Fishing

Boy fishing at the Trout Pond at Holiday Beach
Fishing

You don’t need to go far in the Essex Region to find a good fishing spot. Our region is home to many types of fish species, and everyone can enjoy the excitement of awaiting a bite!  Adults and children alike have fun and relax while experiencing this time-honoured tradition.

Where to Enjoy this Activity

Cedar Beach Conservation Area
Throw your line in at the mouth of Cedar Creek, or try the lake further along the sandy beach.

Cedar Creek Conservation Area
Cedar Creek is a thriving and beautiful ecosystem and a popular spot with fishermen.

Crystal Bay Conservation Area
This sheltered spot in the Detroit River gives boaters a chance to drop anchor, relax and get out their fishing rod. Here you could catch Muskie, Walleye, White Bass or Yellow Perch. If nothing bites, you could always move on to the nearby White Sands Conservation Area.

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Try fishing in Lake Erie using the north or south parking lots on the east side of the marsh. You may catch Walleye, Bass, Large Mouth Bass, White Bass, Yellow Perch or Carp.

Holiday Beach Conservation Area
On Lake Erie you might find Walleye, Small Mouth Bass, Bass, Large Mouth Bass, White Bass, Yellow Perch or Carp.

Tremblay Beach Conservation Area
At this popular Lake St Clair fishing spot, you could catch Muskie, Walleye, Small Mouth Bass, Large Mouth Bass, Yellow Perch and Northern Pike.

White Sands Conservation Area
A very relaxing spot for Detroit River boaters. If you come equipped, you might catch Muskie, Walleye, White Bass or Yellow Perch.

Tips

  • Remember a valid Ontario Fishing License is required for those 18 years of age and over and Ontario Fishing regulations apply.
  • If fishing from a boat, always wear a lifejacket.