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This website is neither a legal document nor a complete listing of current Alberta trapping regulations. It is a summary of the Wildlife Regulation published to assist trappers to understand the rules of trapping. Details of the regulations may be obtained from the nearest district Fish and Wildlife office or by viewing the Wildlife Regulation at the Alberta Queens Printer website.

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.

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The Alberta Guide to Trapping Regulations is published annually by Aberta Environment and Parks. You can order a copy of the guide by completing the online order form in the Fishing, Hunting and Trapping section of the Alberta Environment and Parks website. Order Here

The guide can also be downloaded and printed in the Portable Document Format (pdf) from the Alberta Regulations website at:

ISBN 978-1-4601-3060-5
ISSN 2368-3643

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