Voted the Ultimate Fishing town 2012, Hastings has become a popular destination for anglers. Located at the mouth of Rice Lake and Lock 18 on the Trent-Severn. Fish for Muskie, Walleye, Pickerel, Large and Small Mouth Bass, Pike, Perch and Panfish.
Choose from the Hastings Bridge, known as the only roadway bridge in Ontario you can legally fish from. Ideal for its location in the heart of downtown Hastings, with nearby access to fishing supplies, restaurants and shops.
Test your angling skills in a bass tournament, with several held in Hastings each year. Plan your visit around the Cops for Kids Fishing program, so your little ones can explore the sport of fishing as well.
Book a cottage resort for a restful and relaxing stay on the Trent-Severn. Both Trent River Cottages and Lured Away Cottages are located in Hastings, offering boat rentals, or you can fish right off their dock. This Trail Town is perfectly situated with nearby resorts on both the north and south shores of Rice Lake, with options suitable for a family friendly vacation or a weekend with friends.
Research license requirements, regulations and fishing zones here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/fishing