Trout treat: Late-season fly fishing in southern Ontario
Outdoor Canada visits The Franklin Club and hooks up with some autumn beauties
Warning: For those of you who have already put away your fly gear for the season, these shots will make you want to hit the water one last time.
Located in Mount Albert, about 45 minutes north of Toronto, the member-owned Franklin Club specializes in fly-fishing for rainbow and speckled trout. The 200-acre property has been owned by the club for over 100 years, and boasts such amenities as a clubhouse with overnight accommodations, a 40-seat dining room and a meeting room.
And since it’s this is private water, the Franklin is open for fishing all year round. So it’s a great place to visit when trout season is officially over, and you’ve got a hankering to air out the fly gear. Which we did…