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NB1Lac La Biche

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.

CLOSED April 1 -to- May 14

OPENED May 15 -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 3
Northern Pike 0 - Catch & Release ONLY
Walleye 0 - Catch & Release ONLY except holder of a Special Walleye fish harvest licence
Yellow Perch 15

Advisories

All tributaries and outlets downstream to hiway 63 that are from Lac La Biche are closed all year.

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.

  • Owl River - (from Lac La Biche upstream to Piche River)

Zone 3 - NB1

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- Mar 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 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 NB1, contact one of the district offices that are listed below.

  • Athabasca - (780)-675-2419
  • Bonnyville - (780)-826-3142
  • Lac La Biche - (780)-623-5247
  • Smoky Lake - (780)-656-3556
  • St. Paul - (780)-645-6313

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
2012 September Rainbow Trout 600 22cm
2012 June Rainbow Trout 600 20cm
2011 June Walleye 6,480,000 1cm
2011 May Walleye 18,320,000 1cm
2010 June Walleye 5,550,000 1cm
2010 May Walleye 10,660,000 1cm
2009 September Walleye 46,600 12cm
2009 September Walleye 2,300 13cm
2009 July Walleye 35,600 4cm
2009 June Walleye 6,090,000 1cm
2009 June Walleye 40,560,000 1cm
2009 May Walleye 5,350,000 1cm
2008 October Walleye 3,400 9cm
2008 October Walleye 4,500 14cm
2008 September Walleye 3,500 10cm
2008 September Walleye 8,100 9cm
2008 September Walleye 6,200 10cm
2008 September Walleye 7,300 11cm
2008 September Walleye 73,200 12cm
2008 September Walleye 650 13cm
2008 September Walleye 180 14cm
2008 August Walleye 7,800 10cm
2008 August Walleye 770 13cm
2008 June Walleye 38,235,000 1cm
2007 June Walleye 29,320,000 1cm
2007 June Walleye 370 40cm
2007 June Walleye 6,000 7cm
2007 June Walleye 18,900 8cm
2007 June Walleye 48,900 10cm
2007 June Walleye 16,500 11cm
2007 June Walleye 5,800 10cm
2007 June Walleye 28,500 11cm
2007 May Walleye 15,400,000 1cm
2006 June Walleye 630 30cm
2006 May Walleye 21,920,000 1cm

Location Map

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5 Day Weather Report

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