Fishing

Learn more about Sport Fishing

The commercial fishing industry played an important role in Tobermory's history and development.

From the early, double-ended, double-masted mackinaw and huron fishing boats of the 1800's to the turtleback or fully enclosed tugs you saw recently, fishing opened up the northern part of the peninsula bringing hardy, innovative settlers to these parts.

The industry was a lucrative one for many years as lake trout, whitefish and perch were pulled from the water in staggering numbers. Eventually, their numbers dwindled due to over fishing and the appearance of the dreaded sea lamprey.

Whitefish is available at most area restaurants.
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Additional Info
Sport Fishing: From the small cold-water streams to the big open waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, the Bruce is an angler's dream. Please be advised though, that most fishing in the Tobermory area requires a boat.
Hours of operation
Spring and Fall
Summer
Winter
10am - 05pm
09am - 05pm
closed
Tobermory Chamber of Commerce
7420 Highway 6 | P.O. Box 250 
Tobermory, ON, N0H 2R0 Canada

eMail:   contact@tobermory.com
Phone: (519) 596-2452
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