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ES3Lobstick River (& tributaries - the portion from Chip Lake downstream to the Pembina River)

2017/2018 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 November 1 -to- June 15

OPENED June 16 -to- October 31

BAIT

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Arctic Grayling 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Burbot 10
Goldeye 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (all under 30cm must be released)
Northern Pike 3 (all under 63cm must be released)
Walleye 3 (all under 50cm must be released)

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.

  • Chip Lake
  • Lobstick River - (& tributaries - the portion upstream of Chip Lake, including tributaries to Chip Lake)
  • Pembina River - (from headwaters downstream to Sec. Rd. 753 (near Lodgepole) & tributaries (including Dismal & Rat Creeks))

Zone 1 - ES3

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 http://albertaregulations.ca/fishingregs-pdfs-2016.html.

Lakes:

OPENED All Year

BAIT Allowed (except bait fish)

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 5 - limit applies to All Trout species combined
Bull Trout 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Arctic Grayling 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (all fish under 30cm must be released)
Northern Pike 3 (no size restrictions)
Walleye 3 (all fish under 50cm must be released)
Yellow Perch 15

Streams:

Closed November 1 -to- June 15

Opened June 16 -to- August 31

Bait Not Allowed

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 2 - limit applies to All Trout species combined
Bull Trout 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Rainbow Trout 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Bull Trout 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Arctic Grayling 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (all fish under 30cm must be released)
Northern Pike 3 (all fish under 36cm must be released)
Walleye 3 (all fish under 50cm must be released)
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
Trout 0 - limit applies to All Trout species combined - Catch & Release ONLY
Arctic Grayling 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Northern Pike 3 (all fish under 36cm must be released)
Walleye 3 (all fish under 50cm must be released)
Yellow Perch 15

Fish & Wildlife District Office Numbers

If you are uncertain about any of the information regarding the rules and regulations for ES3, contact one of the district offices that are listed below.

  • Drayton Valley - (780)-542-6616
  • Edson - (780)-723-8244
  • Evansburg - (780)-727-3635
  • Hinton - (780)-865-8264
  • Whitecourt - (780)-778-7112

Location Map

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