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Fishing in Prince Edward County

Fishing in Prince Edward County
Fishing in Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County is a camper and angler’s paradise offering a quiet and memorable vacation for all. The island is embraced by pristine fishing waters housing Walleye, Northern Pike, and Largemouth Bass. Whether you choose to launch your boat, join a fishing charter, or cast your line into the Bay, the options for an enjoyable fishing experience are abundant.

Where can I fish in Prince Edward County?

The Bay of Quinte represents just a fraction of the fisheries in this region. Other lakes include East and West Lakes, Consecon Lake, Wellers Bay, Lake Ontario, Presqu’ile Bay, and Lake on the Mountain. Many boat launches and marinas are scattered throughout the County to use for a small fee. Fishing charters can also get you out on the lakes.

What fish can I catch in Prince Edward County?

Recognized as a premier location for walleye fishing, The County strategically covers key areas on both Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte, offering abundant opportunities to reel in pickerel, bass, perch, lake trout, salmon, sheephead, and pike.

Fishing Charters & Tours in Prince Edward County

Fish Finder Charters

(613) 392-7472 · ffcharters@gmail.com · 228 Old Orchard Road, Carrying Place

With a legacy dating back to 1980, Fish Finder Charters stands as a seasoned professional sport fishing guide. Their vessel, a 24-foot Osprey Pilothouse, boasts a powerful 2019 250HP Suzuki and a 9.9HP Yamaha 4-Stroke Motor, ideal for trolling. Offering unparalleled safety and comfort from the elements—be it sun, rain, snow, or wind—their boat ensures a secure and enjoyable fishing experience.

Fish Finder Charters specializes in guiding guests through the renowned Bay of Quinte for Spring Walleye and exploring the waters of Lake Ontario for Salmon/Rainbow Trout.

Loyalist Charters

(613) 922-0407 · loyalistcharters@gmail.com · 33 Bridge St, Picton

Loyalist Charters provides a comprehensive fishing charter experience that includes all necessary tackle, rods, reels, a BBQ lunch, cold drinks, hot coffee, and an unforgettable day on the water. Trips are available Monday through Saturday, offering full or half-day options at different times from May to November.

Loyalist Charters fish in various regions of Prince Edward County on the Bay of Quinte, including Picton Bay, Thompsons Point, Shermans Point, Long Reach, Hay Bay, Adolphus Reach, Lighthouse, the Bat Cave, and Keiths Shoal.

Silver and Gold Sport Fishing

(905) 375-0177 · daumelloyd@hotmail.com · 33 Bridge St, Picton

With over 40 years of fishing experience, Silver and Gold Sport Fishing knows how to give guests a great charter experience on Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte. While they promote catch and release, as an added bonus, the captain will clean and package your catch for you at the end of the day!

Pro Guide Charters

(905) 243-6948 · proguidefishingcharters@gmail.com · 212 Old Milford Rd, Picton

Since 1993, Pro Guide Charters has been providing premium Bay of Quinte fishing charters for Walleye. Renowned for their legendary customer service, exceptional equipment, and reasonable prices, they offer the opportunity to target giant walleyes in the Bay of Quinte during May, October, and November. From single-day trips to multi-day fishing packages with lodging and multiple boats available, Pro Guide Charters presents a diverse range of fishing opportunities.

Quinte Fishing Charters

(613) 848-4213 · scott@bayofquintecharters.com · 2028 County Rd 12, Picton

Owned and operated by West Lake Willows Resort and its sister property Picton Harbour Inn, Bay of Quinte Charters specializes in fully guided walleye charters on the renowned Bay of Quinte. Their dedicated captains strive to ensure that each guest’s time on the water is both exciting and memorable.

During May and early June, they offer Walleye Charters on the Bay of Quinte. During the summer, the boat moves to West Lake and fishs Salmon on Lake Ontario. Once mid-October rolls around, they offer Trophy Walleye Charters targeting the big mature trophy walleye that migrate into the Bay of Quinte.

Meal On A Reel Charters

(613) 921-9557 · 2-4 Head St, Prince Edward

Meal On A Reel Charters offers guided fishing charters on the Bay Of Quinte and Lake Ontario for Walleye, Trout and Salmon.

Marinas/Boat Launches in Prince Edward County

All municipal boat launches operate on a pay-to-park system. Docks are normally installed annually on the May long weekend and removed in early October (depending upon the weather). Therefore, parking fees are charged between May 1 – October 31.

Picton Marina and Harbour

1.844.301.1775 · 1HELLO@Tenacity.ca · 1 Head Street, Picton

The boat launch at Picton Marina is not managed by The County. Municipal boat launch seasonal parking permits are not valid at this location. For boat launch fees, contact the marina.

Big Island Launch

Location: Robinson’s Cove – 243 N Big Island

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet

Parking: Passport Parking Canada parking zone 3223

Body of Water: Bay of Quinte

Glendon Green Boat Launch

Location: Outlet Road, off County Road 18 at the southwest end of East Lake

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet, paddle dock 

Parking: Passport Parking Canada parking zone 3224

Body of Water: East Lake

Weller’s Bay Launch

Location: 158 Edward Drive, South Park

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet, paddle dock

Parking: Passport Parking Canada zone 3230

Body of Water: Weller’s Bay

HJ McFarland Park Boat Launch

Location: 12106 Loyalist Parkway/Hwy 33

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet

Parking: Passport Parking Canada parking zone 3225

Body of Water: Bay of Quinte / Picton Bay

Wellington Rotary Beach Launch

Location: Beach Street, Wellington

Amenities: Boat launch and washroom, food trucks available at Wellington Rotary Beach

Parking: Passport Parking Canada zone 3231

Body of Water: West Lake / Lake Ontario

Mabel Kleinsteuber Launch

Location: 1260 County Road 12

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet

Parking: Passport Parking Canada zone 3226

Body of Water: West Lake

West Lake Boat Launch

Location: 16057 Loyalist Parkway

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet. Please note that this launch is not suitable for large or heavy vessels.

Parking: Passport Parking Canada zone 3232

Body of Water: West Lake

Northport Launch

Location: Centennial Park – 1417B County Road 15 in Northport

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet

Parking: Passport Parking Canada zone 3227

Body of Water: Bay of Quinte

Prinyer’s Cove Launch

Location: Off County Road 7 at 147 Prinyer’s Cove Crescent

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet

Parking: Passport Parking Canada zone 3228

Body of Water: Bay of Quinte / Lake Ontario

Rossmore Launch

Location: Ridley Street North near the Norris Whitney Bridge

Amenities: Boat launch and portable toilet

Parking: Passport Parking Canada zone 3229

Body of Water: Bay of Quinte

Boat Launch Parking Permit

As of April 26, you can purchase a full-season boat launch parking permit online and it will be mailed to you or left for pick up at Shire Hall or any PEC Library Branch.

Full-Season Boat Launch Parking Permits

Valid for parking at any municipal boat launch from May to October. Please note: full-season boat launch parking permits are not valid at Wellington Harbour.

Cost: $50 + HST for PEC residents and $100 + HST for non-residents

How to Purchase: Use the online form

Single-day Boat Launch Parking Permits

Valid for parking at any municipal boat launch on the day specified on the permit.

Cost: $20 + HST for vehicles with trailers and $10 + HST for vehicles without trailers

How to Purchase: Purchase through the Passport Parking Canada app

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