Sault Ste. Marie - Algoma Fishing

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Sault Ste. Marie - Algoma

Located at the heart of two of the greatest Great Lakes, Huron and Superior, it’s not hard to understand the richness of Algoma’s angling opportunities. Discover a year round angler’s playground extending from the shores of these mighty lakes north to the very remoteness of the James and Hudson Bay lowlands. From west of White River, to Nakina, Hearst and down to Elliot Lake and finally east of Spanish, Algoma’s coastal waters and inland lakes are home to walleye, northern pike, bass, brook and lake trout, salmon and steelhead. Experience 28,000 square miles of unparalleled beauty and unparalleled angling. From remote to urban angling, Algoma truly has it all!

FLY-IN FISHING

Start your trip by departing on a float plane that will truly open your eyes to the beauty and expanse of Northern Ontario. Dotted with inland lakes, this landscape will take your breath away as you seek the solitude and magnificent angling opportunities here. From five-star full service resorts, to totally remote outpost cabins, this area’s claim to fame is diverse species that are huge.

TRAIN-IN FISHING

Want to be remote and not fly? Hop on the Via Rail Bud Car, where you will ride the rails to your host lodge destination. It’s a truly unique way to travel through the recesses of the Algoma wilderness. Just load up your gear, relax and wait until your rail stops where your hosts will meet you. It’s remote without leaving the ground!

FLY FISHING

Algoma is earning its reputation as a must-do destination for fly fishers. Whether you look to an urban experience where you can stay at a five star hotel and walk to the famous St. Mary’s River rapids or a fly-in lodge where colourful brook trout await, or even a drive-in lodge or cottage rental where Algoma’s famous year round bass fishery is touted as some of the best bass angling in the world, you will quickly understand why fly fishers love Algoma.

DRIVE-TO FISHING

If you are looking to fish in streams that feed into Lake Superior, inland lakes or rivers, Algoma’s plethora of drive-in lodges, resorts and cabins has you covered. It’s difficult to exaggerate the richness of the fisheries that you drive to in Algoma. With thousands of water bodies, and numerous species, lodges, resorts and cabins that are reasonably priced look no further than Algoma.

Get ready to fish real in Algoma Country. 

FISH OF ONTARIO

Fish for muskienorthern pikebrook trout and more. Ontario’s waters are brimming with excellent fishing opportunities.

ICE FISHING

Enjoy peace and solitude while fishing a lake that sees only a few hard water fishing enthusiasts every year. Fish northern pike, walleye, trout (rainbows, brookies and lakers) whitefish and yellow perch. Or salmon if you're dropping a line down a hole in Batchawana Bay near Wawa on Lake Superior. Add ice fishing to your snowmobiling itinerary and enjoy two great winter activities in one spectacular unspoiled region of Ontario.

ICE FISHING OPERATORS

Here are ice fishing operators in the area:
Dunlop Lake: Dunlop Lake Lodge, Elliot Lake         
Lake Lauzon: 
Lake Lauzon Resort, Algoma Mills
Magog Lake: Birch Lodge, Blind River

Fishing boat traveling along the shoreline.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS REGION

While our fishing is legendary, you'll be amazed at how much more there is to do here. Set out on a paddling adventure or enjoy our urban culture and attractions.
Man holding his catch while ice fishing.

TIPS AND ESSENTIALS

Get useful information on preparing for your trip, such as acquiring your fishing licence or bringing your boat across the border.

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