Bow River Fly-Fishing

Floating The Bow River

Floating The Bow River

The Bow River located in and below Calgary Alberta is recognized as one of the top  trophy Brown and Rainbow Trout Fisheries in North America.

Bow River Brown Trout

Bow River Brown Trout

With a population of 2500 trout per mile with an average length of 19 inches it is easy to see why Anglers visiting the area should consider a day or more fly-fishing The Bow River.

Bow River Rainbow

Bow River Rainbow

Although the Bow River is open to fishing year round,our Bow River Fly-fishing season coincides with pre (April-May) and post runoff which is usually late June.Flyfishers should consider the latter when planning a Bow River Fly-Fishing Trip as the weather,flows,and hatches are most consistent then.

Bow River Side Channel Love

Bow River Side Channel Love

Anglers Fly-Fishing The Bow River need to use a variety of tactics or techniques to be successful.During the course of a Guided Bow River Fly-Fishing Trip Fly-fishers can expect to fish Nymphs,Streamers,Hopper Rigs and small dries to large trout in and out of a Driftboat.It’s a challenging fishery,but at the same time rewarding.

Dave Brown Outfitters has been operating on The Bow River since 1988 and is the largest Independent Bow River Fly-Fishing Guide Service on the river today.We know the Bow River’s nuances inside and out.Our Bow River Fly-Fishing Guides are all experienced,hard working and very personable.

Double Hook -Up

Double Hook -Up

Ontop of those qualities our Bow River Fly-Fishing Guides are able to competently move you to another river,providing you reassurance if Bow Rive conditions are not up to snuff.

Bow River Brown Trout

Bow River Brown Trout

The Bow River is an easy add on to a Fly-Fishing Trip to The Elk River,Oldman River,Waterton River or Wigwam River.Contact Us to  plan Your Bow River Fly-Fishing Trip. 800-453-3991 

Floating The Bow River

Floating The Bow River