Species: Pike, Walleye/Pickerel
Coordinates: 50° 54€² 7€³ N, 112° 21€² 10€³ W
Surface Area: 25.1km²
Why We Chose It: Walleye; Huge walleye population close to Calgary
When to Fish: All season.
Where to Fish: Edges of the shallows by the campsite or the weir/spillway area.
Tip: Use jigs and twister tails, small spoons or size 4 to 6 Clouser Minnows on a 6- or 7-weight fly rod.
—Connor & Michael Gelinas, host of Fishing with the Dodger
Why We Chose It: Pike; Good numbers and great scenery
When to Fish: Late June to early July.
Where to Fish: The outer edges of mid-lake humps, and back bays on the lake’s east side; shore anglers fish the berms at either end of the reservoir.
Tip: Use a jig tipped with a minnow, smelt or worm, or troll an orange Syclops.
—Scott Rawlings, host of Fishing Alberta