Multiple outlets for recreation.

Sport Fishing

Nova Scotia is a worldwide destination for sport fishing. With 6,700 lakes and 130 rivers the province offers a variety of sport fishing for any level of angler. Whether it’s an afternoon of solitude, drifting through the inland waterways, or a more adventurous outing in deep waters, the opportunities for memorable experiences are limitless.

Speckled Trout can be found in Nova Scotia’s freshwater and is a favorite among local fishermen. Rainbow trout and smallmouth bass are also native species to the area, but if ocean fishing is preferred, Mackerel, Cod, Hake, Pollack, Catfish, and Boston Bluefish some small catch.

In the deep ocean, you’ll find the real sport fising. Blue Fin Tuna, Swordfish, and several Shark types populate these waters. Anglers from all over the globe visit this area just to catch some of the lucritive fish, and they keep coming back.


Nova Scotia, and Mahone Bay in particular, offer amazing opportunities for any level of sailing. The islands provide great shelter for the novice while the open ocean poses welcome challenges for the more experienced nautical type.

In addition to personal sailing, the area has numerous events that attract boats from around
the world. Come experience The Mahone Bay Classic Boat Festival, The Tall Ships Festival and Chester Race Week.

The Mahone Bay Classic Boat Festival

Chester Race Week