Northwest Ontario Lakes, Ontario Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Northwest Ontario Lakes, ON
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Northwest Ontario Lakes, Ontario Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Look for bass chasing forage throughout the water column and attack
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Northwest Ontario Lakes is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Hawk Lake Lodge

Water flow:

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 73 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: n/a

Best stretch: n/a

Best access point: Rushing River Provincial Park

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Pike, Lake Trout

Fishing season: May to September

Nearest airport: Winnipeg or International Falls, MN

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Northwest Ontario Lakes Description

The granite shield lakes of North West Ontario consist of hundreds of lakes many of which are connected by rivers and streams. Deep, spring fed lakes sometimes hundreds of feet deep provide some of the best smallmouth bass and walleye fishing in the world along with northern pike and lake trout.

The lakes are strewn with plenty of cover and boulder shorelines, dead-falls, bluffs, drop-offs and ...

Techniques & Tips

Look for suspended bass chasing minnows. Minnow patters work well.

7-Day Forecast

Fall is in the air. Cooler evenings. Bass starting to come in shallower. Feeding aggressively. During the day can be seen suspended over deep water.

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