Game Species Hunting

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.

Alberta offers some of the finest hunting opportunities in the world, boasting nine big game species as well as numerous upland game bird species, ducks and geese. To view some of the game hunting opportunities and programs available, review the listings below.

Big game hunting

Bighorn sheep
Black and grizzly bear
Cougar
Deer, Elk, Moose
Wood bison

Game bird hunting

Upland game birds
Waterfowl


Updated: Aug 22, 2019