Add a bit of a challenge (and maybe a nice prize!) to your next fishing experience in BruceGreySimcoe and try your angling luck at a derby or tournament.  Taking place over the course of the year, most of these events feature fun non-fishing events – live entertainment, fish dinners, children’s entertainment and activities – making it an outing for the whole family to enjoy. Check out our list below and come try your luck.

Introduce the family to fishing at Ontario’s two licence-free events a year - Family Fishing Weekend in February and Family Fishing Week in July (Canadian residents only).

Please note that, in Ontario, all anglers are required to have a fishing licence.

Derbies, tournaments and family fishing events take place all year long in BruceGreySimcoe.  Check out our list and come drop a line!

February Ontario Family Fishing Weekend
February Barrie                        Barrie Ice Fishing Tournament
April to May Orillia Orillia Perch Festival
May Kincardine   Fish Kincardine Derby
May Southampton Ontario Steelheaders Spring Derby
July Ontario Family Fishing Week
July to August Lake Huron             Chantry Chinook Classic Salmon Derby
August Sauble Beach Sauble River Marina & Lodge Resort Kids Fishing Derby
August - September Meaford Meaford Salmon & Trout Derby
August – September Owen Sound Owen Sound Salmon Spectacular
September Owen Sound Owen Sound Salmon Tour
September Township of Essa Annual Essa Salmon Festival & Riverbank Derby
September to October Barrie            Barrie Fall Fishing Festival
September Lake Simcoe Barrie Bassmaster Tournament
October         Southampton Ontario Steelheaders’ Fall Derby
November Sauble Beach Sauble River Marina & Lodge Resort Fishing Derby

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