Chapleau - Pit's Place Bait & Tackle (Non-resident hunting licenses sold here)
Chapleau, ON, Canada
Phone: (705) 864-0541
Required Boat Safety Gear:
If you bring your own boat, Ontario water safety regulations require your boat to be equipped with the following items. There is a good chance you will be stopped for a boat safety check:
Anchor and rope
Non-projectile signaling device such as an air-horn or whistle
Coastguard approved lifejackets
Waterproof flashlight with good batteries in the flashlight
A 30-foot rope with a floatation device attached to the end for rescue situations
Ontario Boating Regulations for Children:
Children under 12 years of age must wear a life jacket at all times
No one under the age of 16 can operate a PWC (personal watercraft).
No one under the age of 12, who is not being directly supervised (by someone over the age of 16), may operate a vessel with more than 10 hp.
No one between the age of 12 and 16, who is not being directly supervised (by someone over the age of 16), may operate a vessel with more than 40 hp.
Pleasure Craft Operator Card:
As of Sept. 15, 2009. all rersident powerboat operators must obtain a Pleasure Craft Operator Card.
Non-residents do not need a Boat Operators Card unless they are in Ontario for more than 45 days.