Summit Lake Comes to Life

Some of you may remember an earlier fishing trip Reaching the Summit , where we fished a great little trout lake just inside the BC border.  This spot showed great potential to put a serious bend in a 5wt fly rod so we were eager to return.  Well the 2017 season had finally progressed enough that it…

Off To the Bow We Go!

  Reflecting on the couple of years we have been in Calgary it became apparent the we have been neglecting the Bow River as a fishing destination despite the fact that it is an amazing fishery with numerous access points within minutes of our house! Inspired by a call from our buddy Rick who wanted…

Again with the “I want what Phil had” ?

As you can all well imagine, the recent memories, photos and social media exposure about an Undeniably Epic fishing trip can often create some grandiose expectations of visiting anglers who get to fish with the Exploring Alberta Team.  On his last day fishing with us, and even with the number of renowned rivers close by to choose from, Matt had already declared weeks…

Fishing the Oldman with Matt!

A family fishing trip to Saskatchewan brought our fishing buddy Matt Randall (Esquire) to Calgary a few days early so that he could cast off the shackles of his spinning gear and pick up a fly rod  with the Exploring Alberta team!  We had essentially two days to to get Matt into fish on a fly rod…