West Winds Fly Shop

Established in 1997, West Winds Flyshop's goal is to offer the best selection of premium quality fly fishing and fly tying materials to the novice and expert fly fisher. We are always striving to find new quality products to supplement our offering. Here are some of the products that you will currently find at West Winds.

Fishpond Accessories

Old Florida Fly Reels

House of Harrop Custom Flies and Artwork

Ross Reels

Sage Fly Rods

Scientific Anglers

Thomas & Thomas Fly Rods


Simms Waders and Accessories

Galvan Fly Reels
Artwork by Karl Geist

Gord Kennedy

In addition West Winds offers Calgary's most extensive selection of quality flies custom tied by local tyers. Gord Kennedy has tied professionally since 1985, producing up to 30,000 flies a year. In addition Gord recruits local tyers who are all dedicated flyfishers and have a broad experience of a wide variety of fishing locales. When planning a fishing trip to any location, contact West Winds for a consultation - we can provide flies and advise for your needs. fly assortment

West Winds offers flytying and flyfishing schools for beginner through advanced angler. These schools are typically seasonal, flytying during the winter months and flyfishing schools run from spring through into early summer.

Store Hours - Summer
Monday open 8:00am close 6:00pm
Tuesday open 8:00am close 6:00pm
Wednesday open 8:00am close 6:00pm
Thursday open 8:00am close 6:00pm
Friday open 8:00am close 8:00pm
Saturday open 8:00am close 6:00pm
Sunday open 8:00am close 2:00pm

West Winds is located in South East Calgary, near the banks of the Bow. We are easily accessed by exiting from the Deerfoot Trail at Soutland Drive and proceeding west to the intersection of Fairmount Drive. At Fairmount, you turn to the south - West Winds is located just across the parking lot from the Mac's Convenience store. Click HERE to get a full size map providing directions to our shop

Useful Links

Environment Canada - Alberta Weather Forecast

Government of Alberta Water Page