New rules for Squeers Lake Winter Fishery in northern Ontario
No need to apply to fish at the annual ice fishing event on Squeers Lake near Thunder Bay
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in Ontario has done away with the need to apply to fish the controlled winter ice fishery on Squeers Lake, about 100 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay.
As well, the MNRF has shortened the season for this popular annual event, which attracts hundreds of people each year.
The outdoor columnist on Superior Morning, Gord Ellis, spoke with the host of the CBC morning show in Thunder Bay about the changes to the winter ice fishery for 2016.
Listen to their conversation.
The fishing dates for the Squeers Lake Winter Fishery 2016 are March 12, 13, 14, 19, 20.