Alberta snapshot: Twin Valley Reservoir.

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Just the right combination of fog, cold, snow, and frost made for some striking scenery on a trip this past Tuesday to Twin Valley Reservoir, near Champion, Alberta.  The dam was built over the Little Bow River for use in times of water scarcity and the irrigation of farmland in the county, and although work was completed on it in 2004, this was our first visit there. Fishing was slow (that’s Anglerspeak for nothing doing) this go-around, but we’re looking forward to trying it again after spring arrives, bringing open water with it.

That distant view of the flat, open prairie is incredible in its vastness – it manages to be simultaneously mind-boggling AND remarkably soothing.

 

18 thoughts on “Alberta snapshot: Twin Valley Reservoir.

    • It has seemed to drag on forever this year! Although it’s the first day of spring today, the weather forecasters are not predicting warm weather here for some time yet…we’re still in for snow and cold for a few weeks. Hopefully the forecast isn’t the same there!

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