Lake Trout in Saskatchewan

Photo of Lake Trout

Details

Scientific name: Salvelinus namaycush
Avg. weight: 1 to 2.5 kg (2.2 to 5.5 lbs)
Conservation status: Secure
Also known as: lake char, grey trout, mackinaw
General Limit: 3 (only one may exceed 65 cm)
PA National Park limit: 1 (yearly limit of 2, only allow to fish for Lake Trout on Kingsmere, Halkett/Sandy, and Wassegem Lakes)
Distribution: Found in 521 waters in Saskatchewan

Distribution

See where Lake Trout can be found in Saskatchewan.

Distribution of Lake Trout in Saskatchewan
All lakes with Lake Trout

Fishing for Lake Trout in Saskatchewan

General Limits

The limit for Lake Trout is 3 (only one may exceed 65 cm) in Saskatchewan provincial waters. Some provincial waters have different limits for Lake Trout or are closed to fishing altogether.

The limit for Lake Trout is 1 (yearly limit of 2, only allow to fish for Lake Trout on Kingsmere, Halkett/Sandy, and Wassegem Lakes) when fishing within the Prince Albert National Park.

Learn more about fish species found in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Freshwater Fishes - Waterproof Guide Ken Schultz's Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes

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