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Elk River Guiding Company - Day Trips

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The Elk River Guiding Company is the premier outfitter in Fernie for float trips and walk n' wade fly fishing and has the most professional and experienced guides in the Elk Valley - The service and reputation are second to none - The year round...more
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791 7th Ave, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Elk RIver Guiding Co set us up with the best guides (Aaron and Will) and had everything ready for us to have a great day. Leah at the store made sure our day was smooth from start to finish. Our guides were incredibly experienced and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joe T
Reviewed 24 August 2017

From the first time I contacted Elk River Guiding the service was fantastic. My husband and I explained to Leah exactly what kind of river we were wanting to fish and she suggested the PERFECT trip. The day we spent on the river with Aubrey...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank bsmith4444
ElkRiverGuiding, Manager at Elk River Guiding Company - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thanks so much! It was a pleasure having you and you husband here with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with Aubrey, he's a great guide and definitely an asset to our team. We hope to see you both again next...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

The fishing in and around Fernie is fantastic! Elk River Guiding Company is the best around! Paul's team is always knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful! Guides and shop staff alike! Sebastien and Dylan were both amazing and we had two over-the-top days!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Michelle S
ElkRiverGuiding, Manager at Elk River Guiding Company - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thanks so much Michelle! It was a pleasure having you and your family here. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see all of you again next season. -Elk River Guiding Co.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

So much to choose from. Excellent selection and great brands. Staff was very helpful. The dog was friendly and happy too.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank simonsage
ElkRiverGuiding, Front Office Manager at Elk River Guiding Company - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thanks! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Elk River Guiding, come back any time !! Cheers Paul, Jess, Leah and Boomer!

Reviewed 6 January 2017

I've been meaning to write this review ever since we dropped by in the summer. We were on our big yearly road trip to go fly fishing, as a DIY trip. My buddy's wading boots had blown out and we were in need of new...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Finn S
ElkRiverGuiding, Owner at Elk River Guiding Company - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry your experience was not what you were looking for and unfortunately I don’t know all the details as it was last summer and this is the first I am hearing about it. I do know staff can...More

Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended by everyone at town, we headed there to book a guided fly fishing trip. They where full and pointed is to another shop. Very helpful people.

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Simon Z
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Had the opportunity to hit the water with the guys from Elk River Guiding Company and what a treat it was. We had a party of 4 with skill levels ranging from beginner to intermediate and myself being a fishing guide in Pemberton BC. The...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Scott L
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Love this fly shop. They always have what we need. The guides are great, and you can buy or rent your gear. They even have some shuttle services available for moving your car down the river for you. We always use these guys.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank B9557CFdavidt
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We booked 4 days of guided fishing ahead of time on the Elk River. Then the worst floods they'd had in BC and Alberta for ten years stirred up the rivers and left us with a bunch of YUK. The guides were fantastic here though...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank Renee R
Reviewed 4 December 2012

If you want a full service Fly shop and guiding company for the Elk River and it tribs you can't go wrong. Paul and his crew are the best in Fernie, BC Their shop is fully equipped with gear and flys to catch those beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank Msmith4998
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finnaddict
I am considering coming to Fernie to fish the region's waters in August. However, I am a little unsure about the classified waters opportunities. All of the waters I a hoping to fish are classified waters and require a daily rod fee and I am Ok with that. however, I am curious how available these opportuniies are. As I understand, they can sell out and then you can't fish those areas on those days. I don't want to travel 2,000 miles to find out I can't fish the waters I wanted to. And I am a strictly a DIY angler. Can you tell me how likely these rods will be available to US anglers for last week of July through first week or two of August? I know it is variable from year to year, but I am really just trying to understand the potential availability AND I will also need to know how early we should buy days. Thanks!
5 March 2017|
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Response from ElkRiverGuiding | Property representative |
Hello Finnaddict, We sent you a message in regards to the questions you had about classified waters licenses. If you have any other questions feel free to call the Fly Shop toll free at 1-877-423-7239. We hope to see you... More
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