Bow River Fly Fishing Rates

General Rates for Guided Bow River Fly fishing

The Guided Day Float Package

The most common package for anglers is our Single Day Bow River Float package. We float for 7 to 15 kilometers, depending on conditions, fishability, and the wading desires of our guests. Ground transportation and a hearty lunch/refreshment is provided, as are all required flies (Additional flies will be available at a nominal fee.)

$550.00 CDN / boat (2 ppl / boat Max.)

Fish with a friend and split the cost! $275 each!

Specialized Packages

WALK WADE trip maximum 3 anglers. These trips to either the Crowsnest area in the south or the North Raven area in the Central area of the province. Lunch will be provided however there may be charges for extra time and fuel – to be determined per trip. [request a quote.]

Package #1: Guided 3 Day
You get to Calgary. You will recieve three days guided fishing on the Lower “Blue Ribbon” Bow River. Transportation from the airport, accomodations River side ranch house and/or hotel accomodations, all meals, licenses and flies. Fly rods and waders will be available. Not included – Bar tab and gratuities for the guide. If you would like your preference of alcohol, wine or beer will be purchased on your behalf and included in the final billing. Allow four nights. [request a quote.]

Package #2: Guided 3 day Camp
You get to Calgary. You will recieve three days on a guided campout fishing adventure on the Lower “Blue Ribbon” Bow River. Transportation from the airport, accomodations River side ranch house and/or hotel accomodations, all meals, licenses and flies. Fly rods and waders will be available. Not included – Bar tab and gratuities for the guide. If you would like your preference of alcohol, wine or beer will be purchased on your behalf and included in the final billing. Allow four nights. [request a quote.]

Package #3: Guided 3 + 2
You get to Calgary. You will recieve three days guided fishing on the Lower “Blue Ribbon” Bow River, plus two days walk wade on local Spring Creek. Transportation from the airport, accomodations River side ranch house and/or hotel accomodations, all meals, licenses and flies. Fly rods and waders will be available. Not included – Bar tab and gratuities for the guide. If you would like your preference of alcohol, wine or beer will be purchased on your behalf and included in the final billing. Allow six nights. [request a quote.]

Package #4: Guided Campout 3 + 2
You get to Calgary. You will recieve three days guided campout fishing adventure on the Lower “Blue Ribbon” Bow River, plus two days walk wade on local Spring Creek. Transportation from the airport, accomodations River side ranch house and/or hotel accomodations, all meals, licenses and flies. Fly rods and waders will be available. Not included – Bar tab and gratuities for the guide. If you would like your preference of alcohol, wine or beer will be purchased on your behalf and included in the final billing. [request a quote.]

Package #5: Guided 3 + 2 + 2
You get to Calgary. You will recieve three days guided fishing on the Lower “Blue Ribbon” Bow River, plus two days walk wade on local Spring Creek, plus two days sight fishing on a local area lake. Transportation from the airport, accomodations River side ranch house and/or hotel accomodations, all meals, licenses and flies. Fly rods and waders will be available. Not included – Bar tab and gratuities for the guide. If you would like your preference of alcohol, wine or beer will be purchased on your behalf and included in the final billing. Allow nine nights. [request a quote.]

Package #6: Guided Camp-out 3 + 2 + 2
You get to Calgary. You will recieve three days guided campout fishing adventure on the Bow River, plus two days walk wade on local Spring Creek, plus two days sight fishing on a local area lake. Transportation from the airport, accomodations River side ranch house and/or hotel accomodations, all meals, licenses and flies. Fly rods and waders will be available. Not included – Bar tab and gratuities for the guide. If you would like your preference of alcohol, wine or beer will be purchased on your behalf and included in the final billing. Allow nine nights. [request a quote.]

Fly Fishing Schools

PRIVATE fly casting instruction is available as individual or personal groups and is charged by the hour at a rate of $50.00 per/person/hour.

  • FLY FISHING clinics are scheduled throughout the spring, summer and fall depending on interest and are priced at $100.00 per/person. [request quote.]
  • FLY CASTING clinics are scheduled throughout the spring, summer and fall depending on interest and are priced at $100.00 per/person. [request quote.]
  • Destination Fly-Fishing Schools are scheduled for spring and summer. The fee includes lodging and meals at school. [request quote.]
  • Destination Fly-Fishing Schools to the Northwest Territories are scheduled for this summer. The school fee and includes transportation from Edmonton, lodging, license and meals at school. [request quote.]

Alternate Opportunities

BIRD WATCHING along the Bow River is very interesting. Day trips by drift boat include ground transportation and lunch. Maximum two persons per/boat. [request quote.]

Northern Pike adventure to “Talston Lake Lodge in the Northwest Territories for 2005. All Inclusive from anywhere lower 48, some restrictions may apply… CALL 1-877-358-1558 or e-mail TALSTON lAKE LODGE

Professional Services

Photographic Services are available. From 35mm, medium and large format photography. All assignments are quoted on individual merit.

Public Speaking talks and demonstrations and workshops involving a variety of subjects: The Bow River, Entomology, Reading the Water, Knot Tying, Fly Casting, Fly tying, Outdoor Cooking and Dutch Oven Cooking. Fees start at $750.00/day.

Outdoor Writing – Each assignment quoted separately.