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Ice Fishing Winter Outdoor Activities

Ice fishing is way more than sitting next to a hole in the ice and hoping. Today, the sport has modern perks like heated portable huts, GPS units and improved tactics for catching that trophy pike. You’re going to get, er, hooked. • Try it: Want more success out in the frosty Alberta wilderness? Choose a guided expedition and stay overnight in a heated ice shanty. It'll let you fish earlier and later – when the fish are most active. • Good to know: Lake and bull trout, walleye, northern pike, perch and arctic grayling all swim Alberta lakes in winter. 
Friends Ice Fishing Bear Lake Grande Prairie

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Ice Fishing Bear Lake Grande Prairie

Ice fishing on Bear Lake near Grande Prairie

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The Fishin' Hole

Edmonton, Alberta

This is the place to go in Edmonton for sport fishing tackle, equipment and supplies with an inventory of about 17,000 items and staff that are enthusiastic and knowledgeable anglers.

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Cold Lake Marina

Cold Lake, Alberta

Sailboats in the Cold Lake Marina always present the prettiest summer picture. Walking along the breakwater you might glimpse the “Legend of the Kinosoo”, the big fish that the Dene Suline believe lurks in the depths Cold Lake. The Marina provides launching access to Cold Lake. There is fuel, a pump out system, sail boat lifting mast and a fish cleaning station available for boaters. Fishing is allowed on the outside of the breakwater. Take an ice cream break after your jaunt along the lakeshore or stop for a bite to eat at any of the restaurants along the lakeshore.

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Alberta Fishing Charters Inc.

Calgary, Alberta
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Alberta Fishing Charters Inc. offers fully guided fishing tours year round in the summer and winter! Region includes Southern Alberta, Calgary, Canmore, Banff and surrounding areas. Rainbow trout, Lake trout, Northern pike, Brown trout, Cutthroat trout, Walleye, Bull trout are available to be caught. All fishing rods & tackle included, experienced guides. Enjoy up to 8 hours of fishing per day!

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Lesser Slave Lake Ice Fishing Shack Rentals

Slave Lake, Alberta

Ice fishing shacks can be rented for weekends out on the ice. Shacks have a variety of amenities, ranging from simple to full overnight accommodation. Owner/operator places them for the season, and pulls them off the ice when spring weather conditions make the ice unsafe.

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Get Hooked Fishing Adventures

Edmonton, Alberta
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Get ready to hear the clicking sound of your guide’s counter, because you’ll be reeling fish in all day long! Get Hooked, Edmonton's premier outfitter for guided fishing trips, will take you on a guided river trip, journeying to great fishing holes that are rarely explored. Owner Keith Rae is Alberta's first certified Freshwater Angling Guide, and all Get Hooked guides are experienced and avid anglers, who look forward to helping you reel in a perfect catch. You’ll have one of the best fishing experiences of your life – whether you’re new to the sport or a seasoned pro.

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