Native populations of Westslope Cutthroat Trout are classified as At Risk in the current General Status of Alberta Wild Species report. Introduced populations of cutthroat trout are classified as Secure. See:
This species is also classified as Threatened under Alberta's Wildlife Act; protective regulations under this act
that apply to fish species are under development. See:
This species is also protected under the Alberta Fisheries Regulations, which regulate fisheries harvest in Alberta.
Cutthroat trout are cold-water game fish subject to current Alberta sportfishing regulations. For details, see the My Wild
Alberta website at:
Updated: Aug 29, 2017