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Gravenhurst has so many lakes for you to explore from a fishing perspective.  From small spring fed lakes with trout and bass to larger lakes with pike and walleye, you can explore thousands of kilometers of water and find your special spot. 

Before you hit the water, don't forget that you need a fishing licence in Ontario and you should get some bait and tackle!

Explore this map to find out what fish are in the lakes in Gravenhurst and surrounding area. 

Bait and Tackle Information

Don't forget to ask your accommodation if they also stock worms or bait for fishing or know of a good charter company.. you'd be surprised what your hosts have in store for you!

Basic Information on Ontario Fishing Licenses

A licence to fish in Ontario consists of an Outdoors Card plus a fishing licence tag (either printed on the back of the card or accompanying the card). Most Canadian residents need a Fishing Version Outdoors Card and licence to fish in Ontario if they are between the ages of 18 and 64 years old. Those under 18 or 65 years or older are exempt.

Outdoors Card options: There are two options for purchasing an Outdoors Card: one year or three years. You must have and Outdoors Card and Fishing Licence to fish in Ontario, unless you have purchased a one-day licence.

Licence options: There are two versions of the fishing licence – Sport & Conservation. The Sport licence allows full catch and possession fishing privileges. In most cases, the Conservation licence has a catch and possession limit that is lower than the Sport licence. Conservation licences cost less than Sport licences to reflect these reduced limits.

You can also get more information on the Outdoors Card by calling the Outdoors Card Centre at 1-800-387-7011.  This toll-free number works from all regions of Canada, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) or you can Purchase a Fishing Licence Online

* Licences are not required by First Nations people fishing within their traditional territory, or disabled Canadian residents.

If you do not live in Canada, you will need a non-resident licence to fish in Ontario.

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