Owner, Operator, Primary Guide
Tom has been fly fishing since he was 5 years old. Spending over 100 days each year on the Bow River has given him knowledge of the river that is unmatched. The tricks he has developed consistently put his guests into quality fish. His experience, along with his enthusiasm in seeing someone catch their first Bow River trout, makes him one of the best at what he does. If you're looking for a guide who will put you into trout on the Bow River, Tom has to be your choice. There is no other guide piloting a boat down the Bow River that will put you into fish more consistently than Tom will.
If experience, exposure and success can be used as a measure of proficiency, Tom has to be considered one of the top fly fishing guides in Alberta. Whether it be fly fishing the Trout of New Zealand, Tarpon, Permit and Bone Fish in Belize, or the Browns, Rainbows, Cutties, Bulls and Salmon of Western Canada and the Northwestern United States, Tom seems to always get into fish. He has the advantage of having been on both sides of the oars; fly fishing client when on the road, fly fishing guide on his home waters. This has allowed him to adopt and adapt practices that
maximize the level of enjoyment and success his clients experience.
Tom Windsor, Owner/Operator of Bow River Hookers, assumes the bulk of the guiding duties. Unless Tom is otherwise engaged, he will be your escort on the river. In the event that Tom is otherwise occupied, Bill Windsor will be your guide. Tom believes that the only way to ensure his guests enjoy the exceptionally high level of quality service and specialized attention he has set as a standard on all his guided trips is to have either himself or Bill doing the guiding.