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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9770 TTY: 705-424-5302 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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Fishing

The Township of Essa has four Fishing Parks for residents to utilize.

Locations of Fishing Parks

Essa Centennial Park– Ivy
Nottawasaga Fishing Park
Don Ross Fishing Park

Access Passes

To be eligible to fish in the designated Fishing Parks in Essa Township, you require a Fishing License AS WELL AS a Township issued Fishing Access Pass.

Fishing Access Pass
Option 1: $10.00 Day Fishing PassGood for one day only
Option 2: $40.00 Access Pass

Good from January 1st – December 31st of current year. 

This pass automatically enters you into the Annual Essa Riverbank Salmon Derby, which takes place the 3rd weekend in September.

Fishing Access Passes are available at the following locations:

Angus Home Hardware
Essa Township Administration Office
Naturally for You Health Store
Wolfs Den – Ivy

Payment for Access Passes can also be made using "Online Registration" by clicking on the link provided on the right-hand side of this page.

Essa residents under the age of 18 or over the age of 65 do not need to purchase an Access Pass. 

For more information on Access Passes, please contact at the Administration Centre at 705-424-9770.