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Fishing ponds

Fishing map showing cipperly's pond, hiller reservoir, crossfield trout pond, nose creek pond, dewitt's pond

Embrace nature right in the centre of the City. Thanks to the Alberta Conservation Association, the Nose Creek pond is stocked annually with about 300 trout.

Grab your gear and make unforgettable memories right here in Airdrie or at one of the other stocked ponds within 45 minutes of the City. 

Fishing regulations

There are different fishing regulations between Nose Creek pond and Nose Creek and they 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 certain time Bait is not allowed. Catch limits depend on time of year and species

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

Learn about Alberta's Sportfishing Regulations

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

Sport fishNon-sport fishInvasive species
  • Rainbow trout
  • Northern pike
  • Mountain whitefish
  • Yellow perch
  • Brook trout
  • Brown trout
  • Fathead minnow
  • Brook stickleback
  • Longnose sucker
  • White sucker
  • Lake chub
  • Longnose dace
  • Pearl dace
  • Trout-perch
  • Prussian carp
  • Northern crayfish

Airdrie Angling: reconnecting with nature through fishing

Airdrie-based, Drift Out West Fly Fishing guide, Quinn Soonias, expert angler, Airdrie-based, Wes David, host and producer of Fishing the Wild West TV and Clint Goodman, co-chair Nose Creek Watershed Partnership and City of Airdrie Environmental Specialist, speak about reconnecting with nature through fishing and the importance of caring for our local environment: