Fishing reel

Upper and Lower Kananaskis Lakes


Species: Trout

Coordinates: 50° 41€² 58€³ N, 115° 11€² 16€³ W


Location: Alberta

Why we chose it

Bull trout; Beautiful scenery and aggressive bull trout

When to fish: All season.


Where to fish: The waterfall directly west of the boat launch or along the many bays and islands on the northeast end of Upper Kananaskis.

Tip: Troll large, red-and-white or orange-and-black spoons through eddies and the backwater of the waterfall, or cast Clouser Minnows into the shallows.


—Connor & Michael Gelinas, host of Fishing with the Dodger