Fishing

NEW - Fly Tying 101

Learn to tie your own flies this winter and be ready to catch some fish in the spring. In this two-evening series you will learn to tie different types of classic flies; such as the Wholly Bugger, Hare's Ear Nymph and Elk-Haired Caddis.
Prerequisites: none. Includes: all fly tying equipment.

Get into Fly Fishing - Teens

Southern Alberta is world-renowned for great fly fishing. Drop-off and Pick-up for this camp is off campus, see below for details. This 3-day instructional camp will introduce you to casting techniques, proper fly selection, knot tying, how to read the water and all about fish habitat. Each day we'll meet at a different location in the city limits. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, waders, PFDs, rods (if requested).
 
Prerequisite: none
Includes: hip waders and PFDs (if you have your own please bring it)
Please note: We cannot guarantee that we will catch fish. Fly rods are not included but are available to rent, free of charge- email us at outkids@ucalgary.ca to book.

Fly Fishing Intro

Whether you're new to fishing, or have experience spin casting, this day trip will give you a chance to try out the art of fly fishing at a beautiful mountain destination. You will learn the basics—like setting up the rod, to finding the best spots to fish. Then you’ll learn how to cast under the watchful eye of our experienced guide. Prerequisite: valid Alberta Sportfishing License. Includes: guide/instructor, fishing gear.

Oldman River Fishing Weekend

Join us for a weekend of fly fishing and camping on the upper Oldman River and Dutch Creek. This major drainage offers outstanding fishing with beautiful scenery and classic high-country cutthroats. We'll spend a day fishing each of the waterways, and enjoy fish tales and fly-tying around the campfire in the evening. This remote fishing trip is great for new or experienced anglers and families. Learn about fly selection, basic aquatic insects, trout diet, basic casting and how to read the water to find trout. Prerequisite: A. Fly Fishing 101 recommended, valid Alberta Sportfishing License. Includes: guide/instructor, fishing gear.