Fishing Regulations & Information

Please Note: McIntosh Lodge on Canyon Lake is located in Zone 4 or Area 4. There are two types of licenses available to you: conservation or sportsman. A conservation license allows you 2 Walleye, 2 Smallmouth Bass, and 2 Northern Pike in possession. The sportsman allows you 4 Walleye, 4 Smallmouth Bass, 4 Northern Pike, 1 Muskie, and 2 Lake Trou in possession. Please call or email us if you would like further details.

  • MNR's Ontario Fishing Regulations Page (off site)
  • View Zone 4 Regulations (.pdf)
  • MNR's Ontario Outdoor Card Page (off site)
  • Printable Version of this page in (MS Word .doc) or (Adobe .pdf)

    Muskie Fishing Regulations

  • Ontario Location: Zone 4
  • Open Season: 3rd Saturday in to Dec. 15
  • Limit - Sport License: 1 in your possession
  • Limit - Conservation License: Zero in your possession
  • Special Size Restrictions: Muskie must be 40 inches or greater (Please release)

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    Walleye Fishing Regulations

  • Ontario Location: Zone 4
  • Open Season: 3rd Saturday in May to Dec. 31
  • Limit - Sport License: 4 in your possession
  • Limit - Conservation License: 2 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions: Only one greater than 18.1 inches (please release)

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    Northern Pike Fishing Regulations

  • Ontario Location: Zone 4
  • Open Season: Open all year
  • Limit - Sport License: 4 in your possession
  • Limit - Conservation License: 2 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions Sport License: Zero Pike between 27.6 and 35.4 inches. Only one greater than 35.4 inches.

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    Smallmouth Bass Fishing Regulations

  • Ontario Location: Zone 4
  • Open Season: Open all year

  • Limit - Sport License: 4 bass between (July 1 - Nov. 30)
  • Limit - Sport License: 2 bass between (Jan. 1 - June 30)

  • Size Restrictions - Sport License: No Size limit between (July 1 - Nov. 30)
  • Size Restrictions - Sport License: Less than 13.8 inches between (Jan. 1 - June 30)

  • Limit - Conservation License: 2 bass between (July 1 - Nov. 30)
  • Limit - Conservation License: 1 bass between (Jan. 1 - June 30)

  • Size Restrictions - Conservation License: No Size limit between (July 1 - Nov. 30)
  • Size Restrictions - Conservation License: Less than 13.8 inches between (Jan. 1 - June 30)

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  • Lake Trout Fishing Regulations

  • Ontario Location: Zone 4
  • Open Season: January 1 to Sept. 30
  • Limit - Sport License: 2 in your possession
  • Limit - Conservation License: 1 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions: Only 1 over 22 inches from Sept 1 to Sept. 30 (Please release)

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    Whitefish Fishing Regulations

  • Ontario Location: Zone 4
  • Open Season: All Year
  • Limit - Sport License: 12 in your possession
  • Limit - Conservation License: 6 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions: No size limit

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