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Great Elk River Fall Fishing

September 30th 2015 Great Fall Fishing!

By Paul Samycia on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
The Elk is still fishing well and the mild Fall weather is providing us with an extended drifting season.  Book one of our great guides while the weather holds.  They are sticking around as long as the weather holds and it looks like that may be a few more weeks!
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August 22, 2015 Dealing with Closures

By Paul Samycia on Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 10:20am
The Elk Valley has been one of the few areas in the North West that has not been affected by major river closures or restrictions.  We are lucky to have a free stone stream like the Elk, that is glacier and spring fed to keep water temperatures low enough for safe angling.  Michel Creek
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SE BC Stream Closures Effective August 15th

By Paul Samycia on Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 11:23pm
The Government of B.C. is suspending angling for the southern Kootenays due to ongoing warm water temperatures and low flows.
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July 26th 2015

By Paul Samycia on Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 5:39pm
We have had a few days of cooler weather as well as some rain. This change is welcome as many smaller tributaries are very low on flow and are on watch for closure. The main stem of the Elk RIver is in great shape and fishing well and i suspect it will be good for the rest of the season.
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The Mud is a Thing of the Past July 19 Report

By Paul Samycia on Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 11:34pm
It felt like an eternity but the Elk has finally cleared from last weekends mud slides.  It is not as clear as it was before but has been improving daily.  Hatches are mixed throughout the sections we drift with a variety of stone flies and caddis as well as Green Drakes.
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