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
Bass are starting to get more aggressive and shallow. Top-water bite is consistent. Look for boils. In hot sun 12-18 feet with a crayfish pattern and sinking line is the ticket
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: 70 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

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

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

bass deeper during hot sunny days. Look for shade. If no shade sinking lines in 12-18 feet of water is the ticket. look for structure

7-Day Forecast

Cooler evenings. Fall is in the air.

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