Fernie is an international destination for fly fishing. Whether you’re looking for walk-and-wade river fishing, drift boat fishing, stillwater lake fishing or ice fishing—Fernie is guaranteed to offer you an unforgettable experience. For your fishing needs, from guided tours to equipment rentals and sales.
One of the first things you notice upon arriving in Fernie is the emerald water of the Elk River. The Elk and its many tributaries offer a world class mecca for fly fisherman and the backcountry offers some great alpine lakes for the float tube enthusiast. Enjoy excellent fishing for a variety of species from Bass to Brook, Rainbows, and Cutthroat Trout.
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Fernie Live Mobile App
The FREE Fernie Live mobile app empowers locals and guests to connect with Everything Fernie. Lift and bowl status, snow conditions, weather forecast, restaurants, activities, gear rentals and more. Download here.
Fernie Wilderness Adventures
Nothing is better than floating a fly along a heavily treed bank or drifting a fly through a ripple in anticipation of an 18 inch cutthroat trout. This is world class dry fly fishing at its best! We offer float trips on the scenic Elk and Flathead Rivers, walk-and-wade and lake fishing. Half day and full day trips available. Orvis Endorsed Lodge & Guide Service.
Gearhub is Fernie’s favourite sports shop offering award wining service and the most diverse selection of high end rentals and new and used products, all at competitive prices. Open daily, Downtown on 4th Street or call (250) 423-5555