Northeastern Ontario Fishing Vacations

Fishing Lodges, Camps, Cottages, Resorts and Outfitters and information for: Gowganda and Shining Tree, Chapleau, Montreal River, Wawa, Lady Evelyn Lake, Lake Tomiko and Marten River, Kirkland Lake, Elk Lake, Gowganda, Matachewan, Sudbury Spanish and Espanola,  Gogama, Foleyet, Timmins, Cochrane, Kapuskasing, Hearst, James Bay and Matheson. New Liskeard, and Temagami.

The northeastern Ontario is a fabled land where nature and tranquility are an awakening to the senses. Come and explore the lakes where the crystal water is teeming with fish, and the honey-holes are yours to enjoy all day long. Watch as the ever-abundant moose graze at the waters edge, or the loon sings its haunting song during the evening, gently settling you into slumber.

Ontario’s northeast is a wondrous arena for the avid angler, and with so many lakes, rivers and streams to choose from, the most daunting task during your visit may be deciding which to cast a line into. Walleye and Northern Pike reign supreme throughout the region, and catching dozens of fish is the norm for those fishermen venturing to reap the rewards.

The variety of the fishery is also an attractive lure, with trout, panfish and bass willing and ready in most of the featured lakes.

Bring your family and a large appetite for fishing, as Northern Ontario is never one to disappoint. Come and discover what the near north has to offer and let your angling fantasies finally become a reality! Looking for Walleye information check out our Ontario Walleye Fishing website!

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Gowganda - Shining Tree

Welcome to one of Northeastern Ontario’s most productive regions. Fish Gowganda Lake, West Shining Tree Lake and many back lakes for walleye, smallmouth bass, pike, perch, and whitefish!


A true natural and extraordinary natural adventure, with abundant wildlife and tranquil beauty, enjoy a fishing adventure with friends or family, and try to reel in trophy walleye, Chapleau may be the region your looking for!


Situated in the northeast part of Ontario is Gogama, some six hundred kilometres north of Toronto. While only about 400 people call the area home, Gogama is well known for its plethora of outdoor activities, as well as its numerous fishing locations.

Marten River - Tomiko

Half an hour north of North Bay in the District of Nipissing, Marten River is a tiny community tucked away in old-growth forest and crystal waters. Visitors from near and far come to visit for its close proximity to nature’s beauty.

Sudbury - Spanish & Espanola

Whether you’re in transit to and from North Channel islands or you’re staying a while, Spanish is an ideal landing spot. Well situated near the Benjamin Islands group, as well as Whalesback and McBean Channels, you’ll be well taken care of at the Gateway to the North Channel.


Lake Temagami & the village of Temagami comprise the vacation region, hosting some of the best cottage retreats. With a vast amount of lakes in the area, the region has earned its reputation as a canoeing capital. From gentle lakes to more challenging whitewater, any enthusiast will find a place to enjoy themselves.

Timmins - Cochrane & James Bay

See some of the most majestic Canadian wildlife, like moose, elk, deer and bison just five minutes outside of downtown. This area is also an ideal spot to watch for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) due to its northern locations and minimal light pollution. Know before you go — check out space weather on the internet to see what your chances are.


Known for its excellent fishing adventures and surrounding bodies of water, Wawa is a picturesque town where lovers of nature visit year after year to see it for themselves. Tucked in Northern Ontario, Wawa offers more than year-round fishing; Sandy Beach, the Agawa Rock Pictographs, Lake Superior & the Lake Superior Provincial Park and more are also close by.

Lady Evelyn Lake

Located approximately six hours to the north of Toronto, Lade Evelyn is a true fly or boat-in retreat. With no roads allowing direct access to the waters edge, a short flight by aircraft, or a shuttle via one of the lodges boats are your only means for “landing” in this wilderness location. It’s no wonder that tranquility and Lady Evelyn go together like sliced bread and butter!

Matachewan - Elk Lake - Montreal River Fishing Lodges

Along the majestic Montreal River lies the little town of Matachewan and it’s close by neighbor Elk Lake.  Home to many wildlife species such as Moose, Bear, Lynx, Wolf and many other furry friends.  The Montreal River offers the angler an opportunity to fish for Walleye, Northern Pike, Bass, Perch and Trout.  For the more adventurous fisherman many lakes surround this area and are accessible by road, water or ATV.  The River is also challenging for those who prefer canoeing and kayaking.  Venture into the wilderness for hiking, sight seeing, berry picking or bird watching.  This area has something to offer to everyone!

Lake Nipissing

Imagine a place where tranquility meets perfection, where the water runs clear and your spirit soars. Lake Nipissing holds these magical attributes – it truly lives up to the phrase “jewel of the north.” Whether your passion is to experience the phenomenal fishing, or swim in its waters while admiring the breathtaking beauty, Lake Nipissing has an activity that will cater to your very needs.

Mattawa, Temiskaming and Lake Nosbonsing

Experience Northeastern Ontario at it’s finest. Known for it’s excellent fishing come challenge your fishing skills by batteleing muskie, northern pike, smallmouth and largemouth bass, sturgeon, catfish and many other species of bait and pan fish.