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
The lodge is not open but we are on location and will give weekly updates. Bass are just pre-spawning in water temps in the mid 60s. Look for bass in 8-15 feet of water getting ready to go into spawning bays.
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: 66 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

minnow patterns for bass.

7-Day Forecast

weather in 70s. Frequent storm systems.

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