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Greater Niagara Fishing Tour

Large Left Image: Queenston Docks Fishing (G. Greenall); Top Right Image: She's A Beauty! (John Vaulk); Mid Right Image: Ice Fishing in Jordan , Pike. (G. Greeenall);  Bottom Right Image: A brown is caught along the shores of the Niagara River (John Vaulk). 



General Information

The Niagara Region offers a great opportunity to bring home a trophy fish! Walleye, Pike, Salmon, Trout and especially Steelhead are Niagara’s signature fish. The entire region has beautiful scenery, great weather, year-round destinations where you can bring your family, friends and colleagues for a weekend away filled with adventure and excitement. With any luck, you'll bring home a big one!


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The tour will commence at Port Dalhousie, we suggest visiting Sugarloaf Marina for relevant information and aid for boats, guides, tackle and more. Therefore, the directions to Sugarloaf Marina are as follows:

Directions to the Marina are as follows:
From Toronto:
Take the QEW Niagara to Regional Road 24 at Vineland. Take #24 south to Highway #3. Follow #3 to Port Colborne. Turn right (south) on Elm Street to Sugarloaf Harbour.

From St. Catharines:
Take Highway #406 south to Highway #140. Take #140 south to Highway #3. Turn right on Highway #3 (west). Turn left (south) on Elm Street to Sugarloaf Harbour.

From Buffalo:
Cross the Peace Bridge and follow Highway #3 to Port Colborne. Turn left (south) on Elm Street to Sugarloaf Harbour.

Directions by Boat:

42° 51.50'N  79° 15.21'W

Call Sugarloaf Harbour Marina on channel 68 for docking assignment and assistance. Enter the Channel keeping the Lighthouse on your Port side and the Port (Green Pillar) buoy on your Starboard side.

You must phone prior to docking 905 835 6644. The marina office will direct you via radio. Docking assistance is available.



You and your guests must have a fishing license.


The Niagara River can be dangerous, it is very turbulent and the water level can change abruptly due to routine adjustments at the hydro electric dam. 
Please review current laws, regulations and restrictions on fishing times as well as locations.
We ask that you please abide by the 'catch and release' policy.


The Niagara Region has three main bodies of water; Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and the Niagara River, each location is world renowned for its fish stock. Throughout these locations you will find both cold and warm water species, depending on the season and luck. The Niagara River, especially is famous for the salmon fall and spring run, steelhead and trout. You will not be disappointed with what Niagara has to offer!



Each location offers a great range of recreational activities, besides fishing. Walking trails are abundant, most destinations are cycle-friendly, and each offers photographic scenery for your pleasure. Port Colborne, Port Dalhousie and Jordan harbour offer a small - town atmosphere with restaurants, shopps and accomodations close by. Come and enjoy the fun and excitment Niagara has to offer!


Further Information


The Niagara River is designated as a zone to be managed and patrolled with certain regulations and enforcements by the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Zone 19. The Upper Niagara River is designated as part of Ontario’s Zone 19 which is upstream from “the falls” to the Peace Bridge.
Zone 20. The Lower Niagara River is designated as part of Ontario’s Zone 20 which is downstream from “the falls” to Lake Ontario. See individual POI pages of destinations for further details.

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80 Lighthouse Road
St. Catharines, Ontario
L2N 7P5 Municipality Port Dalhousie Pier Marina

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.204957
Longitude -79.264104
Tour starts at Port Dalhousie Pier Marina

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