Fish Management Zones

Waterbody Closures

Effective August 28, 2015 all previously closed areas have reopened.

Anglers are advised to visit to check for any stream closures that may be in effect.
For a downloadable pdf of the Alberta Sportfishing Regulations

Click here for your nearest Fish & Wildlife office.
Regulations are effective from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016
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. Details of the regulations may be obtained from your nearest Fish and Wildlife Office. Official copies of Alberta and federal legislation are available in print and electronic format from the Queens Printer.
Order the Alberta Guide to
Sportfishing Regulations

The Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations is published each year in late February 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 ESRD 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 Sustainable Resource Development - Information Centre