Watershed Unit PP1

About this Watershed Unit

Location

Watershed Unit PP1 is part of Alberta Fish Management Zone 2 that covers the southeastern corner of the province. This unit runs north to south from just south of the Red Deer River to the Alberta-Montana border. From west to east, this unit generally spans the area starting east of Calgary to the Alberta-Saskatchewan Border.

Management

The fisheries in Watershed Unit PP1 fall under the jurisdiction of Alberta’s Prairies Resource Management Area. Management of fisheries in this watershed unit is locally subdivided as follows:

  • Calgary and Brooks offices oversee fisheries management in a 2,500 square kilometre area, including:
    • Crawling Valley Reservoir
    • Lake Newell
    • Lower Bow River
  • Lethbridge office oversees fisheries management in a 4,400 square kilometre area, including:
    • Lower Oldman and South Saskatchewan Rivers
    • Numerous reservoirs such as Ridge, St. Mary’s Reservoir

Sportfishing Regulations

Applicable sportfishing regulations for this Watershed Unit can be found on the 2010 Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations website at:

Prairies Area Fisheries information

To access bathymetry maps for lakes in the Prairies Area, see:

Contacts

For further information about fisheries in this Watershed Unit, please contact :

Calgary/Brooks Area

Brooks Office

Calgary Office

Lethbridge/ Medicine Hat Area

 

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Updated: Jan 20, 2014