: $895 + 5% tax
  • Bull River: $895 + 5% tax
  • Michel Creek: $950 + 5% tax
  • Flathead River: $950 + 5% tax
  • Wigwam River $1050 + 5% tax

Multi Day Fishing with Accommodation

  • $775 + 5 % tax per person per day, based on double occupancy
  • Double occupancy accommodation at the FWA Backcountry Lodge
  • Breakfast & Dinner at the Lodge
  • Packed lunch and cold non-alcoholic drinks on the fishing day
  • Use of drift boat or walk n wade depending on waters
  • Prioritized water requests based on conditions and availability
  • All flies for the day, tippet, leaders etc
  • Experienced guide service
  • Fishing rod available on request
  • Fishing license extra

Important Fishing Information

BC Freshwater Fishing Regulations (see Kootenay Region 4)
Fishing Licence Information

  • Contact Information
  • 877-423-6704 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-6704
  • Contact By Email
    security code
  • 742 Highway # 3, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
  • Share