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Fishing

Boy fishingAmherstburg is surrounded by two bodies of water, the Detroit River and Lake Erie, both are abundant with a variety of fish species.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry ensures sustainability of our Province's waterways and resources.

Their publication Fishing Ontario, Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary provides a recreational fisher with information about Ontario's Fishing Zone. Amherstburg is Zone 19.

A fishing license is required in the Province of Ontario. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry identifies fishing rules, size limits, size restrictions and catch and release. Find out more about who requires a license and how to obtain one.

Fishing Licenses can be purchased online or at the Canadian Tire store in Amherstburg.

Canadian Tire
380 Sandwich Street South
Amherstburg, Ontario
519-736-6411

For other locations in Ontario that sell Fishing Licenses, visit the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

 Fishing and Bait Locations
 

King's Navy Yard Park

270 Dalhousie Street

Amherstburg, Ontario

Fishing - yes (at the south end of the park on the wooden dock)

Bait- no

Boblo Island Marina

588 Gold Coast Drive

Amherstburg, Ontario

Fishing - yes

Bait - no

Cooper's Marina

1226 Front Road North

Amherstburg, Ontario

Fishing - no

Bait- yes

Holiday Beach Conservation Area

6952 County Road 50

Amherstburg, Ontario

Fishing - yes (small trout pond for catch and release)

Bait - no

Pass is required, fee applies.

 

 Fishing Equipment
 

Fishing Equipment can be purchased at stores in Amherstburg. Please visit Shop Amherstburg for a complete list of retailers.

Canadian Tire

380 Sandwich Street South

Amherstburg, Ontario

519-736-6411

Wal-mart

400 Sandwich Street South

Amherstburg, Ontario

519-736-5600

Wigle's Home Hardward

35 Renaud Drive

Amherstburg, Ontario

519-736-4231