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Ice Fishing

Fishing while sporting a tuque and mittens is fascinating because it’s a bit weird. But fishing on the ice can still be a thrill! Under frozen bodies of water, brook trout, also known as speckled trout, continue to dart about during the cold season and can be fished. They’re as hungry in winter as in summer and ready to take the bait!

Réserve faunique de Portneuf Réserve faunique de Portneuf
Réserve faunique de Portneuf Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq

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Ice fishing activity

  • Fishing right-of-access fee
    • Authorization granted to the holder of a fishing licence to fish on a given waterway.
  • Cutting of holes*
  • Fishing equipment**
  • Warming hut***

The type of fish and the catch limit vary according to the bodies of water in question.

Québec fishing licence required.

* Not available in Réserve faunique de Port-Cartier-Sept-Îles.

** Available in Parc national de la Yamaska, Réserve faunique de Portneuf, Centre touristique du Lac-Simon and Station touristique Duchesnay.

*** Available in Parc national de la Yamaska and Réserve faunique de Portneuf.

Parc national des Grands-Jardins
Parc national des Grands-Jardins Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq
Parc national des Grands-Jardins
Parc national des Grands-Jardins Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq
Parc national des Grands-Jardins
Parc national des Grands-Jardins Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq

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