The Algonquin Highlands District in Ontario is one of the premier fishing destinations in Canada. The region is known for having numerous inland lakes with an abundance of fish. Fishing Ontario’s popular lakes are great for leisure, and there are plenty of places to stay to make a vacation out of it. Halls Lake is one of the top lakes to go fishing in Ontario this fall.

Halls Lake is one of the largest lakes in the Algonquin Highlands District. It covers more than 1,300 acres with a maximum depth of 264 feet. It’s the best place to go fishing all year round. You can catch various species depending on the season that you’re fishing.

Sandy Lane Resort is a lakefront resort that welcomes anglers from all over. Whether it’s your fish time fishing or you’re a seasoned expert, you’re sure to catch something on your day out on the water. The resort provides boats for all guests – all you need is your fishing rod and bait, and you’re ready for an incredible fishing experience.

Fishing on Halls Lake, Ontario

Halls Lake has several different species of fish. The fish vary based on the season. What you catch is also based on the kind of bait that you use. Feel free to ask the staff about what’s the best way to catch fish on the lake.

The most popular types of fish in Halls Lake are catfish, bass, panfish, walleye, trout, and white perch. There’s a reason why people love fishing at Halls Lake so much. Don’t be surprised if you hook a fish that weighs several pounds because it’s not uncommon!

Between May and November, you’ll catch lots of different fish. It’s always a fun day taking out the boat in the morning or afternoon and sitting with friends while waiting for something to bite. If you’re lucky, you won’t have to wait too long.

Keep in mind the regional regulations when fishing on Halls Lake. It’s good practice to put the fish back into the water after catching them. It keeps recreational fishing fun and protects the fish that you catch.

Nearby Lakes to Visit

Halls Lake isn’t the only place for fishing Ontario’s lakes. Hop in your car and drive to the other lakes in the Algonquin Highlands District. A few of the nearby lakes are:

  • Boshkung Lake
  • Little Hawk Lake
  • Kabakwa Lake
  • Saskatchewan Lake
  • Welch Lake

You can find lots of fishing boat rentals to take out into the water for the day. If you’re staying for a few days, take a day trip to these lakes for a change of scenery or trying your luck in a new place. 

Idyllic Haliburton Cottages

Sandy Lane Resort is conveniently located on the shores of Halls Lake for easy access to the region’s best fishing, especially in autumn. Fishing at Ontario’s lakes is a favourite pastime that brings lots of people to stay. The resort provides comfortable, modern accommodations in lakefront cottages with sundecks and views of Halls Lake.

Call 705-489-2020 or email for more information on cottage and fishing boat availability.