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Crowsnest Pass
Fly-Fishing Alberta’s Finest Trout Streams
Discover the pristine waters of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains as you learn to fly-fish with the best of them, focusing on mechanics, fly-tying and how to cast for different fish.
Program No. 5345HYV
Length
6 days
Starts at
975
Getting There
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At a Glance

Join our expert guides for outings on the pristine and world-famous trout streams of southwest Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. Learn about the biology of a trout stream, from trout species and the secrets to catching rainbow, brown, speckled and bull trout. Explore the historical sites, local museums, or engage in optional hikes up Alberta’s secluded Rocky Mountain peaks. And best of all — catch lots of fish.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Easy-to-moderate walks on varied terrain, some slippery rocks. Alberta fishing license included. Elevations of 4,250 feet.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Expert instruction helps refine casting and water reading, with an instructor-angler ratio of 5:1.
  • Get hands-on knowledge on fly-tying and how to cast for different species.
  • Discuss improvements, conditions, exchange “fish tales” or ask questions during afternoon gatherings.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Mark Houze
A lifelong resident to the Crowsnest Pass, Mark Houze began fishing at the age of five, fly fishing at age eight, and became a commercial fly tyer as a teenager. Mark attended Lethbridge College to study resource management, and found a passion for aquatic insects and fish biology. In 2010, he formed Mountain Pass Escapes, and began to live his dream as a regional expert and adventure leader. Mark began leading Road Scholar adventures in 2007, and plans to continue for many years to come.
Jennifer Houze
Spencer Krkosky
Mark Houze
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