It is time to experience


Frosty weather calls for fun winter activities for the whole family at Cooks Bay Marina. Come out and enjoy a unique ice fishing experience at Ontario’s favourite lake.


Breakfast and lunch will be available
for purchase (or by package) at the Marina

 Pit Stop

Refuel snowmobiles and/or vehicles

We’ll take you there

Drop off and pick up will be provided to and from your hut

“Ice fishing might be the ultimate winter activity in Ontario.”


Check out the results of the last Ice Fishing Seasons:

“Tremendous time ice fishing. Great for families. Really pack smart and you can make a great day of it.”

“Can’t say more about the hospitality we received at Cooks Bay Marina.”

Overall satisfaction

Customer Service Satisfaction

of people tried Ice Fishing with us for the first time!


Experience the excitement of ice fishing from the warmth of your heated hut.

We have exactly what you need for a safe and warm ice fishing experience.
Make winter memorable at Cooks Bay Marina.

Tips & Hints

“Dress in warm, winter, and waterproof attire. This includes: warm gloves, a touque, snow boots, winter coat, snow pants, etc.”

“Always bring an extra pair of dry clothes.”

“Make sure to always have a companion while on the ice!”

“While walking on the snow, be mindful of the thickness of ice: 4 inches of clear ice or 6 inches of cloudy ice is the golden rule.”

“Bring a flashlight”

DAY HUT RATES (no half-day)
  • All guests over 12 are $60/per person (up to 6 people). For renting a hut, the minimum is $180 plus tax.
  • FREE kids 12 and under
    (Fishing rod & one scoop of minnows is included)
  • Max of 6 people per hut
  • Extra minnows $10/scoop
  • $10 Stick rentals (rod or wooden stick, line, hook, and weight included), first-come, first-serve.
  • Early arrival at 6:30 am and must be off the ice before 4:00 pm.
  • The rate includes a heated hut with a cooking top, a taxi from and to the hut, one scoop of minnows per hut, and parking for one car (extra cars are charged at $10 each. Also, trailers are extra $10).
  • Payment is due in full upon arrival at the meeting spot.

Extra Information:

Ontario’s Ice Fishing Website:
Click here for more information and guidelines.


Ice fishing is associated with the risk of injury. Remain safe and participate at your own risk.


Get In Touch

1 (705) 456-6212


1155 Gilford Rd
Gilford, ON L0L 1R0


Do you have a question?