As one of my clients so eloquently put it, “the Bow is a river where you have chance to catch a trophy trout on every cast”. Over the years, many clients have pulled "the fish of a lifetime" from the Bow.
The frigid river bubbles out of the Rockies in Banff National Park, flowing through the grassy prairies and producing truly spectacular habitat for both rainbow and brown trout.
Every Spring and Fall, the fish migrate long distances to their spawning grounds, producing wild, strong, and healthy trout. Fly fisherman from all over the globe come every summer to fish this incredible river.
THE ROCKIES (WALK & WADE)
In Southern Alberta, the Rocky Mountains produce two drainages that flow East and eventually make their way to Hudson’s Bay. The Bow River drainage and tributaries connect with the Oldman River drainage near the city of Medicine Hat to form the South Saskatchewan river.
Walk & Wade fly fishing in the magnificent Rocky Mountains is an experience you’ll never forget. Hiking up a mountain stream and targeting Cutthroats that inhabit these clear waters is always a fun day. We'll customize your stay so you can take full advantage of this great fishery and surrounding wilderness.
The Crowsnest River holds a special place in my heart. I became a true fly fisherman on "the Crow" in the late 80’s and early 90’s. The Crowsnest is another Alberta river that produces a great rainbow trout and the odd brown trout that can take dry flies.
This part of Southern Alberta is a hidden gem, away from the tourist traps and the hustle and bustle of major cities. Accommodations can be found all throughout the Crowsnest Pass, and we can recommend some great Bed & Breakfasts for multiple-day trips.