Crowsnest River Fly Fishing

The 2nd most popular fly fishing river in Alberta.

Southwest of Calgary, the Crowsnest River is a popular fly fishing river for rainbow trout averaging 15 inches. The Crowsnest River runs 25 miles down to the Old Man River confluence near Three Rivers Dam. The Crowsnest River has some prolific hatches of Stone Flies (Golden and Salmon), numerous Mayflies, Caddis and Midges.

Overall, Crowsnest River is the 2nd most popular fly fishing river of all 9 fly fishing spots in Alberta.

Crowsnest River with Dave Brown Outfitters  (AB)

Crowsnest River with Dave Brown Outfitters (AB)

Crowsnest River with Dave Brown Outfitters  (AB)

Crowsnest River with Dave Brown Outfitters (AB)

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Crowsnest Pass Tourism (888) 562-7108; Crowsnest Pass Chamber (403) 562-7108; Dave Brown Outfitters (520) 604-2729

Recommended Book:  "Orvis Fly Fishing Guide" from Tom Rosenbauer

Best Season:  July-Oct.

Base Camp:  Bellevue Inn (403) 564-4676; Highwood Motel (403) 562-8888; Inn on the Border (403) 563-3101

Luxury Loding:  Cosmopolitan Hotel (403) 562-7321

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/16/2016

ID:  21312

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