Sports and Adventure

Inland Fishing

If fishing is your passion, there are a myriad of lakes and waterways to choose from on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia.  Whether you prefer to fish with a fly rod or you are a spin or bait caster, there are lots of species of fish to choose from and various methods to fish for them.  There are several rivers to choose from in this region:

  • Mineville River
  • Musquodoboit River
  • Sheet Harbour River
  • Moser River
  • St. Mary's River

Aside from the rivers, there are numerous fresh water lakes and streams to choose from where you can wet your line. 
Species to fish for include:

  • Speckled Trout
  • Searun Trout
  • BrownTrout
  • Salmon
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Pickerel
  • American Shad
  • Striped Bass

Contact N.S. Registered Fishing Guide- Don Ferguson, Wooden Bear Lodge B&B at (902) 827-7469 for more information or to book a guided fishing trip.
For more information on the fishing regulations that apply in Nova Scotia view the booklet on line at:
Tight lines!

Registered Guide- Don Ferguson with Atlantic Salmon
Fish on!
Brown Trout
Fish from the canoe for Smallmouth Bass
Catch & release for American Shad
Catch & release for Striped Bass
Another Atlantic Salmon tailed
A quick photo and back to the river you go!