What to Bring:
No Weight Restrictions: bedding - we suggest light sleeping bag and pillow, hand and bath towels, dish towels and detergent, life jackets, rain gear, extension cords and battery charger (for those using their own boat and motor), warm clothing in spring and fall, camp shoes, food, rope, camera and of course, your fishing equipment.
• Passport or U.S. Passport Card
• First Aid kit
• Gloves for early spring or late fall
• Weigh Scale and fillet knife
• Personal medications
• Sunscreen and lip balm (15 SPF or better)
• Flashlight (Waterproof is best)
• Sunglasses & hat
• Camera and film (please send copies of big fish to us for our photo galleries)
• Paper products such as paper towels and napkins
• Bug repellent (10% DEET or better) & bug coils
• GPS or compass can come in handy
• Mosquito Coils
• Lighter or matches
• Spare set of vehicle & boat keys
• Required Boat Safety Gear
If you bring your own boat:
Ontario water safety regulations require your boat to be equipped with the following items. There is a good chance you will be stopped for a boat safety check.:
• Anchor and rope
• Bailing tin
• Non-projectile signaling device such as an air-horn or whistle
• Coastguard approved lifejackets
• Waterproof flashlight with good batteries in the flashlight
• A 30-foot rope with a floatation device attached to the end for rescue situations
Ontario Boating Regulations for Children:
• Children under 12 years of age must wear a life jacket at all times
• No one under the age of 16 can operate a PWC (personal watercraft).
• No one under the age of 12, who is not being directly supervised (by someone over the age of 16), may operate a vessel with more than 10 hp.
• No one between the age of 12 and 16, who is not being directly supervised (by someone over the age of 16), may operate a vessel with more than 40 hp.