Lake of Bays

Lake of Bays


Species: Bass, Trout

Coordinates: 45° 18€² 0€³ N, 79° 0€² 0€³ W


Location: Ontario

Surface area: 671.46 km²

Why we chose it:

In 2008, Lake trout; Little fishing pressure


When to fish: Fall and winter.

Where to fish: Around rivermouths.


Tip: Use jigs or spoons.

—Ron James & Leo Stakos, hosts of Fish TV

Smallmouth bass; Good numbers of fish and a variety of presentation options

When to fish: Early July and September.

Where to fish: Sharp-dropping shoreline edges, island points, rock shoals and sand flats.

Tip: Cast spinnerbaits, topwater poppers, in-line spinners, stick worms and tube jigs.

—Karl Kalonka, host of Extreme Angler