Location
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Drive-in Access
All-Inclusive?
All-inclusive lodges include:
  • accommodation
  • all equipment/gear/tackle
  • boats and fuel
  • guiding
  • all meals
  • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only)
See below to find out exactly what is included in the price.
Fishing
freshwater (rivers),
Guided + Unguided
2:1 guest-to-guide ratio
Fly fishing
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Overview

Salmon Hole Lodge, a well-established and family-owned wilderness fishing destination, is a testament to over 50 years of providing a premier angling experience in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The lodge traditionally accommodates a maximum of six customers per week, ensuring an optimal angling experience along the pristine La Poile River, which boasts thriving populations of Atlantic salmon and Brook Trout. Angling packages typically span from Sunday to the following Saturday morning.

The La Poile River’s natural beauty and its aquatic inhabitants remain untouched, presenting an ideal opportunity for those seeking a wilderness fishing adventure. This is the perfect time to venture outdoors after a period of staying home.

Salmon Hole Lodge offers a world-class fly fishing experience for those in search of an off-grid, remote wilderness adventure. Nestled in the southwestern region of Newfoundland, the lodge provides access to the bountiful Atlantic Salmon and Brook Trout that journey through the La Poile River. The unique remoteness of this landscape ensures low angling pressure, above-average catch results, and the chance to immerse yourself in breathtaking natural environments.

Beyond the remarkable fishing opportunities, the lodge’s setting in Newfoundland’s wilderness provides a serene and restorative backdrop. Government-licensed accommodations offer clean and comfortable spaces where you can relax and unwind, surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the province.

Salmon Hole Lodge, with a legacy of family ownership since 1967, is renowned for its unparalleled guide services and high satisfaction ratings. It stands as the sole outfitting lodge on the stunning La Poile River, with many loyal customers returning for over three decades. Whether you’re planning your next fly fishing adventure or simply looking to explore the natural wonders of Newfoundland, Salmon Hole Lodge invites you to embark on your next grand adventure.

What makes us unique:

  1. Remote Wilderness Setting
  2. Catch and Release Policy
  3. Wildlife Watching

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • 32223 1Salmon - Coho (Silver)
  • 32225 2Trout - Brook
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Salmon - Coho (Silver)
Trout - Brook

Our season runs from 1st June to 30th August.

Packages/prices

Estimated PER-DAY fishing vacation rate:

US$368.72
CA$500.00
£291.39
€340.20

PER PERSON

6 nights / 5 days fishingAll-inclusive fly-fishing packages
US$1,843.61
CA$2,500.00
£1,456.93
€1,700.98
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NOTES

Price is all inclusive.

Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

This lodge charges in $CAD.
Prices that have been converted to your chosen currency are based on today’s exchange rate. This lodge charges in $CAD, so the amount billed to you may be different than the converted value shown here. Source: openexchangerates.org

What's Included?

How many hours of guided fishing?

Return transportation:

If YES, the lodge covers all transportation costs to and from the Travel Destination. If NO, you are responsible for all costs getting to and from the lodge.

Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

Fish processing:

Cleaning, filleting, vacuum packing and refrigerated (or frozen) storage.

All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

Alcohol:

Deposit required: 50%

Balance due: 1st April


Cancellations received more than 120 days prior to arrival will result in a 25% penalty on the deposit, with the balance of the deposit being put towards a future booking within a 15 month period, based on available space.

Cancellations received between 60 and 120 days prior to arrival will result in a 50% penalty on the deposit, with the balance of the deposit being put towards a future booking within a 15 month period, based on available space.

There are no refunds of deposit or final balance if the cancellation is received less than 60 days prior to the scheduled arrival date.

Trip cancellation insurance should be considered and is available through many travel agencies.


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Weather

°C / MM
°F / IN.

Temperature, °C

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

mm

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 50 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
-2
-9
100.8
Feb
-3
-11
85.7
Mar
1
-7
53.8
Apr
6
-1
43
May
12
3
58.5
Jun
17
8
48.5
Jul
20
13
71.1
Aug
21
13
76.5
Sep
17
9
80.4
Oct
11
4
95.1
Nov
6
0
88.2
Dec
1
-5
90.6

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 50 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
28
15
3.97
Feb
27
13
3.38
Mar
33
19
2.12
Apr
43
30
1.69
May
54
38
2.3
Jun
62
46
1.91
Jul
69
55
2.8
Aug
70
56
3.01
Sep
63
49
3.16
Oct
52
40
3.74
Nov
42
32
3.47
Dec
34
23
3.57

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

At Salmon Hole Lodge, your accommodations provide the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. Nestled three miles up-river from the Atlantic, the lodge’s clean and cozy facilities offer a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. With a commitment to hosting a maximum of six anglers per week, you’re assured of a tranquil environment with minimal angling pressure, guaranteeing optimal catch results. Accommodation options include two bedrooms, a guest cabin, and a spacious bunkroom, all designed to ensure a restful night’s sleep. You’ll find that the lodge’s well-maintained facilities and adherence to government licensing standards ensure your stay is clean, safe, and comfortable, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the wilderness experience.

Details

Corporate buyout:

A corporate buyout is a single group booking the entire lodge. Often done for executive retreats.

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

6

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

Amenities

While Salmon Hole Lodge offers a rustic and remote experience, it doesn’t compromise on essential amenities. Facilities include generators, washrooms, and accommodations for the lodge’s dedicated guides. You’ll also find labeled recycling stations for various recyclable products throughout the premises, promoting sustainability and environmental responsibility. The lodge efficiently uses clean energy sources, such as solar power and propane, to minimize its environmental impact. This commitment to eco-friendliness extends to the lodge’s transportation efforts, ensuring minimal disruption to the pristine landscape.

Meals

Dining at Salmon Hole Lodge is a delicious and hearty experience. A full-time cook is dedicated to preparing three meals daily, infused with a distinctive, home-cooked Newfoundland flair. These meals are a welcome treat after a day of fishing, providing sustenance and comfort. It’s not just about the food; it’s also about the communal experience of sharing stories and camaraderie with fellow anglers in the lodge’s spacious setting. You can expect a satisfying dining experience that complements the exceptional fishing adventures offered by the lodge.

    Other Activities

    Beyond the exceptional fishing opportunities, Salmon Hole Lodge offers a range of activities to enhance your wilderness experience. The lodge’s remote location allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the La Poile River valley, making it perfect for hiking, wildlife watching, and simply unwinding in the tranquil surroundings. Explore the pristine landscapes, enjoy the flora and fauna, or embark on guided nature walks to discover the diverse ecosystems. Additionally, the lodge’s commitment to buying local supplies supports neighboring communities, enabling you to connect with the local culture and enrich your stay with authentic experiences. Whether it’s enjoying the wilderness, stargazing, or experiencing the local way of life, there’s much to explore and savor at Salmon Hole Lodge beyond fishing.

    BOATS

    Description

    Boats play a vital role in the fishing experience at Salmon Hole Lodge. These watercraft are not just vessels; they are gateways to the untamed beauty of the La Poile River. Whether you’re embarking on an adventure to catch Atlantic Salmon or reel in Brook Trout, the lodge’s boats provide reliable and comfortable transportation to prime fishing locations. Equipped with experienced guides who know the river intimately, the boats are essential for navigating the pristine waters and making the most of your angling journey. With a range of boats at your disposal, your fishing excursions at Salmon Hole Lodge are sure to be as smooth as the river itself, promising unforgettable moments on the water.

    Details

    Bathroom:

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    Heated cabins:

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    Nearest significant city:

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    North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador

    Transportation to/from the lodge and here is included in all packages.
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    Planning your trip to Salmon Hole Lodge is an exciting adventure in itself. As you prepare for your wilderness fishing experience, be sure to check the availability for the weeks you’re interested in. With limited occupancy, securing your spot early is essential. The lodge’s remote location requires careful consideration of travel arrangements to reach this pristine haven. However, it’s well worth the effort, as you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy world-class fly fishing amidst the untouched beauty of the La Poile River valley. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice, planning your trip to Salmon Hole Lodge promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Newfoundland’s wilderness.

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