Fishing

With over 250,000 lakes, incredible diversity in fishable species and angling experiences, Ontario is one of the top destinations in the world for freshwater fishing.

Ontario’s waters are brimming with muskie, northern pike, brook trout, walleye, perch and more. Fly-in, boat-in, drive-in or train-in to your fishing adventure. From full-service American Plan lodges offering all the luxurious amenities and meals to comfortable housekeeping cottages to remote outpost camps, there’s an option for everyone.

Plan a day of fishing with a guided charter boat company. Perfect the art of the fly fishing cast on one of Ontario’s many lakes, streams and rivers. Truly a four-season angling destination, Ontario’s winter season offers great ice fishing opportunities.

Get useful information on preparing for your trip, such as acquiring your fishing licence or bringing your boat across the border.

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Get Inspired

During every season, Ontario's waters are brimming with excellent fishing opportunities for muskie, northern pike, brook trout and more. Get inspired by our fishing-related articles.

Specific Spots

Ready to cast your line into a specific spot known for fishing? Here are some fishing-related things to do.

Last updated: May 4, 2022

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