46.215771943875, -60.080626318619

5832 Seaside Drive
Gardiner Mines NS B1H 5K3

Lingan Bay (Sportsman's Memorial Park)

One of Cape Breton's Barrier Free Fishing Sites, Lingan Bay's tidal waters can be accessed via Sportsman Memorial Park's boat launch, shoreline and accessible dock. Here, you can catch a variety of species in addition to our sea run trout, including Mackerel, Smelt, Cod, and Flounder.


Brook trout engraving-style illustration
Brook Trout  |  Salvelinus fontinalis
Drawing of a Rainbow Trout
Rainbow Trout  |  Oncorhynchus mykiss
Drawing of a Brown Trout
Brown Trout  |  Salmo trutta
Drawing of a Flounder
Flounder  |  Paralichthys dentatus
Drawing of a Mackerel
Mackerel  |  Scomber scombrus


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Lingan Bay is within tidal water, making its management the responsibility of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO). With the exception of trout species, please see their website for more information:


For a complete list of regulations, please review Nova Scotia Anglers’ Handbook:

Anglers’ Handbook - Government of Nova Scotia