Sport fishing is a certain technique of recreational fishing that varies, according to the type of fish and body of water. Sport fishing is often practiced as angling, in which a fishing rod with a baited hook is used to catch fish, but other techniques can be used. Once an angler catches a fish, they often kill it and have it weighed and preserved; however, "catch and release, a system in which the fish is released after being reeled in (and sometimes weighed), is increasingly popular. According to the City of Toronto, there are 15 different types of fish that can be caught within the city limits.
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Scarborough Fly and Bait Casting Association; Murray’s Fly Fishing School
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Murray’s Fly Fishing School10 Yonge StToronto, ON M5E 1R4
Scarborough Bluffs7 Brimley Rd SouthScarborough, ON M1M 3W3
Bronte Creek Provincial Park1219 Burloak Dr.Oakville, ON L6M 4J7
Port Credit Memorial Park40 Stavebank RdMississauga, ON L5G 1S4
Lakeview Park55 Lakeview Park AveOshawa, ON L1J 7Z9
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