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Interlake Region


Interlake Region

Inland oceans surround this region in the centre of the province. Bordered by Lake Winnipeg to the east and Lakes Winnipegosis and Manitoba to the west, excellent year round, drive-to fishing is literally all around you in the Interlake.

Signature Species: Channel Catfish, Greenback Walleye, Yellow Perch, Common Carp, Sauger, Goldeye, Freshwater Drum

Manitoba Hot Bite - Arm-breaking Catfish Action

Many an angler has been known to throw in the towel early and call it a day after a few hours spent targeting channel catfish on the north Red River.  The reason isn’t a slow bite; in fact, it is the exact opposite.  People just plain tap out once they have battled and hauled in a handful of these solid beasts on rod and reel.  With catfish regularly surpassing 25 pounds being the norm rather than the exception, it is understandable why anglers gleefully complain of sore arms and call timeout to catch their breath.

Gigantic Greenbacks - Manitoba Master Angler Minute

Giant Channel Catfish - Manitoba Master Angler Minute


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!

Indian Trail Outfitters

Whitetail deer hunts in GHA 21, 25 and 31, October and November. Black bear spring and fall, waterfowl and upland game bird hunts. Fishing also available.

Lil' Angler: Angler Young Angler Catfish Tournament

Not too many people would argue with you that getting kids hooked on fishing is a positive thing.  In this day and age of devices and vices, there are definitely worse things you can do than teach outdoor skills to the next generation.  A long running initiative that has worked hard to...

Early Birds on Early Ice

November is an angling transition month in Manitoba. Open water trips are numbered as the month goes on, with every excursion possibly the last of the season. Ice fishing season enticingly looms on the horizon as frosty mornings become more frequent. Overnight freezing temperatures, for those eagerly awaiting hard water...

Stanley's Goose Camp

Hunting for upland game bird and waterfowl. Guided photography and nature walks in Oak Hammock Marsh and Narcisse.

Olson Brothers Outfitting

Whitetail deer, upland game bird and waterfowl hunting in the Interlake area. Accommodation and home-cooked meals provided at nearby establishments.

Giant Lake Winnipeg Dream Walleyes - Across The Ice Belt TV

ACE Woodlands Guiding Service

Fishing on the Red and Assiniboine rivers, Lake Manitoba, Lake Winnipeg. Hunting for upland game bird and waterfowl in GBHZ 3 and 4.

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!

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...

Species Spotlight - Manitoba's Gone Carp Crazy

Meet the Common Carp.  A controversial species that was first introduced to Manitoba in 1886, the Carp has suffered a less than acceptable social reputation due to its invasive nature and destruction to the ecological balance of various waterways. But with every negative there usually is a positive, now that would depend on which end of the spectrum...

B & C Charters & Guiding Service

Fishing on the Bloodvein River, Lake Winnipeg and Matheson Island areas. Boat tours organized.

Gigantic Lake Winnipeg Walleye - Jason Mitchell Outdoors

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...

Epic Tour of Manitoba Ice Fishing Destinations 1.0

When it comes to premiere ice fishing destinations, hardwaters within the borders of Manitoba have risen to the top of many lists. The phenomenal rise in popularity amongst visitors and residents alike choosing to fish here, owe in large part to the Lake Winnipeg craze that took the angling world by storm during this last decade...

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!

Common Carp

This Manitoba outcast has gained unquestioned popularity from dedicated global carp anglers and those that are simply looking for a supersized tug!

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!


The burbot may easily acquire the most votes for the “least likely to take home” award, but it’s an angling opportunity that can offer a whole lot of “wow” factor!

Manitoba Species Spotlight: Tip-up Giants

East-Man Outfitting

Non-resident whitetail in Manitoba's only bow-only zone. Black bear in 25A and 25B, waterfowl. Full American packages available.

Brown Bullhead

This pintsized brawler can be a constant catch throughout the open water season and a great angling option for those learning to fish!

K.R. Adventures

Guided fishing for walleye and channel cat on Red River. Excursions for sturgeon, pike, muskie, smallmouth and largemouth bass also available. All equipment supplied. Group and/or conference rates available. Accommodations, pick up and return transportation arranged. Snow tracked vehicle equipped for ice fishing. 10 - 15 passengers.

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!

Agassiz Outfitters

Agassiz Outfitters has been catering to hunters and fisherman for over 25 years.

We offer World class hunting for non-resident black bear, moose and wolf in GHA 1,15, 16 & 20.

World Class Non-resident Hunting for waterfowl and upland game bird located in the heart of the Central Flyway GHA's 15, 16, 18C,19, 20, 22, 23A.

Unguided Fishing for walleye, northern pike included in all black bear/moose packages.

All inclusive packages.

New Valley Outfitters

Fishing in the Interlake area. Hunting for non-resident archery deer in GHA 25A only, resident deer, black bear and moose, upland game bird and waterfowl.

Giant Northern Pike - Manitoba Master Angler Minute

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”...

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.

Cisco (Tullibee)

Manitoba's tullibee is a challenging species that often offers fast and erratic encounters with swarming assemblies of finicky followers!

Icebound Excursions

If you want to get out and enjoy the world class ice fishing Lake Winnipeg and the rest of Manitoba has to offer, enjoy your excursion in the luxury of our SnoBear.

It is a fully equipped mobile ice fishing shack, with four holes in the floor, a propane heater, Humminbird Helix 9 Sonar/GPS for navigation up front and a Humminbird Helix Sonar unit in the back, Ion X auger, and a Sony bluetooth sound system!

Benson's Big Rock Camp & Campground

Capacity - 24

Four modern kitchenette cabins. Boats, motors, gas, oil, fishing licences, dock, boat launching, tackle, bait, fish and game processing,

Quite campground with showerhouse on Lake St. Martin. Berry picking and birding.

Fishing for walleye, northern pike, freshwater drum and carp.

Open May to October.

Accessible by road.

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...

Trophy Greenbacks - Fish Addictions TV

Freshwater Drum

Locally identified as the “Silver Bass”, this distinctive prowler of popular big lake tributaries is a known source of plenty of relentless shallow water quarrels!

Magnificent Manitoba Fishing

After a long, grueling back-and-forth, a bulky shadow appears several feet down under a dangerously bent graphite rod. The line points to the blunt end of the dim shape below, glinting emerald green with milky eyes the size of quarters. “How big?” is the mind-numbing question nobody wants to ask before the net envelopes it...

Rare Giant Albino Catfish Caught in Manitoba

f you love catching numbers of big fish, one destination that should be near the top of your bucket list is the Red River in southern Manitoba. Specifically, you should contact longtime guide Donovan Pearase from Blackwater Cats Outfitter...

Chesley's Family Resort

16 waterfront sites, four kitchenette motel units with showers, four fully equipped modern kitchenette cabins with showers, microwave, TV.

Unlicensed restaurant, store, beach, boat rental, paddleboat, canoes, motors, gas, oil, boat launching, camping area, tackle, bait.

Fishing for northern pike, walleye, channel catfish, carp, perch, sauger and freshwater drum on Netley and Red rivers.

Guided fishing and waterfowl hunting packages available.

Full American plan.

Open May to October.

Accessible by road.

Manitoba Guide Service

Hunting for non-resident black bear in GHA 21 and whitetail deer in GHA 15, 20 and 21, Interlake region. Specializing in bow, rifle and black powder. American package plans available. Accommodation at outcamp.

Cat Eye Outfitter

Fishing on the Red, Winnipeg and Waterhen rivers, Lake Manitoba, Lake of the Prairies, Buffalo Bay, Minnewasta Lake, Patterson Lake, Tokaryk Lake, Pybus Lake, and Corstorphine Lake.

Oak Hammock Outfitters

Waterfowl hunting. Specializing in Canada goose hunting in and around Oak Hammock Marsh. Accommodation and meals provided at nearby hotels.

4 Top Spots for Manitoba’s Giant Winter Walleyes, Pike and Lakers

Waters in the continental United States that offer ice anglers a genuine shot at truly huge predator fish are few and far between; but make a quick skip across the border into Manitoba and the opportunities to target hulking walleyes, massive pike or titanic lake trout are seemingly limitless...

Channel Catfishing on the Red River - Manitoba Hot Bite

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...

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...

Jason Hamilton Outdoors

Fully guided ice fishing adventures on Lake Winnipeg. Also specializing in lake trout and Parkland rainbows, browns and tiger trout.

Enormous Brown Bullhead Fishing - Manitoba Master Angler Minute

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...

Keep Safe on the Ice in March

Spring is knocking on our door step as the south winds begin blowing in some beautiful temperatures across the province. Some of the best ice fishing can be had this time of year, also known as 'March Madness'. Along with having phenomenal fishing and hot...

Hastings Bros. Outfitters

Black Bear hunts with world renowned Hastings Bros. Outfitters. Hastings has been Black Bear Outfitting in Manitoba for over 30 years! Offers first class hunts and accommodations, fishing available. Pick up at James Richardson Airport and return. Hastings is Manitoba's Best!

Wildwoods Outfitters

Hunting for resident and non-resident deer in GHA 21 and 25A.


This wandering river superstar is a cherished catch for those who religiously savour its highly prized flesh and eagerly await its annual arrival!

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...

Whiskers & Walleye with Bass

Trophy Channel Catfish, Walleye and Sturgeon fishing on the Red and Winnipeg Rivers. Also Smallmouth Bass and Walleye fishing on select lakes in Nopiming Provincial Park. Ice fishing for trophy Walleye on Lake Winnipeg is also available. All fishing equipment and bait are supplied. Come experience our world class fishery!

Interlake Outdoors

Interlake Outdoors is based in Teulon, situated in the Southern Interlake Region of Manitoba. Started in the later part of 2012, the cameras started rolling in early 2013 for the spring bear season. Interlake Outdoors is hosted by Cole Kilpatrick, Troy Reid and Dustin Dola, but it would be impossible to do what we do without the help of our many friends and family, who you will see in many of our videos.

Lake Winnipeg Greenbacks - Fish Addictions TV

Lake Winnipeg Greenback Walleyes... in May?

The famous Manitoba fall run of greenback walleye is well documented and anticipated every year. Targeting massive schools of these emerald giants through Lake Winnipeg ice has also become the stuff of legend. Increasingly gaining in popularity amongst anglers however, is the tail end springtime segment of the migration...

Bear Track Outfitters

Capacity - 12

Four modern semi-private rooms, shared washrooms, showers. Satellite TV and phone, laundry facilities. Home-cooked meals.

Fishing on the Dauphin River.

Hunting for resident and non-resident black bear in GHA 15, 16, 20 and 21, upland game bird and waterfowl.

Open May to November.

Accessible by road.

Narrows West Lodge Inc.

Six units in main lodge, two with hot tubs.

Conference room, licensed dining room, tavern, VLTs, beer, wine and liquor vendor, store, laundromat, beach, children's playground, boats, gas bar, campground, fish and game processing, tackle, bait, nature and historic lake tours, sandy beach, walking trails, guides, licences.

Fishing for pickerel, walleye, northern pike, silver bass, perch, burbot and bullhead.

Hunting for resident and non-resident deer in GHA 19B and 25, resident and non-resident black bear in GHA 19B, 21, 24, 25 and 25A, game bird and waterfowl.

Meridian Outfitters

Hunting for non-resident black bear and resident elk in GHA 21 and 25, non-resident deer in GHA 21, 21A, and 25, resident moose in GHA 21 and 21A, upland game bird and waterfowl in GBHZ 3 and 4. Packages include accommodation in basecamp or outcamps. Equipment and hunting transportation provided. Bow and rifle hunting trips available for deer and bear.

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...

Hecla Island Ice Shacks: A Unique Ice Fishing Experience

Anglers coming to Lake Winnipeg for ice fishing are spoiled for choice when it comes to lake access. Regardless of what direction you are coming from, there is an access for you. Assuming you are approaching Lake Winnipeg from the South, which, most of us...

Guide Spotlight: Todd Longley of City Cats

Forget what you know about fishing and fishing guides. A catfishing adventure on Manitoba’s famed Red River with Todd Longley will change your perceptions on both accounts. Conventional wisdom says that catching big fish requires patience...

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!

Davis Point Lodge and Outfitters Ltd.

Capacity - 12

One main lodge with tub and two cabins with showers.

Unlicensed dining room, boats, motors, gas, oil, dock, boat launching, guides, hunting licences, game processing.

Hunting for non-resident deer in GHA 20, and non-resident black bear in GHA 20, 21, and 25.

All-American package plans.

Open year-round.

Accessible by road.

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...

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...

Megabucks Outfitting

Hunting for non-resident bear in GHA 25, non-resident deer in GHA 20, upland game bird and waterfowl. Accommodation at outcamp.


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!

Gammon River East Outcamps

Fly-in packages for fishing. Accommodation at fully modern solar and propane outcamp with shower at Gammon River. Groups of two to six.

Bear Creek Outfitting

Bear hunting is a special experience. There is no better time to be in the forest than early spring. If you are a bowhunter, muzzleloader, or rifle hunter give me a call. I would like to talk to you about a bear hunt - anytime.

We are easy to get to from the U.S. Hunters can simply fly into the international airport in Winnipeg on Air Canada or Northwest Airlines. Rental cars are available at the airport and we are about 4 hours north on a good highway. If you prefer to drive we are about 11 hours north of Minneapolis.

Adamson's Outfitting & Guide Service

Whitetail deer, black bear, moose, waterfowl and upland game bird hunting in GHA 16. Fishing for northern pike, walleye and whitefish. Nature, adventure trips, photography, ecotourism.