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Eastern Region

Eastern

Eastern Region

Home to scenic areas such as the Whiteshell and Nopiming Provincial Parks, this predominantly Canadian Shield region is full of lakes, rivers and wild mixed forests. From family-oriented fishing trips to isolated excursions off the beaten path, the Eastern region offers it all.

Signature Species: Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Mooneye, White Bass

Bloodvein River Outfitters Ltd.

Hunting for non-resident bear and deer in GHA 34/34B, resident bear and deer in GHA 17, 17A, and 26, upland game bird and waterfowl. Accommodations by advance notice at nearby location. Customized trips arranged on request.

Betula Lake Resort

Lakefront air-conditioned cottages, family friendly, fully equipped kitchens, Internet, beach, playground, kayaks, canoes, pedal boats, boat and pontoon rentals, miniature golf, cold beer store, ice cream/pizza.

Fishing on Betula Lake and Fisher Lake, hunting for resident bear in GHA 36, resident deer in GHA 36, resident and non-resident game bird and waterfowl in GHA 36.

Giant Lake Winnipeg Dream Walleyes - Across The Ice Belt TV

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Kitchi Island Outposts

Fly-in fishing at Kitchi Island, Longhaul and Longish lakes outcamps. Hunting for resident and non-resident bear and resident moose in GHA 17. Light housekeeping cabins.

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!

Otter Falls Resort

Capacity - 74

Seven deluxe lakefront cottages with fireplaces, satellite TV/VCR/DVD, air conditioning, fully equipped kitchen, deck, gas barbecue; some with sauna, jacuzzi tubs, large hot tubs, some pet friendly and wheelchair accessible. Complimentary canoes, paddle boat use for guests, store, licensed restaurant, large sandy beach, motorboat rentals, tackle, fishing licences, bait, ice.

Fishing for northern pike, walleye, perch, smallmouth bass and goldeye.

Open year-round. Accessible by road.

Top Drive-to Trophy Walleye Destinations This Fall

The fall season in Manitoba has become synonymous with huge walleye.  Every year hundreds of Master Angler walleye are caught during this period of cooling temperatures, migrating schools, and shorter daylight hours.  While the chances of catching the fish of a lifetime are possible...

Atikaki Wilderness Camp

Hunting for resident and non-resident black bear and moose in GHA 17 and GHA17A. Fishingfor walleye, northern pike and catfish. Fly out service. Outcamps on Chicken and Artery Lakes, Gammon and Bloodvein Rivers. Boat , motors, gas included.

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Great Gray Owl Wilderness Adventure Camp

Capacity - 12

Unique luxury solar powered mini-lodge with full kitchen, four bedrooms, two showers, cathedral ceiling, fireplace, screened-in porch, beach, corporate meeting facilities onsite. Fishing for walleye, northern pike and lake trout. Hunting for non-resident bear in GHA 17 and 17A. Unguided light housekeeping to all-inclusive guided American Plan and Platinum Plan packages. Wildlife viewing and photography packages at solar powered, ecological lodge in Atikaki Wilderness Provincial Park.
Open May to September. Accessible by air.

Gigantic Lake Winnipeg Walleye - Jason Mitchell Outdoors

Sandy River Outfitters

Outfitting and guiding service for non-resident bear in GHA 26 and non-resident deer in GHA 28. Specializing in bow, rifle and black powder. American package plans available

Riverview Lodge

Capacity - 26

Lakefront deluxe one or two bedroom cabins with satellite TV, fireplaces, jacuzzi, whirlpool tubs, private outdoor hot tubs, full kitchens, barbecues. Licensed restaurant, steak pit, lounge, beach, dock, pontoon boat charters, canoes and paddleboats. Service in English and Dutch.

Fishing for northern pike, walleye, goldeye, lake sturgeon, smallmouth bass, whitefish and perch.

Open year-round in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Accessible by road.

Lake Winnipeg Walleye - Jason Mitchell Outdoors

 

 

Giant Walleyes on Lake Winnipeg

There’s no forgetting the first appearance of an emerald-hued greenback on your line, flipping its massive head side-to-side like an enraged bull. This is  no golden-tinged, cookie-cutter “pickerel” that’s typical of so many Canadian waters. You’ve hooked into the Incredible Hulk unleashing a torrent of rage and power! That Manitoba’s Lake Winnipeg hosts behemoth walleyes is no surprise...

Manitoba Species Spotlight: Pounding Shoreline for Endless Smallmouth Bass

Bows, Bears & Bucks Outfitting

Non-resident black bear and whitetail deer hunting in GHAs 26 and 36. Specializing in bow, rifle and black powder. American package plans available.

Top 5 Early Season Walleye Destinations in Manitoba

Manitoba is stacked with endless lakes and rivers to target walleye.  Anglers can choose to hit a variety of drive-to destinations, ranging from our inland oceans down to small out-of-the-way feeder creeks, and still count on getting bit.  At no time is this most true than in the early part of the open water season.  The post-spawn walleye bite can be...

Nopiming Lodge

Capacity - 34

Wilderness, two hours from Winnipeg. Seven modern LHK cabins with kitchenette, showers, dishwashers, lakeview screened decks, gas barbecues, microwaves and satellite TV. Some with hot tubs, air-conditioning, DVD and woodstove.

Store, licensed restaurant, beach, boat, canoes, motors, gas, oil, tackle, dock, sand beach, bait, fishing licences, groomed snowmobile trails, snowmobile rentals, paddleboats, mountain bikes, children's play area, ice fishing packages. Guided snowmobile tours.

Windsock Lodge

Capacity - 12

Three lakeshore kitchenette cabins with indoor plumbing and central shower. Bedding and cooking utensils provided.

Boats, canoes, motors, gas, oil, dock, boat launching, fish processing, tackle, bait, fishing licences, family activities, guides.

Fishing for walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass and perch.

Fishing packages available.

Open May to October.

Accessible by road.

Eagle Nest Landing

Capacity - 18

Three modern three-bedroom kitchenette cabins with showers, jetted tubs and fireplace. Coffee shop, dock, boat launching, boats, motors, gas, oil, fish processing, tackle, bait, fishing licences, fly-out service, airport limousine. Fitness room, game room and Internet. Fishing for northern pike, walleye, smallmouth bass and goldeye. Located in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Seasonal camping.

Open May to November. Accessible by road.

Whiteshell Outfitters

Hunting for resident and non-resident bear, non-resident deer in GHA 36, waterfowl and upland game bird, specializing in archery hunts. Fishing, ice fishing. Full American plan packages. Deer hunts at outcamp. Lodge accommodation for bear hunting. Personalized guided snowmobile tours of the Whiteshell and Northwest Angle areas. Trail riding, back country tours and trail lunches also available.

Miles of Walleyes and Pike in Manitoba

The big pike blasted out of the weeds and T-boned the walleye on Tobias Becker's line right next to the boat. That will get a fisherman's attention. For a few seconds, it looked as if Becker would land both the walleye and the pike—it's happened before—but then the toothy Esox lucius decided something wasn't right and loosened its grip, leaving the walleye...

Species Spotlight - Take Me To The Moon.....eyes!

Those that have spent a great deal of time fishing the waters of the Winnipeg River or have indulged in the age-old trade of fish smoking, are certainly no stranger to Manitoba’s highly prized game fish known as the Mooneye. This shad like species has been a traditional catch for multiple generations and like its close cousin, the Goldeye, it’s a species that has been acknowledged as a favorite Manitoba pastime.

Manitoba Hot Bite - White Bass Run Frenzy

There are several contenders for the widely tossed around ‘pound for pound’ hardest fighting fish title with the bruiser smallmouth bass usually at the top.  A hugely underrated scrapper, however, is the Lake Winnipeg white bass.  Growing to sizes regularly exceeding 18”...

Nutimik Lodge

Capacity - 62

Deluxe cottages with whirlpool tubs, decks, sunrooms, TV, DVD, satellite, barbecue, wood-burning or propane fireplaces, air conditioner. Two-bedroom modern cottages with TV, DVD, satellite, propane barbecue.

Store, beach, trails, boats, canoes, motors, gas, oil, propane, boat launching, tackle, bait, fishing licences, liquor vendor.

Fishing for northern pike, walleye, goldeye, smallmouth bass, whitefish and yellow perch.

Hunting for waterfowl and upland game bird.

Year-round getaway in Whiteshell Provincial Park.

Lake Sturgeon

“Hooking up on dinosaurs” is an expression that you might be familiar with if you have engaged in an epic angling battle with Manitoba's largest freshwater fish!

Bear Master Outfitters

Bear Master is an outfitter with approximately 400 miles of exclusive hunting area from Sandilands to Whitemouth lake swampy/boreal forest mix surrounding the St. Labre bog. Lots of beaver dams, creeks, very few roads all the way to northwest angle Ontario border. In St. Labre a few farmers fields makes it ideal for giant trophy bears.

Largemouth Bass

Manitoba's largemouth bass have established a respectable presence on a few exclusive fisheries and have valiantly acquired the undivided attention of devout bass anglers!

Silver Birch Resort & Outfitting Ltd.

Capacity - 36

Seven modern LHK kitchenette cabins with showers.

Store, beach, boats, motors, gas, oil, boat launching, tackle, bait, fishing and hunting licences.

Hunting for non-resident bear and deer in GHA 35.

Open year-round.

Accessible by road.

Wilderness Camping for Crappies in Whiteshell Provincial Park

Located in the southern part of Manitoba's Eastern Region is the Whiteshell Provincial Park.  Often described as an angler’s paradise, it is home to a wide variety of trophy-sized fish.  I spent three days fishing and camping in designated spots among the many islands throughout South Cross Lake, Caddy Lake, and Falcon Lake...

White Lake Resort

Capacity - 60

Deluxe cottages in the heart of Whiteshell Provincial Park, fully modernized to rustic, some with jacuzzi tubs, satellite/DVD, air conditioning, barbecues, wood stoves and fully equipped kitchens. Fully licensed dining seats 45, licensed patio seats 24.

Grocery store, laundromat, boat/pontoon rentals, gas, propane, tackle, bait, licenses, beach and boat launching, sandy beach, Rainbow Falls nearby.

Fishing for northern pike, walleye and smallmouth bass.

Open year-round.

Accessible by road.

Endless Options for Angling Excellence: Your Guide to Manitoba's Regional Fishing Opportunities

With six unique and geographically distinct tourism regions within our provincial borders, Manitoba offers convenient access to a wide selection of extraordinary landscapes, remarkable destinations, and some of the most...

Kick-Off to Open Water Fishing Season in Manitoba

Your guide to early season angling opportunities in the Southern Regions of Manitoba.  Your fishing gear has been meticulously cleaned and organized for weeks now.  No doubt you have equipped yourself with a handful of new and exciting lures and are fully re-stocked with your proven go-to tackle.  Biding your time browsing endless articles and binge...

Sucker

A long list of catchable sucker species inhabit a large variety of Manitoba’s lakes and rivers, offering a “Grand Slam” of unique angling opportunities!

Dogskin Lake Lodge & Outposts

Capacity - 48

7 modern private cabins with baths, daily maid service. Dining room, store, boats, motors, gas, guides, tackle, fishing licences, fly-out service.

Outcamps at Mannifrank, North Black, No Name and South Eagle lakes.

Fishing for northern pike and walleye.

Hunting for non-resident bear and moose in GHA 17.

American package plan.

Open May to September. Accessible by air.

Top 6 Reasons to Choose Manitoba for Your Next Fishing Adventure

Manitoba is home to some of the best fishing opportunities in North America! Every year, anglers come from far and wide to take advantage of the phenomenal fishing we have in Manitoba.  Our visitors return year after year, with groups spanning multiple generations in many cases...

Species Spotlight - Praise to the Unsung Drum

Meet the Freshwater Drum or commonly known by its local alias, the Silver Bass.  A unique species that shares close ties to its saltwater cousins and a distinct facial exterior that resembles the sought after Redfish from the deep south. An even closer look at Mr. Drum will often reveal a striking appearance of subtle blues, bronze and pinks that jump out of...

Manitoba Hot Bite - Fall Walleyes on the Bloodvein River

Until a few years ago, this tributary of Lake Winnipeg was a fly-in destination only. The recent construction of a permanent gravel road that today reaches as far north as Berens River has created vehicle access to the Bloodvein River Lodge. Located just south of the Bloodvein First Nations Reserve, this little known outpost has quietly...

Amphibian Lake Lodge and Outposts Inc.

Amphibian Lake Lodge is located 150 air miles northeast of Winnipeg and 110 air miles north of our air base in Lac du Bonnet. Built in 1989 and located on the Pigeon River this camp is remote, being the only camp in the area.

Walleye World Campground & Marina

Full service campground. Lake access, boat ramp, 16 boat docks, boating, sailing, swimming, playground, dump station, bird watching, wildlife viewing.

Fishing for walleye and northern pike on Whitemouth Lake.

Sauger

This close cousin and miniature version of the legendary “Walleye”, is an adaptable little biter that dwells in many of Manitoba’s productive lake and river fisheries!

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Rainbow Trout

As a recipient of one of the most recognized stocking and trophy trout programs, Manitoba’s “Bow”, has achieved global recognition for its unbelievable growth rates, signature takes and extraordinary abundance!

Master Hunter Minute: Canada Geese

Canada goose in flight against blue skyManitoba is no stranger to the constant streams of migrating geese that seasonally crowd the open skies. Nor is it unusual to observe a massive volume of greater and lesser Canada's invade the endless tracts of fields and wetlands throughout our provincial boundaries.

Trophy Greenbacks - Fish Addictions TV

Backcountry Manitoba Crappie - Jason Mitchell Outdoors

One Innovative Guide's Secret to Catching Monster Manitoba Pike

I love to pursue big fish. But “big” is relative to species, and it varies based on region, as well as an individual angler’s experience and opinion. When considering popular gamefish in my home state of Minnesota and neighboring states and provinces, I define a big sunfish as 9 inches or more...

K.C.'s Outfitting

Hunting for resident and non-resident deer and bear in GHA 35 and 35A, upland game bird and waterfowl. Archery or rifle hunters welcome. Wildlife photography in southeastern Manitoba available. Lodge accommodation for eight people.

Top 7 Reasons to Fish in Manitoba

The Canadian province of Manitoba is, quite simply, a world-class fishing destination. Its countless remote lakes and rivers are home to an abundance of fat walleye, sparkling rainbow trout, record-book northern pike and lake trout, and so much more. Without a doubt, it is one of the best places in North America to catch the fish of a lifetime...

Fly-in Lodges

Manitoba's fly-in fishing lodges and outfitters are among the best you can find. Use our Lodge & Outfitter finder to help you plan your next fishing adventure!

Lake Winnipeg Greenbacks - Fish Addictions TV

Splake

With the strength and explosiveness of a lake trout and the elusive nature of a brook trout, the splake is an inspiring species that produces hallmark battles on some of the most attractive fisheries in Manitoba!

Bloodvein River Lodge

Capacity - 16 One fully modern main lodge with four bedrooms, private baths with showers. Unlicensed dining room with fireplace, conference facilities, guides, boats, nature and Aboriginal culture tours, canoeing. Fishing for walleye, northern pike, catfish, white bass, silver bass and sunfish. Hunting for non-resident moose in GHA 17. American plan and light housekeeping packages. Open year-round. Accessible by road or air.

Gafka Farms Outfitting

Hunting for upland game bird and waterfowl in GHA 25-25B, 34/34A and 35 within GBHZ 3 and 4.

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.

 

Crowduck Lake Camp

Capacity - 28

Seven modern kitchenette cottages with tubs, showers and brick fireplaces.

Store, beach, boats, motors, gas, oil, dock, fish processing, tackle, fishing licences, liquor vendor for registered guests.

Fishing for northern pike, walleye, smallmouth bass, tullibee and perch.

Open May to October.

Accessible by boat and 2 mi. jeep trail.

Shining Falls Lodge

Capacity - 24

Four fully modern cabins and a main lodge with licensed kitchen. We offer both Housekeeping or American plan packages. Our camp has 24 hour electricity and hot and cold running water with private bathrooms in each cabin.

Fishing for Northern pike and Walleye.

Open May to September.

Only accessible by air.

Trail End Camp & Outfitters

Capacity - 50 Twelve luxury waterfront cabins, with wood stoves, large decks, and TV. Store, boats, motors, fuel, guide service, licences, tackle, bait. Family-run camp on last point of road access on river, in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Basic rental rates. Fishing for northern pike, walleye, perch, smallmouth bass, sauger and goldeye. Hunting for non-resident black bear in GHA 26 and 36, non-resident deer in GHA 26. Full American hunting packages. Open March to November. Accessible by road.

J. & D. Jumbo Outfitting

Non-resident, rifle and archery black bear and whitetail deer hunting. Resident moose hunting. Fishing for walleye and northern pike. Boats, motors and canoes available.

Love "Bites"

 Stress begins to melt the minute you step off the plane and into our untouched wilderness 1,100 km north of Winnipeg. This is about getting away, escaping to heaven on earth. There are no roads. The serenely quiet boreal forest and our wood-fired hot tub will soon soothe your soul in a way you never thought possible.

 

Rock Bass

This red-eyed menace eternally offers an aggressive bite that seldom decelerates and is regularly found in several fisheries throughout the southern regions of Manitoba!

Muskellunge

Widely described as the “ultimate” freshwater predator, the allusive muskie could be one of the most actively pursued big game fish species in North America!

Caribou Country Adventures

Hunting for resident barren ground caribou in GHA 1, at tent camp. Hunting tentatively starts September 1 to 30.

Eagle Nest Lodge

Capacity - 40

Five modern cabins with tubs and showers and fireplaces, satellite phones and TVs. Licensed lounge with fireplace, fitness/game room, conference facilities, Internet access, beer and liquor vendor for registered guests, boats, motors, gas, guides, dock, fish and game processing, tackle, bait, fishing and hunting licences, fly-out service, airport limousine. Fishing for northern pike, walleye and smallmouth bass. All-inclusive American package plan. Located in Whiteshell Provincial Park.
Open May to October. Accessible by boat or float plane.

Bucket List Fishing Trips: Your Guide to Fly-In Fishing in Manitoba

A fly-in fishing trip to the remote areas of Manitoba’s Northern and Eastern Region has always been revered as a bucket list experience. Host to a long list of unique locales, Manitoba is recognized as “the” place to fulfill one’s enduring angling dream. Longstanding operators and renowned...

Giant Northern Pike - Manitoba Master Angler Minute

Fall Time is Prime Time for Monster Trout

Manitoba offers a wealth of stocked trout fishing opportunities, with almost all of these majestic locations easily accessible by vehicle throughout the entire season. Most of these lakes are open to angling year round due to the fact that trout do not successfully spawn in a good portion...

Lake Whitefish

Anglers who eagerly trail this plentiful species are repeatedly handed an unreal angling experience that would make most speculate on whether it actually happened!

Manitoba Hot Bite - Springtime Greenbacks

Greenback walleye on Lake Winnipeg has been synonymous with fantastic fall season and hard water fishing for many years.  Relatively untouched by comparison however, is the massive spring migration of these emerald fish...

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Aikens Lake Wilderness Lodge in Manitoba

Depending on your age, chances are good you stayed up a bit late, even on a school night, to catch David Letterman’s “Top Ten List” part of the show. So, in keeping with the Letterman tradition of revealing the answers beginning at the bottom, let’s get started...

George Lake Outfitters & Eight Foot Falls Campground

Deluxe cottage rentals with outdoor hot tubs open year-round on Winnipeg River in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Boat rentals on Winnipeg River and George Lake. Back country camping on George Lake. Campground, canoe and kayak rentals. Guided Smallmouth bass, lake trout and walleye fishing available. Ice fishing packages available. Cargo transport available year-round.

End To End Action On The Ice With Across The Ice Belt TV

Boot Hill Hunt Club

Established in 1984, Boot Hill Hunt Club has provided premier whitetail deer outfitting services in the Agassiz/Whiteshell region of Manitoba for over 30 years. Our experienced team is dedicated to ensuring your hunting trip is an adventure that is memorable, exciting and rewarding!

Giant Pike on the Fly

Check out Uncut Angling's epic adventure to Manitoba's Northern Region. Aaron Wiebe and Jon B from 'Fishing The Midwest' sight cast for monster northerns and a few bonus lake trout in gin clear water!

Quesnel Lake Caribou Lodge

Capacity - 80

11 kitchenette cabins with full bath. Central washroom with flush toilets and additional showers. Outdoor wood-fired sauna.

Banquet & conference meeting facility, boats, motors, gas, fishing licences, bait, ice, campground, beach.

Hunting for resident black bear and waterfowl.

Fishing for walleye, northern pike, yellow perch and smallmouth bass.

Ecotourism in the form of photography, bird watching and boat rentals.

Open May to October.

Accessible by road.

Cobham River Lodge & Outposts

Capacity - 16

Main lodge with four units and three central washrooms with showers.

Unlicensed dining room, beach, boats, motors, gas, oil, guides, fish processing, tackle, bait, fishing licences.

Outcamp at Acheetamo Lake.

Fishing for walleye, northern pike, perch and whitefish.

Open May to September.

Accessible by air.

Manitoba Species Spotlight: Tip-up Giants

Species Spotlight - Chasing the Colossal Crappie

The fascination with Black Crappies is a growing trend that has been firmly planted throughout North America. This panfish gem is the focused subject of numerous tournaments, television shows, web sites and countless “how to” articles, all purposely developed for this rising star and for the immense surge of dedicated anglers that target them...

Lost Lake Outpost Camp

The inspired, majestic and truly one-of-a-kind Lost Lake Outpost provides you with the "on your own” serenity experience of an outpost. Accommodating groups of four to eight people in the 1,800 sq ft outpost cabin, it is the perfect getaway. Bring your kids, your parents, your extended family, your friends, your company or your customers. Any group is bound to enjoy this luxurious and secluded DIY retreat!