Help Build Sustainable Fisheries

Help Build Sustainable Fisheries

Albertans are invited to share their thoughts on fisheries management and expanded fishing opportunities at 11 open house events across the province.

The open houses will share details on fisheries management in Alberta and collect public feedback on proposals to open up additional opportunities for recreational harvest at specific lakes. Beginning Jan. 13, interested anglers may also submit feedback online at

“Whether you prefer making the trek to a favorite spot off the beaten path or taking the kids to a stocked pond just outside the city, fishing is a part of Alberta’s cultural fabric. We promised to modernize a number of the province’s environmental provisions, and we look forward to listening to Albertans’ feedback. As an enthusiastic angler and outdoorsman, I look forward to working together to make our fisheries strong, healthy, vibrant and sustainable for generations to come.”Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks

Feedback will be reflected in the 2020 Alberta Sportfishing Regulations, which come into effect on April 1.

Open house details

All sessions run from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 13
Teresa Sargent Hall
9839 103 Avenue
Grande Prairie

Wednesday, Jan. 15
Midland Community Hall
105 20 Street NW

Thursday, Jan. 16
Red Deer Museum
4525 47A Avenue
Red Deer

Thursday, Jan. 16
Galloway Station and Travel Centre
223 55 Street

Monday, Jan. 20
Energy Centre Board Room
7825 51 Street
Cold Lake

Monday, Jan. 20
Lethbridge Public Library
810 5 Avenue South

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Bow Habitat Station
1440 17A Street SE

Wednesday, Jan. 22
St. Albert Inn and Suites
1556 St. Albert Trail
St. Albert

Monday, Jan. 27
St. Paul Recreation Centre
4802 53 Street
St. Paul

Tuesday, Jan. 28
Community Hall, Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park
Lac La Biche

Friday, Jan. 31
Lou Soppit Community Centre
5404 48 Street
Rocky Mountain House

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