WON Landing Page OCT 2022

Carp Fishing & Camping on the St. Lawrence River in the Cornwall Region

Earlier this month I visited Mille Roches Campground on the St. Lawrence River for an amazing 4 days of carp fishing and camping! This campground is situated on a string of islands connected by the Long Sault Parkway just west of Cornwall in Southern Ontario, Canada. This area has a unique history as Mille Roches is an underwater ghost town and one of Ontario’s Lost Villages. The Long Sault Parkway area is a popular carp fishing destination that draws in anglers from around the world. This was my third visit to this beautiful campground and it came with much anticipation after such great past experiences! My partner, Eric, and I decided to share the fun and invited a few friends to join us for their first carping/camping experience. It turned out to be such a memorable weekend!

I have partnered with the following organizations for this adventure: Cornwall Tourism, the Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, and Southeastern Ontario.

Ashley Rae Carp

Fishing on the St. Lawrence River

The St. Lawrence River is a very popular fishing destination and is home to a wide range of fish species, including: largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike, yellow perch, common carp, catfish, muskellunge, and much more. In addition to my shore fishing carp adventures here, I have also explored the St. Lawrence River by boat. I’ve been fortunate to catch some quality smallmouth and largemouth bass, as well as walleye on this river. It’s always a treat to explore these amazing waters!

St. Lawrence River smallmouth bass
St. Lawrence River smallmouth bass

If you’re looking to visit the area, Cornwall Tourism works with local partners to offer discounts through their Fish and Stay Packages. Aside from the campground, additional access points to the river include Lamoureux Park and Guindon Park. Both feature a boat launch and shore fishing access. Details on these parks and more can be found at: https://cornwalltourism.com/explore/fishing/

Continue reading, Carp Fishing & Camping on the St. Lawrence River in the Cornwall Region, from our friend Ashley Rae at SheLovesToFish.com.

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