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  • Get the most out of your time on the river by hiring an experienced fishing guide
  • 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
  • Big Catch with FWA
  • World renowned Fly Fishing with FWA
  • Fly fishing in Fernie with FWA
  • Remote wilderness fishing

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$

Single Day Guided River Float Trips:

  • Elk River: $850 + 5% tax for two anglers
  • Bull River: $850 + 5% tax for two anglers
  • Flathead River: $850 + tax for two anglers
  • Wigwam River $995 + 5% tax for two anglers

Spring Stillwater Fishing Trips

  • $700 + 5% for two anglers, per day

Lake fishing is a great way to experience the Rockies in a different and unique way. Spring is the 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.

Multi-Day Fly Fishing Trips

  • $750 + 5% tax per person, per day

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

Important Fishing Information

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

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  • 877-423-6704 (Toll Free)
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  • 742 Highway # 3, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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