Tourism Fernie Home Page

Set against the peaks of BC's Rocky Mountains, Fernie’s pristine waters, freestone rivers and clear lakes make it one of the most stunning and productive dry fly destinations in the world.

Elk River Overview & Access Locations

Fishing Regulations & Licensing - Two Licences Required

When planning a visit please learn about our region's Responsible Travel etiquette.

Fishing Seasons

Rivers / Streams open June 15th till March 30th, lakes open year-round. Our local fly fishing operators provide guided trips and information. See below for contacts and fishing regulations.

Read our blog for insider tips and to learn more about fly fishing on this special river - Fernie Trout Town - Fishing the Elk River

View / Download more useful information: