Lake Simcoe Fishing Regulations

Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching Fishing Regulations Zone 16
Lake Simcoe has regulations that are different than the zone-wide regulations

Species Open Seasons Limits
"S" Sport Fishing Licence limits;
"C" Conservation Fishing Licence limits
NOTE: These regulations apply to Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching only.
Source: 2015 Ontario Fishing Regulations Summary
Walleye & Sauger or any combination Jan. 1 to Mar. 15 & 2nd Sat in May to Dec. 31 S–4; C–2; not more than 1 greater than 46 cm (18.1 in.)
Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass or any combination 4th Sat. in June to Nov. 30 S–6; C 2
Northern Pike Jan. 1 to Mar. 31 and 2nd Sat. in May to Dec. 31. S–6; C– 2
Muskellunge Closed all year
Yellow Perch Open all year S–50 in one day, possession of 100;C–25 in one day, possession of 50
Crappie Open all year S–50; C-25
Sunfish Open all year S–50; C–25
Lake Trout Jan. 1 to Mar. 15 & 2nd Sat. in May to Sept. 30 S–2; C–1
Lake Whitefish Jan. 1 to Mar. 15 & 2nd Sat. in May to Sept. 30 S–2; C-1
Lake Herring (Cisco)* Jan. 1 to Mar. 15 & 2nd Sat. in May to Sept. 30 S–2; C-1
Lake Sturgeon Closed all year
Channel Catfish Open all year S–12; C–6

*Recreational Fishing Regulations 2015, page 81 - Exceptions to Zone 16 Regulations

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