Flowing out of the Zirkel Wilderness Area. There are just a few access points to the river starting with Christina State Wildlife Area located about 8 miles out of town. Christina is a 1 mile stretch that provides numerous long runs and solid pocket water. Browns, Rainbows, Cutthroats, Brookies and Whitefish, ranging from 12-18 inches can be found in this stretch of the Elk. The Upper Elk, north of Clark down Seedhouse road, has tons of public water access in the National Forest. Bring a small rod, attractor dry flies and 4x tippet.
October 25th, 2021
The Elk is running low and clear. With cooler overnight temps, the fishing has been good mid morning. Please feel free to give a call down to the shop for up to date info.
Nymphs: Zebra midge, Splitback PMD, Stoneflies
Dries: Hoppers, Caddis, BWO’s, Mahogany Duns
Streamers: Sparkle Minnow, White Zonkers