Matthew Kerslake

Meet Guide Matthew Kerslake

Meet Captain Matthew Kerslake Of Hooked Fly Fishing

Nestled within the breathtaking landscape of Alberta, Canada, lies a hidden gem for avid fly fishing enthusiasts. Captain Matthew Kerslake is at the helm of this angler's paradise, known as Hooked Fly Fishing.

Born and raised in Calgary, Captain Matthew Kerslake has cultivated a deep-rooted passion for fishing that spans over 15 years. With a profound connection to the Bow River and the streams of southern Alberta, Matthew's intimate knowledge of these waters has become a hallmark of his expertise. As the helm of a fly fishing guide boat, he has not only mastered the art of angling but also found a way to share his fervor for fishing with enthusiastic guests. Providing a unique perspective, Matthew enables guests to witness the scenic beauty of Calgary and the Alberta foothills from a different vantage point, creating unforgettable experiences on the water.

Matthew Kerslake's expertise in fishing extends beyond personal enjoyment; he is passionate about sharing his wealth of knowledge with others. Particularly keen on teaching beginners, Matthew imparts the basics of casting and reading the river, ensuring a foundation for a lifelong love of angling. For experienced anglers seeking their trophy trout, Matthew's guidance goes beyond instruction – it becomes a personalized journey to discover the Bow River's most prized catches, making each excursion with him a rewarding and educational experience.

Embark on angling adventures with Hooked Fly Fishing's specialized 16-foot aluminum drift boat, skillfully maneuvered by human power. This nimble and sturdy vessel ensures a quiet and eco-friendly approach to exploring the waterways, providing an immersive and sustainable fishing experience for enthusiasts seeking the tranquility of nature.

Hooked Fly Fishing ensures an unforgettable day on the water, leaving everyone eager for a return visit or reluctant to depart from the extraordinary experience!

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Expertise & Attributes

2 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Freshwater Fishing
Fly Fishing

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear


Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

- Rods, reels& tackle

What to bring:

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses

- Wear weather appropriate clothing

- Food and drinks

- Alberta fishing license

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash. 


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 7 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.

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