● Mountain Whitefish limit 5 over 30 cm We know our Alberta Parks play an important role in both the physical and mental well-being of Albertans. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. The Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations is published annually by Sports Scene Publications Inc. For a downloadable pdf of the Alberta Sportfishing Regulations, visit albertaregulations.ca. Fishing areas closed by province as heat, low water threaten species, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Creator non-Government of Alberta entity. LAKES. OPEN all year Bow River from Bearspaw Reservoir to the W.H.D. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. ● Walleye and Sauger limit 3 Coyote goes shopping at northern Alberta drug store, When a COVID-19 patient dies, this is what the doctor's phone call to family looks like, Edmonton police officer praised for act of kindness caught on camera, Cure for diabetes? ● Smaller streams may not be listed, but may be included as tributaries to a listed larger stream. Bow River from W.H.D Weir to the Carseland Weir. These areas are closed to all fishing until further notice: "Angling in these areas presents a high risk to fish populations and may result in mortalities, even when using catch and release practices," the province said in a release. There are new opportunities to fish for trout, walleye, northern pike and yellow perch from lakes and rivers where the populations are sustainable. Removed the wording ‘Default regulations for rivers, streams and tributaries not included in ES1-4, PP1-2, NB1-4 regulation tables’ from under LAKES and STREAMS. Elbow River from Glenmore Reservoir to the Bow River confluence. "I’m very pleased that we were able to identify and offer additional angling and conservation opportunities in most areas of the province for the 2020 season.". Check this website for the latest status on facility services within Alberta Parks. Sheep River from headwaters to Highwood River. If parking lots are full, please consider visiting at a different time. This character shop has a comprehensive selection of fly/spin fishing gear and fly-tying materials. Included the canal in the description of Travers Reservoir; therefore, regulations are open May 8-Mar.15, bait is allowed, 0 limit on walleye and pike, 15 perch, 15 lake whitefish, 15 burbot allowed. Mainstem of a river: includes the mainstem channel and any side channel, oxbows, riparian flow channels, and plunge pools below spillways. In the interim, the 2020 sportfishing regulations apply however the reservoir is not being stocked. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Use of this Website assumes acceptance of Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy, Published Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:56AM MDT, purchase their 2020 fishing licence online. Fish closed waters ; Continue fishing on any day after having caught and retained the maximum daily catch and possession limit. St. Mary River upstream, of the St. Mary Reservoir, including Lee Creek. ● Yellow Perch limit 15 If a PP1 lake, reservoir, river, stream or species is not listed, follow the default regulations below. ● Walleye over 50 cm Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. Advisories, Corrections and Closures Angling Advisories Low flow volumes and high air temperatures – July 27, 2020. If you’re visiting the Canmore Nordic Center, please read their winter safety protocols before you go. Belly River, downstream of Secondary Road 800. All fisheries research licenses for these areas have also been temporarily suspended. ● Trout limit 5 Highwood River from headwaters to Bow River. Fishing areas closed by province as heat, low water threaten species. Anglers have more places to catch fish this year, according to the 2020 Alberta Sportfishing Regulations. ● Lake Sturgeon limit 0 The province is also extending its July 30 advisory to fish with extra caution in these areas: To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). ... Alberta Environment and Parks says the heat and low water levels are a threat to many species. Regulations in the guide are effective from April 1 to March 31. Winter can be an incredible time to explore our province, but it’s a lot different from summer recreation. The Parkland-Prairie two Watershed Units are the Milk and South Saskatchewan rivers, including portions of the Oldman and Bow rivers (PP1), and the Red Deer, Battle and North Saskatchewan rivers (PP2). By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Click here for your nearest Fish & Wildlife office. The changes were made after public consultations and support Alberta’s Fish Conservation and Management Strategy. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people. Alberta banned indoor gatherings. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. Alberta Environment and Parks says the heat and low water levels are a threat to many species. ● Northern Pike limit 3 over 63 cm ), South Castle rivers and Pincher Creek. Castle River, Beaver, Carbondale, Ghost, Oldman (Mainstem-Headwater downstream to Racehorse Ck. If a listed waterbody does not have a season listed, it is CLOSED to fishing during that period. Waterton River, downstream of Waterton Reservoir. Leave no trace; pack out what you pack in. EDMONTON -- ● Bait allowed. Lakes removed from Put and Take Stocking Program on page 16. Visit our Winter Safety page for a few tips to help you stay safe on your winter adventures. Weir. Now is not the time to try new activities or head into unfamiliar areas. Who are you allowed to see? General regulation stocked trout lakes are listed here. Recreate with your cohort. 22 downstream to Sec. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. ● Bait allowed, OPEN May 8 to Mar. Mcleod River / Mainstem only; Hwy 47 downstream to the Athabasca River, Listed as Put and Take stocked trout lake on page 17, Removed from page 17 as Lily Lake has site specific regulations on page 80 in NB2, fish in the early morning when temperatures are cooler, use single point, single hook lures or flies (example: no treble hooks or multiple hooks on a single lure or fly). Visit early in the day so you can head somewhere else if a parking lot is full and do not park on the shoulder of roads. The Milk River watershed, and the South Saskatchewan River watershed upstream to Secondary Road 509 on the Oldman River near Coalhurst, including the St. Mary River watershed, and upstream to Highway 24 on the Bow River near Carseland. Waterton River, upstream of the Waterton Reservoir including tributaries. during the COVID-19 pandemic ... Several communities are closed to people from outside the community. Resource Dates. ● Lake Whitefish limit 10 Alberta fishing licenses and Alberta WIN cards are required weather you are keeping your fish or not. ES1 site-specific regulations are correct. hotel employee has heart attack after being spit on by man refusing to wear mask, 'We took our eye off the ball': How Canada lost its vaccine production capacity, Don Martin: It's Ford versus Kenney in a race for the best pandemic playbook, Students call for end of Quebec's 'code of silence' on campus sexual assault, Trump pardons Flynn despite his guilty plea in Russia probe, Restaurant offers free meals to those in need, New COVID-19 restrictions for Alberta: Morning headlines, Man left shaken after attempted home invasion, Indigenous teen becoming famous on TikTok, Alberta declares state of public health emergency, Alberta bans indoor gatherings; introduces new restrictions for schools and businesses, 4 new employee COVID-19 cases reported at Edmonton-area stores. BAIT FISHING ● Walleye limit 3 over 50 cm Declining river flow volumes and high air temperatures can result in warmer water temperatures that can cause stress to fish such as trout and mountain whitefish. The new regulations come into effect on April 1. ● If a listed waterbody does not have a season listed, it is CLOSED to fishing during that period. How new restrictions are affecting hockey in Alta. Subject (LCSH) Fishery management--Alberta--Periodicals. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. Wash or sanitize your hands before and after using high-touch shared amenities like washrooms, bear bins, self check-in stations, boat launches, docks, water fill stations and dumping stations.