Fly fishing in Canada is increasing popular, just ask the fishing lovers about their dream fishing destination, and the answer will be same across the board Canada. And why not, the country offers a beautiful blend of fishing expeditions in the backdrop of scenic beauty, which is bound to send waves of excitement in the hearts of those who are truly passionate about fishing.
Fly fishing is an ancient and distinct angling method that is most popular as a way of catching salmon and trout, but nowadays fly fishing in Canada is also employed for a wide range of gamefish species such as panfish, carp, pike, and saltwater marine species like redfish, tarpon, snook, bonefish, and striped bass.
Fly fishing is a typical form of fishing wherein fish are caught using artificial flies cast with a special fly fishing rod and fly line. The fly line is generally coated with plastic, and is heavy enough to be able to send the fly to its target. The fly, for all practical purposes, is weightless.
Out of the many fly fishing in Canada destinations, Ontario (located 130 miles towards the northwest of the International Falls, Minnesota) is among the most sought after fly fishing destinations. The best thing about this place is that it is accessible only through float planes.
For accommodation, the best places are remote outpost cabins located at Ontario’s northwestern region. Try to get those outfitters who promise to offer you all their fly-in lakes and complete fishing privacy while fly fishing in Canada.
If you are boarding in Kenora, among the most secluded lakes are Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout, and Northern Pike. The wildering sceneries and fishing action that these lakes offer, is simply unbeatable. There are plenty of fishing opportunities for fly fishing lovers, as a result of the continued conservation practices that enable production of abundant superior quality fishes and amazing freshwater fishing.
Brown Bear Lake System is among the best for fly fishing in Smallmouth Bass lakes. The Smallmouth in this particular lake weighs 2 to 3 pounds on an average. The lake has abundant pound fish and the trophy wall-hangers, which weight 5 to 6 lbs., and are produced every season, making it an excellent place for fly fishing. And then, there are three Portages at a four minutes walking distance from the Brown Bear Lake.
Here boats and motors are ready for you to ride in; all that you need to carry with you for the fly fishing expedition is your fishing rod shore lunch for the day. By boat you can easily travel from Midway Lake West, up to Midway Lake East. The distance between the two lakes is 5 miles long, and they are full of fast action Pike and Smallies.
Not feeling too tired? If no, you may go a little further to another portage – Beauty Lake – just four minutes away from Midway Lake. This lake is best known as the fighting Lake Trout destination where one gets to see some of the best Smallmouth Bass.