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

We 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 above to be directed to FWA website to book your Fly Fishing Tour.

PRICING:

Spring Stillwater Trips

  • $500 for 2 anglers per day

Lake fishing is a great way to experience the Rockies in a different and unique way. Spring is peak season for Largemouth Bass that are scattered in several local lakes in the beautiful Fernie area. Large Blackwater and Gerrard strain rainbow trout are also targeted by anglers looking to get out following the long winter.

Guided River Float Trips:

  • Elk River: $600 for two anglers per day
  • Wigwam River $850 per angler. Accompanying anglers $600

Multi-Day Trips, priced per person:

  • 3-Day Trip: $1800
  • 5-Day Trip: $3000
  • 7-Day Trip: $4200

Includes accommodation at the FWA Wilderness Lodge, all meals and guiding services. 

Important Links:

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

  • Contact Information
  • 877-423-6704 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-6704
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  • www.fwaflyfishing.com
  • 742 Highway # 3, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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