Lake of the Woods Fishing Regulations - Ontario

2010 Fishing Licenses for Zone 5 (Lake of the Woods only)

 Outdoors Card

Each fishing license requires an Ontario Outdoors Card. Bonus - once you have your Outdoors Card you will be able to renew a future license online.

For more info see:

 www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/LetsFish/Publication/STEL02_163615.html

   

 Season

 License

 Limit

 Lake of the Woods Walleye Walleye or  Sauger

Jan 1 - Apr 14

May 15- Dec 31                

Sport

 

 

Conservation

 

4; only 1 greater than 46 cm (18.1 in.)

 

2; only 1 greater than 46 cm ( 18.1 in.)

   

Walleye -

Non Canadian

Resident Anglers

 

 

 

Jan. 1 - Apr. 14 &

May 15 - Dec. 31

 

 

 

Sport

 

 

 

 

 

Catch & retain in one day - 2; only 1 greater than 46 cm (18.1 in.)

Posession Limit: 4; only 1 greater than 46 cm (18.1 in.) 

   

Walleye-

Non Canadian

Resident Anglers

Jan. 1 - Apr. 14 &

May 15 - Dec. 31

Conservation

 

 

Catch & possession limit - 2; only 1 greater than 46 cm (18.1 in.)

         
 Lake of the Woods Muskie Muskellunge June 19 - Dec. 15 

Sport

 

 

 

Conservation

 

 

 

1; must be greater than 137 cm (54 in.)

 

 

0; no possession

 

 

 

         
 Lake of the Woods Bass

Smallmouth

&

Largemouth

Bass 

Open Season with exceptions: no possession of any bass from June 1 - June 30 

Sport

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conservation

 

 

 

 

2; must be less than 35 cm (13.8 in.) from Jan. 1 - June 30 & Dec. 1 - Dec. 31

4; no size limit July 1 - Nov. 30

 

1; must be less than 35 cm (13.8 in.) from Jan. 1 - June 30 & Dec. 1 - Dec. 31

2; no size limit July 1 - Nov. 30

         
 Lake of the Woods Northern Pike Northern Pike  Open all year 

Sport

 

 

 

 

Conservation

 

 

4; none between 70-90 cm (27.6-35.4in.) not more than 1 greater than 90 cm (35.4 in.)

 

2; none between 70-90 cm (27.6-35.4in.) not more than 1 greater than 90 cm (35.4 in.)

         
 Lake of the Woods Crappie Crappie  Open all year 

Sport

 

Conservation 

15; any size

 

10; any size 

         
  Yellow Perch Open all year 

Sport

Conservation 

50; any size

25: any size 

         
 Lake of the Woods trout Lake Trout 

Jan. 1 - Sept. 30

 

 

 

 

 

*Note-Whitefish Bay Jan 1 - May 14 requires barbless hooks, artificial bait & daily possession of 1 for Sport & Conservation limits

Sport

 

 

 

 

 Conservation

 

 

 

 

 

 

2; only 1 greater than 56 cm (22.1 in.) from Sept. 1 - Sept. 30

 

 

1; no size limit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lake Trout

Non Canadian Resident Anglers

 Jan. 1 to Sept. 30

 Sport

 

 

 

 

Conservation

 

Catch & retain in one day - 1

Possession - 2, with only 1 greater than 46 cm (18.1 in.)

 

Catch & possession limit - 1 

   Lake Whitefish  Open all year

 Sport

 

Conservation

 12, any size

 

6, any size

   Lake Stugeon  Closed all year    

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