ABOUT FISHING:

Fishing at Galt Sportsmens Club is an ideal past time for the family or individual.  Enjoy relaxing by our large stocked fishing pond from the last Saturday in April through to the end of September or appreciate the excitement of your child's first catch. 

Members may catch and release or keep 2 fish per day.

**POSTPONED** 2021 Children's Fishing Tournament **POSTPONED**


Update 18 April, 2021 - Unfortunately due to the current provincial stay at home order and the subsequent temporary closure of The Sportsmens Club, the 2021 Children's Fishing Tournament has been postponed.  We look forward to hosting the tournament after a reopening date has been announced.  Please check back!


Please join us for the Sportsmen’s Club Galt Annual Children’s Fishing Derby, this year the event is open to ALL Club members and their children who reside in the same home or family bubble.

Please monitor the fishing sections web page for notifications on any unforeseen COVID-19 restrictions that may prevent this event from proceeding. 

Entry Fees: 

Adult Members : $15.00 per person (18 years of age or older)

Children : free when accompanied by at least one paying adult with a valid fishing license (17 years or younger)

Prizes will be awarded to lucky participants who catch one of the tagged fish on the day of the fishing derby only.

Due to the province of Ontario’s COVID-19 restrictions this year’s children’s fishing derby will be for Members only, no guests.   

Member’s children who are Canadian residents under 18 years of age may fish without an Outdoors Card and license if accompanied by a paying family member who has a valid Ontario recreational fishing license.  Any fish kept are part of the catch and possession limit of the person who holds the valid Ontario fishing license.

Due to the province of Ontario’s COVID-19 lockdown we ask all participants to practice social distancing and wear a face mask when communicating with other families or event coordinators when on Club Properties.  We also ask families stay together in one area and not spread out to minimize interactions with other families.  We understand social distancing and mask wearing are unfavorable to some however these guidelines will be enforced. 

We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all members of the Sportsmen Club Galt fishing section that we are governed and therefore bound by law to adhere to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Recreational fishing regulations.  This means that we must all conduct our fishing within the legal open season(s) of the species for which we are fishing.  In addition, when fishing at the Sportsmen Club Galt pond, we must adhere to the daily legal possession limits that fall under Zone 16 of the Ontario recreational fishing regulations.

We thank you for supporting the fishing section. All monies generated from this event will be reinvested back into the Fishing Section.  We look forward to having a safe and fun event!

Thank you for your continued support.

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