River Reports

May 20th, 2017

Streams and rivers are currently closed until June 15th however lakes are fishing very well. Summit provides easy access and shore fishing with chances at huge fish. Various colours and styles of leeches, chironomids, dragonflies and scuds. A favourite is the balanced leech in red, black, and olive. It is a great lake to get out on as you can relax on shore and hang flies under an indicator.

Loon is producing big fish however it is a much tougher lake to fish. With crystal clear water and big fish it provides a more technical fishery with high reward. On bright sunny days with flat water fish tend to be skittish, however with an overcast sky and a small chop, you are likely to find fish that are eager to eat. Currently fish will eat minnows, leeches, chironomids and scuds. There is no easy shore access to the lake and therefore you must have a boat to effectively fish the lake.

Edwards is still fishing a bit slow but it should be starting to pick up soon. Edwards has a variety of size of fish, but there are lots of big fish to be caught. The fish in Edwards will eat minnows, dragonflies, leeches, and chironomids. Stripping in dragonflies with a full sink line in water around 10-20ft or hanging chironomids at the same depth under an indicator will most likely provide the best fishing. A boat on Edwards is highly recommended as shore access is limited.

If you have any more questions or need to pick up gear drop by the shop! We hope to see you soon!

Spring Fishing!

The Elk and its Tributaries Are CLOSED!!!

Due to the closures in B.C we have found ourselves fishing the waters in Alberta. Even with this funky weather we are receiving, the rivers seem to be staying in shape! With the skwalla's starting and the golden and salmon fly's on their way we are expecting the fishing to get even better!

Also the lake fishing around our area has been HOT! Chironomid and leech patterns have been the go to out there. Patterns such as Tri wing, rabbit tail leech's, Liquid Lace Chironomids, Chromies and Olive ice cream cones have been productive.

So if you are interested in a spring time float, Walk and wade or even a trip out to the lakes give us a call at the shop! (250) 423 4483.