Go Fishing

Northwestern Ontario, Canada's Fishing Destination!


A visit here offers anglers a chance at what could be the biggest fish of their lifetime along with great memories to share. The information in this section is designed to help you plan your next great fishing trip to NW Ontario.


Northwestern Ontario extends from White River in the east to Kenora in the west, and is one of North America’s truly spectacular wilderness destinations. NW Ontario also has one of the greatest concentrations of freshwater lakes and rivers anywhere in the world. In addition to Lake Superior, the world’s largest freshwater lake, there are many thousands of pristine lakes and rivers throughout Northwestern Ontario including several others of significant size - Lake of the Woods, Rainy Lake and Lac Seul.



Northwestern Ontario is one of Canada's premier fishing destinations with opportunities to target almost every sport-fish species in the province. You'll discover a multitude of world-class fishing hotspots for trophy Muskie, Walleye, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Sturgeon plus Perch, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass that thrive in these pristine waters of Northwestern Ontario.



We have a well-developed service infrastructure for anglers that include fishing resorts, outposts, charter air services, marinas, a great variety of accommodations, houseboat operators, canoe outfitters plus retail and service businesses that will meet all your fishing vacation needs.



You've always dreamed about it,
Come discover what Northwestern Ontario has to offer!



See this list of our members with fishing operations, or fishing related businesses, for links to more information. There you can see the many fishing vacation packages we have to offer. Find details to choose the perfect house keeping cabin rental or a full meal American plan fishing package, combined with the many amenities each resort, lodge, outpost or related businesses has to offer.


You can choose a fishing resort:

  • A drive- in fishing lodge doesn't mean that it is crowded. Most of the resorts in NW Ontario are fairly secluded, yet have all the luxuries and amenities you need.
  • You can boat-in to a fishing resort. Imagine staying at an island resort, with the only access being by boat. That’s serenity and seclusion!
  • Fly-in fishing to a Northwestern Ontario fishing resort brings you into unspoiled wilderness and to an entirely new level of fishing experience in the great outdoors.


 Ice Fishing and Winter Activities:

Several of our members remain open throughout the year and can offer you some of Ontario's best ice fishing and snowmobiling adventures to make it even more memorable. Resorts that cater to to icefishermen will ensure your first winter visit won't be your last.



If you're looking for the very best fishing adventure … come visit us in

Northwestern Ontario – Canada’s Outdoor Destination




Choose A Northwestern Ontario Vacation Destination

Helliar's Resort

Hanson's King Island Lodge

KaBeeLo Lodge