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Boat Launches

What to check before launching a boat? Here are some of the quick highlights to check:

  • Verify your vessel is compliant with all boating laws

  • Check fire extinguisher, first aid kit, visual and audible distress signals

  • Check throw-able type IV PFD

  • Make sure all passengers have properly fitting lifejackets, or PFDs

Tips on how to launch a boat safely:

  • Practice driving (especially reversing) your vehicle with the trailer and boat attached in an open area

  • Load all your equipment

  • Tie on buoys and fenders

  • Remove tie-downs

  • Put in the drain plug

  • Unplug trailer lights

  • Pump the fuel primer

  • Warm up the motor

Boat Rentals


The clean lakes and shimmering rivers of Hastings Highlands offer many angling opportunities in all four seasons. Whether you’re after the unique-to-our-area Jewel Lake Trout or fishing for Bass or just looking for some peace and quiet out on the water we have what you’re looking for.

Licenses & Regulations Website

Get your fishing licence, regulations and all the information you need to get a start

Fishing from a Boat

Ice Fishing

Stocked Lakes

Where to Fish

Fishing Retreats

Gear and Supplies

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