With the open water fishing season right around the corner it's time to start thinking about getting your new angling license for the year.

Darcy Whiteside with Alberta Sustainable Resources says you'll need a new license before the weekend is over if you plan to dip a line.

Whiteside says you'll also need a copy of the new regulations.

He says there are some changes this year that'll affect Foothills residents.

The easiest place to get your license is online at

You can also get the sportfishing regulations on-line at