July – August
In the far north of Canada’s Northwest Territories, lies Great Bear and Great Slave Lake, home to the finest fishing for trophy lake trout on the planet. Guests can expect to land several lake trout a day, both on conventional as well as fly fishing tackle. Lake trout at Great Bear average ten pounds, with twenty pound fish considered a trophy and much larger fish caught every season (lodge record is 78 lbs.!). Some very good northern pike fishing is also available. The rivers coming out of Great Bear Lake are also home to some very large arctic grayling (20″+ common). Fly-outs to the Coppermine and Tree River is available for some world-class arctic char fishing. The Tree River is home to the current arctic char world record of 32 lbs.! The lake trout fishing at Great Slave is also excellent, and you’ll also enjoy exceptional fishing for northern pike, grayling, as well as even a few walleye. You’ll fish from comfortable 18′ Aluminum Lunds with knowledgeable and friendly guides. Accommodate at both locations are very comfortable with all of the modern conveniences of home, as well as great meals. If you’re looking for some of the finest trophy fishing that Canada has to offer, these two lakes have it all!
Great Bear Lake: 7-days (Saturday-Saturday) $5,295. Tree River overnight trip $1,045. Great Slave Lake: 7-days $4,295
Purchase on arrival.
Fly to Yellowknife and overnight. Your charter to the lodge departs the following day.
Easy: Somewhat easy walking when it comes to physicality. Minimal walking or hiking and terrain is very accessible. Mostly hunting from blinds or tree stands.
Moderate: Physicality is somewhat moderate to advanced. Spot and stalk method of hunting as well as some hunting from blinds. Terrain can vary from prairies to mountains at higher elevations.
Difficult: Requires an advanced degree of physical endurance. Terrain is typically more mountainous and hunting can take place at higher elevation.
Extreme: Most difficult and physically demanding hunts. Requires advanced to extreme endurance and terrain or game pursued may involve dangerous situations.