Elk River, British Columbia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Elk River, British Columbia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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The Elk River re-opens June 15th.Given this years snowpack the river should be i good shape by July 1st.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
4 / 25 / 2016
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Elk River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Dave Brown Outfitters

Water flow: Dropping

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 42 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: The Elk River is Closed until June 15th

Best stretch: Sparwood to Elko

Best access point: Fernie & Hosmer

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Once the Elk River re-opens Anglers should expect to see hatches of Golden Stones Green Drakes P.M.D.'s

Fish species: Westslope Cutthroat and Bull Trout

Fishing season: June15 -April 1st

Nearest airport: Kalispell Montana or Calgary Alberta

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Elk River Description

The Elk River near Fernie, British Columbia is the most easterly river in The Province of British Columbia and flows for 110 miles before it empties into The Kootenay River. The Elk River boasts 8 different floats and numerous walk and wade tributaries. Due to its proximity to the Alberta border, visiting anglers test their skills on multitudes of rivers found within a hour's drive of Fernie B.C. The Elk River ...

Techniques & Tips

Once the Elk River re-opens Big foam flies will be the norm.

7-Day Forecast

Closed until June 15th

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