Mid Season Updates

August 9th the Canadian Border opens to vaccinated U.S. travelers. Unfortunately we are not immigration specialists at the Fly Shop, but we want you to come up for a visit this summer. Please do your research on entering Canada and look at the challenges of traveling...
Season Update and Seasons Greetings!

Season Update and Seasons Greetings!

Wow. Who would have ever guessed we would have had a season like we did in 2020? To start with, we would like to thank the amazing people who supported us in any way that they could. It did not go unnoticed. To everyone who was able to travel and decided to join us on...
Merry Christmas !!

Merry Christmas !!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! From Staff and Guides at Elk River Guiding Company Another Fishing Season has come and gone! Once again it’s that time of year to look back and reflect on all the great memories and trips on the river with good...
Summer Drifting August 21, 2019

Summer Drifting August 21, 2019

Some great drifting days have been had on the Elk River. With clear waters and good flows we have settled in to some excellent fishing conditions.  Good drake hatches and Mahogany duns. When things get slow ants, beetles, and hoppers are the go to bugs. With a...
Things are looking good!

Things are looking good!

After some great days and some tough days the Elk is really shaping up nicely. Rains took away some exceptional early season conditions. Not just once but twice!  We are appreciative of the moisture as there are no fires in the East Kootenay at the moment and Blue...
We have options this time of year!

We have options this time of year!

As mentioned in the last Blog we have some great spring options for those that like Rainbows and Browns. Call us and we can set you up for a great guided trip. I’ll let theses photos do the talking. Running trips the month of May and into June. 
Spring Fly Fishing Options

Spring Fly Fishing Options

As we wait for the spring opener on our local waters and the ice to clear on some of our stillwaters, we have some exceptional fly fishing oppertunities for Rainbow and Brown trout in southern Alberta and on the Bow River. We have some good ole Alberta boys who guide...
2019 Fishing Update

2019 Fishing Update

On a cold February morning I thought it was a good time to give an early prediction of this upcoming season.   It was -22 C and felt like -29 C when I got up. That’s about -20F !!!!BRRRRRRRR We are at about average or just below average on snow pack for this time of...
Get Ready For Bull Trout Safari 2016!!!

Get Ready For Bull Trout Safari 2016!!!

Bull Trout Safari starts soon, We are running 2 Hyde jet sled Power Drifters this season and are Booking up fast. Join us on an adventure chasing big fat bullies that can easily become your fish of a lifetime! Practice up your streamer cast, dress warm and lets go....
Winter Bull Trout Safari

Winter Bull Trout Safari

If you are tough and like big fish, then perhaps you should come with us on a winter float trip chasing Really BIG Bull Trout. It can be cold but with good gear, and a little bit of a hard-core attitude, you will be rewarded. We use our Hyde Power Drifter and try to...