Safety and Procedures

COVID-19 response: temporary closures

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

Alberta Parks facilities, including parking lots, are also 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.

Did you know that the kind of hook you use, your method of fishing and the way you handle a fish can all determine whether the fish will survive when you release it back into the water?

Did you know that your equipment can contribute to the spread of aquatic invasive species?

By following correct procedures and employing good safety practices, you can help ensure the long-term health of Alberta's fish populations and aquatic habitats.

Review the following safety guidelines and procedures before your next fishing trip:


Updated: Jan 26, 2018