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Sportfishing Regulation Clarification
From April 1, 2016 to May 14, 2016, the regulations in the 2015 Guide to Sportfishing Regulations will continue to apply on Pigeon Lake. The 2016 Guide to Sportfishing regulations will come into effect on Pigeon Lake on May 15, 2016. Changes include a 0 limit on northern pike and a lake closure April 1, 2017 to May 14, 2017.
|Jackfish Lake (52-2-W5) regulation change
in PP2 due to winterkill
Stoney Lake (56-08 W4M) regulation change
in NB1 due to summerkill
Steele Lake (Cross Lake Provincial Park) regulation change
in NB2 due to summerkill
May 15 to Mar. 31 – Catch and release regulation
(0 limit for all fish species).
|For a downloadable pdf of the Alberta Sportfishing Regulations
Click here for your nearest Fish & Wildlife office.
|Regulations are effective from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017
This website is neither a legal document nor a complete listing of current Alberta Sportfishing Regulations. It is a summary of the federal and provincial fishery regulations and is intended to assist those interested in sportfishing.
In case of a discrepancy between the information presented in this on-line version of the guide and the official printed (hardcopy) version, the official printed version shall have precedence.
The official Statutes and Regulations should be consulted for all purposes of interpreting and applying the law. Clarification of the regulations may be obtained from your nearest Fish and Wildlife Office. Provincial Statutes and Regulations, in print or electronic format, are available through the Queens Printer.
Order the Alberta Guide to
The Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations is published annually by Sports Scene Publications Inc. You can order a copy of the guide by completing the online order form in the Fishing, Hunting and Trapping section of the AEP website (click here).
The guide can also be downloaded and printed in the Portable Document Format (pdf) from the Alberta Regulations website.
|Specific questions about the
Alberta Sportfishing Regulations may be addressed to
Alberta Environment and Parks - Information Centre