Regulations

COVID-19 response: temporary closures

The Government of Alberta has temporarily closed front counters at all Fish and Wildlife offices across the province.

  • You can contact Fish and Wildlife offices using the phone numbers listed on the Fish and Wildlife - Contacts page.
  • For recreational sportfishing or hunting information, please visit AlbertaRELM or call the AlbertaRELM Help Desk at 1-888-944-5494.
  • Vehicle access is now permitted at parking lots and staging areas in provincial parks and public land. Facilities like playgrounds and washrooms remain temporarily closed. For more information, visit the Alberta Parks advisories page.

For more information about Alberta’s COVID-19 response, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.

Before you head out to enjoy a day of fishing, take a moment to review the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations. Published annually, this guide will answer any questions you may have about the regulations in effect for the area you’re planning to visit, such as:

  • Is fishing with bait allowed?
  • Is there a minimum-size limit?
  • How many fish am I able to keep?

For answers to these and other questions, view the guide online:


Updated: Jul 13, 2020