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  1. Bow River Flows

    Yeah, just a lot of people don't take it any further. Pretty sure TransAlta doesn't read the forum...
  2. Bow River Flows

    Talking on forums doesn't do anything to fix the problem. Here's contact info TransAlta: https://transalta.com/contact/ And two groups who are supposed to advocate for the Bow: https://bowriver.org/contact-us/ https://bowrivertrout.org/contact/
  3. This whole thread reminds me of the "plural of anecdote is not data" saying.
  4. Surprised nobody mentioned this yet. Over the years the treatment plants have gotten "cleaner" by not pumping as much phosphate into the river, which means less fertilizer for river flora. Less flora probably means fewer bugs...
  5. Sunglasses! What are you using?

    That's always going to be a problem with plastic/polycarbonate lenses. Glass won't scratch as easily but they'll be heavier and more expensive. As for glasses themselves, I think once you hit a certain price point they're all pretty good and it just comes down to the frames that are most comfortable for you.
  6. Plans dropped yesterday and it's good news. https://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=559635746E487-E7C0-4E4F-56BAA61A78EDA86D
  7. What Are You Tying 2018 Edition

    Simi seal or STS trilobal work nice too. With the longer fibers I usually split the thread and wrap it in that way. Another option is to put a few wraps of lead behind the cone and either super-glue it to the hook or build up a thread ramp right behind it to keep it in place so then you don't have to build up a bunch of thread right behind the cone. Depends how heavy you want it.
  8. TUC accidentally posted to Facebook that it started at noon so there were people who showed up at 11:30.
  9. Fish Handling

    Next time call RAP and let them sort it out.
  10. What Are You Tying 2018 Edition

    That boatman is an old Idylwilde pattern created by long time Bow river guide Dee Chatani, so yeah it works pretty decent. You can still find it in the bins in some Calgary shops.
  11. What Are You Tying 2018 Edition

    Brostaff beetles and Dee's boatman.
  12. Whirling Disease

    That's if you assume that it was introduced into Alberta waters immediately after the last test in 2003. But yeah, let's focus on whether or not 14 years is quick because that's the real issue here.
  13. Consistent catch of Browns over 28"

    I made this back in December for just such a situation...
  14. Alberta River Basins

  15. Fixed it for you.
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