Travers Doesn’t Disappoint

There are certain things you can count on … the sun rising each morning and that when there is ice on Alberta reservoirs we will always be on the hunt for Walleye.  A quick look at the weather and a recent report from our guy in the “know” Nate Pauls determined that we should head back to this years favourite destination… Travers Reservoir.…

Skunked on Crowsnest Lake

A discussion with a few ice fishing friends eventually lead its way to the swapping of “big”  Lake Trout stories and in particular,  those caught on Crowsnest Lake.  Today was the day we were going to try our luck there at catching a few leviathans. In the wee morning hours we were heading towards Crowsnest Pass hoping that the…

A Question Answered on Lake Newel

Taking advantage of the relatively mild weather we loaded the ice fishing gear into the truck and headed east!  It was our first trip back to Lake Newel this season and we (well one of us) were eager to explore a new area of the lake.  As our followers will remember from our previous outings to…

And Now for Something Completely Different …

Ok … maybe not “completely” different, but still … It should be stated for the record that meticulous planning is undertaken for each new Exploring Alberta destination.  Particularly those that offer a unique element in our quest for new angling experiences.   Heralded for its amazing scenery and the chance for anglers to catch (and of course…

First Ice Walleye in Early December!

Our loyal readers know all too well what the winter season brings out in the Exploring Alberta Team.  That’s Right! The preoccupation, nay … dare we admit … crazy-ass-obsession with ice fishing for walleye on the hardwater!!  Well folks the cycle repeats! We watched intently for what seemed like decades as the cold weather enveloped  our usual fishing spots east of Calgary.…

Enough About Ice Fishing Walleye Already!

It was decided that instead of subjecting our followers to repeated blog posts about the final days of the pursuit for big walleye on Alberta’s frozen lakes, we would do a recap, a “best of the best”, a montage if you will. So here it is folks … With the 2016 ice fishing season disappearing…

On the Hardwater in 2016

What better way to bring in the New Year than to head out onto the hardwater in search of walleye!  But first … to our loyal followers … it is greatly appreciated that you eagerly await our next post despite the fact that at this time of year you are subject to relentless posts about…