Proudly serving the Fernie and International Fly Fishing community. Now booking for summer/fall 2023.
Open Daily from 9am - 5:30pm.
For over 20 years, Kootenay Fly Shop & Guiding Company has been providing customized fly fishing adventures to clients from around the world. Each year KFS welcome new and return clients to fish the beautiful Elk River, Wigwam River, Michel Creek and other waters of the East Kootenays and Alberta.
Incredibly talented guides and friendly and helpful shop staff offer a great experience for the first time angler and the experienced angler alike. Creating amazing memories while providing the best equipment with latest river updates, and beautiful accommodations in Fernie at Fernie Tightlines Lodge is what Kootenay Fly Shop and Guiding Company is all about.
Kootenay Fly Shop & Guiding Co. provides the discerning angler with their choice of amazing guided fly fishing trips. You can choose a 1-day trip or we can customize multi-day trips to include guided float, walk & wade, lake fishing, river camps and fish & stay packages. All trips are quoted in Canadian Dollars.
River Rates (excluding tax) in a Drift Boat, Jet Boat or Raft:
$850 – Elk River
$850– Bull River
$850 – St. Mary’s River
$950 – Kootenay River
$850 – Oldman River
$850 – Columbia River
Walk & Wade Trips
$850 – Elk River & Tributaries
$850 – Michel Creek
$850 – Bull River & Tributaries
$995 – Skookumchuck Creek
$850 – Crowsnest River
$995 – Wigwam River
Lake Fishing Trips from $600 for two anglers
Full-Service Fly Shop featuring: Orvis, Simms, Sage, Douglas Fly Rods, Kast, Scientific Angler, Hatch, Islander Reels, Waterworks-Lamson, Dr. Slick, Fincognito, Black’s Flies, Solitude Flies, Rushton Nets, Fishpond and more.
If you are looking to get into kayaking, we are a Hobie Dealer offering the i11 Mirage Inflatable Kayak, Pro Angler Kayak, Adventure Island Kayak and more. We also supply Hobie accessories.
A variety of pontoon boats, drift boats and kayaks are available to rent.