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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.

Top 5 Reasons to Ice Fish in Manitoba

Manitoba welcomes you to our hard water world. Come see why thousands of ice fishing fanatics descend on our province every winter to drop a line. There are many reasons to visit but we have narrowed it down to the Top 5. Hopefully this list helps to convince you to choose Manitoba for your next ice fishing adventure.

Ice Fishing for Big Walleye on Big Windy - Manitoba Hot Bite

Clear Lake Whitefish - Big China Outdoors

Destination Spotlight: Wekusko Falls Lodge

Ice Fishing for Monster Black Crappie - Jay Siemens Vlog

Early Ice Walleyes - Fish Addictions TV

Manitoba Ice Fishing - In-Fisherman Magazine

Let me say this: Manitoba is the ice fishing capital of the world — no ifs, ands or buts about it. The province that sits smack dab in the center of Canada — Canada's Heartbeat — is where you go to catch the biggest and the most fish in the winter...

Agressive Northern Region Lake Trout - Clayton Schick Outdoors