Fishing Trip at Bassano Dam
Bassano /bəˈsænoʊ/ is a town in Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 140 kilometres (87 mi) east of Calgary and 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest ofMedicine Hat. It is also on the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway. A short distance south of the town is the Bassano Dam (originally “Horse Shoe Bend Dam”), which serves as a reservoir for nearby communities and for the irrigation of the vast farm and ranch lands surrounding Bassano.