Alberta's Oldman River System

July 3, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Fishing here is what it was in Montana 50 years ago,” says Bernard Ramanauskas, a former guide in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada, and now a split-cane rod builder. There are also fewer fishermen visiting Alberta than there were in 1990, according to this Globe & Mail article by Jack Danylchuck. But Alberta has such vast areas of pristine water that it’s the destination of choice for anglers from all over the world.