The Bay of Quinte is a long, narrow bay shaped like the letter “Z” on the northern shore of Lake Ontario in the province of Ontario, Canada. It is just west of the head of the Saint Lawrence River that drains the Great Lakes. It is located about 200 kilometers (120 mi) east of Toronto and 400 kilometers (250 mi) west of Montreal.
The Bay, as it is known locally, provides some of the best trophy Walleye angling in North America, and anglers from all over Canada and the USA visit the area annually. A variety of sport fish inhabit the area including, walleye, perch, large and smallmouth bass, pike, muskie, white bass, crappie, freshwater drum, carp, and catfish. The average Bay of Quinte walleye is 2-3 lbs, although lunker walleye in the 13lb range are not uncommon, making the Bay of Quinte a world-class walleye fishery.