Above the Gap! Overnight on the Oldman

What do you do when you need a break from the everyday and a chance to relax after a long stretch of work.  You head into the backcountry and find yourself a spot to camp on the banks of the Oldman River!  Oh yes we have done this before as you will remember from A…

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 ,…

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…

The “Battle” of Pigeon Lake

It is hard to focus on ones work calendar at the beginning of the week when you notice that there is an “on-the-water” meeting scheduled for the end of the week.  The days immediately start to drag on and periodic, angling daydreams emerge from the subconscious.  The meeting location was set for Pigeon Lake and…