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Trophy Lake Fishing Adventures




Fish on the glimmering clear waters of Upper or Lower Kananaskis Lakes. In Upper and Lower Kananaskis Lakes look forward to catching Trophy Sized; Bull Trout (3lbs - 12lbs) , Rainbow Trout (2lbs-16lbs) and Westslope Cutthroat Trout (2lbs-10lbs). 

Embarking on a guided fly fishing or spin fishing adventure in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is an exhilarating and rewarding experience for fishing enthusiasts of all levels. Guided trips offer the opportunity to explore stunning mountain landscapes while honing your fly fishing or spin casting skills under the guidance of an experienced professional guide. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics or a seasoned angler seeking new challenges, a guided trip can cater to your specific needs.

During a guided trip, you can expect to learn about the local ecosystem, fishing technique and presentations, and the behavior of various trout species. Additionally, we can offer tips on catch-and-release practices to ensure the sustainability of the fish population as well as proper fish handling skills to aid in catch-and-release success.

Overall, a guided fishing trip with Optimal Angling is not just about catching trophy sized fish (although, we do a lot); it's about immersing yourself in nature, connecting with like-minded individuals, and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Meeting location for Lower Kananaskis Lake is the Canyon boat launch and Upper Kananaskis Lake is at the Upper Kananaskis boat launch.

Pricing doesn't include fishing license, tax or tips for the guide.​

1 x Person (Half Day 6 Hour Trip)...…..$575

2 x People (Half Day 6 Hour Trip)…....$785

​Optimal Angling Co will provide; high quality rods, reels, premium lures and flies, heater, seating, insulated shelter (winter),Boat (summer) Garmin Livescope Fish Finder, First Aid kit, fishing guide, knowledge of the lake and a cooler of water. 

What You Provide

Once you book your trip with Optimal Angling Co. you will need to provide an up-to-date WIN card and Alberta Fishing License for the date of your excursion for anglers 16 years old or older (which can be purchased here).

You will require a Kananaskis day pass for your vehicle to have access to the provincial park and day use areas. Pass can be purchased here for the date of your adventure.

Transportation to and from the location is not provided, so you will have to arrange a way to get there and back safely.

Lake Fishing Adventures

 We recommend wearing layers of clothing and bringing along a sweater and a rain coat in case of inclement weather, a hat, pants, a light lunch and beverages of your choice. Don't forget your sunscreen and camera to capture the views!

Deposit and Payment Information

A deposit of 30% of the trip total will be taken to hold the spot, if the trip is canceled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances within 72hours 50% of the deposit will be refunded. A 3.5% processing fee on credit card refunds will be applied. If canceled within 48 hours of the trip or don’t show the deposit will not be refunded.

Please note that late payment of final invoice will result in a late fee being added to the invoice. 

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