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 North Central Alberta Fishing

North Central Alberta offers a wide variety of fly fishing opportunities. Fly fish Alberta's beautiful rivers, creeks or lakes.

Perhaps the greatest charm of the entire North Central Alberta region is the tranquil, isolated, and uncrowded nature of our streams.

Not only are the fly fishing opportunities excellent, all of the Campground's waters have a subtle uniqueness that combines productive waters with endless, quiet fly fishing in stunning scenery.

Fish the waters of North Central Alberta. Relax and enjoy nature at its finest. Just imagine relaxing in complete peace and tranquility in a quiet country setting!

Pat fishing


Fishing Information:

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Local Fishing Spots
Alberta's Game Fish
Sportfishing License
Obtain More Info on Fishing in Alberta


Local Fishing Spots:

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Athabasca River Freeman River Pembina River
Freeman Lake Mosquito Lake Schuman Lake

Athabasca River

5 km east of Freeman River RV Park on Grizzly Trail Highway 33. there is a fishing spot and recreation Campground (day-use only) located under the bridge that crosses the river. The day-use Campground allows for picnics. Ask us for directions to this fishing spot.
Fish for: Pike, Walleye, Goldeye.

Freeman Lake
7 km west of Swan Hills on Highway 33.
35 minutes from Freeman River RV Park.
Fish for: Pike, Perch.

Freeman River
Freeman River borders Freeman River RV Park. Located 5 km west of Fort Assiniboine, AB. For directions from other centers, see our
Location page.
This river is best suited to fly fishing because of its shallow depths, which range from ankle-deep to eight-feet deep. However, parents are encouraged to bring their children's' fishing gear along and let children try their hand at fishing from shore - the fishing experience makes for great quality time.

Fish for: Rainbows, Grayling, some Pike and Walleye.

Mosquito Lake
Take Highway 658 northeast from Lone Pine for about 10 km.
Lake on South side of Highway.
Fish for: Pike, Perch.

Pembina River
Approximately 25 km south of Barrhead on Highway 33. there is a fishing spot located at the base of the bridge that crosses the river.
Fish for: Pike, Walleye, Goldeye.

Schuman Lake
Take Grizzly Trail Highway 33 northeast from Fort Assiniboine for about 6 km to junction with Secondary Highway 658. Turn left and cross the Freeman River. Lake is about 18 km from Freeman River.
Schuman Lake is located only 10 minutes from Freeman River RV Park. Ask the rv park's hosts for directions to this fishing spot.
Schuman Lake is stocked annually with Rainbow Trout. the lake is spring-fed and very clean. the lake has a dock that people can fish from. Non-motorized water-craft only. there is a day-use Campground to allow for picnics.
Fish for: Rainbows, Perch. Rainbows stocked annually.

Geoff holding a fish
Fishing in Freeman River

freeman river
Freeman River by Freeman River RV Park

freeman river by bridge
Freeman River by bridge near
Fort Assiniboine, AB

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Alberta's Game Fish:

Biologists classify Alberta's game fish into two distinct groups: Cold-water Sport Fishes and Cool-water Sport Fishes.

the COLD-WATER sport fishes of Alberta include:

Brown Trout Rainbow Trout
Cutthroat Trout Brook Trout
Lake Trout Bull Trout
Golden Trout Mountain Whitefish
Lake Whitefish Arctic Grayling

the COOL-WATER sport fishes of Alberta include:

Walleye Sauger
Yellow Perch Northern Pike
Goldeye Lake Sturgeon

For descriptions of specific fish, go to Fishing in Alberta and choose the link for Game Fish.

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Sportfishing License:

All persons sportfishing in Alberta are required to hold a Sportfishing License, except youths under 16 years of age, Alberta residents aged 65 and older, and native Indian people. Licenses may be purchased at online or at private license issuers throughout the province. There is a fishing license agency at Strawson's General Store in Fort Assiniboine. Check hours of operation, sometimes closed on weekends also licenses cannot be paid for with a credit card. License costs are listed at My Wild Alberta Website.

FREE Fishing Weekends July 11-12, 2009 & February 13-15, 2010
To encourage folks to give fishing a try, any person may fish without an Alberta Sportfishing Licence on these dates but they must follow all other rules and regulations as outlined in this guide. These weekends coincide with Canada’s National Fishing Week and Alberta Family Day.

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Obtain More Info:

Obtain More Info on Fishing in Alberta

More information on fishing regulations Alberta by calling the Sustainable Resources office at 1-877-944-0313 or consult the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations which is available at all Sustainable Resources offices or at any license agency in the province as well as online. A copy of fishing regulations is also available at our campsite office.

You may also order a copy of the guide from the website and they will mail it to you. The address is follow the links to the online order page.

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