COME CATCH YOUR TROPHY MUSKIE
Moira Lake is well-known as a fisherman's paradise!
Some of the most popular freshwater fish species can be found in abundance in this beautiful lake, including:
Walleye / Pickerel (opens 2nd Saturday in May)
Largemouth Bass (opens last Saturday in June)
Muskellunge ("Muskie") (opens first Saturday in June)
Moira Lake is famous for the huge Muskie that live in its waters!
If you like fishing for these monsters, this is the Lake for you!
Everyone knows how dee-lish-oussss a nice bit of Pickerel can be. Here's a super recipe for you to try once you've brought home the big one! Just click on the pic for the recipe!
Carol Ann's Pan Fried Pickerel
An Important Note about Fishing in Moira Lake!
2 lb Pickerel fillets, skinned
1/4 c All-purpose flour
2 c Saltine cracker crumbs
1/4 c Milk
Vegetable oil to deep-fry
Salt and Pepper
Place flour in shallow bowl; in separate shallow bowl, whisk together milk and egg. In another shallow bowl, place cracker crumbs. Using sharp knife, cut fillets diagonally into 2-inch wide pieces. In deep frying pan, heat oil to 375F 190C. Meanwhile, dip fish, 1 slice at a time, into flour, shaking off excess, then into milk mixture, then into cracker crumbs, pressing on both sides to coat thoroughly. Fry a few pieces of fish at a time for 3-4 minutes or until golden and fish rises to top of fryer.
Serve with a slice of lemon and some french fries from the local chip wagon! Yummm!
Click here to find out about who needs a fishing license and who doesn't....
If you are an Ontario resident and wish to get a license, go here.
If you are an American citizen and wish to get a temporary license, go here