2019 Fishing Regulations

Lake Simcoe has special exceptions that are different from the Zone 16 wide season and limits ( Picture below).

Everything within Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching, Green River, Trent Canal System and their tributaries - downstream from Lake Couchiching to Lock 42, the Trent Canal System in Brock and Ramara Townships, and the Severn River and its tributaries (excluding the Black River) downstream from Lake Couchiching to Wasdell Falls, all within the Regional Municipalities of York, Durham and Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka follow these regulations below:

  • Lake Herring (cisco) - open from January 1 to March 15 and second Saturday in May to September 30
  • Lake Herring (cisco) - S-2 and C-1
  • Lake Trout - open from January 1 to March 15 and second Saturday in May to September 30
  • Lake Whitefish - open from January 1 to March 15 and second Saturday in May to September 30
  • Lake Whitefish - S-2 and C-1
  • Muskellunge - closed all year
  • Yellow Perch - S-50; in one day, possession limit of 100, and C-25; in one day, possession limit of 50

Every other fish species, please follow the Zone 16 Seasons and Limits in the Ontario Fishing Regulations as stated below.