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NB4Athabasca River Tribuatries (except Clearwater & Hangingstone rivers)

2018/2019 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- May 31

OPENED June 1 -to- October 31

BAIT Allowed (including dead bait fish)

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Arctic Grayling 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Burbot 10
Goldeye 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Mountain Whitefish 5 (all under 30cm must be released)
Northern Pike 3 (all under 63cm must be released)
Walleye 3 (all under 43cm must be released)

Advisories

The following fish consumption advisory is for Athabasca River downstream from Fort McMurray.

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.

Zone 3 - NB4

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:

Lakes:

Closed April 1 -to- May 14

OPENED May 15 -to- March 31

BAIT Allowed

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Fish Species | General Rules & Regulations
Trout 3 - limit applies to All Trout species combined
Bull Trout 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Arctic Grayling 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Burbot 10
Lake Whitefish 10
Northern Pike 3 (all fish under 63cm must be released)
Walleye 3 (all fish under 50cm must be released)
Yellow Perch 15

Streams:

Closed November 1 -to- May 31

Opened June 1 -to- October 31

Bait Allowed

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
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 63cm 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 NB4, contact one of the district offices that are listed below.

  • Fort Mcmurray - (780)-743-7200