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ES1Rawson Lake (& tributaries & outlet)

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- July 15

OPENED July 16 -to- October 31

BAIT

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
Cutthroat Trout subject to combined Trout limit/size restrictions

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 http://albertaregulations.ca/fishingregs-pdfs-2015.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
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
Cutthroat Trout (all fish under 35cm must be released)
Rainbow Trout (all fish under 35cm must be released)
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

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
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Northern Pike 3 (no size restrictions)
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 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 12° | Sunny
    wind 5km/h WSW | barometer 1019mb
  • Monday - Sunny
    high 18° | low 7° | wind 7km/h SW | precipitation 1.6mm
  • Tuesday - Light rain shower
    high 13° | low 4° | wind 8km/h ENE | precipitation 8.5mm
  • Wednesday - Sunny
    high 21° | low 9° | wind 5km/h SW | precipitation 0.7mm
  • Thursday - Sunny
    high 24° | low 10° | wind 8km/h WSW | precipitation 0.8mm
  • Friday - Sunny
    high 22° | low 11° | wind 6km/h SE | precipitation 5.6mm

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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