Brook Trout Paradise
I’ve fished all over the world – from minnows to great whites, I’ve been lucky enough to catch most of the world’s sport fish species. The brook…Read the Article
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Choose Your Own Fly Fishing Adventure
Every experience starts and ends at Miminiska Lodge, the home base for your stay. From there, the choice is yours. Each 4 or 6 night stay includes one fly out trip. Explore the world class Freestone River or fish the weed expanses of Petawanga Lake. Choose three or five excursions based on your package.
Find yourself at the top of Miminiska Falls. Fish the rapids, the top of the falls and portage to the outflow for aggressive Brook Trout. There are countless areas to target trout during this fantastic day trip. Difficulty Level ** (contains a 15 minute portage)
Upper Falls finds brook trout just above the falls as well as both sides below. Fish from your drift boat amongst the boulders and deep runs down to Middle Falls and then down to Snake. Target every spring on the way down for chances to sight cast unsuspecting brook trout. This is a special place. Difficulty Level ** (expect 3 portages and significant travel by boat)
Hop aboard our de Havilland Beaver and experience a day floating in search of big brook trout. The Freestone River or the Cohen river are world class, highly coveted brook trout fisheries that harbor fantastic specimens.
Countless bays and beds hold large populations of voracious Northern Pike. Petawanga lake may see a handful of anglers per year. You can also combine Petawanga’s 8-10 weight pike fly rods with a 5-6 for brook trout on your journey. Difficulty Level ** (contains a 15 minute portage)
An intimate tributary of our wonderf ul Freestone River, This is your chance to return to your roots in search of wary and spooky brook trout. Sneak around Emby on foot, 4 weight in hand. We tend to think this creek is as virgin as they come. Difficulty *** (contains portaging (no trails) and wading in moving water)
A short boat ride from the lodge finds you in the expansive Ferguson Bay home to some giant northern pike. Early season sight fishing or weed choked topwater explosions will have your heart in your throat all season long. Difficulty *
Cut through the Honey Hole and hang a right to structure laden Curry Bay. Manoeuvre through boulder fields in search of Northern Pike laying in wait or weave your way through the weed beds casting to unsuspecting fish. Curry Bay is home to some definite monster pike and walleye. Difficulty *
To the right of the Albany River and the infamous Walleye Mine lays Miminiska Lake’s West Arm. Rarely fished, West Arm is vast and varies in structure from shallow bays to deep troughs and is productive all season long for both Walleye and Pike. Difficulty *