Best East Coast Canadian Fishing Spots
The east coast of Canada offers some amazing salt water fishing. These cool waters are the home to huge quantity of fish. Here are a few of the best spots to fish.
A few miles north of St. Johns new Finland, is the small fishing village of logy bay. There are many boats based here to take you out fishing. The primary fishing found in this area is the cod that live in the deep cold waters off the coast.
On Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, is the small fishing village of pleasant bay. From this pretty village you can reach some amazing fishing waters for cod, haddock, herring, and Pollack in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Bras D’Or Lake is on the east side of Cape Breton Island. This is a huge lake for an island. Its 445 miles long and has an area of 420 square miles. Bras D'Or Lake is a salt water lake full of fish and a great place to fish.
Prince Edward Island has some amazing fishing opportunities. There are several fresh water rivers that empty into the sea. Most of these rivers are stocked with Brook trout providing a lot of fun fishing and a few fishing contests.
From the port city of New London on Prince Edward Island, you can gain access to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. In these waters there is great fishing for tuna, flounder, sea trout, and hake. The silver hake is a hard fighting carnivorous fish that are about two feet long.
Sea trout, also known as the weakfish has a very soft mouth that is easily lacerated. This makes catching the sea trout an awesome challenge. Sea trout range in size from six inches and three pound to 36 inches and 30 pounds.