Juicy Honey Holes: Fly Fishing Bow River [Calgary, Alberta]

Couple buddies joined me to hike in 8km to a secluded honey hole on the Bow River (Calgary, Alberta). It was a very bright day but we managed to get into more than 10 decent fish. There were hundreds of midges on the water but with the bright sun, the fish were deeper. We did find a couple in the faster water around riffles. Caught fish on: San Juan, Copper Johns & small leeches. Set-Up: 9′ 6wt, WF Floating Line & 3x leader.

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Fly Fishing Alberta Streams (Old Man): https://youtu.be/ryhgoVOWlYQ
Fly Fishing Bow River: https://youtu.be/xc1UWwUMdwo
Fly Fishing Sheep River: https://youtu.be/UMJKUvjK8u8
Summer Compilation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnUZG62mbtM
Big Fish Little Water: https://youtu.be/tnUZG62mbtM

I recommend stopping at Bow River Troutfitters or Fish Tales Fly Shop before hitting the bow. Brought the drone and a couple cameras to film the day. Enjoy!

11 Comments

  1. scott stevens on September 16, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    Guys, what brand are those ball caps you’re wearing? Those are sweet I wanna purchase a few

  2. Stuart Crawley on September 16, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    Visiting family in Calgary in mid July buzzing to get out on the bow, lovely trout đź‘Ś

  3. Actually Andrew on September 16, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    I’m in Calgary right now for work, and must say… this river is BEAUTIFUL.

  4. Andrew Baker on September 16, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    Awesome vid! Still haven’t been successful on the Bow but this gives me hope.

  5. Mikhail Yakunin on September 16, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Nice video guys! Looks like an awesome day on the river!

  6. Tef Zee on September 16, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    Sick stuff we should get out sometime !

  7. Terry Bunnett on September 16, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Any chance related to my Dad’s fish in buddy DALLAS? Any who…. we scattered my father today at policeman’s. Dad loved this river up and down. A bit upstream from the parking lot. Beautiful day today at the flats. Thank you for sharing this one. Tight lines fellaz.

  8. Tef Zee on September 16, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Hey buddy like your work. We should get out one of these days when the river isn’t so blown. Perhaps a southern Ab Trip?

  9. Kyle G on September 16, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    Awesome vid! You guys were having lots of fun. But, was that guy actually in a cape?

  10. KuhChuck on September 16, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    With the drone footage people can figure out exactly where you were. I recognised it in the first 5seconds of your video . You boys aren’t very smart are you?

  11. Rick Goertzen on September 16, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    have you read the regs ? illeagal to fish if you’re drinking!

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