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Fish the Bow River for brown, brook, cutthroat and bull trout. Trophy-sized lake trout can be caught in Lake Minnewanka; the average is 1-2 kg / 2-5 lbs. There’s fishing at Spray Lakes, Mt Lorette Pond, Barrier Lake, Kananaskis River and lakes, and Chief Hector Lake – Band permit $25 day.
Provincial fishing licenses can be purchased from Canadian Tire in Canmore.
Parks Canada fishing licenses can be purchased for $9.80/day or $34.30/year from the following locations: Banff Visitor Centre, Lake Louise Visitor Centre, The Lake Minnewanka Boathouse in Banff, Home Hardware in Banff and Wilson Mountain Sports in Lake Louse. Additionally Wilson Mountain Sports also rents fishing gear.