All Experiences

Fishing

FortWhyte Alive is your fishing destination. It's the perfect place for beginners who are curious about getting started, and seasoned pros looking for a nearby spot.

Find your favourite catch

Our three seasons of fishing means you have even more time to enjoy the peaceful lakes of FortWhyte. Four of our five lakes have been stocked with a variety of fish over the past 50 years for catch-and-release fishing:

  • Northern Pike
  • Yellow Perch
  • Walleye
  • Common Carp
  • Black Crappie

Cost

Access to our lakes is included with general admission and is free for FortWhyte Alive members.

Fishing fees are $3 per person and free for FortWhyte Alive members.

Fishing equipment is available through our gear rentals.

This experience is offered in summer, fall, and winter

Enhance your visit

  • Rods, tackle, and nets are available from our gear rentals.
  • Basic fishing gear is available for rent, and includes: 1 fishing rod, a tackle box, pliers and a fishing net — all for $10.
  • Each additional rod is $5.
  • Members get fishing rentals at a discount, for $8 for the initial set up, and $4 for each additional rod.

Restricted fishing is currently open

  • Restricted fishing starts September 1.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Limited availability of rentals during peak times.
  • Please visit Visitor Reception during your visit to learn more about our fishing guidelines.
  • Check out our fishing map to see where you can fish.