Fishing

Fishing

Fishing on the many mountain rivers, streams and lakes
  • The Elk and Fording Rivers provide outstanding fly fishing north of Elkford.
  • Fishing can be done from either drift boats or walk and wade.
  • An abundance of westslope cutthroat, bull and rainbow trout are available in the largely undiscovered waters.
  • Many alpine lakes in the area, some near a road, and some requiring several hours hike.
  • The Elk River has been proclaimed one of the best cutthroat fishing streams on the continent.
  • Wildlife that is commonly viewed while fishing includes elk, moose, deer, bear, lynx, wolves, and occasionally bighorn sheep and mountain goats.
BC Fishing Regulations