There are plenty of spots to fish in a place as big as Yellowhead County, whether you like stocked lakes or rivers and streams. There are creeks in the west and a large choice of lakes and rivers that are located right across the county. No matter what you’re after, you’ll find all kinds of great fishing spots throughout Yellowhead County.
Below are some spots and links to other websites that will give you an idea of where to go and what you can find there. Please make sure to source out the latest up to date information regarding fishing regulations and spots in our area.
Once you start getting in there exploring the area and talking to local fishermen you’ll quickly learn there’s a great range of types of fishing within Yellowhead County.
Fishing Lakes and Stocked Lakes
Chip Lake Burbot, Northern Pike Gregg Northern Pike, Lake Whitefish Jarvis Northern Pike, Lake Whitefish Shiningbank Northern Pike, Walleye**, Lake Whitefish, Yellow Perch Fickle Northern Pike, Walleye**, Lake Whitefish, Yellow Perch Long Northern Pike, Yellow Perch Bear Northern Pike Wolf Northern Pike Minnow Lake Northern Pike Obed Yellow Perch, Brown Trout Millers Rainbow Trout Wildhorse 1 Rainbow Trout Fairfax Rainbow Trout Petite Rainbow Trout Pierre Greys Lakes (2 of 3) Rainbow Trout Grande Cache Lake Rainbow Trout Pit Lakes (24, 35, 45)* Rainbow Trout Silkstone* Rainbow Trout Lovett Lake* Rainbow Trout Mary Gregg Lake* Rainbow Trout Kinky Brook Trout Dunn Brook Trout Muskiki Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout Thunder Brook Trout Victor Brook Trout Pierre Greys Lakes (1 of 3) Brook Trout Wildhorse Lake II* Brook Trout
- * walk in access only
- ** Walleye are Catch and Release Only
Here are a few other great websites to help you find some fishing spots in Yellowhead County:
Alberta Parks. Zoom into the area that covers between the eastern Jasper Park gates and east to Pembina River (around HWY 22) and scroll down to Activities and click on Fishing – there a number of spots listed here to get you going.
My Wild Alberta – an Alberta Government site https://mywildalberta.ca/fishing/fish-stocking/stocking-maps.aspx
Alberta Fishing Guide – choose Eastern Slopes 3 and what type of fish and river or lake, etc to really narrow down your search
Alberta Fishing Regulations – official Alberta Government fishing regulations
Anglers Atlas – lots of creeks and lakes (some depth charts) Zoom into Edson or Hinton for a large variety of options (or search for Easterns Slopes Zone 3 for the Ten Most Popular Fishing Spots)
ifishAlberta – large selection of Alberta lakes (they also have an app!)
Hook and Bullet – Another great resource to get you going.
Sportfishing Licence to fish in Alberta. Please refer to Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations for information regarding catch limits, bait bans and, seasonal closures. This free publication can be obtained at numerous locations including your district Fish and Wildlife offices or online at www.albertaregulations.ca/fishingregs