Pricing & Packages

We are Toronto’s guided Salmon Fishing experts. We also offer pike and bowfin fishing, Toronto Island sightseeing, birdwatching and history tours. When you choose Detour, you’re in expert hands with Captain Don!  

Salmon Fishing

(1 – 4  Fisherman) 

June 1st – October 31st

30 ft sportfishing boat

(Chinook, Coho, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Lake Trout)

Our speciality. Your trip starts from the Toronto Harbor heading out to the lake. Your Captain will inform you off safety and fishing plans, then we’ll rig and set up all the rods, while also educating you along the way! From teaching a new angler the tricks to salmon, or sharing our knowledge with experienced fisherman, we want to show you what it takes to catch a show worthy salmon. Sit back, let us do the work so you can bring the trophy home!

1/2 day (6hr)


Full Day (12hr)



6 am – 12 Noon


2 pm – 8pm

Pike & Bowfin

(1 – 2  Fisherman) 

Pike – 2nd Saturday in May – October 31st
Bowfin – April 15th – June 1st

14 ft aluminum with outboard


Over the last 20 yearsk Pike and Bowfin populations have boomed and living on Toronto Island allows Captain Don to know the hotspots for these gators. We use the small boat to get in the lagoons to persue these fish using troll of 
pike over 10lbs and multiple catches are quite common!

Minimum 4 Hours

$60 / hr


(1 – 6  Observers) 

April to October 

The Toronto Island and Tommy Thompson Bird Sanctuary is a unique stopover for migrating birds in the spring and fall, with over 316 specifics of birds and 55 breeding species recorded. Captain Don will guide you around by boat to unreachable hidden birdwatching sights!

30 ft Cabin Cruiser

1-6 people

$100/hr min 4hr

14ft aluminum boat

1-2 people


History Sightseeing Tour

(1-8 People)

April to October

As a born and raised Toronto Island native, Captain Don will take you by boat or bike through the island and harbour front, sharing the tall tales of the rich history of this one of a kind carless community.

30 ft Cabin Cruiser

1-6 people

$100/hr min 4hr

14ft aluminum boat

1-2 people


Community Bike Tour

(1-2 People)

April to October

Take a Toronto Island park tour with Captain Don! Explore local eateries, do a bar hop, check out the island beaches,  sneak by Centerville for Kids, or tour Toronto Island homes and gardens. We supply the bikes for up to 1-2 people!

Minimum 3 Hours

$30 / hr

Now Booking 2022 Season And Beyond!

Important Info

A Fishing License Is Required For All Passengers

What To Bring Along On Your Tour

We recommend weather appropriate clothing and soft sole shoes. We highly recommend sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat to protect against the strong sun on the lake. Oh, and we have a ridge onboard so bring food, drink and snacks for your day!


A 33% deposit is required to book your tour. Any cancellations less than one week from the tour will result in forfeiture of deposit. Weather cancellations are made the day before or dockside at the Captains discretion. In the event of cancellation, alternative dates will be offered of your deposit refunded.