OUTDOORALBERTA.COM  Exploring the Extraordinary
HomeMountain BikingFishingBackcountry CampingHikingWinterForumsFaq/Contact


Aster Lake
Bear Pond
Burns Lake
Burstall Lakes
Carnarvon Lake
Chester Lake
Commonwealth Lake
Elbow Lake
Fortress Lake
Galatea Lakes
Headwall Lakes
Hogarth Lakes
Invincible Lake
Lake of the Horns
Lillian Lake
Loomis Lake

Memorial Lakes
Maude Lake
Odlum Pond

Rainy Ridge Lake
Rawson Lake
Ribbon Lake
Rummel Lake
Running Rain Lake
Picklejar Lakes
Shark Lake
Smuts (Birdwood) Lakes
Talus Lake
Three Isle Lake
Tombstone Lake
Watridge Lake
National Parks

 

Headwall Lakes

Rating: 4 of 5
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Last Visited: 2011

 

Headwall Lakes Alberta

Both lakes are located up a nice hike up a headwall of course. Both contain fish and are relatively clear. This area tends to be a bit windy but the waters are clear so you are able to see fish when the waves are calm.

The fishing in the upper lake has been excellent in the past. The fish were aggressive and there was some sort of action on about 50 percent of casts. I managed to pull out several in the 12-13" range. At one point while releasing a 12" fish with the rod in the other hand I unintentionally caught a 13" fish as the lure dangled in the water. I doubt that happens too often. On my last visit the fishing was much slower. The water level in the upper lake was much lower and I wondered if this had something to do with the change. The lower lake pictured above was not so fruitful but did have fish of the same size range.

Banner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact us: admin@outdooralberta.com
© Copyright 2008 OutdoorAlberta.com
All rights reserved
Photographs may be used with permission

Banner