The Vision

“The Leading Voice  for the Bow River Fishery”

The Mission

“To protect, restore and advocate for management change to  the world-class wild and native trout fishery of the Bow River and its watershed for its exceptional ecological, economic and recreational values.”

 Our goal is to ensure healthy and abundant native fish populations in the Bow River Watershed so that a vibrant and thriving ecosystem is supported and protected for the enjoyment of all Albertans.

Bow River Trout Foundation will take an ecosystem/watershed-based approach to achieve its Mission; and will collaborate and cooperate with all levels of Government, any organization, and indigenous or other stakeholders whose Vision, Goals, and Strategies align with the Bow River Trout Foundation.


  • To promote and support the responsible use and enhancement of the Bow River Sub Basin fishery
  • To commit to the maintenance and improvement of access to the Bow River Sub Basin for the fishing community.
  • To support the sustainability and enhancement of responsible fishery regulations and water management through sound conservation practices of the Bow River Sub Basin.
  • To promote, foster and educate the public about the sport fishing opportunities available within the Bow River Sub Basin.
  • To advocate for and support improvements to aquatic and riparian habitat that benefit the Bow River ecosystem.
  • To engage and inform the membership and general public on the Foundations initiatives, programming and projects.
  • To cooperate with all levels of government, organizations or stakeholders whose objectives are similar in whole or part with the objectives of the Bow River Trout Foundation.
  • To build and sustain a healthy organization.

Board of Directors

President – Ben Rogers

Vice-President  – Jason Villeneuve

Secretary – Jason Noble

Treasurer – Lorenzo Fontana

Directors – Bill Peters, Ben Rogers, Ian Griffin, Phil Evans, Cam Merkley, Gord Kausche, Stephen Lister, David Blair, Mike Van Appelen

 Become a member of Bow River Trout and support our objective to improve the Bow River fishery.   member

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