Embark on an extraordinary fly fishing adventure to remote Alpine lakes, accessible exclusively by ATV. Tucked away among the towering peaks of the Canadian Rockies, near Canmore, Banff, and Calgary, these hidden lakes are abundant with active cutthroat trout. Take an exhilarating ATV ride followed by a refreshing hike. Our experienced guides from Canmore Fishing Adventures will manage all the details, equipping you with top-notch fly fishing gear and gourmet snacks to enhance your high-altitude fishing experience. Join us for a unique adventure that blends the thrill of fly fishing with the stunning beauty of the Rockies.

Guided Trips

Pricing: ATV

ATV Access:

For those up for a bit of a hike, the ATV access option could be just right. Starting with a 15-minute ATV ride in a Polaris Ranger side-by-side, we’ll head to the ridge above the lake. From there, it’s on foot only. The hike to the lake takes approximately 30 minutes, with a 45-minute return trip that climbs 700 feet back up to the ridge, offering stunning views and a rewarding outdoor adventure experience. This 8-hour adventure typically runs from 8 am to 5 pm, depending on weather. Pick-up and drop-off times can be customized upon request.


  • Rate: $695 USD/$950 CAD per two guests; additional guests $185 USD/$250 CAD each, up to 5 max per ATV.
  • Deposit: $110 USD/$150 CAD for two, $365 USD/$500 CAD for groups.


Why Choose This Trip: Thrill in the Heights

Elevate your fishing experience with our Alpine Lake Trips, where adventure meets tranquility in the heart of the Rockies.

Embark on a 15-minute ATV ride through rugged trails in a Polaris Ranger side-by-side. This exhilarating journey takes you to the ridge above the lake, providing a thrilling start to your adventure.

Enjoy a 30-minute hike to the lake, where you’ll immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of the Canadian Rockies. The return trip offers a challenging 700-foot ascent with breathtaking views.

Experience the excitement of fly fishing in remote Alpine lakes teeming with active cutthroat trout. Our guides provide top-notch gear and expert tips to enhance your fishing experience.

These trips not only offer exceptional fishing but also the chance to capture the beauty of untouched natural landscapes. The dramatic scenery of the Canadian Rockies makes every moment picture-perfect.

We are committed to preserving the natural beauty and ecological balance of the alpine lakes. Our practices ensure minimal impact on the environment, making your adventure sustainable.

Included in Trip

Not Included

What to Bring for Your Fishing Adventure

Before heading out on your trip with us, make sure you’re well-prepared to make the most of your day. A few essentials will ensure your comfort and success as you fish the scenic waters of Alberta.

  • Fishing License: Obtain your fishing license before your trip. You can purchase it online here.
  • WIN Card: Necessary for fishing in Alberta; purchase if you don’t already have one.
  • Foul Weather Gear: The weather can change quickly; a rain jacket is essential.
  • Warm Layers: Include a warm sweater or fleece to stay comfortable.
  • Hat and Sunglasses: Protect yourself from the sun and enhance your visibility.
  • Sunscreen: A must-have to shield your skin during long hours outdoors.
  • Lunch: Pack a lunch to keep your energy up throughout the day.
  • Camera: Don’t forget your camera to capture the stunning scenery and your catches!

Remember, prices for fishing licenses and WIN Cards are not included in the trip cost, and these need to be arranged before your adventure. Kids 15 and under do not require a fishing license. Ensure you have everything ready to go for a seamless fishing experience.

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