Before you go fishing you need a licence. Exactly who needs a licence and other details like how many fish you can catch are all covered in the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations, which can be viewed here.
Then actually getting your licence is a two-part process in Alberta.
First you will need a Wildlife Identification Number (WIN) which you can apply for online here. This is the Alberta government website for the sale of recreational hunting and fishing licences. A WIN currently costs $8 and is valid for 5 years. As soon as you’ve applied online, you may purchase a fishing licence.
Second, you can now buy your fishing licence online on the same site, or take your WIN to
More info will follow soon about where to fish and what you can typically catch.
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