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
Surrounded by the vast borders of our inland oceans and possessing a diverse landscape of croplands, mixed woodlands, marshes and main lake tributaries, the Interlake is a hub of intersecting environments. This core region is host to famous waterfowl, upland and big game populations.
Signature Species: Whitetail Deer, Black Bear, Elk, Wolf, Coyote, Ducks, Geese, Grouse
Stretching all the way from the shores of Hudson Bay in the north to the grainfields and wetlands in the south, Manitoba is a province defined by its diverse geography. And for those who pursue waterfowl, it is a landscape that brings an equally wide range of hunting opportunities. If you’ve never considered making the journey to Manitoba to hunt waterfowl, here are a few reasons you might want to plan a trip for next season.
Host to a generous variety of migratory game birds, Manitoba has prevailed as one of the premier waterfowl destinations in North America. Home to Ducks Unlimited and their first Canadian wetland restoration project, Manitoba is recognized for holding some of the very best in prairie nesting habitat and for possessing an impressive inventory of prime environments for ducks, geese and Sandhill cranes.
Diverse species, prime habitats and remote populations, essential qualities that have all shaped Manitoba’s reputable status as a premier big game destination. Central Canadian barren ground caribou, Canadian moose, elk, whitetail deer, black bear, wolf and coyote inhabit the limits of our various terrains and present an array of sought-after hunting experiences, with many unique to the heart of Canada.
The countdown is on! As temperatures dip below the freezing mark, it won't be long before less sizeable heavily sheltered lakes become covered in ice, initiating the beginning of another hard-water season. Many anglers relish the mild weather and aggressive bites that go hand-in-hand with the transition period commonly referred to as first-ice...
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.
Monster channel catfish on the Red River can be targeted using a variety of presentations. Fly fishing for them is quickly growing in popularity amongst anglers plying the shorelines of the Red and Lake Winnipeg. Watch as Aaron and guest Nolan Plew go after cats on the fly at the base of Lockport...
The Red River section north of Lockport Dam to its delta is well known to anglers in Manitoba as a fall hotspot. The annual greenback walleye migration draws anglers from far and wide who ply the shorelines and community holes in the hopes of landing a world-class trophy fish. Hooking into a giant walleye surpassing the 28inch (71cm)...