Yoho National Park

Fishing Regulations Summary

How to identify your catch

Anglers are responsible for distinguishing one fish species from another. If you are unsure, release it.

Black spots, light background

Cutthroat Trout 
Cutthroat Trout - Banff, Kootenay and Yoho (zero possession limit) & Waterton Lakes (see possession limits) © Karl Geist

Rainbow Trout 
Rainbow Trout - Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, Waterton Lakes, Mount Revestoke and Glacier © Karl Geist

Kokanee Salmon - not spawning 
Kokanee Salmon, not spawning - Kootenay (zero possession limit) © Karl Geist

Kokanee Salmon - spawning
Kokanee Salmon, spawning - Kootenay (zero possession limit) © Karl Geist

Brown Trout
Brown Trout - Banff, Waterton Lakes © Karl Geist

Arctic Grayling
Arctic Grayling - Waterton Lakes © Karl Geist


No black spots on the body

Bull Trout
Bull Trout - Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, Waterton Lakes, Mount Revelstoke and Glacer (zero possession limit) © Karl Geist

Brook Trout
Brook Trout - Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, Waterton Lakes, Mount Revestoke and Glacier © Karl Geist

Lake Trout
Lake Trout - Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, Waterton Lakes © Karl Geist


Others

Northern Pike
Northern Pike - Jasper, Waterton Lakes © Karl Geist

Mountain Whitefish
Mountain Whitefish - Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, Waterton Lakes © Karl Geist

Return to Fishing Regulations Summary