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Ice Fishing Weekend for Women - Elbow Lake - February 1 - 3

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Friday, 1 February 2019 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, 3 February 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST)

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Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
2019 OWA Paid Members 1 Registration 31 Jan 2019 $100.00 $0.00

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Join us for a weekend of ice fishing on private and back lakes about 30 minutes north of Kingston. Includes two nights accommodation, instruction, potluck lunches/dinners, Big Fish tournament and a Saturday evening fish fry.

 ***A minimum of 12 women is needed for this event to run. ***   3 people per cabin. 

***IF the event sells out, we may be able to rent more cabins so please put yourself on the Wait List if registration fills.***

This event is for women 19 years of age or older.

COST: $100 per person ~ with a paid 2019 OWA membership

To become a member:

LOCATION: Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre

1500 Hewlett-Packard Lane
Perth Road Village, Ontario K0H 2L0

ARRIVE: Friday, February 1  between 12:00 noon  - 10:00 pm

DEPART: Sunday, February 3   2:00 pm

FISHING: Perch, Pike and Crappie (access to the crappie lake will depend on how much snow is on the ice as it is a fair walk to that location)   

ALCOHOL: Responsible use of alcohol is allowed in the cabins and the main pavilion ONLY. For your own safety and the enjoyment of others, we ask that participants do not overindulge.

***Elbow Lake is a nature reserve so live bait and barbed hooks are not allowed. Fishing is catch and release only on Elbow but we can keep fish from Spectacle Lake and another back lake. There will be a fair amount of walking on the ice to get to Spectacle Lake. The lake we fish for perch/pike is a short drive away and an easy walk out on the ice. ***

IMPORTANT: We will be fishing on the open ice. You are welcome to bring and use a pop up hut if you choose but will not be able to bring it to Spectacle Lake.

If you plan on keeping fish, you must be able to clean them.


  • Two nights accommodation (Fri & Sat) 3 people per cabin.

  • Power auger

  • Ice Fishing Seminar (Friday night)
  • Big Fish Tournment

  • Saturday night Fish Fry



Friday Lunch – on your own
Friday Dinner – potluck
Saturday Breakfast – on your own
Saturday Lunch – potluck
Saturday Dinner – fish fry and potluck
Sunday Breakfast – on your own
Sunday Lunch - leftovers



- sleeping bag and pillow
- warm outdoor clothing and boots
- ice cleats
- 2019 fishing licence
- 5 gallon bucket or camping chair to sit on
- ice fishing rod and tackle (there will be a limited number available)

- an ultra-light or light action rod for perch/crappie is recommended and a medium or medium-heavy for pike
- breakfast for Saturday and Sunday
- potluck items (you will be contacted in late January)

- live bait is available in Battersea if you wish to use it for Pike fishing


- pop-up hut, ice anchors and heater
- hand auger and ice scoop
- ice fishing flasher or sonar
- sled (to pull equipment out on the ice)
- fish filet knife

- tip-up for pike fishing

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Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre
1500 Hewlett-Packard Lane
Perth Road, ON K0H 2L0

Friday, 1 February 2019 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, 3 February 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST)

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Ontario Women Anglers

Ontario Women Anglers is an organization that provides a variety of programs aimed at getting more women and children outdoors and involved in fishing. Through anglers’ education workshops, hands-on activities, fishing excursions, community events and mentorship, Ontario Women Anglers provides opportunities for both new and experienced female anglers to increase their fishing skills and to network with others that share this passion. 


We are completely non-profit, volunteer driven and receive the generous support of individuals and businesses in the fishing industry.


Fishing 101 for Women is a program that offers seminars, fishing opportunities and instruction for women that are interested in learning the basics of recreational angling. Participants are provided with the tools and knowledge to start fishing on their own and so they can bring their children out to fish with the confidence of knowing how to set up a rod, bait a hook, release a fish and much more.


Other seminar topics include licensing and regulations, safety, fish identification, rods, reels and equipment, conservation, community and online resources, fishing with children and much more. After each seminar, women have an opportunity to put their new knowledge into practice by participating in a fishing activity from shore on a local body of water. 

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