Land of Nipigon

Fishing

With fourteen species of fish, thousands of lakes and hundreds of miles of rivers and creeks, we have a fishing opportunity for anyone.

Land of Nipigon Adventure Guide

Download the full guidebook! Maps, information, pictures and advice to visiting the Land of Nipigon.
19MB PDF

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Seasonal Fishing Guide

Equipment Rentals

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Places to Fish

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Fishing Essentials

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Ice Fishing

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Stocked Lakes

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Steelhead Rivers

Land of Nipigon Travelers Map

GPS Enabled Smartmap (Requires Avenza Offline Map App) PDF downloadable Version of the Land of Nipigon. Complete with fishing locations, things to do, things to see.

Nipigon area Fishing Guidebook

Comprehensive guidebook for fishing in the region. Includes Maps, species information, advice and locations. Available through Northwest Ontario Outdoors.

Land of Nipigon 

Fishing in the Land of Nipigon

 

ALWAYS CHECK THE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS FROM THE GOVERNMENT!

Fishing Regulations Website
Nipigon area includes
Fisheries Zones 67 and 9

The Land of Nipigon, located on the Nipigon Lake – River and Nipigon Bay of Lake Superior provides abundant access to numerous lakes rivers and streams of various sizes holding a wide range of fish species for angling. From salmon on the great lake to giant lake trout on Lake Nipigon to world record brook trout in the Nipigon River, Nipigon is an angler’s paradise. There is something to catch in any season.

The Nipigon River is also the place which holds the world record for Brook Trout caught in 1915 (100 years). This is the longest standing world fishing record on the books. To this day, with stringent size and possession limits the fishing is top notch with many fish over 6 lbs. and a few over 10lbs every year.

In addition, the Nipigon area offers excellent canoe and kayak adventures, stunning vistas from our many miles of trails and thousands of old logging roads to explore.

Fishing locations are all listed on Travelers Map as well as GPS enabled Smartphone maps. 

Shore fishing:

Nipigon Lagoon
Nipigon Marina
Nipigon River below Bridge
Hurkett Dock
Wolf River
Black Sturgeon River
Red Rock Marina
Ozone Creek
Jackpine River
Jackpine river mouth area
Stillwater Creek
Black Sturgeon Below Dam
Little Fraser
Cypress River
Little Gravel River
Steel River

Boat Fishing

Nipigon River Back Channel
Nipigon River – Lake Helen
Nipigon River Mouth Drop off
Fraser Lake
Elizabeth Lake
Jesse Lake Narrows
Cox Lake
Nipigon River below Pine Portage
Oskawe
South Bay Lake Nipigon
Black Sturgeon Lake
Black Bay
Nipigon Bay
Kama Point
Mazukama Bay
Kama Bay
Nipigon River Below Alexander Dam
Jesse Lake East Bay
Nipigon River Split Rock
Jesse Lake
Rossport – Islands

Find a Fish

Brook Trout

Lake Trout

Rainbow Trout

Perch

Chinook Salmon

Pink Salmon

Northern Pike

Walleye

Coho Salmon

Lake Whitefish

Lake Cisco

Burbot

Smallmouth Bass

Smelt

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