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NB3Bistcho Lake

2019/2020 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.

OPENED April 1 -to- March 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 (all under 63cm must be released)
Walleye 3 (all under 43cm must be released)

Advisories

The Bay north of Kirkness Island (the portion of lake northerly of a line drawn from the southernmost tip of the point of land in SE31-124-5-W6 southeasterly to the westernmost tip of the point of land in SW28-124-5-W6 on Kirkness Island, and northerly of a line drawn from the easternmost tip of the point of land in SW27-124-5-W6 on Kirkness Island northeasterly to the southernmost tip of the point of land in SW35-124-5-W6) is Closed from March 2 -to- June 30.

Zone 3 - NB3

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

All Lakes, reservoirs and ponds located north of township 104 are open all year.

OPENED May 15 -to- March 31

BAIT Allowed

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
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 Not Allowed

Fish Keep limit (size restrictions)
Rules & Regulations are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
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 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 NB3, contact one of the district offices that are listed below.

  • Fort Vermilion - (780)-927-4488
  • Grande Prairie - (780)-538-5263
  • High Level - (780)-926-2238
  • Manning - (780)-836-3065
  • Peace River - (780)-624-6405

Stock Report

The Alberta government stocks various bodies of water throughout the province. This helps maintain fish populations and provides better, more diverse fishing opportunities, and in some cases, establish new populations. For a full report on all stocked bodies of visit mywildalberta.com

Year Month Fish Species # of Fish Stocked Average Length
Stock reports are from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
2008 June Walleye 2,680,000 1cm
2007 June Walleye 2,770,000 1cm

Location Map

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5 Day Weather Report

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