Land of Nipigon


2020 Land of Nipigon Adventure Guide:

Printed: $10 +shipping


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Seasonal Fishing Guide


Fish Guiding Services


Places to Fish


Fishing Essentials


Ice Fishing


Stocked Lakes


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 Fishes

Northern Pike


The most aggressive and impressive ambush predator that inhabits our lakes and rivers, these toothy fish are highly sought after.
Found in brackash waters with ample cover in which to hide themselves, Pike will lunge out at unsuspecting prey from below.
Pike have been known to take small mammals and birds at the water surface and surface fishing for large Northerns is a great way to spend a day.

Lifespan: 7 Years
Habitat: Inland lakes, rivers, streams. Ambush predator requires shore or underwater vegetation for cover.

Spawning: Spring (April) – typically under ice/just after ice out
Spawn Habitat:
Foods: Anything it can fit in its mouth
World Record: 55 lbs
Standard Baits: Larger lures, Jig Flies/Buck tails, large sucker minnows.

When to fish

Where to fish


What to fish

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Brook Trout

Lake Trout

Rainbow Trout


Chinook Salmon

Pink Salmon

Northern Pike


Coho Salmon

Lake Whitefish

Lake Cisco


Smallmouth Bass


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