Sauble River Fishing & Other Top Local spots!

New to the area or just looking for a new place to fish? Below we've provided some of the locations nearby. If you're on your mobile device make sure to make use of our "directions" links.

Denny's Dam - Saugeen River

  • Best Season: Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter
  • Types of fish: Bass, Catflish, Brown Trout, Steelhead Rainbow Trout, Salmon and Small Mouth Bass;
  • Recommended Lure: Paul recommends tied spawn with a float reel

Chesley Lake

Directions are to approximate location of boat launch.

  • Best Season: Summer, Winter
  • Types of fish: Perch, Pickerel, Large & Small Mouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike and Yellow Perch
  • Recommended Lure: If you have a boat in the summer Paul suggests that pickerel, pike and perch are the main species to find using lures, worms or minnows with a smaller rod and spin reel + using a spinning reel or Baitcast reel for summer fishing with worms and worm harness or lures.
  • Note: Unless you have a boat, it is mostly a popular spot for ice fishing in the winter but you will need a boat if summer fishing as the shoreline is taken up with cottages. Ice fishing in these spots are totally different rods (small rods or tip-ups) and minnows for bait.

Arran Lake

  • Best Season: Great Ice Fishing
  • Types of fish: Mostly perch, pike, large & Small Mouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike and Yellow Perch and using a spinning reel or Baitcast reel for summer fishing with worms and worm harness or lures.
  • Recommended Lure: Paul recommends using worms, or lures on a rod and spin reel. Ice fishing in these spots are totally different rods (small rods or tip-ups) and minnows for bait.
  • Note: Unless you have a boat, it is mostly a popular spot for ice fishing in the winter but you will need a boat if summer fishing

Sauble River

Directions are to location for parking at Sauble Falls

  • Best Season: Spring, Fall and Winter
  • Types of fish:Rainbow Trout, Salmon, Large & Small Mouth Bass, Northern Pike and Great Trout fishing
  • Recommended Lure: Paul suggests a spawn bag with a float reel (also called a palm reel or centerpin reel)

Southampton Pier (on the north side)

Directions are to approximate street parking access

  • Best Season: Spring, Fall and Winter
  • Types of fish:Bass, salmon, perch and rainbow trout as well as the occasional catfish or carp.
  • Recommended Lure: For summer fishing use worms with worm harness or lures on a spinning reel or Baitcast reel.

Grey Bruce Paddling Map showing top fishing rivers and lakes