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Self-Guided Fishing in Manitoba, Canada | CA-ENL001

Fishing for Walleye and Northern Pike from Remote Fly-In Outpost Cabins

Overview

Unwind, rejuvenate and fish for huge walleye and ferocious northern pike at your own pace and on your time.  This classic Canadian fishing adventure is perfect for a group of experienced fishermen, who don’t mind doing their own cooking, who want to escape the routine with like-minded friends, and, most importantly, go fishing all day, every day, in the pristine Canadian wilderness. 

Highlights

  • Fly-in Fishing Outpost Camps
  • Walleye
  • Artery Lake
  • Northern Pike
  • Little Sass Lake
  • Unguided Fishing at your own pace
  • Napigon Lake
  • Quality Boats and Motors
  • Upper Lake

 

Scattered throughout the Canadian Shield in Manitoba, you will find an endless maze of lakes and rivers, offering do-it-yourself anglers amazing wilderness fishing experiences in Canada. These upgraded and renovated outposts provide anglers comfortable accommodations in private cabins, with all the necessities of home, along with modern boats, reliable motors, all equipment and great fishing for walleye and northern pike. These fishing outposts, and the charter air company that services them, has been family-operated business from the beginning.

This Canadian outfitter offers a complete aircraft charter service, providing safe and reliable air transportation to their many outpost fishing camps throughout northeastern Manitoba utilizing float-equipped aircraft such as De Havilland Turbine Otters, Cessna Amphibious Caravan, DHC-2 Beaver, Cessna 185 aircraft.

Flying out of Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba, about an hour’s drive from Winnipeg, they have a well-established float plane base servicing an impressive number of fishing outpost camps, as well as a full-service remote fly-in lodge. These facilities are located throughout the northeastern side of Manitoba, within three of Manitoba’s beautiful Provincial Parks: Atikaki, Nopiming, and Whiteshell. These locations are well away from civilization and are only accessible by air, or in a few cases, by water/canoe. This has kept the fisheries pristine, productive and sustainable. The main sport fish species here are walleye (up to 29”) and northern pike (in excess of 44”).

Availability May - Sept
Duration 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 days
Departs From Lac du Bonnet, MB
Difficulty Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Minimum age 12 years
Group maximum 8-10 people
Pick Up Optional from Winnipeg
Meet on Location No

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  • Toll Free number in N. America: +1 888 285 1676
  • International number: +1 780 414 1676
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What's Included

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Included

  • Return Fly-In floatplane airfare from Lac Du Bonnet to the Outpost cabins
  • Cabin accommodations and kitchen equipment
  • 14’ Aluminum Boats with 8, 9.9 or 15 HP Motors, Fuel

What to bring

  • Warm jacket
  • Fleece clothing
  • Long pants
  • Shorts
  • Hiking boots
  • Wet shoes
  • Rain gear (jacket and pants)
  • Hat & gloves
  • Insect repellent
  • Packing list provided at booking

Not Included

  • Fishing Licenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Groceries

Contact us for more Information about this tour

TOLL FREE NUMBER IN N. AMERICA: +1 888 285 1676
INTERNATIONAL NUMBER: +1 780 414 1676

You can also send an email to info@adventures.com, or use the contact form here below.

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Itinerary

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Information

These 4 lakes are a medium-distance flight from the float plane base in Lac Du Bonnet, Manitoba:

Artery Lake

Artery Lake is a 45-minute flight from our Float base in Lac du Bonnet, located 80 miles Northeast. At the headwater of the Bloodvein River, Artery Lake is also considered a border water which means this lake lies both in Manitoba and Ontario. Artery Lake offers some of the finest trophy Walleye and Pike fishing in Northeastern Manitoba. Many trophy fish are caught and released each year. With over 8 miles of water to explore, Artery Lake has depths ranging from 10-35 feet. This area is very scenic, including three sets of waterfalls.

We are the only outpost cabin on the lake. This large 3-bedroom, 10-person cabin is located on the Southwest corner of the lake at the headwaters of the Bloodvein River. Walk 5 minutes down a trail behind the cabin and reveal a set of falls where you can cast offshore and catch your lunch. Inside, you will find hot and cold running water, a private shower, a flush toilet, a bathroom sink, a full kitchen with pots, pans, utensils, and dishes, two large refrigerator-freezer units, a chest freezer and a gas stove. Outside, a propane barbecue and fish cooker are supplied. This cabin is equipped with solar lights and a wood stove for heat. Enjoy your morning coffee on the covered deck overlooking the lake.

Artery Lake is equipped with five fourteen-foot Lund boats with 9.9 HP four-stroke Yamaha motors. We supply lifejackets, swivel seats, landing nets, paddles, anchors and gas.

Guests staying at Artery Lake will drive to our floatplane base in Lac du Bonnet or fly to Winnipeg, where we can assist in arranging round-trip transportation to and from our Float base. Your flight to Artery Lake is 80 miles which will take approximately 45 minutes by float plane.

Little Sass Lake outpost camp is in the Atikaki Provincial Park, on the Sasaginnigak River system. Fish for Walleye and Northern Pike among structures such as islands, reefs, sandbars and waterfalls. This lake extends over seven miles and has a reputation as one of Manitoba's most productive Walleye and Northern Pike fisheries.

We are the only outpost cabin on the lake. This 2-bedroom, 8-person cabin is located on the south shore in the middle of the lake. Inside, you will find hot and cold running water, a private shower and bathroom sink, a full kitchen with pots, pans, utensils, and dishes, one large refrigerator-freezer unit and a gas stove. Outside, a propane BBQ and fish cooker are supplied. This cabin is equipped with solar lights and a wood stove for heat. Enjoy your morning coffee on the covered deck overlooking the water's edge.

Little Sass Lake is equipped with four 14' foot Lund boats with 9.9 HP four-stroke Yamaha motors. We supply lifejackets, swivel seats, landing nets, paddles, anchors and gas.

Guests staying at Little Sass Lake will drive to the floatplane base in Lac du Bonnet, about 1 hour northeast of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Your flight to Little Sass Lake is 88 miles which will take approximately 45 minutes by float plane.

Napigon Lake is a 55-minute flight from our Float base in Lac du Bonnet, located 100 miles Northeast. This camp is in the Atikaki Provincial Park, on the Leon River. With 8 miles of water to explore, be sure to travel up the south river to another small lake with incoming falls. As a smaller body of water, this lake is great for your 3-4 day fishing adventure. No need to worry about losing quality fishing time to high winds, as rough water is rare. Spend your days fishing for Walleye and Northern Pike. Find some of Manitoba's hottest Walleye holes.

We are the only outpost cabin on the lake. This 2-bedroom, 8-person cabin is located on a peninsula on the North Shore. Inside, you will find hot and cold running water, a private shower and bathroom sink, a full kitchen with pots, pans, utensils, and dishes, one large refrigerator-freezer unit and a gas stove. Outside, a propane barbecue and fish cooker are supplied. This cabin is equipped with solar lights and a wood stove for heat.

Napigon Lake is equipped with four fourteen-foot Lund boats with 8 HP Yamaha motors. We supply lifejackets, swivel seats, landing nets, paddles, anchors and gas.

Guests staying at Napigon Lake will drive to our floatplane base in Lac du Bonnet or fly to Winnipeg, where we can assist in arranging round-trip transportation to and from our Float base. Your flight to Napigon Lake is 100 miles which will take approximately 55 minutes by float plane.

Upper Lake is a 45-minute flight from our Float base in Lac du Bonnet, located 89 miles Northeast. This camp is in the Atikaki Provincial Park, on the Sasaginnigak River system. This is an excellent location for fishermen who do not want to fight high winds and rough water. This lake extends over eight miles, with its widest point approximately three-quarters of a mile wide. Spend your days fishing for Walleye and Pike. As one of our best Walleye lakes, you can expect to catch many. Northern Pike in this lake is usually found in shallow bays.

We are the only outpost cabin on the lake. This large 2-bedroom, 10-person cabin is located on a sheltered island on the South side of the lake. Inside, you will find hot and cold running water, a private shower and bathroom sink, a full kitchen with pots, pans, utensils, and dishes, a large refrigerator-freezer unit and a gas stove. Outside, a propane barbecue and fish cooker are supplied. This cabin is equipped with solar lights and a wood stove for heat. Enjoy your morning coffee on the covered deck overlooking the lake.

Upper Lake is equipped with four fourteen-foot Lund boats with 9.9 HP four-stroke Yamaha motors. We supply lifejackets, swivel seats, landing nets, paddles, anchors and gas.

Guests staying at Upper Lake will drive to our floatplane base in Lac du Bonnet or fly to Winnipeg, where we can assist in arranging round-trip transportation to and from our Float base. Your flight to Upper Lake is 89 miles which will take approximately 45 minutes by float plane.

PRICES & AVAILABILITY

Prices and availability for 2023

Cabins and activities are available during May - September

Prices for Artery, Little Sass, Napigon & Upper Lakes:

6-8 Persons               4-5 Persons

3 DAY - $1050             3 DAY - $1350

4 DAY - $1230             4 DAY - $1495

5 DAY - $1350             5 DAY - $1600

6 DAY - $1495             6 DAY - $1735

7 DAY - $1600             7 DAY - $1850

All prices are per person, in USD. 

Rates are based on group size, with a minimum of 4.

Payment Details

Deposit and Taxes

  • Pricing does not include 5.00% GST or PST.
  • A 50% deposit is required to hold your reservation.

  • The balance of payment is due before the trip's commencement.

CANCELLATION POLICY & DETAILS

Any cancellation of more than 60 days receives a full credit extended to 1 year (less a 10% administrative fee).  Cancellations within 60 days, deposits are non-refundable. Travel insurance is recommended.