Located on Mulvilles Bay of the Upper Rideau Lake, Westport provides residents and visitors with easy access to great fishing. With hundreds of lakes in close proximity (including 32-lakes in a 15-mile radius!) and Lake Ontario a short drive away, there is no lack of fishing spots when you live in Westport. Spend your leisure time exploring the many channels connecting Westport with the vast beauty of the United Nations (UNESCO) recognized Frontenac Arch Biosphere.

A brother and sister fishing near Westport.
A man fishing in a lake near Watercolour Westport.
An older man fishing on a dock near Westport.
Two children fishing at dusk near Westport.

Westport Favourites

The Upper Rideau Lake

A local favourite fishing spot for Westport residents is the Upper Rideau Lake. The lake is well known for its large population of smallmouth and largemouth bass, as well as lake trout, pike, yellow perch, and walleye.

Newboro harbour, just a short boat ride away from Westport.

Wolfe Lake

Just west of Westport, Wolfe Lake is a more secluded fishing spot that offers fantastic ice fishing during the winter. With so many lakes surrounding the village, when you live in Westport, it’s easy to get out on the water.

A father and son fishing on Wolfe Lake near Watercolour Westport.

Discover the hundreds of local fishing spots surrounding Westport

A map of the many great fishing spots that surround Westport.