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Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Observation

Discover some of the Eastern Townships' finest fishing, hunting and wildlife observation in and around Sutton : with a fishing permit, you can fish in Lac Mohawk on the Parc d'environnement naturel de Sutton trails, at  Au Diable Vert, Les Sentiers de l’Estrie and the Mont Pinnacle and Ruiter Valley Land Trusts. For access points consult the Sutton massif hiking guide.


  • There are a number of small lakes, rivers and mountain streams where you can fish in the spectacular scenery that Sutton and it's surrounding areas has to offer.
  • Wild trout, small mouth bass, walleye and many more could be on the menu of the successful fisherman.
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  • In the Sutton area hunters will find a variety of small game birds like American woodcock or ruffed grouse and larger game animals like moose, white-tailed deer or black bear.
  • Since 2008 the hunting of wild turkey, with shotgun, crossbow and bow  is permitted. Hunters are allowed one wild turkey with beard per year and hunting is permitted one-half hour before sunrise until noon.
moose hunting with bow and arrow Sutton, Quebec
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white tail deer hunting Sutton, Quebec
Click here for hunting zones, rules and regulations.

Wildlife watching

  • More and more popular is the wildlife observation in the Eastern Townships. Exploring the wilderness on foot, bicycle or kayak and watching animals in their natural habitats.
  • You can also take a tour of the area with a naturalist guide or participate in mycology, medicinal plant or nature photography workshops.
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Birding / Bird watching

  • Turkey vultures, wild turkey, Red tailed hawks, great horned owls, ....killdeer, Cardinals, Finches,Northern Oreals, Blue Jays, Northern Flickers, Wood Peckers of many varieties, Hummingbirds, and many others are yours to be discovered.
Wild Turkeys Sutton, Quebec
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  • Sutton and it's wild mountain range is not only a jewel within the Eastern Townships when it comes to Nature observation, but quite unique within Quebec and Canada as some of it's territory and trails are part of the largest privately protected area in Quebec.
  • The Appalachian Corridor (ACA) ,a non-profit conservation organization whose mission is the protection of the natural areas of the Appalachians, has a territory which extends over 2900 square km, is rich of a multitude of natural habitats and ecological treasures, and includes over 13 000 hectares of protected land.
  • Since the beginning of the Appalachian Corridor conservation project, the size of the area protected in perpetuity has grown steadily and thanks to the acquisition of the Domtar property, almost two-thirds of the Monts Sutton massif, or 60 km², are now protected in perpetuity, representing the largest private protected area in Quebec.
salamander Sutton, Quebec
wetland , mountain brook habitat Sutton, Quebec
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