Fishing 101

A Beginner's Guide to Fishing

Cast your line into the world of fishing in this introductory course. Learn the basics of fishing through hands-on activities in the classroom, Fish Hatchery and Discovery Centre aquariums.

What you can expect

  • Guided instruction through games and activities
  • Small group sizes ensure the best experience for the entire family
  • Learning about fish and fishing

By the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Identify Alberta's popular sportfish
  • Understand Alberta's sportfishing regulations
  • Tie a fishing knot and prepare your very own tackle box
  • Head off on your first fishing adventure knowing you can minimize your impact on the environment and protect Alberta's species at risk


$15+GST per participant. It is recommended to book in advance – spots fill up quickly.

Groups of 10 or more? Call for group or private bookings:

Youth ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult participant and supervised at all times.

Dates and times

Fishing 101 is scheduled to open in Spring 2023. Check back for details on dates, times and how to register.

Updated: Dec 16, 2022