Land of Nipigon

Fishing

Land of Nipigon Adventure Guide

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

Jumbo Perch

Another of the warmer water loving species, Perch are common throughout our lakes and rivers with the larger “Jumbo” varieties being highly sought after as game fish.
With individual fish weighing in at 1 to 2 pounds and 10-14 inches in length Jumbo Perch can be found in schools making for some exciting fishing action when you come across a school.
Preferring cover and weed beds, Perch are commonly found amongst Northern Pike, Walleye and Smallmouth Bass as they all share similar environments.

Lifespan: 10 Years
Habitat: Inland lakes, rivers, streams. weed beds and cover. Perch prefer warmer, shallower bays on Lake Superior.

Spawning: Spring (May)
Spawn Habitat: Shallow and low current areas in rivers.
Foods: Surface insects, nymphs, aquatic insects, other smaller fish,
World Record: 4 lbs 3 oz. (1985)
Standard Baits: Artificial Flies, Lures, Jig Flies,
Live Bait (worm/minnow)

When to fish

Where to fish

What to fish

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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