Migratory – The Humber River – Toronto, Ontario.

Migratory – The Humber River – Toronto, Ontario:

One of the most popular fishing spots in the western GTA, the Humber River at the Old Mill offers excellent opportunities to catch rainbow trout, brown trout, coho salmon and chinook salmon, as well as carp, panfish and bass.

The river here flows through parkland, so access and parking are excellent. Further, the Old Mill subway station is within easy walking distance.

A series of dams beginning with the Old Mill Dam slow migrating trout and salmon on their way upstream, resulting in a high concentration of fish from the dam pool downstream to well below Bloor Street. Drifting roe, worms, or small jigs under a float tends to catch the most fish, but anglers also find success with small spinners, or by fly fishing. Spring fishing is best from March till May, while fall action begins in September and lasts till freeze-up. Large runs of white suckers add to the spring fishery.

Through the summer anglers enjoy steady action with carp, panfish, bullheads and smallmouth bass. Most standard lures and baits can be expected to produce.

By late August the Humber plays host to a large run of chinook salmon, accompanied by brown trout and rainbow trout. The best fishing comes a few days after rain has raised and cooled water levels. Because it flows over a considerable amount of clay, the Humber can remain murky long after other rivers have cleared, so heavy rains can leave it unfishable for a week. Once it clears, however, anglers enjoy steady action. It is a popular spot, so expect company – especially on autumn weekends. Good fishing lasts till freeze-up.

Services
Float Centerpin Reel Bearings B Resized
streamrunner3
HLS Custom UV Beads and HLS Bead Pegs AA
Custom HLS Acrylic Reel Seat Butt Cap and Islander Handle Conversion Replacement A
Custom-Rod-Building
Custom IMX ST1562 cw Jungle Cock Inlays Resized for Web
Custom HLS Float Reel Rosewood Handles Slainless Palming Ring Red Front Resized for Web
Used But Not Abused Page Image
Weekly Guest Presenter Button
Custom Sage One - 7116B-4 - Baitcast with a twist Resized
Clearance Page Image
Warranty Button
Sage One Custom 7136B-6 Custom Float Rod Build with Red Zeppelin with Butt Wrap to match
HLS-TFC-Gift-Cards
Line-Spooling-Machine
A GLX Centerpin Rod - Strip & Rebuild Cork Handle with a Custom Reel Seat and Hook Keeper.
Swim Tank
Online Sales Button
Wedding Boutonniere Bombanieri - Resized
Vintage Spinning Reels Resized for Web
Cane Bamboo Rod Prior to Refinish AA
Lip-Locked-Baits-Soft-Plastic-Assortment
Simms Custom Breathable Wader options
2017 Simms Vibram Boot Fit Kit
Baitcast professional over-run A
Custom-Feathered-Treble-Hooks-
HLS and TFC T Shirts A
Spey-Head-Loaner-Program-Airflo
Fly Line Welding Repair Machine Sage 6010 Fly Reel AAA
mudhole-logo

We are the leading provider of Fly Fishing Lessons, Corporate Team Building, and Guiding on the Upper Grand River, the Upper Credit River, and the Conestogo River.

No Guelph, Fergus, Kitchener or Cambridge Fishing Tackle Retailer will boast as complete and diverse a store inventory, including a vast selection of Centerpin / Float Fishing Reels, Rods, Clothing and Accessories.

Order a HLS or TFC Gift Card – We will put one in the mail for FREE!

Fly Shop Flyshop Flyfish Grand River Fly fish Grand River Guide Grand River Lesson Grand River Fergus Ontario Canada