Where can I ice fish in Edmonton?

The Best Places Near Edmonton to Ice Fish

  • Ice Fishing at Wabamun Lake.
  • Ice Fishing at Jackfish Lake.
  • Ice Fishing at Lake Isle.
  • Ice Fishing at Hasse Lake.
  • Ice Fishing at Spring Lake.

What month is best for ice fishing?

March is the best month of the winter for ice-fishing in most of the Ice Belt, but anglers are never sure how the ice conditions will impact access to the lakes.

Where is good ice fishing in Alberta?

For southern Albertans, I always recommend ice fishing at Crawling Valley Reservoir near Bassano. It is a very accessible fishery. Many stores in southern Alberta have staff that are familiar with this watershed.

Can you still ice fish in Alberta?

While you can fish for as long as the ice is thick enough, November and December are especially ideal as the weather isn’t too cold yet, and the oxygen levels in the water are still relatively high, meaning the fish are still quite active.

How long can you ice fish in Alberta?

If you are leaving your ice fishing shelter on the ice for longer than 24 hours, you must label it with the following information written in a contrasting colour with text 2.5 cm or taller: Your Wildlife Identification Number (WIN), or.

Can you drink alcohol while ice fishing in Alberta?

RCMP Issue Reminder: Alcohol And Cannabis Use Illegal While Ice Fishing. The RCMP have issued a reminder to outdoor enthusiasts that ice fishing while impaired in any way is illegal.

Why do you ice fish at night?

Less fishing pressure Most anglers are active during the day, so fishing at night will mean fewer anglers hovering over that hot brush pile or creek channel. The reduced the number of anglers crunching across the ice and the potential fish disturbance won’t hurt either.

Can you consume alcohol while ice fishing?

Alcohol and hyperthermia is a dangerous cocktail to mix when ice fishing. As long as you have your sleeping quarters out you are fine. Same as camping in a tent or trailer and drinking inside.

Can you drink beer while ice fishing Ontario?

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding the public of the law relating to consuming alcohol while in “Ice Shacks” fishing on area lakes. Consuming alcohol in an ice hut is illegal under Regulation 31(2) of the Liquor Licence Act (LLA).

How do you poop when ice fishing?

There are a few options available to you as to where you can poop when ice fishing. Some of your best bets include finding a shanty and drilling a hole, pooping in the snow, or using a bucket with a cover. If any of these are not possible, you can go back to the dock and find better amenities.

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