A National Parks Fishing License is required for angling in Kluane National Park & Reserve. One-day and annual fishing licenses may be purchased at the Kluane Visitor Centre in Haines Junction, the Parks Canada office in Whitehorse (Room 205 - 300 Main Street) on weekdays during regular office hours, or at some of the businesses in the Kluane National Park & Reserve region.
Lake trout, Arctic grayling and Rainbow trout are a few of the species that attract anglers. The Kokanee fishery in Kluane National Park and Reserve is closed and anglers in possession of Kokanee could face charges and mandatory court appearances. Remember that YOU are responsible for correctly identifying your catch and releasing any Kokanee caught. If you don’t know, let it go!.
Popular fishing areas in the park include: Kathleen Lake, Mush Lake, Bates Lake and St Elias Lake. Fishing is prohibited in Sockeye Lake and the creek between Sockeye Lake and Louise Lake. Fishing in areas outside of park boundaries requires a territorial permit.