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Fishing Summer Outdoor Activities

Let’s be clear. The fish are magnificent. But those long stretches between the action of reeling one in? The perfect excuse for soaking up Alberta’s natural beauty. A day of fishing on a secluded lake surrounded by forest or mountains, or in a glacier-fed big-city river is a day well-spent. • Go far: Fly north to where the trout and pike swim in the shadows of boreal forests. Panfry your catch of the day on the shore for the best dinner ever. Then go fish some more because the daylight lasts forever in summer. 

Banff National Park | Andy Best

Whitecourt | Andy Nicols

Full disclosure, I am one of the dummies. However we always get questions about fishing at Peace River Cabins and Outdoors so here is a collection of half-truths, gained from impolite grilling of successful fishermen, anecdotes and general references.

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Fishing Spots

Wapiti Sports & Outfitters - Storefront

Canmore, Alberta

Visit Wapiti Sports & Outfitters, Canmore’s best resource for fishing information, guided trips and a comprehensive selection of fly/spin fishing gear and fly-tying materials. Stop in and to see “hot picks” from a large selection of dry and wet flies and streamers. Provincial and National Park fishing licenses are available, as well as Alberta hunting licenses. In addition, must-haves are stocked for the avid hunter. Come see the resident artist Terry and his "RockScapes" art work.

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The Fishin' Hole

Edmonton, Alberta

This is the place to go in Edmonton for sport fishing tackle, equipment and supplies with an inventory of about 17,000 items and staff that are enthusiastic and knowledgeable anglers.

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Up the Creek Kayaks and Canoes

Bonnyville, Alberta

Lakeland's locally owned and operated paddling sports store. Selling quality kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards (SUPs), skimboards, vehicle racks, and many accessories. Whether you're looking for fun, fitness, fishing or just relaxation our friendly, knowledgeable advice will ensure you get the watercraft that will suit your needs and provide you with years of enjoyable paddling experiences. Contact us for store hours. Get off the shore, get out and explore!

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Travel Offers

Weekly RV Camping Offers in Peace River

Full service RV sites available for weekly stays. Back in or pull through stalls. 24/7 clean restrooms and showers and 24/7 modern laundry facility. Picnic tables and fire pits available upon request. Convenience store, tourism information and tours on-site.

Expires: 2019-07-17
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The Ultimate Fishing Getaway

Fish for big Walleye, large Northern Pike and other native species at remote tributaries.This ultimate fishing getaway takes you on a journey of more than 300 kms on the Athabasca River. Includes 4 days, 3 nights log cabin accommodations, meals, historical tours, natural wonders, spectacular scenery and incredible wildlife.

Expires: 2018-10-10
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Monthly RV Camping Offers in Peace River

Full service sites with free WiFi. Roomy back-in or pull-through stalls. 24/7 shower house and laundry facility. Picnic tables and fire pits available. On-site convenience store and tourism information. Propane and firewood available on site.

Expires: 2019-07-18
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Out Fly Fishing Outfitters Ltd.

Calgary, Alberta
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Out Fly Fishing outfitters Ltd. is your leading provider of professionally guided fly fishing trips on the World Famous Bow River. This Blue Ribbon section of the Bow River holds some of the biggest and strongest river run Rainbow and Brown trout you will ever hope to hook. The Lower Bow is a trophy trout fishery comprised exclusively of strong and healthy wild fish. Our Bow River fly fishing guides are experienced, and knowledgeable of the structures and seasonal complexities of this famous and technical river. Walk & Wade trips to the breath taking scenic mountain streams are also available.

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Hunter Valley Adventures

Sundre, Alberta
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Hunter Valley Adventures is your outdoor connection for whitewater rafting on Alberta's Upper Red Deer River! Allow them to design your dream adventure in the beautiful Alberta foothills. Combine rafting with hiking, horse back riding, fishing, yoga, and more. Hunter Valley Adventures has a camp located on the Upper Red Deer River and provides rustic cabins in a natural setting. Great for family reunions, group events, and team building. See you soon!

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Tonquin Valley Adventures

Jasper, Alberta
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Ride horseback, hike or cross-country ski through the beautiful Tonquin Valley to this backcountry lodge on the shores of Amethyst Lake in the Canadian Rockies. Multi-day trips can be arranged. Tonquin Valley Adventures lets you enjoy the backcountry in style.

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