Clearwater River Alberta Fishing Report

It must be evident that the Clearwater River gets its name from the clarity and beauty of its water. Located entirely within the Canadian Rockies and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, this glacier fed river is a tributary of the North Saskatchewan River.

The river originates within the borders of the legendary Banff National Park on the southern slope of Mount Wellington. From Mount Wellington it flows into Devon Lakes at Clearwater Pass, then drops down 1,300 feet to Clearwater Lake. At Trident Lake, about a mile down from Clearwater Lake, the water becomes navigable by a small craft or canoe. After exiting the park, the river changes direction several times before it approaches Rocky Mountain House and empties into the North Saskatchewan River.
 
Featured Fishing Trips
Guided Fishing Trips
$
500
/ Boat
Capacity:
1 - 2 anglers
Days:
Daily
Duration:
1 day
Clearwater River Company offers a top quality service and we are the #1 recommended Spey/Fly Guide Service on the river. It's easy for others to claim they're the best, LET US PROVE ... moreIT! We are your Spey and Fly Fishing specialists.

All of our trips include a full day on the water, rods, reels, flies and a great lunch. All trips are taken on clean, quite, comfortable drift boats. We let our clients WALK-N-WADE!!! We have the vehicle shuttle ran while we're on the water, so there is never any time wasted moving vehicles.

All of our steelhead fishing guides are full-time professionals with years of experience on the Clearwater. Our Spey guides will meet each client's needs and exceed expectations. Clearwater River Company has some of the best Spey Guides on the river.
$
500
/ Boat
Capacity:
1 - 2 anglers
Days:
Daily
Duration:
1 day
Additional Information
Tributaries:
Elk Creek, Idlewild Creek, Rock Creek, Tay River, Roaring Creek
Source:
Mount Wellington
Mouth:
North Saskatchewan River
Length:
126 miles
Seasonal Conditions
Season
Hatches
SpringBWO, March Brown, Light Cahill, Caddis, PMD, Golden Stonefly, Midges
SummerWestern Green Drake, Terrestrials, Midges
FallCaddis, BWO, midges
Current Forecast
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