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County Weekly News Article on the 9th Annual Ice Fishing Derby

County Weekly News Article on the 9th Annual Ice Fishing Derby

By admin | Feb 05, 2018 | Media

  By Bruce Bell, The County Weekly News/The Intelligencer Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:43:01 EST PM They’d give you the shirts off their backs if you promised them a fish at Merland Park. Derby runs on fun, fishing and community spirit The annual Merland Park Ice Fishing Derby returns to the shores of Merland Park […]

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Picton Gazette Writes About the 9th Annual Ice-Fishing Derby

Picton Gazette Writes About the 9th Annual Ice-Fishing Derby

By admin | Jan 27, 2018 | Media

On-ice Games Highlight Ninth Annual Merland Park Ice Fishing Derby Merland Park is hosting their ninth annual ice fishing derby Feb. 9–11. January 23, 2018 CHAD IBBOTSON STAFF WRITER Picton’s Merland Park will be hosting its ninth annual ice fishing derby next month. The derby kicks off Friday, Feb. 9 at dusk and runs until […]

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Mike Miller and Angler & Hunter Television at Merland Park Filming

Mike Miller and Angler & Hunter Television at Merland Park Filming

By admin | Dec 16, 2017 | Media

In December, Mike Miller and the crew from Angler & Hunter Television were at Merland Park filming an episode.  It is always a pleasure to have Mike at the Park.

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Jeff Simpson from In-Fisherman TV Filming at Merland for 3 days

Jeff Simpson from In-Fisherman TV Filming at Merland for 3 days

By admin | Dec 10, 2017 | Media

Jeff Simpson from In-Fisherman TV was at Merland Park filming for three days. The first two days we were blown off the water with 60 km winds and then we hit a home run with 1/2 hr before having to go back in. We caught five walleye. An 11 1/2 pounder and a 12 1/2 […]

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Summer Fishing Outstanding This Year

Summer Fishing Outstanding This Year

By admin | Aug 14, 2017 | Fishing Reports, Resort News

Fishing on the Bay of Quinte has been incredible this July and August!  Our guests are traveling from all over Ontario, Quebec and the United States to cast their rods and reel in their prize!  Anglers have been groups of young guys, father/daughter duos, husband and wife teams and families all anxious to feel that […]

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Walleye Must Love the Extra Water

Walleye Must Love the Extra Water

By admin | May 18, 2017 | Fishing Reports

Luckily, this Spring’s flooding didn’t affect us too badly.  We had much higher water levels but minimal flooding at the shoreline. Even better news is the fish, who must love the extra water, are on fire!  They are biting early this year and are just the perfect size for eating. Guests at Merland Park have had some […]

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RoadFish TV filming at Merland Park Again

RoadFish TV filming at Merland Park Again

By admin | Apr 29, 2017 | Media

Roadfish.tv was at the park filming again. We had a great day on the water and caught 7 beautiful Lake Trout! It is always a pleasure to have this crew come stay with us!

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Merland Park Makes Annual Donation to Kiwanis

Merland Park Makes Annual Donation to Kiwanis

By admin | Apr 23, 2017 | Media

Kevin Lavers  presented a cheque for $2500 to Rod Holloway, President of the Picton Kiwanis Club. The money was raised for the Kiwanis Club’s Terrific Kids Program at Merland Park’s Annual winter ice fishing derby.

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Merland Park featured on Northern Ontario Travel as the place for Monster Walleye

Merland Park featured on Northern Ontario Travel as the place for Monster Walleye

By admin | Feb 24, 2017 | Media

My wet, ungloved hand would have stuck to the aluminum gunnel if I’d left it there. Quickly, I let go of the boat and reached into the net. Straining to hoist the huge walleye from the netting, I passed it to Kevin Lavers, owner of Merland Park in Picton, Ontario. As I snapped photo after photo of […]

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Bay of Quinte Fall Fishing 2016

Bay of Quinte Fall Fishing 2016

By admin | Nov 07, 2016 | Fishing Reports

As usual, the fall fishing on the Bay of Quinte is incredible!  This year, we had an abundance of sheepshead and guests were excited to reel in these giant fish. Pete Bowman from Fish ‘n Canada came to Merland Park to film a show solely on sheepshead because they are so much fun to reel […]

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