While you will likely see a lot of boats anchored near the provincial park at the lake’s south shore on a good fishing day, heading out and exploring a bit further will be worth the extra effort. Video Courtesy of The Fishing Doctors Adventures. Yellow perch record from Lake Diefenbaker! Michelle Stuart of Lundbreck, Alberta is our “2005 Alberta Angler of the Year.” Michelle caught her pike in Keho Lake and the fish weighed in at a whopping 34lbs. July 23, 2017 25.5" Walleye from Fond du Lac River! Dena’s fish was caught at Lake Newell and weighed in at 31 lbs 15 oz. Costs vary depending on age and residency. For the official detailed explanation of the Alberta fishing rules and September 12, 2016 Commemorate your catch with the beautiful Record Fish Canada Certificate! It is full of great photos and interesting stories from members, as well as wildlife trends and statistics supplied by Alberta Environment & Parks (formerly: Sustainable Resources Development – SRD). Qing’s walleye measured 33.75-inches long. His beautiful rainbow measured in at 30-inches long. Court Mackid of Calgary, Alberta is our Northern Pike Champion and our 2013 Alberta Angler of the Year. The report details the number, species and strain of the fish being stocked. Russel’s walleye was caught in the South Saskatchewan River near Medicine Hat and measured in at 32 inches, weighing 12.2 lbs. You have multiple options with over 130 lakes and ponds stocked by ACA and Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP). From the peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the eastern prairies, Alberta is littered with hundreds of productive fishing lakes that offer an amazing variety of angling experiences. Rob Butz of Calgary, Alberta is our northern pike and overall champion for 2008. Brad’s walleye was caught out of the North Saskatchewan River. Paul’s 26-inch, 7.5-pound rainbow trout was caught out of McQuillan Reservoir in southern Alberta. regulations, please choose from the following national parks in Ben Steele of Calgary, Alberta is our 2012 Walleye Champion. Jenifer’s fish measured 24-inches and had a 14-inch girth. You need your Alberta Personal Health Number. Randy Bell of Pine Lake, Alberta is our 2011 Alberta Rainbow Trout Champion. His rainbow weighed in at 11 lbs. This is a big lake that produces big fish, with northern pike reaching 14 kg (30 lb), along with whitefish up to 2 kg (5 lb) and perch up to 1 kg (2 lb). Andrzej Maruszewski of Calgary, Alberta is our rainbow trout winner for 2010. Ben’s walleye was caught out of the Bow River near Hays. Jason’s gorgeous walleye was caught through the ice in the Little Bow Reservoir near Coaldale. We are happy to have you visit the sites and are even happier when you continue to follow all public health guidelines. John’s walleye was caught in Travers Reservoir and measured 34.5 inches in length. Curt Horning of Canmore entered this beautiful 28 1/2” (unofficial) rainbow trout taken from the Lower Kananaskis. Elaine Bates of Crossfield is our “Alberta Angler of the Year” for her 48” pike. In fact, there are regular reports of anglers catching and releasing up to 60 walleye in a day in this large, shallow lake. We are proud to be the maps of choice for recreationists, professionals and even search and rescue teams. Dena Squarebriggs of Banff, Alberta is our 2009 Alberta Angler of the Year! 2020/2021 Alberta Guide to Sport Fishing Regulations. To help stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) we have closed all of our office locations. Find up-to date information at Paul Deme of Taber, Alberta is our Rainbow Trout Champion for 2017. Bill Gauthier of Banff, Alberta is our northern pike and overall champion for 2007. Resources. Qing Huang of Lethbridge, Alberta is our walleye winner for 2011. We try our best to give back to our community, from help with fundraising efforts for natural disasters to sponsoring Fishing Programs for kids. We also appreciate how you keep fishing friendly plus sites clean and safe for everyone to enjoy. Eight year old Victor Pollock of Bow Island is our 2003 Walleye Champion for this 32.5-inch, 9.94-pound walleye caught in the South Saskatchewan River. Alberta fishing report, rainbow trout fly fishing forecast, fishing season updates, hatch info, … Andrzej’s fish measured 29-inches long. This large, murky lake is found east of Banff and is considered one of Alberta’s best fishing lakes when it comes to trophy lake trout. Greta’s 47-inch northern pike was caught out of the Athabasca River near Fort McMurray, Alberta. Freshwater World Records For Fish Fishing Guides Fisherman's View welcome you to the Freshwater World Records For Fish. www.albertarelm.com. Tyler wins $300 and a 1-year subscription to Alberta Outdoorsmen Magazine! Wabamun Lake Provincial Park offers camping right on the lakeshore, so you can easily spend a couple of days here and get your fill of angling excitement at one of Alberta’s best fishing lakes. Denis Simard of Calgary, Alberta is our rainbow trout champion for 2006. with a 21-inch girth. Alberta’s provincial record rainbow was pulled from here, weighing in at 9.1 kg (20 lb, 4 oz), and while you will want a boat to find anything close to that size, shore fishing can be productive as well. October 14, 2020. Duncan Baldie of Medicine Hat is our Walleye Champion for 2002 for his 34” walleye caught out of the South Saskatchewan River. Russel Solon of Medicine Hat, Alberta is our 2010 Alberta Walleye Champion. This fish scored 92% in length to the provincial record, stretching the tape to 29.5”. Russ’ walleye weighed 12 lbs 8 oz. For more information, or to register your record catch, please contact the AFGA at 780-437-2342, or e-mail us at info@thefishinhole.com. Brad’s walleye measured in at 32 5/8-inches long and was released. Find Blake wins a fly-in fishing trip to Namur Lake in northern Alberta courtesy of Namur Lake Lodge. Alberta’s provincial record rainbow was pulled from here, weighing in at 9.1 kg (20 lb, 4 oz), and while you will want a boat to find anything close to that size, shore fishing can be productive as well. An awesome walleye! If you prefer to keep your catch, there are good numbers of lake whitefish to target here with a 10 fish retention limit currently in effect, while burbot and northern pike offer additional catch-and-release thrills. Cole’s 48-inch, 30-pound (estimated) pike was caught out of Rolling Hills Reservoir in southern Alberta near Brooks. regulations, please download the CHECK OUR COMPARISON CHART, on Angling Alberta: 12 Must-Fish Lakes Across the Province, AB & Canadian Prairies Backcountry Huts & Cabins, AB & Canadian Prairies Camping & Rec Areas, AB & Canadian Prairies Off-Roading & ATVing, Atlantic Canada Backcountry Huts & Cabins, Northern Canada Backcountry Huts & Cabins, Washington State Backcountry Huts & Cabins. While the winds can get quite strong on this large lake, particularly at its southeast end, the excellent angling more than makes up for it. Dave is our Grand Prize Winner. Alberta Alberta fishing records and trophy size fishes To view the fishing records and trophy size submissions in Alberta please click on the fish species below! This large Northern Alberta lake is a popular fishing destination thanks to its huge lake trout, which are known to reach 12.5 kg (30 lb) in size. Not only is Cold Lake one of the larger lakes in Alberta, at 540 km2 (210 mi2),and is also one of the province’s most diverse when it comes to fishing, with 22 species of sportfish including walleye, northern pike, perch, lake trout and whitefish. Normand Hamel of Lethbridge is our “Alberta Angler of the Year” for this 48” Keho Lake pike that weighed in at 28-pounds (unofficial). Map Courtesy of Northern Alberta Backroad Mapbook. Mike’s rainbow was caught at Cow Lake and weighed in at 10.3-pounds (unofficial) and had a 17 1/2” girth. ©2020 Government of Alberta | Published: October 2020 Page 1 of 23 Fish Stocking Report 2020 (Final) Fish stocking managed by the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Conservation Association October 14, 2020 Notes There are no cutthroat trout stocked in the 2020 stocking season, as we will not be operating the Job Lake spawn camp due to COVID-19 restrictions. These monsters can get up to 20 kg (45 lb), with bull trout reaching 4 kg (8 lb) and rainbow reaching 1.5 kg (2 lb) as well. Fishing in any national park requires a national parks fishing Victor is a two-time champion winning the walleye category in 1998. Make sure to verify your MyAlberta Digital ID within 30 days of your sign up to continue getting up-to-date Alberta lab results, medication, and immunization information in MyHealth Records. Andrzej Karpis of Calgary, Alberta is our 2004 Walleye Champion. 2 ozs. Sports Scene Publications Inc. 10450 - 174 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5S 2G9 Phone: 780-413-0331 • Fax: 780-413-0388 Privacy Policy Creighton Ross of Cochrane, Alberta is our 2016 Alberta Walleye Champion. Victor’s walleye was caught in the Red Deer River near Duchess. or visit A good bet for snagging a monster lake trout is to use a big silver or blue or plain silver spoon, as these resemble the whitefish and tullibee that the lakers love to feed on. If you have any questions, or require any information, Please contact: Alberta Fish & Game Association13045 156 StreetEdmonton, AB  T5V 0A2(780) 437-2342 or office@afga.org, Alberta Fish & Game Association Russ Erickson of Trochu, Alberta is our 2007 Walleye Champion. Records of trophy big game, birds and fish have been kept for almost half a century, documenting the outstanding quality of fish and wildlife resources in Alberta. less than the provincial record. Andrzej wins $300 for his trout and he becomes our Rainbow Trout Champion for 2010. The fish measured 50 3/4” (unofficial) and scored a full 12% longer than the provincial record. Denis’ fish stretched the tape to a full 32 inches, equalling the Alberta record for rainbow trout length. The Alberta Fish & Game Assciation is the official Wildlife Records keeper for the province of Alberta. We created this new map to help you find a great fishing spot to call your own. Keith’s pike was caught at Namur Lake, a fly-in lake north of Fort McMurray. Gerald Tkachuk of Hinton, Alberta is our northern pike and overall champion for 2006. Ken Noel of Calgary, Alberta is our “Alberta Angler of the Year” Ken’s pike came from Potts Lake on the Canadian Shield of northern Alberta and was caught on an 8-weight fly rod in June. Conservation and Management Status. Elaine Bates of Crossfield, Alberta is our 2002 Alberta Angler of the Year! Andrzej’s walleye was caught in the Red Deer River near Drumheller and measured 33” in length, which is 93% to the provincial record. 15.2 oz. Please see the AFGA yearly records listed below as printed for each of the Alberta Fish & Game Association’s Wildlife Awards Banquets held in April each year. Alberta: Alberta fishing licenses and Alberta WIN cards are required weather Joseph caught his rainbow out of the Elbow River near Calgary.