Trip Planner

The Oldman River

Walk & wade on The Oldman River

Our Alberta and British Columbia Fly-Fishing Trip Planner was developed to provide clients some ideas and suggestions on planning a Guided Fly-Fishing Trip to Alberta and British Columbia. We offer single- or multi-day Guided Fly-Fishing Trips on all advertised rivers.

Look further down and view the sample itineraries offering the best fly fishing that south-west Alberta and southern British Columbia have to offer.

Bow River streamer eating Brown Trout

For Fly-fishers that have the time to get away and sample the “best” that the Canadian Rockies has to offer, the trip below is our most popular.

Trip 1 – Elk River to the Bow River

Five days of Fly-Fishing:

  • Day 1: Arrive Calgary, AB, drive to Fernie, BC
  • Day 2: Float the Elk River
  • Day 3: Float the Elk River
  • Day 4: Float or walk & wade in south-east British Columbia, float the Oldman River or Waterton River
  • Day 5: Arrive Calgary in the afternoon, float the Bow River (this day can be spent in south-west Alberta
  • Day 6: Float the Bow River
  • Day 7: Depart

Fernie BC

Trip 2 – Fly-Fishing the Elk River and Area

4 nights/3 days starting at $1130 per person based on double occupancy :

Fly-Fishing The Elk River near Fernie British Columbia 

Trip 3 – Fly-Fishing The Bow River Calgary Alberta

Starting at $1,100 per person based on double occupancy:

Trip 4 – Elk River, Saint Mary River & SW Alberta

Do you have Trip Insurance?

Global RescueWe strongly recommend protecting the cost of your trip and other non-refundable travel expenses with a travel insurance. Global Rescue’s Signature Travel Insurance allows you to insure all of your expenses and covers all hunting activities. While a Signature Travel Insurance policy can be purchased at any time, purchasing a policy within 20 days of making your initial trip deposit gives you the widest range of policy options. To purchase a policy, please go here or call +1-617-459-4200.

Safety is our top priority, but unforeseen emergencies can occur. A Global Rescue membership will provide you with 24 hour advisory services, field rescue (evacuation from your point of injury/illness to the nearest appropriate medical facility), and also evacuation to your home hospital of choice for continuing care all at no cost to you. Memberships start at just $119. To purchase a membership, go here or call +1-617-459-4200.

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Tell us which trip you are interested in and we’ll get back to you in 8 hrs or less.


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