Lake whitefish are classified as Secure in the current General Status of Alberta Wild Species report. See:
Lake whitefish are the main fish harvested by the aboriginal food fishery and the commercial fishing industry in Alberta.
Anglers target whitefish primarily during the winter ice fishery.
Lake whitefish are cold-water game fish subject to current Alberta sportfishing regulations. For details, see the My Wild
Alberta website at:
Updated: April 3, 2009