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.
August 10th, 2022
The Elk is at a perfect flow, and fishing well. Please feel free to give a call down to the shop for up to date info.
Nymphs: Zebra midges, RS2’s, Stoneflies, Hares Ear, Pheasant Tails, Worms
Dries: Hoppers, Tricos, Caddis
Streamers: Sparkle Minnow, White Zonkers, Buggers