Alberta’s Birch Lake Yielding Hot Trout Bite


By: Chris Shaffer Loons interrupted silence all morning. Otherwise, the calm, mirror-like Birch Lake surface exploited where trout were jumping. Many trout leaped consecutively, and from all directions. We were having a blast trying to cast towards them when a voice from 50 yards behind us encroached on the action. “Are you guys using bait?” [...]