Boat Rentals - Cottage Rentals - Guided Fishing Tours - Outfitters - Videos - Register Account
Ottawa Fishing Guide
Ottawa Fishing Guide is a resource intended to help connect anglers from the Ottawa area and Ottawa River surroundings connect, locate, plan and navigate their fishing adventures. If you are not from the Ottawa area, you are in the right place. We have all the information and contacts you will need to plan your fishing trip in or on the Ottawa.
Looking for a guided fishing tour? We have all of Ottawa's tours listed here for your convenience.
Looking for a boat rental in the Ottawa area, we have all the boat rental outlets listed here.
Need to pick up some fishing gear, tackle & bait? Look no further, we have them all listed here..
Have a question? Register for an OFG account, which only takes a minute or use your Facebook account to sign in. Then go to Discussions to ask your question. A member of the Ottawa Fishing Guide will answer your questions with helpful responses.
If you have an event coming up, please feel free to add it to the events list on Ottawa Fishing Guide.
Visit the Discussions & FAQ
Latest News & Events
Bass fishing with topwater baits is without a doubt the most fun you can have fishing for large or smallmouth bass. People watch these bass tournaments on the tube and see all these pros using plastic and spinner baits jigs and crankbaits, forget about the fun and excitement you get with topwater baits. Topwater baits create great action and stories to pass on to family and fishing friends.
Smallmouth bass fishing is one of the most popular leisure activities of Americans today. The good thing about smallmouth bass fishing is that is very relaxing. According to experts, smallmouth bass fishing can help fight stress and help a person live better quality of life.
Getting Acquainted With Smallmouth Bass Fishing
There are a number of things that beginners should know about smallmouth bass fishing. If you are still new to smallmouth bass fishing, it would be a good idea for you to acquaint yourself with the different habitats of the smallmouth bass. Note that knowing where this type of fish lives and how they behave in their natural habitat is very important.
Generally, smallmouth bass prefer to live in cool water and follow the trail of their food sources. This type of fish is very sensitive to pollution in the water so you will not really find them in areas that are polluted. Another thing is that this type of fish is very sensitive to the changes in the temperature so they tend to move from one place to another during the year to find cooler places. In most cases, the smallmouth bass stays deep into the water during the summertime if you insist on doing some smallmouth bass fishing this summer, it would be best for you to find the deep portions of the river.
Frustrating as it is, carp fishing is awesome. Carp are really good at sucking in and blowing out suspicious baits. It's such an excitement to see the whole action in a fraction of a second as you hang on for dear life while the reel is trembling with a loud noise.Carp happily devour on the surface as long as you keep the pellets, biscuits, chic peas, bread, and re-hydrated corn coming in, and these are inexpensive baits as well. Just attach them to the hooks, most preferably the bread. Have the biscuits softened by dipping it in the water for about 2 minutes, then, place them in a sealed sandwich bag for about an hour. Since different brands have different textures, just experiment to know which is firm enough to cast. Another way to hook baits is super gluing the pellet into the shank.
Page 1 of 2
We have 14 guests and no members online
Ottawa Fishing Guide is a hub for resources and information for Ottawa, Ontario surroundings fishing and more specifically the Ottawa River. Our online community and materials will supply you with all the information you need for catching your favorite species including but not limited to Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Musky - Muskellunge, Carp, Walleye, Channel Catfish, Burbot - Ling and more.
Ottawa Fishing Guide XML SiteMap