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Are there rats in Alberta?  Wikipedia can’t decide.

Are there rats in Alberta? Wikipedia can’t decide.

Rats in Alberta, Where Are They? As we all know, rats are illegal in Alberta. You can't have them as pets, raise them as pet food, or even employ them in the Government. If you're caught with a rat, you can face a fine of up to $5000 or jail…
Fishing in Alberta: Winchell Lake

Fishing in Alberta: Winchell Lake

Fishing at Winchell Lake So the warnings online from people that you need to wear rubber boots at Winchell Lake? Yeah they're legit. If you're a smart guy like me and risk going in runners, enjoy your wet socks all day. Winchell Lake was some great fishing, but it's surrounded…
Visiting Market Junction in Cremona

Visiting Market Junction in Cremona

Market Junction in Cremona After a morning fishing trip to near by Winchell Lake, we stopped by Cremona to recharge and grab some coffee and food at a place called Market Junction. Market Junction is a space where makers of things can sell them to customers. It's kind of like…
Giveaway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Giveaway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella One of my earliest memories is colouring a picture of Cinderella in the living room. As I sat on the living room floor, contorted into a shape that only boneless children seem to achieve, I tried so hard to get the colours to match what the front…
Fishing Spray Lakes, in Southern Alberta.

Fishing Spray Lakes, in Southern Alberta.

Fishing Spray Lakes Ah Spray Lakes Reservoir, such a beautiful slice of landscape. Located only a short drive from Calgary and just up the hill from Canmore, it's kind of a hidden gem unless you already know about it. Fishing Spray Lakes is one of my favourite summer activities, combined…
Camping and Shooting The Stars at Canyon Campground

Camping and Shooting The Stars at Canyon Campground

Went camping! Canyon Campground in the Kananaskis I had the opportunity to spend 4 days and 3 wonderful nights at Canyon Campground, one of our provincial parks campgrounds, out in the beautiful Kananaskis country side.  Going camping in the Kananaskis area is sort of an annual retreat I go on with…