Clarity

Not too much more to report from yesterday, except that the water  of the Elk is looking even better! I was happy to see a bit more clarity on my morning bike ride to work.…
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Mid July Update

With the weekend on the way and nothing but sunshine on the forecast, it’s time to get out on the rivers! (Which are clearing and improving daily by the way). The Elk is well on…
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Summer is here!

Finally, warm (but not too hot) weather has arrived in the Elk Valley. The Elk River is flowing at 116 m³/sec today. A significant improvement! Several gravel bars have become visible in the Elk although…
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The Waiting Game

It has been a slow start to the season for us here at Kootenay Fly Shop. Every morning we look longingly at the muddy Elk, hoping it will magically clear by the end of the…
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Let the fishing begin…in 6 days!

The Elk River and tributaries open on June 15th for the 2021 season. We are hoping for good weather and clear waters but it may take a little longer as the rivers are looking a…
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March 1st River Report

Have you seen the weather for this week? Sunny skies and warm temperatures! Great time to get your waders on, grab your fly rod and some flies and hit the Elk River. Sections have been…
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