Vermilion Bay Ontario Northern Pike Fishing

Vermilion Bay Lodge: Vermilion Bay Lodge on Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario is a fabulous Canadian destination for Northern Pike. Northern Pike are common between 20 and 35 inches and can be caught in great numbers. The reason the lodge is hear is because of the availability of giant trophy Northern Pike up to 45 inches and on occasion Northern Pike close to 50 inches are caught and released. With 8 comfortable housekeeping cabins and a main lodge overlooking beautiful Eagle Lake we offer personal service with over 30 years of experience serving fishermen and families. They also have fantastic fishing for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout and Musky.

McIntosh Lodge is a beautiful little family run lodge on famous Canyon Lake, which is north of Vermilion Bay and west of Dryden. There are no Northern Pike in Canyon Lake as the Muskie did away with them but it's a short drive to the boat launch on the Wabigoon River and the lodge has boat caches on Long Lake, Square Lake and Bowden Lake where you can catch vast numbers as well as trophy Northern Pike in the 20-pound range. McIntosh Lodge has super nice lakefront housekeeping pine cabins with a beautiful main lodge for card playing or watching the big game on satellite TV. Their rates are very reasonable. You can always take a break from Lake Trout fishing and hit the fantastic Muskie, Walleye and bass fishing on Canyon Lake.

Rugby Lake Lodge is located 35 miles north of Dryden and 45 miles northeast of Vermilion Bay. This is a small family owned fishing camp and the only resort on the lake. This is one of the first fishing camps in Ontario to adapt a culture of conservation and for many years they have had a policy that all Northern Pike over 27 inches must be released. This has paid off big time. Northern Pike do not dominate the lake in high numbers like their unbelievable Walleye fishing but the lake has many Trophy Northern Pike in the 15 to 25 pound range. All these fish get released to get bigger every year. If you target Northern Pike you should catch 20 to 40 per day and over the course of a week you have a fantastic chance at catching a pike over 40 inches. They have comfortable lakefront housekeeping accommodations and the surrounding highlands are breathtaking. They also have great fishing for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Perch & Crappie as well boat caches on Lake Trout lakes.

Lac Seul's Scout Lake Resort & McKenzie Bay Outpost: Scout Lake is a remote corner of Lac Seul and located at the south-west end of the lake. Scout Lake and Lac Seul are famous for their monster size Northern Pike. With the thousands of weedy bays and narrows Northern Pike have a perfect habitat to ambush their prey. Northern Pike are extremely common up to six pounds and if you target Northerns you will catch quite a few in the eight to twelve pound range. Lac Seul is a big lake and produces big pike. Guests who target pike consistently should catch a few over twenty pounds during the course of a week. Every year many gigantic pike in the twenty-five to thirty pound range are caught and released. Lac Seul is also one of the best lakes in Ontario for Walleye with populations of Musky and Smallmouth Bass increasing every year. The resort has clean and cozy housekeeping cabins as well as remote outpost camp on McKenzie Bay, which sleeps eight people.

Indian Lake Lodge is located on the famous Indian Chain of Lakes, which is north of Vermilion Bay, Ontario and not far from the Manitoba border. From their lodge you have nine lakes to boat through and all are stuffed with Northern Pike. There are tons of Northern Pike in the 5 to 8 pound range with a good number of trophies in the 20 to 25 pound range being caught and released every year. If targeting Northern Pike all week you should catch a few trophies. Numbers are high and the fishing is fantastic. They have cozy lakefront cottages that vary in size for small and lodge groups. They offer fantastic 18-foot fishing boat rentals with electric start motors and electric trolling motors. They also have fishing for Muskie, Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout and Perch.

Eagle Eye Guiding is located on Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario. Greg grew up on Eagle Lake and knows every inch and his professional pike guiding skills are available for travelers or guests of any lodge on the lake. Eagle Lake is famous for giant trophy Northern Pike. Greg with show you a day of the best Northern Pike fishing you can imagine. Spending a day with Greg is very educational as well. He will show you all the best Northern Pike tips and tricks to maximize your pike fishing skills and produce outstanding results. Greg also guides for Walleye, Musky, Lake Trout and Smallmouth Bass.

Birch Dale Lodge is located on Eagle Lake and between Dryden & Vermilion Bay and just south of Waldhof, Ontario. The lake is famous for monster size Northern Pike. There are tons of Pike over 20 pounds caught with a few over 25 pounds each year. Their accommodations and rental boats are among the best in Northwestern Ontario. The lodge offers housekeeping cabins but they have a BBQ pit restaurant where you can order what you want and even cook your own steak. Professional guides are available. They also have great fishing for Walleye, Musky, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Perch & Lake Trout.