Fish Management Zones
The Alberta Guide to
is published annually by Sports Scene Publications Inc. For a downloadable pdf of the Alberta Sportfishing Regulations, visit albertaregulations.ca.
Click here for your nearest Fish & Wildlife office.
Regulations are effective from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023
Alberta Fish and Wildlife has developed a map based application to view sportfishing regulations from mobile devices or desktop computers. This web-based app is not downloaded to your phone; it is accessed while you are in cell service. If you are leaving cell service, know the regulations before you go, download the PDF of the Guide, or take a printed copy of the Guide with you. https://geospatial.alberta.ca/afr/.
This website 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 online version of the guide and the printed (hardcopy) version, the official online 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.
Specific questions about the Alberta Sportfishing Regulations may be addressed to Alberta Environment and Parks - Outreach Services.