What is it

Fish ON-Line is a mobile fishing tool with maps and information on fishing in Ontario.

You can use Fish ON-Line to:

  • plan your fishing trip
  • check fishing regulations
  • learn about Ontario sport fish

If you need any of the information in an alternate format, please contact the Natural Resource Information Centre.

Who is it for

Fish ON-Line is for anyone who enjoys fishing:

  • novices who want to learn the basics
  • experienced anglers
  • visitors to Ontario

Try Fish ON-Line

Check it at home or use your phone or mobile device.

Try Fish ON-Line

Plan your fishing trip

You can get directions from anywhere in North America to:

  • over 18,000 waterbodies
  • fishing licence vendors

Fish ON-Line uses maps to search for fishing spots:

  • by the name of the lake or river
  • by the type of fish you want to catch
  • by location and type of sport fish stocked
  • by GPS coordinates

You can zoom in to discover:

  • access points
  • shoreline fishing spots
  • lake depth contours

Check fishing regulations

Fish ON-Line is always up-to-date. You can check:

  • fishing zones
  • size and catch limits
  • open seasons
  • sanctuaries
  • specific rules for the lake or the zone

Read the Ontario Fishing Regulations Summary

Learn about fish

Fish ON-line also helps anglers catch and identify Ontario sport fish by linking them to:

  • a description and picture
  • favourite baits
  • fishing tips
  • preferred habitat
  • eating guide