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Wil Wegman coming to Innisfil

One of Ontario’s fishing experts is going to be sharing his expertise with fellow enthusiasts on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Bradford’s Wil Wegman will be hosting one of his popular seminars from 7 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. at Innisfil Town … Continue reading

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MNR stocking Lake Simcoe to keep fish population sustainable.

Lake Simcoe has always been a hotspot for anglers because of its wide range of fish. But some species need a helping hand. Thousands of whitefish are being trucked from the Ottawa area to their new home this week – … Continue reading

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Reports of dead whitefish prompt investigation

MNR can’t confirm reports without specifics After hundreds of dead fish turned up in Cook’s Bay last May, including rock bass, sun fish and largemouth bass, citizens became concerned VHS was the cause. Now, dead whitefish have been reported. Georgina … Continue reading

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Perch Festival starts April 21

ORILLIA-There will be no ice threats hanging over the Orillia Perch Festival, when it begins its annual run on Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe. Read More Here

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Anglers rescued from Lake Simcoe ice floe ordered to pay $200 each

The Township of Oro-Medonte will require the 26 fishermen who became stranded on an ice floe on Lake Simcoe earlier this month to pay back some of the costs for the rescue. Council made the decision late Wednesday night, after … Continue reading

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Fishing for Tyler event manages to reel anglers

Tourney goes ahead, despite less than ideal conditions INNISIFIL – Elisa French thought about cancelling the annual Fishing for Tyler Ice-Fishing derby. It’s named for her 15-year old son Tyler, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, and raises funds to help … Continue reading

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Lake Simcoe Ice fishing events

The big ones got away, but there will be plenty of smaller fish to fry at two major ice fishing events still good to go despite less than ideal ice conditions. Lures and Tours, the new owners of The Canadian … Continue reading

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Lake Simcoe Protection Plan

We have the luckiest lake in Ontario, but we’ll need to work hard for our luck to continue. Lake Simcoe’s water quality has improved since the 1990s due to a huge amount of work and restoration. But we are no … Continue reading

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MNR’s 2011 Lake Simcoe Muskellunge Restoration Program Was a Great Success!

Together with Muskies Canada Inc. and several other partners, MNR is proud to announce we have stocked more healthy muskellunge into Lake Simcoe in 2011 than ever before to support this ongoing restoration effort. The Lake Simcoe Muskellunge Restoration Program … Continue reading

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Muskies resurfacing in Simcoe

‘Viable fishery’ now possible By GISELE WINTON SARVIS – Special to QMI Agency Muskellunge are slowly returning to Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching, but open season for the fishery could be 10 years away, according to Muskies Canada president Ian Young. … Continue reading

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