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Activities At Bryer Lodge


        Relax and enjoy the beach or take your chairs to one of the docks to catch some sun. The varied shoreline at Bryer Lodge has many spots to sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery.
        If you're looking to get out and see some of the wildlife and wilderness, the French River Provincial Park and thousands of acres of crown land surround us. Bring your boat, canoe, kayak, bike or hiking boots and challenge the great outdoors. The nearby Mashkinonje Provincial Park has an excellent system of hiking trails


      For over 50 years the French River has enjoyed a well deserved reputation for it's fishing quality.  Ontario's most sought after game fish are here: walleye (pickerel), muskie, northern pike and small and large mouth bass. Fishing guides are available, please inquire at time of booking.

There are many fish species in the French River
Some of the popular sport fish are;
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French River Fishing Regulations
Walleye; Open 3rd Sat. in May; S - 4 and C - 2 –none between 40-60 cm (15.7-23.6 in.), not more than 1 greater than 60 cm (23.6 in).
Northern Pike; Open 3rd Sat. in May; S - 4 and C - 2 – none between 53-86 cm (21-34 in.), not more than 1 greater than 86 cm (34 in).
Muskellunge; Open 1st Sat. in June; S – 1 and C – 0 - must be greater than 122 cm (48 in).
Bass; Open 4th Sat. in June; S - 4 and C - 2 - none between 33-43 cm (13-17 in), not more than 1 greater than 43 cm (17 in).
S = sport fishing license      C = conservation fishing license

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We have canoes, kayaks and a peddle boat available for our guest to enjoy. Motor boats are available for rent on a daily or weekly basis. Docking for your own boat is $25 per weekend or $50 per week. All boat rentals require a refundable damage deposit and a valid boaters card.

14 foot Lund fishing boat with 15 hp 2-stroke Yamaha motor

$85 / day
$400 / week
$250 deposit

16 foot Legend Widebody with 20 hp 4-stroke Yamaha motor, depth finder and live well.

$145 / day
$700 / week
$500 deposit

20 foot pontoon boat with 25 hp 4-stroke motor, depth finder and live well.

$210 / day
$1025 / week
$500 deposit

Boat rentals include life jackets and all required safety equipement. Gasoline and taxes are extra. A damage deposit is required for all rentals.
All rentals are subject to availability.
A Pleasure Craft Operator Card is now required to rent one of our a boats. Contact us for more details.

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Get your boaters card online at BoaterExam.com OR in Noëlville at MarineTechPlus



About 20 km away, Noëlville is our closest town and can satisfy most of your shopping needs. The town has a grocery store and beer and liquor stores, as well as restaurants, a pharmacy, a laundromat and various other stores. There is also a skateboard park, chip stand and library with internet access.


The City of Sudbury is about an hours drive from here and features attractions such as Science North and Dynamic Earth, movie theaters and, of course, more shopping.


The Maples is a new, innovative tri-par course that is only minutes down the road from Bryer Lodge. This 9 hole "home of the par 90" has rentals, a driving range, pro-shop and licensed restaurant. Call 705-898-2400 for details.
Meadow Springs Golf Course is an eighteen hole par 70 course just down the highway from Noëlville. It has a full proshop, snack bar, golf cart and club rentals. 705-898-2596
French River Golf & Country Club is a 9 hole par 34 course. Club, power cart and pull cart rentals, snack bar and pro shop. 705-857-2201
Noëlville Driving Range Go hit a bucket of balls for the practice... or just for the fun of it. 705-898-2806

Gone fishing
If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to call or e-mail us.