Muddy Water Alternatives

When the Southern Alberta waters are muddy, there are some amazing Alternatives

Now I love the Southern Alberta Rocky Mountains as much as anyone, my earliest childhood memories are of the The Crowsnest Pass and The Oldman headwaters. In fact my family has been camping and fishing in the Dutch creek area for  approx 50yrs. The gin clear waters, ideal scenery , abundant wildlife. As a young man I used to believe that the Livingston valley was always green, year round!   When I started to get into Fly fishing seriously I began to discover that the mountains are not always green and that the waters at times are less then ideal for Cutthroat on the fly, or for any of our other native and non-native species. When we explore our wild country, we discover and learn more about our environments and by extension our seasons. Now spring runoff is not a new phenomenon by any means, this annual event is very...

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Fishing with Tammy

Fishing with Tammy

I have an immense passion for the art of angling. Fly fishing is my preferred discipline, but I keep my mind open to all of the possibilities. I also extended this thought pattern to those I would like to fish with. Sitting around the lunch room and listening to some of my fellow workmates talk, you might believe that fishing is the domain of men only. That only men have what it takes, or that fishing is their chance to get away from the misses for a while. A few fellas might let the girlfriend tag along believing they don’t really have an interest in angling or it’s a way to get them of your back to allow you more time on the water. And there is a group that is actually worried that their lady might out fish them! Well my wife has been my fishing partner for...

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