2021-22 Sportfishing regulations engagement

Albertans shared their feedback on proposed changes to sportfishing regulations and provincial fisheries management.


We gathered input from Albertans on proposed changes to continue conserving and managing fish populations and sportfishing opportunities in Alberta.

Your feedback informed the 2021 Alberta Sportfishing Regulations.

Topics of discussion included:

  • options to enhance the Special Harvest Licence system
  • management objectives and fishing regulation options for a number of waterbodies across Alberta


  • Open

    January 15 to February 8, 2021

  • Results under review

  • Completed

Who is listening

Ministry of Environment and Parks

Input received

Albertans shared their feedback and participated online from January 15 to February 8, 2021 by:

  • completing an online survey
  • asking questions
  • viewing an interactive waterbody map
  • attending webinars

Thank you for your participation and input.

Stay engaged


Your feedback was incorporated into the 2021 Sportfishing Regulations, which came into effect on April 1, 2021. Changes include:

  • updated Special Harvest Licence Program
  • new harvest opportunities for walleye on Wabamun, North Wabasca and South Wabasca lakes
  • new harvest opportunities for Northern pike on North Wabasca and North Buck lakes