Notice: Select Fall 2017 black bear hunting season dates have been corrected on page 56 of the Hunting Guide as follows:

  • Archery Only (WMU 410) – date changed from Sep 7 to Sep 6
  • General (WMU group starting with 326 and ending with 544) – date changed from Sep 6 to Sep 1

Refer to updated Hunting Guide for further details.

There are numerous regulations hunters need to be aware of before heading out into the field.

To ensure you follow all the correct licensing requirements, you need have to be aware of regulations pertaining to:

  • Ammunition and weaponry
  • Registration
  • Restricted areas
  • Tagging
  • Vehicle use and more!

To learn and remain up-to-date on Alberta's hunting regulations, make sure you review the most current issue of the Alberta Guide to Hunting Regulations publication – updated each year in July.

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Updated: Aug 24, 2017