"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, overcivilized people are beginning
to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity..."
John Muir penned those words over 100 years ago, but they ring more true today than ever. At
BowCrow, we're in the business of helping tired and "overcivilized people" be refreshed in the rivers and streams flowing
east from the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and encounter more than a few of the local piscatorial residents along the way! We'd
love to introduce you to some wild trout in wild places this season.
2022 was another fantastic season despite being in a pandemic
in the Alberta Rockies and foothills streams! We've had consistent seasons in the past several years full of excellent
wild cutthroat, rainbow, brown trout, and bull trout fishing...including cracking the 20in mark on the Crowsnest each of the
last 3yrs, browns to 27in on the Bow, cutts to 20in in the mountains, and some epic bull trout in excess of 30in.
If you are planning an Alberta fly fishing adventure of your
own this year, we still have several openings scattered throughout the upcoming season...please contact us as soon as possible
to see if we can accommodate your trip, as 2023 season dates are filling rapidly. We are also actively booking trips for the
Note that we are now offering full- and half-day float trips and walk-and-wade
trips on the Bow River in addition to our acclaimed lineup of all-inclusive packages and day trips to other exceptional SW
To get a good feel for our approach to guiding and meet the anglers
who will be showing you the ropes see the Our Guides page...and drop by the Testimonials pages for first-hand recommendations to our services.
If you want to get right to the trip options and rates, visit the
Trip Information page or click on the buttons on the right hand side of this page.
To further whet your appetite, check out the Our Fish section for a description of the trout
we are so passionate about. You may also want to visit the Our Flies page for some suggested patterns for our streams,
and be sure to check out our new Suggested Resources page to help you succeed while fly fishing in Alberta.