FISHING IN NOVA SCOTIA’S NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT

Nova Scotia is home to over 6,700 lakes and 130 rivers. The village of Wallace in the Cumberland County has a long history as a fishing harbour. With such details as these in mind, anglers and fishermen of all types can be certain to find that ultimate catch in Atlantic Canada.

From spending the day on a lobster boat in search of oysters, quahogs and gaspereau (to name a few) to wading the shallow waters while fly-fishing, the Northumberland Strait region promises to deliver exceptional fishing experiences one after another. When fishing in Wallace, Nova Scotia, you can also expect to find an awe-inspiring sunset, an endless expanse of open water and a sense of freedom that can’t be found on land.

FISHING INDUSTRY IN WALLACE, NS

The town of Wallace is an active fishing port and the wharf’s location in the heart of the village makes it a focal point for commercial fishing. Approximately two dozen commercial fishing boats ply the waters of the Northumberland Strait in search of lobster, crab, scallops, herrings or mackerel. The lobster season runs typically from May 1st until June 30th.