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Urban Fishing Festivals In The Greater Toronto Area 2010

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Urban Fishing Festivals In The Greater Toronto Area 2010

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Toronto - High Park: Grenadier Pond
Saturday, July 10: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Directions: Take the TTC to High Park Station and walk south to enter park. Take West Rd. or Colborne Lodge Dr. to Grenadier Restaurant and walk downhill to pond.
Partners: City of Toronto, Ministry of Natural Resources, Evergreen Foundation

Toronto Islands
Sunday July 11:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Directions:  Take the ferry to Centre Island and proceed to the Boathouse.
Partners: City of Toronto, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows, Ministry of Natural Resources

Meadowvale - Lake Aquitaine Park
Saturday, July 10:  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Directions:  From Hwy. 401, take Winston Churchill Blvd. down to Derry Rd., over to Aquitaine Ave. Look for Lake Aquitaine Park.
Partners: Credit Valley Conservation Authority, Izaak Walton Fly Fishing Club, Mississauga Bassmasters, City of Mississauga, Ministry of Natural Resources

Unionville - Toogood Pond
Saturday, July 10:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Directions:  Pavilion area off Carleton Rd., just north of Hwy. 7 and west of Main St.
Partners: Town of Markham, Knights of Columbus-St. Justin Martyr Council, Hawgtown Bassmasters, Ontario Chinese Anglers Association, Ministry of Natural Resources

Pefferlaw - Pefferlaw River
Saturday, July 10:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Directions:  On the Pefferlaw River at the mouth of Lake Simcoe.  Follow Highway 48 north to Holmes Point Rd. (just before the river and lights). Turn left (north) and follow signs to Peninsula Resort, 202 Holmes Point Rd.
Partners: Bass Pro Shops, Pefferlaw Anglers Club, Sutton Home Hardware, Sobey's Sutton, Georgina Fishing Series, Bonnie Boats Ltd., OntarioFishing.Net, Captain Morbid's Live Bait & Tackle, Pro Hardware, HT Enterprises, Rapala, Tour Printing Matters, EcoMetrix, ProFISH'nt Angling Services, Red Barn Theatre, Anchor Restaurant, Dry Ice Machines, Aztech Communications,  FM93, Pefferlaw Post, Town Gazettes, Georgina Advocate, York Environmental Stewardship, York Region, Kids' Fishing Day, Ministry of Natural Resources

Newmarket - Fairy Lake
Sunday, July 11:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Directions:  Fairy Lake is located in Wesley Brooks Park, off Eagle St. just east of Main St.
Partners: Newmarket Optimists, Aurora Bassmasters, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, Kids, Cops & Canadian Tire, Ministry of Natural Resources

Pickering - Progress Park at Frenchman's Bay
Saturday, July 10:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Directions:  From Highway 401, take Brock Rd. south. Turn right onto Bayly; take Liverpool Rd. south to Commerce St. Turn right (west) to Front St., then left (south) to Progress Park entrance.
Partners: Pickering Rod and Gun Club, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters-Zone G, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, City of Pickering, Muskies Canada, Ministry of Natural Resources

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