Kids can catch event

Event details:

July 3
Nose Creek Pond
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In partnership with Alberta Conservation Association (ACA), the City of Airdrie will be hosting a Kids Can Catch event during Alberta’s Family Wishing Weekend.

Participants that have rods should bring them. There will be a few to borrow for registered participants who don’t have rods.

Register here. 

Get Hooked with Wes David

Learn firsthand from Airdrie-based, expert angler Wes David, host and producer of Fishing the Wild West TV.
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
The seminar will be based on fishing local fish species, such as northern pike and rainbow trout. The seminar will be kid-friendly and help teach parents and guardians who may not be experienced with fishing where and how to take their kids fishing in the local Airdrie area.
* Fishing the Wild West TV will be filming on site

What else to expect on site:

 

Fishing in Nose Creek and Nose Creek pond

Did you min-know you can fish at six stocked ponds within 45 minutes of Airdrie? Check out the map and some fish facts below: 

 

 

2022 Regulations:

There are different fishing regulations between the pond and the creek that are subject to change. The Province may implement time of day restrictions depending on water flow and temperature.

Nose Creek pond: Angling is permitted year round and bait is allowed. Catch limits are five trout, five northern pike and 15 yellow perch.

Nose Creek: Angling is permitted ONLY between June 16 and Oct. 31. Bait is not allowed. Catch limits depend on time of year and species.

If you are under 16 years of age or an Alberta resident aged 65 or older you are not required to have a Sportfishing License to fish with a rod and reel; however, you must follow Alberta’s sportfishing regulations. If between 16 and 65, you are required to have a fishing license.

 

Possible species found in Nose Creek Pond and/or Nose Creek are:

  • Sport fish: rainbow trout, northern pike, mountain whitefish, yellow perch, brook trout, brown trout
  • Non-sport fish: fathead minnow, brook stickleback, longnose sucker, white sucker, lake chub, longnose dace, pearl dace, trout-perch
  • Invasive fish: Prussian carp
  • Non-fish: northern crayfish

Unlikely species in Nose Creek Pond and/or Nose Creek are:

  • Cutthroat trout, walleye, arctic grayling, bull trout
 

Nose Creek Regional Park

Nose Creek Regional Park, one of Airdrie's many attractions, offers 20 acres of stunning natural area in the heart of the downtown core. This newly enhanced family oriented park boasts an amphitheatre, concession area and fire pit. The space also offers picnic tables, a covered shelter and nature trails, making it an appealing location for many community events. Nose Creek pond also stocks trout twice over the summer months and offers fishing as an option to spend some family time.

 

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