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FLY FISHING IN NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO
If you’re a fly angler, or angling to become one, you’ll appreciate Northeastern Ontario’s region’s sheltered lakes and rivers where you can escape wind and waves amongst picturesque islands.
Most species in our region can be caught on a fly rod; bass, walleye, pike, and muskie all enjoy streams of various sizes.
In the early spring, when the fly fishing season opens, is a great time to visit a lodge and a lake to yourself.
Use the map below to find your perfect fly fishing accommodations or visit our Places to Stay page.
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Mattawa River Resort
Cochrane Air Services Limited
Mowat Landing Cottages
Two Rivers Motel
North River Outfitters
Mattawa River Cottage
Sid Turcotte Park
Elk Lake Wilderness Resort
Elk Lake, ON
Saenchiur Flechey Resort
Air Ivanhoe Limited
Fish Tale Cabins & Campground
Cedar Village & Marina
Wawaitin Falls, Timmins, ON
Bear’s Den Lodge
Sportsman’s Inn Resort & Marina
Beautiful Log Cottage
Lazy Rock RV Park & Campground
Mattawa Adventure Camp
Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge
French River, ON
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What species are you after?
FIND YOUR FISH IN NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO
Lakes here range from mesotrophic to oligotrophic. The mesotrophic lakes offer lots of fun opportunities to fish natural structures for warm water species such as bass, walleye, muskie, and pike. And our oligotrophic lakes have deep, crystal clear waters perfect for all types of trout.
Some lakes have the best of both worlds and while you’re here you’ll have the opportunity to catch both natural and stocked lake and brook trout.
Resources and Regulations
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FISHING IN NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO
Before heading anywhere new, every good angler should check the region’s rules and regulations. It’s important to respect the seasonality of species to make sure you have the best vacation possible.
You also need to make sure you have the proper fishing license for the type of fishing you’re doing.
- Whether you want a conservation license or sport, the differences are made clear here.
- Follow our Fishing and Hunting Facebook page for the latest updates from around the region.