Lake Simcoe Fish Stocking Records

Q: How was the decision to reduce stocking of lake trout made?

A: The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources made the decision following a comprehensive review of fisheries information and stocking options which was guided by the advice from two Lake Simcoe committees, the Lake Simcoe Fisheries Stakeholder Committee representing a broad range of fisheries interests in the watershed; and the Lake Simcoe Fisheries Management Committee, a government committee comprised of fisheries and water quality scientists, biologists, policy and management staff.

After arriving at a recommended approach, the Ministry invited additional public discussion through three public information sessions held around the Lake Simcoe watershed. The input from these sessions also supported the recommended approach.

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Review of Lake Simcoe's Coldwater Fish Stocking Program

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