Thursday, August 21, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

Cooler temps and rain showers in the forecast did not deter this group from heading out on the Bow today.

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 12°C, overcast w/light rain showers over the lunch hour, wind avg 10, max 15.

Bow River at Banff 53 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 101 cms
Bow River below Carseland 129 cms

Mountain Shadow Music Festival - Aug 23-24, 2014


Mountain Shadow Music Festival - Aug 23-24, 2014

The Mountain Shadow Music Festival is a showcase of local talent for singers, songwriters and musicians from in and around Cochrane, Alberta. 

Featuring both established musicians and up-and-comers, the festival focuses largely on giving a stage to the large pool of talented musicians from in and around Cochrane. Genres of music include Country, Folk, Blues, Americana, Indie, Celtic Rock and Zydeco, making it the most eclectic music festival around.

Long Term Threats to the Saskatchewan River Basin - Oct 27-29, 2014


Long Term Threats to the Saskatchewan River Basin - Oct 27-29, 2014

"This October, dozens of water professionals will gather in Saskatoon to discuss the long term threats to the Saskatchewan River Basin. We hope you will join us! It will be an educational two-day event with many chances to network with colleagues while hearing about exciting new research taking place right here on the Prairies."

Early-bird registration for the Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin annual conference is available until September 26th

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

Over there!

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 21°C, overcast w/a few mid-afternoon light rain showers, wind avg 11, max 26.

Bow River at Banff 57 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 106 cms
Bow River below Carseland 115 cms


THE JOURNEY HOME episode 2 : Healing Waters


THE JOURNEY HOME episode 2 : Healing Waters from mental health channel on Vimeo.

Three combat vets, each injured in a different war, find healing through flyfishing.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

Launching the "MACFLY", which, no surprise here, belongs to the MacDonald Clan who hail from Calgary and Edmonton. :-) 

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 28°C, scattered clouds, wind avg 7, max 15.

Bow River at Banff 56 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 110 cms
Bow River below Carseland 112 cms

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

Sunday is always a good day for a family fly fishing float trip.

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 23°C, overcast, wind avg 20, max 30.

Bow River at Banff 59 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 111 cms
Bow River below Carseland 106 cms

Pro Fly Angling Tour - Aug 14-16, 2014

John Nishi at the Yampa River. Photo, courtesy John Nishi.

Pro Fly Angling Tour (PFA) - Aug 14-16, 2014

John Nishi from Calgary competed in this new event, which wrapped up yesterday. John is also a member of Fly Fishing Team Canada.

The start of a new international sports property, the PFA Tour, lau
nched its first fly fishing competition this weekend in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Top fly fishing competitors from the several countries tested their best flies and strategies on private waters as they attempted to secure a spot for the next PFA Tour competition and cash prizes.

Learn more here: http://www.pfatour.org/926/

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

Saturday morning at the boat launch.

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 21°C, mostly cloudy w/light rain showers, wind avg 6, max 15.

Bow River at Banff 59 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 103 cms
Bow River below Carseland 104 cms

Blue Dot Campaign



Blue Dot Campaign

"Canadians deserve the legally recognized right to drink clean water, breathe fresh air & eat healthy food" #bluedot

Learn more here: http://bluedot.ca/

Aug 15 - 17 Fishing Forecast | Alberta Fishing Guide Magazine

Photo, courtesy Alberta Fishing Guide Magazine


 Aug 15 - 17 Fishing Forecast | Alberta Fishing Guide Magazine

Read here: http://bit.ly/1oPYbhP

Friday, August 15, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

Casting into the morning sunshine.

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 24°C, mostly cloudy, wind avg 10, max 28.

Bow River at Banff 57 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 105 cms
Bow River below Carseland 101 cms

EFFC - European Fly Fishing Championship 2014 - Aug 12-18, 2014


EFFC - European Fly Fishing Championship 2014 - Aug 12-18, 2014

The 20th FIPS-Mouche European Fly Fishing Championship 2014 takes place in the Jämtland region in Sweden, from August 12th-18th. The fishing competitions are in the Ammerån river, lake Öravattnet and lake Ösjön.

Learn more here: http://effc2014.com/

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

Fishing in a late afternoon rain shower on a remote reach of the Bow River.

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 23°C, overcast, wind avg 13, max 24.

Bow River at Banff 56 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 101 cms
Bow River below Carseland 90 cms

Calgary ReggaeFest - August 14-16 2014


Calgary ReggaeFest - August 14-16 2014
 
http://www.reggaefest.ca/

Calgary’s REGGAEFEST isn’t just for Reggae fans. It’s a full day family event that transcends racial, cultural and musical boundaries. With live performances from Canadian and international Reggae artistes, REGGAEFEST features a beer garden, separate youth area, and plenty of arts & crafts. Or get a taste of Reggae culture from the many food vendors.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Today along the Bow River - August 2014

Photo, © Bow River Shuttles

A casting lesson going on here.

#bowriver #flyfishing

High today 29°C, scattered clouds/smoke, wind avg 12, max 20.

Bow River at Banff 56 cms
Bow River at Calgary flow 100 cms
Bow River below Carseland 88 cms

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Silent Killer



The Silent Killer

by James A. Davis Jr.
Veterans Outreach Specialist | Homeless Veterans Outreach
Aug 11, 2014
via Mood Disorders Society of Canada
"I hope ... that we can [also] remember him as one who struggled daily with mental illness. I hope we remember that even though he lost his battle, no one else has to. There is help. There is no shame in saying, 'I have a mental illness, and I need help'. It could be those very words that save someone's life. It could be those very words that save your life."

Read article here: http://linkd.in/Vhjn9s

Bow River Fishing Report courtesy Country Pleasures Fly Fishing - August 11 2014

Photo, courtesy Country Pleasures Fly Fishing

Bow River Fishing Report courtesy Country Pleasures Fly Fishing - August 11 2014

"The river got a couple of little flushes late last week thanks to some thunderstorms. That should get us through the rest of the summer without having to worry about water temperatures."

Read report here: http://bit.ly/XYHoDO