Guided Ice Fishing in the Haliburton Highlands

Dreaming of landing the big one this winter? Love getting out on the hard-water but don’t know where to go?

Whether you’re a seasoned angler chasing that next big trophy or a beginner hoping to wet a line through the ice for the first time, the Haliburton Highlands is a beautiful and productive ice-fishing destination. From hard fighting Lakers, Rainbows, Brook Trout & Splake to Walleye and bruiser rod-bending Northern Pike, this area has open winter seasons for them all.

One of our knowledgeable guides will increase your chances of catching fish.  Trips can be provided from any lake in the Haliburton Highlands provided there’s suitable legal access and ice is deemed safe.

Half-Day  (area lakes) 

Want to squeeze in some ice fishing but can’t stay all day, no worries! Meet your guide and walk out to pre-drilled holes, fish and chat for a few hours! *All bait provided, tackle provided if you don’t have your own.  

Full-day (area lakes) 

Want to fish all day? Meet your guide and walk out to pre-drilled holes, fish to your heart’s content! *All bait provided, tackle provided if you don’t have your own. Bring your lunch. The lake you fish on will depend on the species you wish to catch and where you might be staying or travelling from.    

COVID protocols have been developed and will be adhered to. All fishing will be open ice.  Huts may be available as warming huts only

Notes: All anglers must have a valid fishing license and bring it with them. (Valid Outdoors Card for Ontario residents, valid government issued photo ID + valid non-resident fishing permit for out-of-province anglers.)

What to bring: Warm, windproof outerwear and clothing rated for outdoor winter activities, hat, gloves/mitts, waterproof footwear suitable for snow and ice, camera (iPhone!), lunch if staying out on the ice at midday, snack, drinks, and readiness for outdoor adventures!

Half day or full day


Freeze up until ice-out (after Jan 1)
Various lakes around the Haliburton Highlands
Physical Challenge Rating: 
Short walks to ice fishing locations across frozen . Distances will vary

Rates available upon request. Rates include lakeside meet up and briefing, species-specific expertise and guiding, sonar/GPS/modern electronics, all bait, pop-up tent style shelter, rods & tackle (if required), safety equipment.

All rates subject to HST. Yours Outdoors accepts cash, cheque, e-transfer, Paypal and online credit card payments via Paypal (Visa, MC, American Express). 

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At your doorstep. We will come to your location.

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This package can be customized according to your needs.
Other dates can be arranged with advance notice.

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