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Fall Reflections

Fall is a great time for me and also a good time to reflect on the past season. Our riparian planting program ” Bow Valley Riparian Recovery and Enhancement Program” was a fantastic one this year. We planted another 11,200 … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 Issue of Stream Tender Magazine

This morning there is a light covering of snow on the ground, with predicitons of more to come. As we leave September in a cold snap, the good news is that the flow levels in the area streams is good … Continue reading

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Fall Season Update – 2019

As the cooler mornings bring the first tell tale signs of a fast approaching fall, the change into the autum color of leaves is coming soon. It is a time that some of us look forward to, as a favorite … Continue reading

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More Brown Trout Than You Can Shake a Stick At – Or A Fly Rod

I ran into a young fisherman a few days ago. His name is Evan Martens and he loves to fish. Evan and I exchange emails from time to time and for me it is a good way of finding out … Continue reading

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Signs of Recovery for Middle-Bow River Trout

Just recently, I caught my first juvenile rainbow trout on the middle Bow River, in Cochrane. The number of captured juvenile brown trout is increasing , as the water levels drop, over the past few days. During my fly fishing … Continue reading

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Local Trout Streams – Still Flowing High

Lush Green Growth¬† –¬† Lots Of Water The local small creeks are still flowing very high for this time of the season! The water table and ground springs are in great shape with lots of water from all of the … Continue reading

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Speedy Recovery For Bighill Creek – After The Flood!

Previously Planted Willows Hold Stream Banks Together The recent flood on Bighill Creek and other surrounding trout streams was from a lot of rainfall falling in just one day. The high water levels flowed fast and furious for a breif … Continue reading

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Big Flood For Bighill Creek!

Flash Flood Hits The BH Creek and Other Area Streams I was awaken by the thurderous sound of rain reverberating on my roof, many times during the night. In the morning, I saw the water in the rain pail on … Continue reading

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Great Spring For Growth!

New Willows and Trees are Growing Fast This Spring As I sit at my desk and look out the window, a passing thunder head has just released buckets of rain and some fast melting hail stones onto the slopes of … Continue reading

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2019 Bow Valley Riparian Recovery and Enhancement Program – Now Completed

Over 11,000 New Native Plants For The 2019 Program – Are Now In The Ground On Bighill, West Nose and Nose Creeks! The last native plant was planted on June 1st, completing this spring’s riparian planting program. It was a … Continue reading

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