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Ice Fishing in Manitoba

Manitoba is no stranger to the growing 'ice fishing revolution', nor to the world class ice fisheries that annually entice thousands of fanatical ice anglers. Our cold winters are a gateway to unreal ice fishing opportunities, offering favourable access to numerous lakes and rivers and a wide variety of trophy species. Yellow perch, northern pike, lake trout, greenback walleye, rainbow trout, and black crappie are all popular choices for our loyal ice anglers, as are the remote back country and easily accessible fisheries that Manitoba offers in abundance.

Extreme adventures on renowned hard waters

December through April, our hard water world presents options  for everyone. From an easy, do-it-yourself family trip to a local  trout lake to a full service guided adventure on the remote limits  of our inland oceans, Manitoba presents an open door to epic  ice fishing experiences.

Ice Fishing Outfitters

Searching for the ice fishing trip of your dreams? Find the perfect Lodge or Outfitter to help you with your next adventure on the ice.

Gigantic Greenbacks - Manitoba Master Angler Minute

Hard Water Slabs

Manitoba's ice fishing season is almost on the doorstep, opening a long anticipated opportunity to target a multitude of sought after species, through the confines of a ten inch ice hole. Looking for an epic hard water experience? Check out Jason Mitchell's latest episode where he joins Matt Cornell of Bruin Outfitting & Guide Service, as they target slab crappie in the back country of Manitoba's Eastern Region.


Manitoba Species Spotlight: Tip-up Giants

Trophy Greenbacks - Fish Addictions TV

Yellow Perch

Catching jumbo perch that easily exceed the 14" mark is an experience that will make you look twice and cause to wonder if that brilliantly coloured, awkwardly proportioned fish is actually real!

Ice Fishing for Jumbo Yellow Perch - Manitoba Master Angler Minute

Adding a little "wow" to any hard water excursion is something most ice anglers would openly embrace. Big fish, big numbers, or something out of the ordinary are all inspiring options that can be easily attained on many of Manitoba's world class fisheries. The jumbo perch has always been a...