Timothy Fowler

Timothy Fowler

Timothy Fowler is a management consultant, Red Seal Chef, and RV traveler. He contributes to RV West Magazine as a freelance writer. You can follow him on TWITTER @Timothydfowler

All Articles by Timothy Fowler

A round at Nokomis Golf Club is $7.
Saskatchewan

Golf Saskatchewan is a bargain

It seems every prairie town in Saskatchewan has a golf course, and most are very reasonable rounds.
August 2018 by
In a strong tide of catch-and-release fishing philosophy, it is rewarding to occasionally eat a fresh-caught fish for shore lunch.
Edmonton

Gone fishing: Fish and camp in under three-hour’s drive from Edmonton

Fishing and camping go hand in hand and these six lakes in Alberta offer excellent fishing and five have adjacent provincial campgrounds.
August 2018 by
Nokomis, Saskatchewan, has fully serviced sites for $15 a night.
Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan hides campgrounds—here’s how to find them

Many Saskatchewan towns have municipal campgrounds that are close to town and feature easy access, ample-sized sites, mature trees and economical camping fees.
August 2018 by
A fully stacked Lodge Sportsman’s Grill leads to much anticipation.
Food On Fire

Just skewer it!

Marinated meat skewers are tender and tasty. 
August 2018 by
A fifth wheel camper set up at St. Eugene RV Park.
Cranbrook

St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino now includes an RV park

St. Eugene Golf Resort has partnered with KOA Journey Campgrounds. 

August 2018 by
Hours on the water fishing are some of the best times with my brother, Pete.
Alberta Central

Fishing with family is fantastic

Some folks camp solely so they can fish, or is it solely fish so they can camp?

July 2018 by
Nasty weather keeping you off the water? A steaming bowl of pike chowder takes the sting out.
Food On Fire

Chowing on fresh chowder

When blustery weather forces fishermen off the water—make chowder—here’s how.
June 2018 by
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm is a wonderful place for a day with the family.
Oregon

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm and Festival

Just south of Portland, Oregon, is the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm––a year-round family-oriented destination.

June 2018 by
Landing a metre-long (39-inch-long) fish flips some caveman pleasure-switch deep within.
Food On Fire

Fish fry with friends

Simply fried fresh fish enjoyed with friends enhances the friendship, feeds the crew and extends the pleasure of the fish-camping trip.

June 2018 by
Larger wetlands with a wide band of mud and riparian area are more likely to be home to shorebirds like the American Avocet.
Alberta South

Wetlands are wondrous places

Plan a visit to wetlands this summer to explore more of what they have to offer in recreation and observation.

May 2018 by
Reace accesses the waterlines under the bed.
RV News

Where’s [Waldo] Reace?

Rarely does the factory come to you for warranty work, but Reace Harmatuik of Escape Trailer Industries made a 16,000-kilometre trip to meet customers and complete warranty work.
May 2018 by
These three pairs of Leupold binos range in price from a partial car payment to nearly a  mortgage payment.
RV Gear Guide

Buy a binocular—see the world

The right binocular suits your needs and fits your finances, your face, your hand and your purpose.

May 2018 by
Pulled pork is a tasty way to feed a crew.
Food On Fire

Smoked pulled pork and coleslaw

Once you figure out how to maintain a constant temperature, smoking is simple and you and your guests will crave the mahogany results. This orange and prickly pear-flavoured coleslaw will make for lots of “Wow!s”

May 2018 by
In 2011 Ian Giles purchased Buttercup, a classic yellow and white Boler.
RV News

Bolers turn 50 this year and you are invited to the anniversary party!

Join the caravan of fibreglass trailers and their owners/aficionados from every province and territory in Canada and 32 states from the U.S. to congregate in Winnipeg for the 50th Anniversary of Boler Trailers.

April 2018 by
Taking time to enjoy the round.
Powell River

Sunshine is the reason we call it the Sunshine Coast and Myrtle Point Golf Club at Powell River, B.C

Getting to Myrtle Point Golf Club from Vancouver is like playing a gargantuan links course: It requires long drives and multiple water hazards, and getting there takes the same amount of time as walking 18 holes. But it’s worth the trip.

March 2018 by
An elevated view from the tee at Hole 17 on the Princeton Golf Course.
Thompson Okanagan

Why not combine driving with driving?

 Princeton Golf Club, a challenging 18-hole course with stunning elevation changes, is a comfortable two-hour drive from Hope and less from Penticton and Merritt. 

March 2018 by
Whitecourt Golf and Country Club.
Whitecourt

Golf Whitecourt and Mayerthorpe, Alberta, with two outstanding courses within a half-hour drive

Just north of downtown Whitecourt, Alberta, tucked against the Athabasca River is Whitecourt Golf and Country Club, and just 30 minutes down Highway 43 is Trails End Golf and Country Club at Mayerthorpe.

March 2018 by
Nk'Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course
Osoyoos

What’s not to love about desert golf and local vineyards?

Between Osoyoos and Oliver there are four golf courses tucked into the Tuscan-like geography of arid vineyard-covered hills. A round of golf while the sun warms the fairway and a cool wine cellar in the afternoon seem like a perfect day. 

March 2018 by
Baby rye loaves for the kids, finished rye sourdough and fresh marmalade are the treats for the day.
Food On Fire

Seasonal marmalades: Blood orange and lemon-lime

Homemade marmalade is a great late-winter project to undertake with kids and to freshen your fridge with citrus.

March 2018 by
Michael McNaught and Will Thompson step into the Dragons’ Den.
RV News

RVezy: Canada’s online sharing economy platform for RV rentals

Dragons’ Den contestants Michael McNaught and Will Thompson slayed the dragon to secure a $150,000 investment for RVezy online marketplace for RV rentals.

March 2018 by