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Old 10-30-2017, 10:03 PM
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Default Keeping sport fish for pets?

Is this illegal or do you need a license or something?
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Old 10-30-2017, 10:51 PM
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Illegal, permit is required and not sure you could get one.
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Old 10-30-2017, 11:02 PM
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Also, you can't transport fish alive
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Old 10-30-2017, 11:19 PM
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I think that's a hard no. It would be pretty cool to make up an aquarium of native Alberta fish though.
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Old 10-30-2017, 11:20 PM
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Illegal and stupid. Look what has happened with alien fish in other waters. Please don't do it.
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Old 10-31-2017, 12:37 AM
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Not a good plan,highly illegal plus a good fine.Or go get a job at fish hatchery and take it all in.
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Old 10-31-2017, 05:04 AM
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I agree they should allow you to have native fish in your area.
No different than having gold fish
Most that could happen is you will flush your small pike back into the Sask. river.
It should be regulated on the type of fish that you have in your drainage system?
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:55 AM
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It would be cool to have a large tank full of perch, beautiful fish.


And when one hit the 12" mark it gets eatin!
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:58 AM
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I bought some small hatchery trout for my licensed pond and kept 6 or so in a 110gal tank in the living room for a while. They were extremely spooky, splashing water, and slamming into the tank sides. They were stressed and wouldn’t eat either. After a short time they were netted out and put in the pond.
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Old 11-05-2017, 09:57 AM
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So Bass Pro Shop must have a special permit?
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:10 AM
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Many years ago [50] in Ontario I had a tank set up with sunfish in it they were 2-3 inches long. I also had a couple crayfish about the same size, a bullfrog and a small turtle. I somehow got lucky and found a balance in the tank and seldom had to clean it other than a 'vacuuming' once in a while. I also had live native plants in it. Feeding time i would drop a few worms in and those sunfish went after them like parahnas. i aslo dipped minnows out of local waters. They were young ones ad only about 1 inch long. The ones who didn't get eaten immediately would find cover and survive sometimes for a week or so. Even the turtle would feast on the minnows. I was surprised he could catch them. Any fly that landed on the wirecover was lunch.

Is it legal here??? No idea but it was educational.
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Many years ago [50] in Ontario I had a tank set up with sunfish in it they were 2-3 inches long. I also had a couple crayfish about the same size, a bullfrog and a small turtle. I somehow got lucky and found a balance in the tank and seldom had to clean it other than a 'vacuuming' once in a while. I also had live native plants in it. Feeding time i would drop a few worms in and those sunfish went after them like parahnas. i aslo dipped minnows out of local waters. They were young ones ad only about 1 inch long. The ones who didn't get eaten immediately would find cover and survive sometimes for a week or so. Even the turtle would feast on the minnows. I was surprised he could catch them. Any fly that landed on the wirecover was lunch.

Is it legal here??? No idea but it was educational.
No, not legal here.
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So Bass Pro Shop must have a special permit?
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