Meet Our Team

Nick Schlacter - Owner and Guide

Nick Schlachter – The Boss

Nick, who was born and raised in Alberta, loves the mountains and the Bow River. It’s obvious no matter where you meet him – on the street in Canmore, on the river, or if you stop to talk fishing at the shop, you can tell this place holds a special place in his heart. Whether it’s a guided fishing trip, fly casting lessons, or expertise on fishing, hunting and archery you are after – Nick’s your guy.

Brenda Nolan – Store Manager

Brenda makes things happen. Brenda Nolan - Store ManagerShe ensures you get your licenses, gear, tackle, and anything else you may need for a great day of fishing. She knows the area like the back of her hand, so can answer any questions you may have regarding where to fish, what to use and tips and tricks to having a fantastic day of fishing. Brenda also co-ordinates our guided trips to customize a fishing adventure that’s right for you.

Dale Meier – Guide

Dale has been fishing the Bow River and surrounding lakes since he was a young boy. Dale Meier - GuideBorn and raised in Canmore, Dale has a passion for fishing, and enjoys sharing his knowledge of the area and fishing expertise with our clients. A day on the river with Dale is always enjoyable.

Aaron Davies

Aaron has lived in the Bow Valley since he was 6 years old. Aaron DaviesAlthough Aaron enjoys traveling, he is proud to call Canmore home. He has a passion for fishing and the outdoors. Aaron can be found working in the shop, or guiding clients on an ice fishing tour. Customers enjoy Aaron’s enthusiasm for quality products, and often find themselves out in front of the shop, “demoing” Aaron’s latest fly rod!

Terry Findley

Terry Findley

Terry has lived in the Bow Valley since 1980. He loves the outdoors and has a passion for the Canadian Rockies. Terry’s enthusiasm for the outdoors and for helping people is evident when you meet him. Terry makes sure you have what you need for a great day of fishing. This includes licenses, tackle and equipment selection, and information about the area. He also works with customers who wish to book a guided fishing adventure.



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