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A Game fish is a fish that is pursued for sport, regardless of whether the fisherman ultimately eats the fish. Gamefish may be part of a commercial fishery, such as salmon. They may also be exclusively fished for by recreational anglers, such as is the case with tarpon. The most common game fish are the billfish species, salmon, trout, and bass. Common game fish have been transported worldwide. Rainbow trout, for instance, can now be found nearly anywhere that the climate is appropriate, from their original home on the Pacific Coast of North America to the mountains of southern Africa. Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus, the most abundant fish species in the world. ... A Long Island fisherman cleans his nets A fisherman in central Chile A fisherman is a person who engages in the activity of fishing. ... Commercial may mean: as a noun: a form of advertising, as in a television commercial as an adjective: referring to commerce or for-profit activities or trade (compare with non-profit organization) a breed of cattle, Commercial This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... A lobster boat unloading its catch in Ilfracombe harbour, North Devon, England A fishery (plural: fisheries) is an organized effort by humans to catch fish or other aquatic species, an activity known as fishing. ... The Chinook or King Salmon is the largest salmon in North America and can grow up to 58 long and 126 pounds. ... Tigers playing in the water Recreation is the employment of time in a non-profitable way, in many ways also a refreshment of ones body or mind. ... Categories: Stub ... Species Megalops atlanticus Megalops cyprinoides The tarpons are large coastal fish notable as a prize of anglers. ... The Chinook or King Salmon is the largest salmon in North America and can grow up to 58 long and 126 pounds. ... Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Trout is the common name given to a number of species of freshwater fishes belonging to the salmon family, Salmonidae. ... Bass or Basses can refer to many different things. ... The World in Plate Carrée Projection In English, world is rooted in a compound of the obsolete words were, man, and eld, age; thus, its oldest meaning is Age of Man. ... Binomial name Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum, 1792 The rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), also called steelhead trout, is a single species of trout native to the Pacific Ocean and in North American rivers and lakes west of the Rocky Mountains. ... The Pacific Coast is any coast fronting the Pacific Ocean. ... World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and in population after Eurasia and Africa. ... Mount Cook, a mountain in New Zealand A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest continent in both area and population, after Asia. ...


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Fish and Wildlife > Fish in Alberta > Fishing in Alberta > Game Fish
The cold-water fishes of Alberta prefer a water temperature between 5 and 18 degrees Celsius (40-60 degrees Fahrenheit).
The cool-water sport fishes of Alberta are fishes that grow and develop best in a water temperature between 10 and 25 degrees Celsius (50-82 degrees Fahrenheit).
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