Top 6 Fishing Lodges In Northern Ontario, Canada - Updated 2022


Those who fish know that Ontario offers some of the best fishing spots in Canada. This is because most of Northern Ontario’s lakes and streams are abundant with walleye, bass, jackfish, lake trout, salmon, and whitefish. Visit the remote lakes that are accessible only by air, and experience a different kind of fishing that you may have only dreamed about. There are also several fishing resorts and lodges near lakes and beaches that you can stay in for convenience and comfort. Do note that fishing can vary by season and by weather conditions, and though you may not always get the fish that you want, don’t let that stop you from creating a whole new fishing experience in Northern Ontario. Here is our list of the top fishing lodges in Northern Ontario, Canada, where you can choose the accommodation that best suits your taste.

1. Cozy fishing cabin in a tranquil and remote island (from USD 280)

This comfortable cabin can house up to seven guests and is powered by solar energy. It is situated on a remote island by Lake of the Woods, Ontario, making it a prime fishing ground for its visitors. Enjoy your own space with two bedrooms consisting of a king bed, a queen bed, and two double beds. After a day of fishing, have a nice shower in their spacious bathroom with hot water. Even though it’s remote, you’ll never feel too far from the metro as there are cell service and complimentary WiFi access. Other activities on the island are canoeing, sailing, and camping. In order to go fishing, you must have a boat or rent one prior to checking in. You will also need detailed marine charts and a GPS.

Remote Wilderness Island with Comfy Fishing Cabin
Kenora, Ontario, Canada
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Island 4 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it requires you to be self-reliant well-prepared and comfortable by yourselves in the remote location
great isolated place in prime fishing area
this place is way better than advertised prime location beautiful scenery and great fishing very close
the location and cabin are spectacular love the wildlife and scenery everywhere you look
awesome place remote a nice get away
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2. Luxurious private cottage with full housekeeping (from USD 271)

Located in the beautiful South Bay of Lake Nipissing, this private getaway is ideal for those who came to fish but want to have other amenities to enjoy as well. The cottage can accommodate up to seven guests, with two bedrooms, one bathroom, and its own driveway. You can find fishing boats for rent daily and weekly, and get some complimentary lake and depth maps. Find the right fishing spot with their fishing hot spot map. After a tiring day, relax in the heated pool and whirlpool or take photos of the serene and secluded surroundings to post on social media with the free WiFi.

Tom Rae Lodge Lakefront Private Cottages
Callander, Ontario, Canada
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
the place is clean
the place was very clean and we all slept comfortably
clean placr and super friendly/ dependable hosts
amazing environment and very friendly hosts
dan and his mother were very helpful and kind
dan is a great host and very nice person
friendly hosts very beautiful location
overall we loved our little trip to this beautiful location
great location and very nice view
our place at the lodge was amazing we had an enjoyable weekend near the lake
a great place for fishing
great host amazing location
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3. Rustic cabin with dock area near Gogama (from USD 126)

Go hunting or fishing in Northern Ontario in this lovely, rustic cottage. Enjoy a space fit for five guests without feeling cramped, with two bedrooms, a bathroom with complete toiletries, and a spacious living area. Create new memories during your fishing trip with the fire pit area access and enjoy some BBQ at night. No need to worry, as the firewood and propane are included. You’ll also get free access to the beach, the dock, kayaks, and pedal boats. Watch your favorite shows on the installed cable TV or stream the next episode of your current show on your phone with the complimentary WiFi.

Mattagami Lake Cottage Northern Ontario
41 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
the cottage was clean and well stocked
cabin was very clean bed was comfy and it had everything we needed
decor is definitely dated as you can see in the pictures but he keeps it very clean
shawn was a great host
shawn was a superb host
shawn was a great host
host was very helpful and communicated well
shawn is very good host and good communicator
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4. Spacious cabin near pontoon rentals (from USD 134)

Swim in a lake near the cottage or fish to your heart’s content, this accommodation can house up to nine guests and has three bedrooms with a queen bed, a double bed, and a bunk bed. It has a full indoor bathroom, an outhouse, a fully equipped kitchen, BBQ grill, and a fire pit for a night under the stars. Have fun with some water toys and life jackets included in the package, catch up on the latest shows with their satellite TV, or challenge your friends or family to a round of board games. There are available pontoon rentals in the area when you’re ready to go fishing. You don’t even have to go far, because the cottage is located in front of the lake - you can go out to fish anytime.

Cottage on Lake Matinenda - water access
Blind River, Ontario, Canada
11 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is clean and comfortable with all of the amenities you will need
the cabin was clean and fully stocked with everything you need
super clean cottage friendly helpful hosts and a beautiful location
billie jo and josh were great hosts and communicators
excellent comfortable cabin in an excellent location on a beautiful lake
their cabin was conveniently located close to the marina and many great fishing spots too
amazing value for what you pay to book this place
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5. Pet-friendly lakefront cottage with modern kitchen

This beautiful private cottage provides a combination of drive-up access and full privacy and it can house up to eight guests and your loving pet. Being a low profile lot, you’ll have enough peace and quiet when you fish during the day. Catch yourself some walleye, northern pike, musky, and bass while enjoying a quiet bay of clean water. The cottage has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an outdoor deck and a sitting area perfect for BBQ nights. Spend some time inside after a long day of fishing. No need to worry about cooking, as it is fully equipped with a modern kitchen, complete with utensils and appliances for your convenience. There is a kayak as well as a canoe that you can rent in the area. You can even avail of guided fishing tours if you wish to go farther from the accommodation to catch some rare finds.

Private Luxury Waterfront Cottage. Family And Pet Friendly.
15 Winnipeg River Drive
cottage 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfy and it was nice to have ac on the warm days
very comfortable furniture in every room, terrific beds, everything you need in the kitchen, wifi, great flat screen tv, ac or 2pellet stoves if needed
it was well-stocked with everything you could want and was immaculate
easy access to the town of kenora with all is amenities and activities
the house is situated right on a bay and the water was warm and calm
cottage was big and very clean
the house was clean and had almost everything we needed for our stay
everything is of very good quality, clean and comfortable
we canoed and swam from docks
we also fished from the peninsula and caught fish
bobbi the owner was so accommodating and friendly and made sure we had everything we needed
we came from new zealand to escape our winter for about 10 weeks
could not have asked for anything better
had a lovely time and bobbie was extremely helpful and replied to any questions we had within minutes
we fished every morning and evening with great walleye success everyday
the neighbours were friendly and supportive and shopping is only about 15 minutes away in kenora
a quiet and picturesque lakeside setting on a little bay with lovely views from the cabin and outside deck, yet only a few minutes from downtown kenora
the property is situated on the point of a very quiet bay and has wonderful views from the cabin
the location is conveniently close to town which made grocery shopping easy
great location
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6. Deluxe fishing lodge for a true Canadian experience

This deluxe accommodation offers a unique experience, with inclusions like floatplane rides to and from the lake (the only way to access the lake), a private cabin with daily housekeeping, a fishing license, a rod reel and tackle, boat rental, motor and fuel, and all daily meals. Go on a remote fishing trip that lets you fish some of the best walleye and pike and cook them. Have a good time fishing by going to the lake, just a 25-minute hike from the lodge, and feel the tranquility of your surroundings. Wake up every morning to a cabin that is equipped with two bedrooms and one bath, a refrigerator, a water cooler, a spacious living room with a card table, and an indoor fireplace.

Maynard Lake Lodge - Kenora, Ontario, Canada
lodge 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Enjoy fishing in Northern Ontario

Ontario is known worldwide for its outstanding range of fishing experiences and lovely lakeside fishing resorts and lodges. These rentals will make your stay more comfortable, easy, and unique. Come and fish for a variety of species in these top fishing lodges in Northern Ontario, Canada.

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