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Ice Fishing
Banff Fishing Unlimited - Typical ice fishing site
Banff Fishing Unlimited on the Bow River

Offering Ice Fishing at Spray Lake for over 25 years.

Set high in the snow-covered Rocky Mountains, the air is clean and, the lake, with vast expanses of untracked snow, is not crowded. Located 50 mins. from Banff, or 30 mins. south from Canmore, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, amidst some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, a truly unique mountain experience awaits.

With over 25 years Guiding on the lake and consistently great results, we are confident that we can provide you with an unforgettable experience.

This service is available mid December through until April 7th.

Of course we provide heated huts to allow you to fish in total comfort! Alternatively, on those blue bird calm and sunny days, we'll invite you to try some outdoor holes too.

On these trips we're primarily Ice fishing for Lake Trout. Ice fishing
(vertical Jigging) is an easy way for the novice and expert alike to catch fish.

You will be provided with all necessary fishing gear, and if needed, winter Banff Fishing Unlimited on the Bow River
boots, hats, and gloves, to make this a warm and comfortable experience.

All trips are private and accompanied by our most experienced Guides. 

We can accommodate groups from one to 10 persons. Larger groups can be accomodated with advance notice.

We will cook your catch for a delicious on site lunch, (Yummy Fish Sandies), or hot dogs. We'll also keep a kettle warm for hot chocolate or coffee.

Typical trip length is 6-7 hours round trip.

Transport from your lodgings in Banff is available, or meet in Canmore at the site of departure.

Custom trips, utilizing our 3 man Ice fishing tents, to explore other Ice fishing adventures, can also be arranged.

Ice fishing is a unique winter wilderness experience, and with the benefit of heated huts and tents, is actually quite luxurious, and absolutely, lots of fun!

RATES IN CANADIAN DOLLARS (Including all gear and taxes)
Price per person, private trips

Number of Adults

Round-trip from Banff including transportation (7 hours)

Round-trip from Canmore including transportation (6.5 hours)
1 $ 450.00 $ 375.00
2 $ 225.00 $ 187.50
3 $ 175.00 $ 150.00
4 $ 150.00 $ 131.25
5 $ 135.00 $ 120.00
6 $ 125.00 $ 112.50
KIDS RATES: Under 6 years fish FREE, 6-15 years add $40 each, 16 years & over pay regular rate per person
We will take you to get your fishing license prior to your trip. Licenses are approximately $36 per adult 16 years and over. Official ID is required.

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