Great fishing is just minutes away from the urban areas of Waterloo Region. From the Grand River to the Conestogo River, there’s a wide variety of world-class recreational fishing in Southern Ontario’s largest watershed, which is also home to over half of the fish species in Canada. Whether trolling for walleye or fly fishing for trout, it’s all here – and within close reach of the convenient amenities of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge.
EXPLORING THE GRAND RIVER WITH ASHLEY RAE
Ashley Rae from SheLovesToFish.com writes about her unique Grand River fishing experience in her latest blog. The excursion included a 9-kilometre kayak fishing experience in Waterloo Region targeting smallmouth bass – which she reports they caught quite a lot of!
Click here to read her blog, “Exploring the Grand River!”
LYNDON FISHING POND
Looking for a family-friendly fishing adventure? Lyndon Fishing Pond is stocked with delicious, healthy rainbow trout raised on site. Take home your catch, cleaned and ready for the BBQ! No fishing license required.
Learn more about fishing rules and regulations in Fisheries Management Zone 16 (FMZ 16).
The Record (April 2020) – Plenty of fishing spots in Waterloo Region
Check out the Grand River Fishing Derby, which takes place every July in Kitchener.
The Grand River Conservation Authority has more information on river flows, water safety, and information about their Grand River Parks.