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24 09, 2018

How to Store Your Fish

2020-04-13T18:35:14+00:00Fishing Ontario|

For some people, fishing is what defines summer. They love nothing more than hanging out on a boat angling for whatever bites. It’s even better when you bring home an amazing catch for the dinner table.For some people, fishing is what defines summer. They love nothing more than hanging out on a boat angling for whatever bites. It’s even better when you bring home an amazing catch for the dinner table. Fish has delicate flesh that deteriorates when exposed to heat and air, so knowing how to store your fish once you catch it is important to making it last [...]

25 05, 2018

7 Basic Bass Fishing Tips All Anglers Should Know

2020-04-13T18:50:58+00:00Fishing Ontario|

If you don’t have the right know-how, you’re not going to catch the big one. To help you improve your chances of success on the lake this summer, here are seven basic bass fishing tips: Fish in the Unconventional Spots Bass like to go undercover because it allows them to sneak up on their prey. So, although bass can be found in open water, they’re easier to catch when you drop your lure under docks, lily pads, near rocks etc. Basically, look for covered areas and you’ll likely find bass. Match the Hatch Matching the hatch refers to having your [...]

11 05, 2018

What You Need to Know about Fishing in Calm Waters

2020-04-13T18:57:44+00:00Fishing Ontario|

Spring is finally here and that means it’s time to dust off the fishing rod. Now all you have to do is get away for a weekend and find a destination. Well the biggest bass are caught in calm waters -- like Loughborough Lake! To help you catch the big one, here are some tips for fishing in calm waters. Fishing in calm water can be challenging because even with patience, there’s no guarantee you will catch anything. That's right, there's something about too much calm that puts fish on-guard. Professional bass fisherman Gerald Swindle agrees. In his 20-year career [...]

23 09, 2014

Get Geared Up for 2014 – Best Bass Fishing Gear

2020-04-13T20:11:06+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

Ontario's beautiful waters are flowing and another year of superb bass fishing is here. Before you head out, it's important to ensure you have all the best fishing gear onboard to guarantee a year of exceptional angling. We know, we know: You can catch fish with even the most basic fishing equipment. Heck, you can catch them with your bare hands. This said, being able to do something doesn’t mean you have to, and it certainly doesn’t mean you should! After all, you can mill your own flour – and there is nothing wrong with this – but most people [...]

15 07, 2014

2014 Bass Fishing Guide

2020-04-13T20:11:22+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

Bass fishing in Ontario is an incredibly popular pastime. Much of its appeal can be attributed to the prolific nature of the species as well as their relatively predictable behaviours, which makes bass easy and fun to catch for both beginners and experienced anglers. Bass fishing is definitely is one of our biggest draws on Loughborough Lake! Bass Characteristics Bass are part of the Centrachidae family, a group of ray-finned sunfish. In total, this family has 37 species under its umbrella, including rock bass, and large and smallmouth bass. All species in the Centrarchidae family are only native to North [...]

26 03, 2014

Best Bass Fishing Secrets

2020-04-13T20:11:45+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

The best bass fishing secrets don’t really have to do with having fancy equipment or undergoing intense ritualistic bathing routines before heading out on the water or even wearing your lucky hat (though luck does have a lot to do with bass fishing!). After years on the water, the best bass fishing secrets all come down to tried and true basic fishing principles. Bass fishing is a popular pastime and it can be hard not to get lost in the hype – that’s precisely why we’re here to bring you back to basics and refresh your memory on the real [...]

16 01, 2014

Ice Fishing Safety

2020-04-13T20:12:05+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

There’s nothing in the world quite like the refreshing solace, intimacy and beautiful surroundings that come with ice fishing. It’s no wonder it’s one of Canada’s favourite winter pastimes. However, all the beauty in the world isn’t worth it if you seriously injure yourself – or worse. Learning about ice fishing safety is perhaps the most vital element of ice fishing – and we take ice safety seriously. This is why we’ve compiled a list of the most important safety tips to remember when venturing out onto the ice.   BRING... An extra set of warm, dry clothes packed in [...]

2 10, 2013

The Best Fishing Trips

2020-04-13T20:12:24+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

The best fishing trips will let you focus on your fishing by taking care of everything else. The Loughborough Inn offers two distinct fishing trip packages that are sure to delight any angler. Both packages are all-inclusive, so there really is nothing to worry about - other than keeping your patience in check! Those fish will come! Loughborough Lake is well stocked with both smallmouth and largemouth bass, as well as Northern Pike - all of these are the most popular game fish in Ontario. The best fishing trips in Ontario will also offer you your choice of fishing boat rentals. [...]

27 08, 2013

Fishing at the Land O’Lakes Fishing Tournament!

2020-04-13T20:12:42+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

The first ever Land O'Lakes Small and Largemouth Bass Fishing Tournament was an undisputed success! Kicking off at 7am on Saturday, August 17, 2013, this fishing derby proved itself to be a truly one-of-a-kind event that showcased fishing in Ontario. The Land O'Lakes Fishing Tournament attracted an impressive array of over 300 avid anglers. Participants cast off in five different lakes in the Kingston area, including Sharbot Lake, Desert Lake, Kashwakamak Lake, Big Gull Lake, and our very own Loughborough Lake. Needless to say, our Inn and Marina were hopping! The day itself was absolutely beautiful, which helped buoy the spirits [...]

7 08, 2013

Fishing Ontario: The Land O’ Lakes Fishing Tournament

2020-04-13T20:15:33+00:00Fishing Ontario, Uncategorized|

Fishing Ontario brings you the best fishing tournaments this summer. Some of the best fishing Ontario tournaments fly under the radar, but the Land O' Lakes Fishing tournament isn't something you want to miss! Loughborough Inn and Marina are thrilled to be a part of the very first Land O' Lakes Large and Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tournament. This live release event will be held on Saturday, August 17th, 2013 and pays out cash prizes for the three biggest fish in each lake. First place will take home $500, second place gets $250 and third place receives $100. These 3 top prizes are available to win [...]