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2016 guide

Premier Fishing in Ontario

Fishing in Muskoka

There’s no such thing as a bad day’s fishing... especially when you’re fishing in Muskoka! Whether your preference is lake or river fishing – even ice fishing or fly-fishing – you’ll find nothing but great angling experiences throughout cottage country.

Bring along a fishing rod and tackle, cast off from the dock or take a boat out to one of our many lake's prime fishing spots, and appreciate some of the most enjoyable fishing in Ontario. Die-hard fisher folk will want to check out any one of the numerous outfitters in Muskoka, each ready and willing to provide a guide or escort to take you to some of north country’s best fishing spots. Equipment rentals and tours are also available, including canoe packages, fly-ins, charters and boat rentals.

Be sure to pick up your fishing license from any Muskoka-area bait and tackle store or marina, and check what fish are in season with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Muskoka’s waterways contain a tremendous variety of fish, including bass, trout and pike, and are so plentiful that even the youngest or least experienced in your family is sure to catch something! Whether you are a beginner or a veteran, with Muskoka's clean and clear blue lakes, you will be quick to realize why Muskoka has long been considered to have some of the best fishing in Ontario.

Click the map below to learn what type of fish Muskoka's lakes are stocked with