Park Place Lodge

Fernie’s Elk River and tributaries are an international destination for fly fishing. Fishing in Fernie’s pristine waters, freestone rivers and clear lakes make it one of the most stunning and productive dry fly destinations in the world. Fernie is guaranteed to offer you an unforgettable experience. For your fishing needs, from guided tours to equipment rentals and sales.

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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. Fernie’s Elk River is one of British Columbia’s main attractions for fly anglers with a passion for dry-fly fishing.

Westslope Cutthroat trout are present in spectacular numbers on the Elk and its many surrounding rivers, seeing over twenty different hatches throughout the fishing season. Cutthroat fishing aside, Fernie presents ample opportunity for those that enjoy pursuing bull trout on the fly. These apex predators reside in the many boulder-strewn runs that make up the Elk and its free-flowing tributaries.

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 Sports
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

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