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Duffins Creek – Greenwood Conservation Area

Maintained by the town of Ajax, Greenwood Conservation Area is located on the upper reaches of Duffins Creek, accessed off Westney Road north of Taunton Road. The park is open year-round, but you’ll need a car to get there, as … Continue reading

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Duffins Creek – Lower

One of southern Ontario’s premiere trout streams, Duffins Creek is a popular location for anglers in search of rainbow trout, brown trout, coho salmon and chinook salmon. Fishing for migratory rainbow trout is excellent between the CNR railway line and … Continue reading

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G. Ross Lord Reservoir

Located in North York near the intersection of Dufferin Street and Finch Avenue, this reservoir on the West Don River provides limited fishing for brown bullhead, carp, punkinseed, rock bass and white suckers. Anglers fish primarily from shore, using live … Continue reading

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Heart Lake Conservation Area

Located northwest of Toronto in the town of Brampton, the Heart Lake Conservation Area offers fishing for stocked rainbow trout in a large pond. Owned by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Heart Lake is stocked with several thousand rainbow … Continue reading

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Glen Haffy Conservation Area

Located on the east side of Airport Road a short distance south of Highway 9, Glen Haffy Conservation Area offers fishing for stocked rainbow trout in two ponds. An on-site fish hatchery supplies the fish, which are also used to … Continue reading

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Humber River – Claireville Reservoir

Located north-west of Toronto near the suburb of Woodbridge, the Claireville Reservoir is a medium-sized impoundment created by a substantial concrete dam on the Humber River. The dam, built in 1957 as a flood control device in the wake of … Continue reading

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Frenchman’s Bay

This large bay, located in the far east GTA about halfway between the Rouge River mouth and the Pickering nuclear generating station, provides year-round fishing opportunities for a wide range of species. Shoreline parks including Bruce Hanscombe Memorial Park, Glen … Continue reading

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Rouge River – Upstream

Although small and subject to rather dramatic fluctuations in water level, the Rouge River provides excellent seasonal fishing for rainbow trout, brown trout, coho and chinook salmon, as well as suckers, bullhead and carp. Rainbow trout ascend the river each … Continue reading

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Rouge River – Mouth

The mouth of the Rouge River offers good fishing for a variety of warm-water and cold-water fish. The marshy shallows at the river mouth provide excellent spawning habitat for northern pike, brown bullhead and black crappie, three of the most … Continue reading

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Bluffer’s Park

Located at the foot of Brimley Road (south of Kingston Road), Bluffer’s Park is appropriately named, as it sits squarely at the bottom of the Scarborough Bluffs. It is easily accessible by car, with plenty of parking near the twin … Continue reading

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