The late” Lefty Kreh” has published a book written entirely on Smallmouth Bass, one of his favorite species. 1078 Bruce Rd. The Chinooks or better know as “Kings” have been migrating the Saugeen river for a great many years and when caught earlier in the season, they can be an incredible fight when presenting flies or casting lures. We are a very forward conservation-oriented family and are always thinking of our future generations of anglers, please release your accomplishments to maintain the high quality of our fishery so others can enjoy this great river as you have. Mad Fisher 2,268 views If you love to cast lures or streamers this river will and can present you with some huge Trophy Brown trout. The Trout season begins the 4th Saturday of April and continues to Sept. 30th. For many this is the Steelhead of choice. Once again, a slow growth fish, so handling is with great care, you are better to support the fish in the water “Not Out” for that awesome photo with a quick release back to the depths of the river. 100%. World class Trophy Smallmouth Bass are a resident species of the river and can be found in all the classic haunts in which large bass love to hold.

Please respect the Saugeen River Canoe Route. Given the size and depth of the lakes, they are for lack of better words “Inland seas” compared to most fresh water bodies of water.

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Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and Pacific Salmon: Extended fall season from 4th Saturday in April to Dec. 31. Spin fishing with lure or floats will also work on this river. The Saugeen River's naturally sheltered feeder streams and spring-fed lakes are also prime waters for brown trout, bass and pike. B L O G. MORE. The waters of the Saugeen River from Denny's Dam to the westerly edge of the concrete abutments situated downstream from the said dam, County of Bruce. Saugeen Conservation has over 20 automated gauges across the watershed that monitor water conditions and levels. This species, because of a long life is fragile. If one is taken, it will take 20 years to replace it and all the off spring it would produce would be lost forever. Sample local hospitality in area hotels, motels, campgrounds, B and B's and eateries. 1st of June, 1st Saturday of June to approx. Our Spring Steelhead season begins with the onset of Trout season (4th Saturday of April and will complete when they leave the river around the first of June to return to the lake, they call home. These amazing fighters are bright silver,” not in spawning colors yet”. middle of December.

The Upper Saugeen River will be the Colder Trout waters of the river, the central portion is still a cold-water section but is warmed as the season progresses into summer, then the lower sections that are warmer water which are only cold enough for the migratory species to run through to reach the cold-water spawning grounds.

Even off our property we have seen several beautiful rainbows and browns sipping mayfly spinners during the evening hours.

Steelhead are world renown as the fastest fighting fish in freshwater.

The Saugeen has become well known for its Musky fishery and the great sport it provides. Some of the best dry fly fishing in the province of Ontario is yours to be had during the Spring Hatches of Caddis and Mayflies. ... Chilliwack/Vedder River Report.

flyrods to fight them quickly but also handle casting flies that could be over 12” long.

The mid reaches of the river might not hold as many fish but can sure provide all the explosive takes and fights a musky angler would enjoy through the course of a day or evening fishing them.

Steelhead fishing at the Saugeen River. #12, Box 150, Formosa, Ontario. Bait, lure or fly? We are very fortunate to have Bass well into the 4-7 lb.

Simply enter Ontario, Canada and narrow down the pins on the map to either the Saugeen River  (Station 5) or the Teeswater River, (Station #2).

When a Steelhead takes the fly, complete chaos sets in and the explosive jumps and runs these fish are capable of is what is so attractive to Anglers all over the Globe.

Upstream from Lake Huron you will find one of Ontario's best trout and salmon runs.

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CANADIAN. No matter what your prefer you'll get hooked on Saugeen Country! The Saugeen River can be broken down into 3 major sections. The Upper Saugeen River will be the Colder Trout waters of the river, the central portion is still a cold-water section but is warmed as the season progresses into summer, then the lower sections that are warmer water which are only cold enough for the migratory species to run through to reach the cold-water spawning grounds. For river levels on the Saugeen River (current and historical data - Station #5) or Teeswater River (Station #2) - please see Environment Canada This is a map link. Fish Sanctuary – no fishing from 4. th Saturday in April to Ma. Fishing Map - (pdf) Download a large map  to see all of the lakes and rivers of the area. We are located just upstream of the upper limit of open season for the fall Steelhead fishery and will do our best to keep you informed of the progress of the fall run. Graphical presentation of real time levels at Port Elgin (station#02FC001) and Walkerton (station #02FC002) can be found at the following website administered by Environment Canada.

The warmer sections of the lower parts of the river do have the highest density of River Musky. it was our first float down the saugeen and we cot lots of fish. The top two sections of the river are home to a good diverse population of all three trout species, Rainbows, Brown Trout and Brook Trout.

I was with my grandpa and my dad. An incredible display of acrobatics, fierce runs and total explosive chaos is the best description I can make of fall Steelhead. Just a 5-minute drive from the camp you will enjoy an extended season of the Saugeen until December 31st, which will allow you to access the fishery at any time during the day. DERBY 2019|20. Whether you would like to fish the waters of the Camp or move to other areas all short drives from the camp, you can experience the awesome Trout fishing the Saugeen has to offer and be back at your site in time for the evening campfire. On fly gear recommended weights are 9 or 10 wt.

SVCA N0G 1W0, (519) 367-3040 class with a few we have only heard about in the mystical 8 lb. Like the Steelhead fishery of the Spring, we enjoy a great Migratory run of fish that enter the river very early for the spring Spawn, these are the Steelhead that push into the river each Fall.

Giant class.

34150 South Fraser Way Abbotsford, British Columbia T 604-746-1481 . More. Our bass season runs from the 4th Saturday of June into November and can be found in all the waters Flow around the Camp or water that can be accessed within a short drive from the camp. publicinfo@svca.on.ca.

The Saugeen River's naturally sheltered feeder streams and spring-fed lakes are also prime waters for brown trout, bass and pike. The weekly fishing report is intended to give you an idea of fishing conditions around the state. October 30, 2020. Simply enter Ontario, Canada and narrow down the pins on the map to either the Saugeen River (Station 5) or the Teeswater River, (Station #2). People come from all over the world for the Fall Steelhead run of the Saugeen River and from our camp, you will be on the river in just a few minutes. FISHING REPORT. Not too many rivers of the world can boast about the fish of 1000 casts. fishing was good this day. The Saugeen River can be broken down into 3 major sections. The beginning of each year at the Camp is the onset of Spring. **Please check the Ontario Fishing Regulations for accurate opening & closing dates for species**, 1343 Bruce County Road 4 / RR2 Walkerton, Ontario / N0G 2V0, 4th Saturday of April to approx. For river levels on the Saugeen River (current and historical data - Station #5) or Teeswater River (Station #2) - please see Environment Canada  This is a map link. Fly fishing is one for the most common methods for consistently catching big fish on the Beatty Saugeen river.For more info on fly fishing including the gear I recommend check out this fly fishing page.. Sample local hospitality in area hotels, motels, campgrounds, B and B's and eateries. Local shops stock a wide variety of tackle bait and outdoor supplies. #12, Box 150, Formosa, Ontario. The Saugeen River is one of the most popular canoe routes in Southern Ontario, the majority of which passes through private land.

From the headwaters in the Dundalk area to the Town of Southampton where it empties into Lake Huron, it falls a a total of 1,158 feet - a distance almost equivalent to the height of the Empire State Building! For a great number of years, the Ministry of Natural Resources Ontario has been successful in stocking the great lakes with a Chinook Salmon originally found only in the Pacific Ocean. For more fishing information be sure to check out the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Fishing Regulations for the Saugeen river, SVCA Compared to the Smallmouth you would find in a lake; these fish fight so hard with great jumps and runs you will think they are a different species! Weekly Fishing Report. The birds are busy setting up their nests, the trees start to bud and as the snow melts and the river rises the great Steelhead of Lake Huron and the Saugeen River begin to make their annual Spring Spawning run up past the camp to the nursery tributaries where the fine gravel becomes the spawning grounds for these incredible migrating Rainbows. The updates come from a combination of creel clerks and other DNR staff around the state and reflect past fishing conditions over the last seven days.

Following a great day of Bass fishing come back to the camp, relax at your campfire in the evening reminiscing of the great Smallmouth day you have just had and of the Trophies you have just released and figure out the Tactics for tomorrows adventure. They do spawn in the river and once they are in the river for a length of time, do tend not to take flies or bait to easily.

Then head back to camp and tell the Tale of the Legendary Saugeen Monster “that you landed”. In that book, he placed the Saugeen as the number 1 spot for trophy Smallmouth in North America.

So why not. We ask that you release all these old Bass. A good population of salmon run through the waters of the Camp and are great fun in late August and into the end of September. We would love for you to come and enjoy the great sport fishery of the Saugeen at our camp.

The route itself begins officially in the Town of Hanover, although there are many other locations where one can put in and canoe or kayak for the day. Local shops stock a wide variety of tackle bait and outdoor supplies.

I’m sure that’s kind of how that thought process came to be! publicinfo@svca.on.ca. y 31. ÿB.

The Saugeen River is the third largest river system in Southern Ontario at approximately 198km in length. Large bulky flies are the trick with fast strips, and you will make this large predator attack.

1078 Bruce Rd. If you were not aware this species, when found in cold, clean water rivers has a very long life, a 20” bass can be over 20 years old and they are incredible quarry on a fly or spinning rod. Take only photographs and leave only footprints, or in this case, paddle strokes! But like the rest we asked you to put them back so they can finish the spawning cycle they came to the river to do! If I had to label it, they fight almost twice as hard as they will in the spring.