Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Fall Splash Tickets Available Now

2015 Fall Splash Thursday, Nov 26 5:00pm to 10:00pm You are invited to join the Bow River Chapter - Trout Unlimited Canada on Thursday November 26th, 2015 for the 24th Annual "Fall Splash" banquet and auction in celebration of the Bow River.  This year's Fall Splash is your chance to support conservation efforts along the [...]

By | October 18th, 2015|Events, News Releases|Comments Off on Fall Splash Tickets Available Now

Fish Habitat Assessments along Fish Creek

The Bow River Chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada (BRC) will begin conducting fish habitat assessment and rainbow trout spawning (redd) survey on Fish Creek within Fish Creek Provincial Park. The project arises from a long term project being pursued by BRC, to enhance the quality of trout habitat along tributaries of the Bow River. The objective of [...]

By | October 11th, 2015|Future Habitat Projects|Comments Off on Fish Habitat Assessments along Fish Creek

Catch and Release Angling Education Program

BRC is launching an angling techniques and fish handling initiative aimed at reducing catch and release fish mortalities. With very warm water temperatures in summer 2015, this issue came into the forefront but even when water temperatures are within safe limits, it is important for anglers to ensure they are taking measures to prevent accidental [...]

By | October 11th, 2015|Current Habitat Projects|Comments Off on Catch and Release Angling Education Program

Bow River Brown Trout Redd Surveys

Redd's are the gravel nests that brown trout, like other trout, make and then spawn on top of. Brown trout spawn in these redds in the fall and then the eggs incubate until the spring when they hatch. Redd sites are extremely sensitive areas and redd surveys allow for the observation and enumeration of redds [...]

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