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Liam RF reminicses about a week-long fly fishing trip in Southern Alberta spent with his uncle, who you probably know: Aaron Feltham.
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Big mayflies = big fun!
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Mother's Day Caddis: spring dry fly fishing!!
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BWO's or Blue Winged Olive's are a very interesting insect for anglers and for numerous reasons...
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The first in our biweekly series of insect/trout food blogs
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Everyone has that rod they'd choose first out of their arsenal, lets just say that these rods aren't often left at home when we're on the search for trout.
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Part two of "shooting heads de-coded" outlines the differences between common shooting heads on the market.
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Understanding the differences between shootng heads; part 1.
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Mike 'the fish whisperer' Corrigan reviews Winston's newest saltwater rod: the Boron III Plus Jungle.
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Jacob Krayzel reviews the Loop Cross S1 386, one of the best three weights out there.
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Tips on how we layer for fly fishing in the winter in Alberta.
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BRT staff Aiden Foster gives us his thoughts on the R.L. Winston BIIIX 6 weight
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Troutfitters customer and brown trout guru Brandon Bailey tells us why he oves his BIIIX five weight.
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Larger than average trout, on larger than average western rivers; lend themselves well to pursuit with two-handed fly rods.
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Part 2 of 2 of our list of our top selling fishing accessories of 2016.
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What to do with your fly line as it gets older.
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Gifts that can't go wrong. Whether they have them or not, fly anglers will run out of these, lose these, lend them to their friends, etc. So they'll eventually need them again.
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Part one of two articles on our top selling accessories for this season.
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Our favourite reels from this year.
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Southern Alberta flyfishing guide Maxwell Robinson weighs in on Loop Tackle's newest rod series.
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Here's what guide John Bransfield has been seeing on the water as of late!
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See what's hatching and cracking on the Bow....
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Here's what's hapenning on the Bow right now.
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Looking for a small stream dry fly rod? This one can't be beat...
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High country trout are nearly here! Get ready to soak it in and make the best of the next few months.
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Caddis hatches can be pretty amazing, but sometimes the elk hair caddis doesn't quite do the trick. Learn how to better match the caddis hatch in this blog!
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The Loop Evotec CAST 7110 MF has exceled as a winter fishing tool on the Bow for our guide Maxwell Robinson.
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We have written a blog in order to help you get the most of your guided trip...
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Learn a little bit more about winter time fishing, fish handling and check out some of the cool photos from our adventures this winter!
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In early November, the guys from BRT and Hooké made their way to South Eastern BC for some awesome times fishing, eating great food and all around enjoying good vibes.
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Great Christmas gift ideas for the fly angler.
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Looking for stocking stuffers or want a quality fishing christmas gifts to give?  We have you covered!  

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Ever wonder if that full moon is affecting your Brown Trout Fishing in Alberta? We have a few ideas after on of our adventures this fall...
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As the season is coming to an end, forget fall chores and hit the water!
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With all of our most popular fishing destinations here in Alberta opening on June 16...
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Part of my life is defined by being married to an avid fisherman...
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One fact about fishing trips is that we can slow down our strips and our casting tempo, but......
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So far we had a boat get a Grand Slam (Bonefish, Permit and Tarpon to hand) while other's...
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As the week goes on I plan to share with you my excitement, frustrations and my learning’s.
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Is it worth going fishing or not?
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RL Winston offers a fly rod for every fly fishing occasion

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A kick sample to show some of the bugs in the Bow River.
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I was first introduced to RL Winston rods when I was guiding on the Bow River...
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To describe Loop Fly Rods they have chosen to use two variables, rod tempo and action curve.

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"I can say that this is the best shoulder season jacket that I have ever worn"
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Some days it is hard to be in the shop throughout the week..
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We always enjoy hearing fishing reports and stories from our customers and friends...
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In every fishing-season we all have stories of those special trout whose image is sketched into our minds...
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Three great products for this summers wet wading adventures.
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Don't Miss Your Chance To Win!
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This may be disturbing for some to watch, veiwer discretion is adviced!
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On June 6thI was fortunate enough to be apart of the Hall of Fame Olympic Gala dinner..
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We were fortunate enough to experience some great weather and some fantastic Spey casting demonstration with Loop Pro-staff Maxwell Robinson.
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The River is still high and quite off color so we decided to fish streamers...
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Even here in Alberta, fly fishing with mice for brown trout can produce some exciting takes
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Thanks again to everyone who was in our class and we hope to hear some good stories about the one that got away soon.
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To give fish released the best chance for survival, the following guidelines are recommended.
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Some of our highlights of the day were..
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One of the best-looking rainbow trout that I have ever caught. The big pronounced black spots made it look quite unique.
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When you are on a Float trip down the Bow River this bag is a great addition to anyone with a boat.
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Today was day #51 for fly fishing on this trip!
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Yesterday I ran out of 4X tippet and today the last of the 3X spooled off; the fly fishing trip must be winding up.....
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What is David Boones record for drinking beer cans on a flight? He is a Cricket player.
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What is the only animal that cannot jump?
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The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt bloo how far?
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Unfortunately Lake Otamangakau was a bust,
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we woke to the good news...
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What animal has the largest eyes in the world?
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On the 3 hour trip we stopped at the a river to fish for a few hours and I managed 3 Brown Trout...
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Wow is the best way to describe the day
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I decided that if I caught fish today they would be released as quick as possible
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When was beer first sold in a can?
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Crickets Can Hear Through What Part of There Body?
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All told 14 fish in the 18-22" range; 9 Rainbows and 5 Browns plus 2 break offs.
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Brown trout that resembled Sharks!
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He caught a small Rainbow on the first cast
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Fifteen minutes later we were on a new stretch of water with more rising fish.
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Today the sun poked through the clouds and the river levels began to drop..
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There were lots of Browns and Rainbows in clear water. First I had to make a pit stop to patch my Simms boots
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On the second cast the fish took a Hare and Copper...
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How fast can a chicken run?
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Tough light today with overcast skies the whole day.
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Sadly, we left the South Island which means the trip is almost half over......
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I didn't really come to New Zealand to fish for Rainbows, but...
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It seems today was construction day in New Zealand as a 4-hour trip ended up almost double that....
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We spent the afternoon walking and toured a Penguin exhibit...
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You know that you are in trout country when...
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Some guides view a successful day as a high number of landed fish...
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And that is why you bother..........
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No Brown Trout to hand, only Rainbows, or should I say CuttBows.....
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The biggie today was just over 22", the top of the ferrule on this model of Winston is 21"
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I am using a 10-foot 4X or 5X with a size 14 or smaller dry and...
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The many hours I spent fishing the Crowsnest area came in handy today
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Today was 25 degrees, not the 28 they predicted but I will take it (Here in Calgary we feel awful for you).
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Different day today, and and some trivia.....
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We have a good friend who recently arrived in New Zealand and is giving us his reports. He has given us permission to share his reports and photos.
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While fishing the Bow River last spring Kyle unfortunately got a hook in his hand, fortunately we were able to capture him safely removing the hook from his hand using only a peace of monofilament. Hope you enjoy.

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Winter Fishing on the Bow- What Kind of Water Should I be Targeting? Winter Fly Patterns and Keeping Warm in the Winter
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