Release Date Changes
Final release dates for some pheasant release sites have changed. Please ensure you check the release site table before heading out.
Be sure to check hunting regulations.
Use Respect - Ask First. Please check with landowners before using their land. Be sure to read the specific site information and access rules before heading out. Landowner contact information is provided where permission is required.
The information on pheasant release sites may change including maps and restrictions. Please check back prior to hunting season.
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Disclaimer: Marker locations are approximate. For absolutely accurate locations, please review a county map.
This 750-acre Ducks Unlimited Canada site is day use only, with no open fires, and foot access only.
The parking area is on NW35-18-28-W4 on the northwest corner of Frank Lake Basin 1 (north basin). Travel 10.4 km on Highway 23 east of High River. Turn right (south) at Watchable Wildlife Sign. Travel east 1.2km to parking area. Please do not proceed southeast to observation Kiosk.
The second parking area is no NE26-18-28-W4 on the southwest corner of Frank Lake Basin 2 (middle basin). Travel 9.6km on Highway 23 east of High River. Turn right (south) at 168 Street East. Follow gravel road 3.2km. Turn left (east) at 562 Avenue East. Go 1.6km. Turn left (north) at 184 street east. Go 0.8km and arrive at parking area.
Hunters are reminded to use respect at all times, remembering to adhere to all landowner requests. Close gates, hunt on foot, keep vehicles in designated parking lots and trails, pick up all garbage and spent shells, and advise landowners of any livestock or fencing issues you may encounter. Refrain from cleaning birds at release properties, and remember that fires are not allowed on release properties.This site is also listed in ACA's Alberta Discover Guide.
NE26-18-28-W4M, NE/SE35-018-28-W4M, NW/NE36-18-28-W4M, SW4-19-27-W4M
Oct 14 - Nov 24