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Fish Management Zones

Alberta is divided into three Fish Management Zones (FMZs). Each zone has its own unique assemblage of water bodies, game fish species and management regimes.

Fish Management Zone Map

Find the locations of Alberta's Fish Management Zones on the interactive map to the right.

To learn about a zone and the fish species available, select a region in the map.

Fishing in National Parks

Although fishing is allowed in many national parks, Alberta Sportfishing Licences are not valid in Alberta national parks. If you wish to fish in one of Alberta's five national parks, check the fishing regulations for each park at:

Watershed Unit Boundaries

For a map detailing Watershed Unit Boundaries within Alberta's Fish Management Zones, see the Fish Stocking Program information at:


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Updated: Apr 13, 2018