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Banff Fishing Unlimited

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Fantastic Morning and Introduction to Fishing

We were unsure what to expect but we had a brilliant morning! We are a big family - 2 adults and 4... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Adventure on the Bow River

We chose to float down the Bow River with Phil as our guide. We visited a fabulous sandwich... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joan C
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were unsure what to expect but we had a brilliant morning! We are a big family - 2 adults and 4 children - all boys ranging from 13 down to 6. Our captain, Scott, was incredibly patient....even when the 6 year old was casting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to float down the Bow River with Phil as our guide. We visited a fabulous sandwich shop/bakery before we began, and fished for 8 hrs. It was a fun adventure even though we didn't catch any large sized fish which is always a...More

1  Thank Joan C
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We fished Lake Minnewanka and our captain was John. He was very informative and pointed out a lot of wildlife in the area. We did catch one 3 pound lake trout. We didn't think we'd catch a lot of fish because it was early in...More

3  Thank Jujobee
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Scheduled this experience for my family during our vacation to Lake Louise . We wanted to experience ice fishing as we had never been before . Phil and Anders took great care of us. From the freshly made buns to the best fish sandwich you...More

1  Thank beth h
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Started off rough. Phil our guide went to wrong place to pick us up., Once that got fixed everything was the best. There were four of us and we all had a great time. Didn't catch any fish while fly fishing but still enjoyed where...More

1  Thank debkayscu
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The guide we went with (Anders) owns the company and has 34+ years fishing experience under his belt. This guy knows everything! You will catch fish. Top-notch fishing equipment, extra rod ready in case something happens to another rod, quick changing of lures when yours...More

1  Thank qmvsimp
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My family had a great day fishing yesterday. We caught 21 fish, saw eagles and eaglets, devil's gap, had perfect weather and a great guide (John). Very highly recommended. Pick the early morning (8am) time to go fishing. More fish in the mornings.

2  Thank Emad1234_12
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My wife and I went out on a half day trip with John on June 27. It turned into a very disappointing trip. The weather was sunny but extremely windy, in fact, John told us that he thought he was going to have to cancel...More

8  Thank brad s
Reviewed 1 July 2017

My son and I did a half-day on Lake Minnewanka with John as our guide this past week. The fishing was great (10 decent-size lake trout between the two of us), the tips for better fishing were appreciated, the weather was spectacular, the conversation was...More

2  Thank Kent S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Wow, where to begin. My wife and I travel a lot, and have done various guided tours, but this one really stands out. We did an ice fishing tour with Phil and loved every minute of it! Phil was waiting in our lobby right on...More

1  Thank Travis M
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