Beautiful Porcupine Provincial Forest, Duck Mountain Provincial Park, and Riding Mountain National Park are located within this region. These wilderness areas and their adjacent landscapes are full of productive lakes and an abundance of walleye, northern pike, and trophy trout waters. The Parkland is world renowned for its fly-fishing opportunities.
Signature Species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Tiger Trout, Brook Trout, Splake, Walleye, Northern Pike
Showcasing Manitoba's highlands, the Parkland Region offers a remarkable line-up of wilderness areas, agricultural fringes, valleys and a wide selection of prairie and alpine waters. Home to the Porcupine Provicial Forest, Duck Mountain Provincial Park and Riding Mountain National Park, the Parkland is an extraordinary destination with a variety of exceptional hunting opportunities.
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.