A young child fishing off the end of a dock in The Pas at sunset.
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Become a Manitoba Master Angler

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Experience world-class fishing on pristine lakes.

Trail Restrictions & Wildfire Warning

Due to continued dry conditions and extreme wildfire danger, hiking trail restrictions and fire bans are now in place at all provincial parks throughout the province. Before venturing out, please check all current fire and travel restrictions on the Government of Manitoba parks page.

If you’re seeking the thrill of reeling in a trophy catch, you’ve come to the right place. Manitoba is known for its many lakes, variety of species and outstanding angling opportunities. Get away from it all and come to Manitoba for a wilderness fishing adventure like no other.

Ice fishing huts on Lake Winnipeg near Gimli

It's Hardwater Season

Ice Fishing in Manitoba

We know winter and we do it well, especially when it comes to ice fishing on our many frozen lakes. If there’s one thing our cold winters lend themselves to, it’s longer, abundant ice fishing seasons.

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Join the Manitoba Master Angler program

From walleye and smallmouth bass to hefty channel catfish and northern pike – there are over 80 species to reel in on your visit to Manitoba. The province offers many regions to explore, each with fly-in, drive-to and fly fishing options to choose from, depending on your personal adventure level.

Fishing in Manitoba is a quintessential Canadian activity that combines the best of the outdoors, and provides plenty of time for both relaxation and excitement. For those that like competition, don’t forget to submit your catch to the oldest master angler program in North America.

Head to the Hunt Fish Manitoba website for everything fishing (and hunting) in Manitoba: angling guides, video content, fishing seasons, license information and more! VISIT SITE

Calling All Anglers

With thousands of miles of roads, Manitoba grants convenient access to some of the finest multi-species fisheries within North America.

Man holding large fish

Located in eastern Manitoba, Whiteshell Provincial Park is home to some incredible multi-species fishing. Take a peek in the Master Angler record books, and you’ll find a hefty number of submissions every season come out of the mighty Whiteshell.

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View of docked float plane at sunset during remote fly-in fishing trip in Northern Manitoba
Fishing Lodges
Getaways are the stuff that Manitoba summers are made of, especially when you’ve got kids, a short season, and two months of vacation. If you’re on the lookout for ways to make your time memorable and fun, fishing lodge retreats are a great way to go.
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Aikens Lake Wilderness Lodge

35 Lakewood Blvd, 2 hours NE of Winnipeg (1.5 hour drive, 30 min flight)
Winnipeg, MB R2J 4A3

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Great Gray Owl Wilderness Adventure Camp

PO Box 48084, RPO Lakewood, 2 hours NE of Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.5 hour drive, 30 min flight)
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 4A3