The commercial baitfish industry in Ontario is comprised of over 1, licensed harvesters and dealers. The bait resource and industry is managed by the province through licensing, legal species lists, log books, annual reporting and best management practices. Wondering if it is legal to use perch as bait in Ontario? Going to fish Lake Of the Woods again this year and the kids always catch them off the dock.. It is in the MNR book it's not a new law and it's really clear. No game fish (in any form) can be used as bait. That includes rock bass #5 , AM. Catch your own bait by Jeff Gustafson | J Photo credit: Bill Linder. The use of live bait by anglers in Ontario has declined over the past decade, while artificial baits have gained popularity. And, realistic looking, scent-enhanced baits sometimes work better than the real thing, especially if the bite is hot. The Berkley PowerBait scent and flavor impregnated into baits is tasted by fish upon biting bait. Fish hang on longer for more positive hook sets. The more a fish bites the more scent is dispersed into the water. PowerBait products are available for nearly every fish species and fishing technique/5(6).
4) There are 19 individual fish species events ($20/angler/species), plus one All-in-One event that includes 7 species ($30/angler), plus 2 boat events specific to Lake Ontario . An annual guide to the rules and regulations for recreational fishing in Ontario. It contains information about recreational fishing licences, open seasons and catch limits, as well as up-to-date fishing regulations for each fishing zone. Effective January 1, Download PDF Published: December , Pages: , Size: MB. In Northwestern Ontario, the spawning season for the brook trout is normally in the autumn months, roughly mid September through early November. During these spawning times the water temperatures are usually ° C (° F). In streams, brook trout move to riffles where spring water passes through the gravel. The Learn to Fish program is a free, hands-on program that teaches new anglers how to fish in Ontario. Fish ON-Line. An online tool to help you plan a fishing trip, check fishing rules and catch and identify Ontario fish.
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