Fisheries Inventory Data Queries (FIDQ)

Search for data about an individual lake or stream or about all the lakes or streams in a watershed. Query results can be saved to your computer and opened in a spreadsheet for viewing and analysis.

Fish and fish habitat data has been collected since the early 1900s, it includes:

  • Watershed identification
  • Species lists
  • Obstacles to fish 
  • Physical lake and stream characteristics
  • Stocking records
  • Individual fish records
  • Bathymetric maps
  • Fisheries Information Summary System (FISS) information

Email results: If a large amount of data is returned (e.g. a multiple waterbodies query), results will be emailed to you within a few minutes. Use the "preview" button to see the data prior to emailing.


Get waterbody locator information including waterbody name (if one exists), watershed code, waterbody identifier, UTM position, mapsheet number, region and physical attributes. Results are based on the 1:50,000 Watershed Dictionary. 

Use this query to get all information for an individual waterbody.

Find theme information about fish presence, individual fish data, physical site survey data, obstacle data, and stocking data for more than one waterbody. The intent of this query is to get data at a watershed scale by forest district or by TRIM mapsheet.

Search for lakes that have bathymetric (depth) maps – over 2,600 bathymetric PDF maps are available for lakes that have been surveyed.

Use this query to access fish stocking records for any stocked waterbody.

This query returns a list of fish species by common name or scientific name – it's sorted by species type and includes, species, sub-species, and extinct, general and hybrid classifications. The default query is set to list all species.

Get a list of recent projects, including the number of stream surveys, lake surveys, site surveys and fish collections for each project.