Rumors of mysterious creatures lurking in the depths of Lake
Ontario began long before the first European explorers passed through the region.
Local fishermen tell of creatures that nudge their boats in the middle of the night and of glowing eyes that circle them
This immature female Bigeye was taken in the Bay of Quinte just off Belleville. The species appears to be extremely aggressive.
The mate of this one attempted to chew through the hull of the fishing boat in a vain rescue attempt. The fishermen were
able to make it safely ashore only with the help of the local Coast Guard.