Bow River Annual Redd Count

Bow River Annual Redd Count

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Date(s) - 03/11/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Volunteers NeededVolunteers are needed to assist in the continuation of the Bow River Chapter’s annual redd count.

Since 2015, the Chapter has conducted an inventory of brown trout spawning activity in the Bow River. This information is useful in monitoring the population health of the Bow River’s important brown trout.

Volunteers will assist the Chapter’s biologists and angling professionals by identifying and recording the number and GPS location of redds.

We will float the river in rafts and/or boats between Glenmore Trail and Policeman’s Flats on Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd.

It is not necessary to attend both days. We will be covering a different reach of the river each day.
Refreshments will be provided

What to bring:

  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Waterproof footwear recommended
  • Waders are useful but not essential. (We do have a limited number of waders available for loan in limited sizes)
  • Lunch

Saturday Nov 2 – 10 :00 AM to 3:00 PM
Graves Landing (under Glenmore bridge east of Burnco and Deerfoot Meadows). It may be necessary to park across the street near Lordco (the old Sears Home store) due to construction activity.

Sunday Nov 3 – 10 :00 AM to 2:00 PM
Fish Creek Park boat launch (extreme south end of Bow Bottom Trail)

A shuttle back to your vehicle at the end of the day is provided.  Please email the chapter for additional information.