Ontario Lake Nipigon Fishing Regulations

Walleye Regulations:

  • Open Season: Jan. 1 to April 14 & 3rd Saturday in May to Dec. 31
  • Limit – Sport License: 4 in your possession
  • Limit – Conservation License: 2 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions: Only one greater than 18.1 inches

Northern Pike Regulations:

  • Open Season: Open all year
  • Limit – Sport License: 4 in your possession
  • Limit – Conservation License: 2 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions Sport License: Zero pike between 27.6 and 35.4 inches. Only one greater than 35.4 inches.

Please Note: Brook Trout, Lake Trout and Splake regulations are in conjunction with each other. You can keep 5 Brook Trout or 5 Splake but if mixed, you can only keep a total of 5 trout and can only keep a maximum of 2 Lake Trout. For Example: You can have in your possession 2 Lake Trout, 2 Brook Trout and 1 Splake for a total of 5 trout. You can keep 1 Lake Trout and 4 Splake for a total of 5 trout. You can never keep more than 2 Lake Trout.

Lake Trout Regulations:

  • Open Season: February 15 to March 15 – 4th Saturday in May to Sept. 30
  • Limit – Sport License: 2 in your possession
  • Limit – Conservation License: 1 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions: Only 1 over 22.1 inches from Sept 1 to Sept. 30

Brook Trout Regulations:

  • Open Season: Open all year
  • Limit – Sport License: 5 in your possession
  • Limit – Conservation License: 2 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions: Only 1 over 11.8 inches

Splake Regulations:

  • Open Season: 4th Saturday in April until Labor Day
  • Limit – Sport License: 5 in your possession
  • Limit – Conservation License: 2 in your possession
  • Size Restrictions: No size restrictions

Yellow Perch Regulations:

  • Open Season: Open all year
  • Limit – Sport License: 50 in your possession
  • Limit – Conservation License: 25 in your possession

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