Rates and Dates

Elk River Hook -up

Elk River Hook -up

The Best Time to Fly-Fish The Elk River 

In a “normal year” The Elk RIver is dropping and fishable by the last week of June .However if you are planning to Fly-Fish The Tributaries of the Elk River re. The Wigwam River you may want to book your trip in the early season.The Elk River begins to fish as

Fish caught Elk River fly-fishing

Elk River Cutthroat

soon as it is clearing , and we confidently book trips well into October on The Elk River .To answer the million dollar question about the best time to come to Fly -Fish The Elk River , the answer would be whenever you can get away. We also have a lot of other options in Southern Alberta ,so if you do come up early and find the Elk River to be blown out we can still confidently guide you somewhere else if need be.Please read our Reviews .


Floating while Elk River fly-fishing

Floating The Elk River

Elk River Fly-Fishing Rates 

$575 per day for 2 Anglers



Deli – Lunch

Non-alcoholic Beverages

Spare Rods

Transportation to and from The Fly-Shop or meeting place





Making a reservation
Once you are sure of the dates you would like to fish, contact us to make a reservation. We suggest contacting us as early as possible (particularly between July and September) to insure getting the exact dates you would like. We can often accommodate a last minute request, however the earlier you book the better for all parties concerned. Please inform us of any health conditions or special dietary concerns you feel we should be made aware of when booking your trip.

Deposit & Final Payment
A deposit that covers the first full day of guiding is required upon booking. Final payment of the balance due must be received upon arrival or 30 days prior to the start of a trip. We accept cash, cheque, money orders or credit cards (Visa,Amex, MasterCard) as methods of payment.
Please note that although we accept credit cards a 2% processing fee wil be added to your invoice.

We have an extremely short season, that requires a great deal of planning and preparation, therefore if your cancellation is received at least 60 days prior to you trip, we will honor your deposit for a trip at a later date. If canceling with less than 60 days notice your deposit will not be refunded, If canceled within 30 days of the start (day 1) of your trip you will be billed the full amount .Based on the circumstances of a cancellation,we  reserve the right to apply the deposit to a trip at a later date.  We highly recommend purchasing Travel Insurance.

Typically guides receive $50-$100 in gratuity, (Cash, paid directly to the Guide) but we leave this choice strictly up to you based on the performance and effort of your guide. If you have any questions concerning the above information or if you would like to learn more about arranging a guide trip to meet your needs please contact us.
Cell & Text 520-604-2729


Method of Payment

Dave Brown Outfitters accepts the following

Cash, Check ,Visa,MC, Amex