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NB2Lesser Slave Lake (the portion west of a line drawn from Shaw Point to the point of land in 26-74-14-W5 known as Little Grassy Point, including Buffalo Bay & the Grouard Channel & their tributaries (see also East Prairie River, South Heart River and Traverse Creek))

Fishing Regulations

Disclaimer: Although we strive for accuracy in our content, the following rules and regulations should only be considered a reference. It is your responsibility to ensure you are in compliance with all current rules and regulations. We assume no responsibility or liability for any inaccurate, delayed or incomplete information. Official information can be found www.albertaregulations.ca or call Alberta Sustainable Resource Development information centre at (780)-944-0313.

CLOSED March 2 -to- June 15

OPENED June 16 -to- October 31

BAIT Allowed (including dead bait fish)

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Northern Pike 3 (over 55cm)
Walleye 1 (over 43cm)
Yellow Perch 15

OPENED November 1 -to- March 1

BAIT Allowed (including dead bait fish)

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Northern Pike 3 (over 55cm)
Walleye 2 (over 43cm)
Yellow Perch 15

Related Waters

The following waters are connected to this location. You should be familiar with them prior to entering the area, in the event that you are fishing bodies of water that have different rules than the current location.

  • Lesser Slave Lake - (& outlet (Lesser Slave River) downstream to the weir below Hwy 88)
  • Lesser Slave River - (the tributary & backwater upstream of the bridge that is east of the weir on the Old Smith Highway)
  • South Heart River - (the portion from the confluence with the West Prairie River downstream to Buffalo Bay & tributaries)
  • Traverse Creek - (tributary to Buffalo Bay)

Zone 3 - NB2

Disclaimer: Although we strive for accuracy in our content, the following rules and regulations should only be considered a reference. It is your responsibility to ensure you are in compliance with all current rules and regulations. We assume no responsibility or liability for any inaccurate, delayed or incomplete information. Official information can be found www.albertaregulations.ca or call Alberta Sustainable Resource Development information centre at (780)-944-0313.

General Regulations:

For zone specific regulations please visit www.albertaregulations.ca.

Lakes:

Closed April 1 -to- May 14

OPENED May 15 -to- May 31

BAIT Allowed

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 3 (All Trout species combined can not exceed this limit)
Arctic Grayling 0
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Northern Pike 3 (over 63cm)
Walleye 3 (over 50cm)
Yellow Perch 15

OPENED June 1 -to- August 31

BAIT Allowed

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 3 (All Trout species combined can not exceed this limit)
Arctic Grayling 2 (over 35cm)
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Northern Pike 3 (over 63cm)
Walleye 3 (over 50cm)
Yellow Perch 15

OPENED September 1 -to- March 31

BAIT Allowed

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 3 (All Trout species combined can not exceed this limit)
Arctic Grayling 0
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Northern Pike 3 (over 63cm)
Walleye 3 (over 50cm)
Yellow Perch 15

Streams:

Closed November 1 -to- May 31

Opened June 1 -to- August 31

Bait Not Allowed

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Arctic Grayling 2 (over 35cm)
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (over 30cm)
Northern Pike 3 (over 63cm)
Walleye 3 (over 50cm)
Yellow Perch 15

Opened September 1 -to- October 31

Bait Not Allowed

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Arctic Grayling 0
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (over 30cm)
Northern Pike 3 (over 63cm)
Walleye 3 (over 50cm)
Yellow Perch 15

Fish & Wildlife District Office Numbers

If you are uncertain about any of the information regarding the rules and regulations for NB2, contact one of the district offices that are listed below.

  • Barrhead - (780)-674-8236
  • High Prairie - (780)-523-6521
  • Slave Lake - (780)-849-7123
  • Swan Hills - (780)-333-2229

Location Map

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NOTE: Some sections of rivers, streams and creeks have different rules for different parts of that water system. It is your responsibility to know where you are. AlbertaFishingGuide.com holds no responsibility or liability in any event of injury, death, loss of property or profits as a result of the use of this map. The information provided is intended for planning purposes only. Road conditions, safety and closure are not guaranteed. Use this information at your own risk.

5 Day Weather Report

  • Current 13° | Patchy rain nearby
    wind 9km/h NE | barometer 1007mb
  • Tuesday - Patchy rain nearby
    high 11° | low 2° | wind 9km/h WNW | precipitation 1.0mm
  • Wednesday - Sunny
    high 20° | low 10° | wind 10km/h WSW | precipitation 0.0mm
  • Thursday - Sunny
    high 20° | low 7° | wind 17km/h WNW | precipitation 0.0mm
  • Friday - Sunny
    high 20° | low 9° | wind 11km/h SW | precipitation 0.4mm
  • Saturday - Sunny
    high 24° | low 9° | wind 10km/h SE | precipitation 0.0mm

NOTE: Weather information and weather predictions are by their nature of indeterminate reliability. Persons engaging in activities that could give rise to injury, death, or loss of property or profits as a result of adverse weather conditions do so at their own risk, and AlbertaFishingGuide.com holds no responsibility or liability in any event.

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