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Montreal's Ice Fishing Village Is Returning To The Old Port In 2015

Fun on ice that is not skating.
Montreal's Ice Fishing Village Is Returning To The Old Port In 2015

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Snowboarding, skiing, tobogganing, all are seasonal activities we've done every winter since we were kids, and while fun, they're not getting any fresher. This winter do something a little new, with a winter activity that is older than recorded history, and catch some fish beneath layers of frozen water at the Old Port's Ice Fishing Village.

Located right by the Clock Tower Quay in the Old Port, Montreal's Ice Fishing Village is made up of thirty heated shelters, each of which can house 8-12 people, meaning you'll be comfy and warm while you ice fish with friends. Also, all the equipment is right there for you, so no stress if you don't have your own fishing rod, so you really just need to come ready to catch some fish.

Sitting atop a a frozen tundra doesn't sound like the safest of activities, but don't stress, the Ice Fishing Village only opens once the ice is thick enough to support the thirty huts that make up the ice fishing grounds. The projected launch date for this year is set for the first week of January, though that could be subject to change depending on the weather.

Learn more about the Ice Fishing Village, including rates and prices, by heading to the official Old Port listing right here.

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