Lake of the Woods Fishing Regulations in Ontario's Waters

RABC Permit: For those who wish to fish in Ontario's waters you can obtain a Remote Area Border Crossing Permit (RABC). You can apply in person at the Canadian Customs and Immigrations port-of-entry in Rainy River, Ontario or mail your application to Canada Border Services Agency. To download the application and instructions Click Here

To fish in Ontario's waters you need to buy an Ontario non-resident fishing license with outdoor card - Click Here

You can buy your Minnesota fishing license on-line - Click Here

Regulations are subject to change

Click Here to view Ontario fishing regulations as a printable .pdf file.

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Ontario Species

Ontario Conservation License

Ontario Sport

License

Walleye/Sauger

 

Season Opens Third Saturday in May

2 per day

2 in possession

1 over 18.1

2 per day

4 in possession

1 over 18.1

Northern Pike

 

 

2 per day

2 in possession

None over 29.5

4 per day

4 in possession

None over 29.5

Bass-Smallmouth or Largemouth

 

 

0 per day (May)

0 in possession (May)

Catch & Release (May)

 

0 per day (June)

0 in possession (June)

Catch & Release (June)

 

2 per day (July thru Oct)

2 in possession (July - Oct)

No size limit (July thru Oct)

0 per day (May)

0 in possession (May)

Catch & Release (May)

 

0 per day (June)

0 in possession (June)

Catch & Release (June)

 

4 per day (July thru Oct)

4 in possession (July - Oct)

No size limit (July thru Oct)

Crappie

 

5 per day

5 in possession

No size limit

10 per day

10 in possession

No size limit

 

Perch

 

10 per day

10 in possession

No size limit

 

15 per day

15 in possession

No size limit

Muskie

Season Opens Third Saturday in June

0 per day

0 in possession

Catch & Release

1 per day

1 in possession

1 over 54.0