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ES1Oldman River ((River only) from headwaters downstream to Racehorse 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 November 1 -to- June 15

OPENED June 16 -to- August 31

BAIT

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 0 (All Trout species combined)
Cutthroat Trout 0
Rainbow Trout 0
Mountain Whitefish 5 (over 30cm)

OPENED September 1 -to- October 31

BAIT

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 0 (All Trout species combined)
Mountain Whitefish 0

Advisories

Consumption limit Servings per week (1 serving = 75 grams or 2.5 oz)
Fish SpeciesSize (lbs)Women (50-)Child (1-4)Child (5-11)Adult
This fish consumption advisory is issued by Health Canada and is based on the concentration of mercury in fish tissue. For more information about fish consumption advisories, contact Alberta Health and Wellness at (708)-427-4518.
Northern Pike3+412no limit

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.

  • Livingstone River - (& tributaries)
  • Oldman Reservoir - (the reservoir, including the Crowsnest River downstream of the Cowley Bridge, the Castle River downstream of Hwy 3 & the Oldman River downstream of Secondary Road 510)
  • Oldman River - (all tributaries from headwaters downstream to Sec. Rd. 510 (Livingstone River & Hidden Creek not included))
  • Oldman River - ((River only) from Racehorse Creek downstream to Hwy 22)

Zone 1 - ES1

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:

OPENED All year

BAIT Allowed (except bait fish)

Fish Keep limit / size restrictions
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Trout 5 (All Trout species combined can not exceed this limit)
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (over 30cm)
Northern Pike 3
Walleye 3 (over 50cm)
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 (All Trout species combined can not exceed this limit)
Cutthroat Trout (over 35cm)
Rainbow Trout (over 35cm)
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (over 30cm)
Northern Pike 3
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
Trout 0
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 0
Northern Pike 3
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 ES1, contact one of the district offices that are listed below.

  • Blairmore - (403)-562-3289
  • Calgary - (403)-297-6423
  • Canmore - (403)-678-2373
  • Cardston - (403)-653-5158
  • Claresholm - (403)-625-1450
  • High River - (403)-652-8330
  • Pincher Creek - (403)-627-1116

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 2° | Overcast
    wind 0km/h ESE | barometer 1014mb
  • Saturday - Sunny
    high 14° | low 6° | wind 15km/h SSE | precipitation 0.8mm
  • Sunday - Patchy light rain
    high 6° | low -1° | wind 18km/h SW | precipitation 11.0mm
  • Monday - Light snow
    high 3° | low 0° | wind 10km/h SW | precipitation 7.1mm
  • Tuesday - Light sleet
    high 5° | low 3° | wind 14km/h SW | precipitation 1.6mm
  • Wednesday - Mist
    high 6° | low 4° | wind 12km/h WSW | precipitation 0.8mm

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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