Location
Ontario, 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 (lakes), freshwater (rivers),
Guided + Unguided
8-10 hours/day
2:1 guest-to-guide ratio
No fly fishing
RATING
Avg.
/5

Overview

At Big North Lodge in Minaki, Ontario, near Kenora, you will find the main cedar lodge and 6 cottages all situated along the shoreline to allow a beautiful view of Gun Lake on the Winnipeg River System. This family-operated resort was built by your hosts, Pat and Alex Rheault, and opened for guests in 1978.

What makes us unique:

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • 28104 1Northern Pike
  • 28105 2Trout - Lake
  • 28106 3Walleye
  • Small Mouth Bass
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Northern Pike
Trout - Lake
Walleye

Our season runs from May 1 to Sept 29.

Packages/prices

Estimated PER-DAY fishing vacation rate:

US$299.83
CA$410.36
£238.97
€278.57

PER PERSON

7 nights / 6 days fishingAmerican Package
US$1,799.00
CA$2,462.18
£1,433.86
€1,671.46
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NOTES

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

This lodge charges in $USD.
Prices that have been converted to your chosen currency are based on today’s exchange rate. This lodge charges in $USD, 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?

8-10 hours

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:

Avaliable for purchase

Deposit required: $500

Balance due: Day of Arrival


Prices are quoted in USD.


Payment Methods Accepted
Credit cards:
PayPal:
Check/cash:
Wire transfer/bank draft:
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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 kilometersfrom the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015
Jan
-11
-22
16.6
Feb
-8
-20
11.7
Mar
0
-12
15.3
Apr
9
-3
17.3
May
17
4
48.5
Jun
22
11
67.2
Jul
24
14
53.6
Aug
23
13
40.1
Sep
17
8
41.2
Oct
9
0
34.4
Nov
-1
-9
24
Dec
-8
-18
18.3

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 50 kilometersfrom the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015
Jan
12
-8
16.6
Feb
18
-3
11.7
Mar
32
10
15.3
Apr
48
27
17.3
May
62
40
48.5
Jun
72
52
67.2
Jul
76
57
53.6
Aug
74
56
40.1
Sep
63
46
41.2
Oct
48
33
34.4
Nov
31
16
24
Dec
17
0
18.3

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

Details

Corporate buyout:

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

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

30

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

0-10 minutes

Meals

    BOATS

    Description

    Safe, comfortable 17′ Lund Outfitters featuring pedestal seats, non-slip marine vinyl floors, live wells, new 4-stroke 50 h.p. Yamaha motors with electric start, and power trim. Fish all day in comfort. Trolling motors and fish locators are available for rent.

    Details

    Bathroom:

    Heated cabins:

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      Nearest significant city:

      The last significant city or town before the final leg of the journey to the lodge. If you are flying, this is where you'll fly to.
       Drive-in access.

      Minaki, Ontario

      Transportation to/from the lodge and here is NOT included.
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