Elk River, British Columbia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Elk River, British Columbia Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish Streamers until the water warms up
Fishing Report Last Updated:
9 / 17 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Elk River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Dave Brown Outfitters

Water flow: good for this time of the season

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: afternoons

Best stretch: Sparwood to Elko

Best access point: Fernie

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

October Caddis Slate Wing Drakes B.W.O.s Hoppers Ants Beetles

Fish species: Westslope Cutthroat and Bull Trout

Fishing season: June15 -April 1st

Nearest airport: Kalispell Montana or Calgary Alberta

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

Streamers and Nymphs are good methods until hatches start

7-Day Forecast

The Elk River has been excellent watch for October Caddis

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