Ontario Drift Boat Tours

Ontario Drift Boat Tours

“If you’ve ever asked a guide what his favourite trip would be, it would most likely be a Drift Boat excursion.”
Drift Boat Tours: a beautiful morning

Drift Boat Fishing on a beautiful morning

A float trip is by far the best way to enjoy fishing while seeing remote stretches of Ontario’s rivers that are not accessible by foot. Our Clackacraft boats are the best in the business providing the ultimate in comfort, safety and fishing convenience.

The Maitland River, Goderich

The Maitland River (which we consider our home river) offers some of the largest and hardest fighting Steelhead found in our waters.  The best times to fish are from the last Saturday in April to around mid May as well as mid October to the end of December.

The Saugeen River, Walkerton

The Saugeen River is another world class river that fishes as well as the Maitland for Steelhead, and as with the Maitland it offers some incredible and remote scenery. 

The Saugeen can also be drifted for Trophy Smallmouth Bass as well as large and plentiful Musky (very fiesty!) in the Summer months.


A river sunrise, just one of many great sights to see

The Grand River, Fergus & Paris

The river that is in closest proximity to the Buffalo border and Toronto area is the Grand River near Paris, Ontario. A beautiful drift that offers Steelhead and resident Rainbows in the Spring and Fall and also an incredible Smallmouth Bass fishery that will wow any angler in the Summer months.  This is a catch and release river and the sheer numbers that can be caught today is a tribute to the catch and release programs.

All river trips include all necessary equipment and instruction.  Tasty lunches on shore are also provided.

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Don’t forget your fishing licence.  You can purchase it online at The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources