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Sportfishing in Nova Scotia

With 13,300 km of saltwater and freshwater coastline, which includes 6,700 lakes and 100 rivers that offer a variety of sport fishing experiences for avid anglers and beginners, it's no wonder that Nova Scotia is hailed as a sport fishing paradise. Whether you are looking for solitude or a fun family adventure, sportfishing in Nova Scotia offers it all.

In springtime, there is lots of action on the water for speckled, rainbow, and brown trout and striped bass. As things warm up, fishing is great for smallmouth bass, white/yellow perch, chain pickerel, and mackerel. As the leaves start to fall, sportfishing opportunities continue for trout and the king sportfish, atlantic salmon.

Giant Bluefin Tuna Sportfishing in Nova Scotia

Each year, from June to October, schools of giant Bluefin Tuna return to Nova Scotia's shores, giving sport fisherman the chance to hook the catch of a lifetime. Sport fishers from around the globe travel here year after year to battle with these creatures – some weighing in excess of 1,000 lbs.

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