Low Water Bull Trout on the Sheep

With one day of fishing left in his trip out west, Brian opted for a return visit to the Sheep River.  A short 40minutes from home, the Sheep River has proven to be an ideal spot to spend a couple of hours enjoying the foothills, local wildlife and of course, fly fishing.  The easy access and amazing fishing…

A Rescued Fishing Day on the Oldman & Crowsnest Rivers

We had tempted our buddy Brian with a full day fishing the pools and runs of the Oldman River and what began as an uneventful drive there turned problematic when the truck  wouldn’t start after a refuelling.  With the help of roadside assistance (thank you Brian) we headed to Okotoks Chevrolet Buick GMC for service.  Trying…

Bull Trout

Sheep River Bull Trout Never Disappoint!

It comes as no surprise to us that the Sheep River is consistently the most requested fishing destination for our angling friends from the east.  If you are curious as to why, the simplest way to explain it is by taking a look back to some of our earlier exploits such as Undeniably EPIC ,…

Walleye, Traverse Reservoir, Alberta

Tackling Travers One Eye at a Time

It is always an exciting time for us when our friends travel across the country to visit us in our new home province so when our buddy Brian decided to book some holidays and experience the Exploring Alberta adventures we were eager to show him around! After a quick run to Costco for supplies and…

Coastal Fishing at Nootka Lodge – Guest Post

I’ve always thought a Pacific salmon fishing trip would be something to experience at least once…lucky for me I got an opportunity to take part in the first annual Trout Unlimited Canada derby with Nootka Marine Adventures. After carefully packing the trophy, a beautiful hand blown glass salmon from Bavin Glassworks, we boarded the plane…

Early Morning on the Bow

The summer of 2017 has proved to be an extremely hot and dry.  Not too dissimilar to the last couple of years, but with noticeably less flow in the nearby rivers and in the Bow River in particular.  Increasing water temperatures and decreasing flow conditions place a lot of stress on many fish species including the trout of…