Ontario Family Fishing


  May 8, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Fee / Admission: Free

Enjoy the outdoors as a family with licence-free family week in Ontario. This is a great way to introduce fishing to new anglers, and grow the love of fishing for generations.

Fish Without a Licence

  • Mother’s Day Weekend in May (May 8-9, 2021)
  • Father’s Day Weekend in June (June 19-20, 2021)
  • Family Fishing Week in July (July 3-11, 2021)

Follow the Rules

It’s important to teach new anglers how to use and follow regulations to keep our waters healthy for years to come. Please:

  • follow conservation licence catch limits
  • obey size limits and sanctuaries
  • follow the fishing regulations

Find the Ontario Fishing Regulations Summary by clicking here

Use Fish ON-Line Fish ON-Line is a mobile fishing tool with maps and information on fishing in Ontario.

Rods and Reels

TackleShare loans out rods and reels for free. Locations include provincial parks in Ontario, conservation authorities and libraries. Find locations near you: www.tackleshare.com

Learn to Fish Guide

This provincial guide will help you understand the basics, provide you with tips and techniques and how to have fun safely. Click here to learn more

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