Zone 1 consists of the mountains and foothills that form the 'Eastern Slopes' along the Rocky Mountains from Montana to
the Grande Prairie region.
Throughout this zone, creeks flow into larger streams, which in turn form major rivers.
These watersheds, with their alpine and foothills lakes and their clear, cold streams, support numerous trout and mountain
whitefish populations, as well as Arctic grayling populations in the north.
The following are the more common game fish in Zone 1:
Four Watershed Units separate sportfishing regulations by the following major watersheds:
How to get there
You can reach the major centres in Zone 1 by travelling all-season highways from Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and Lethbridge.
Air services make regularly scheduled flights from the Calgary International Airport to Lethbridge.
Updated: Jan 31, 2014