has a unique fishing experience to offer.
you’ve ever longed for the solitude of your own lake or river,
then come to Nunavut for fishing. You can fly in to a Nunavut wilderness
lodge and let an experienced local fishing guide show you where to land
that trophy lake trout. Rent a cabin and fish round the clock under
the midnight sun on a lake where you can call your own.
Nunavut Fishing Adventures Guide
If you passion is to fly fish get ready for a Nunavut fishing adventure
you will never forget. Come
fishing for a day or a week and experience Nunavut fishing where legendary
wilderness and scenery are waiting for you.
trophy game fish include the feisty arctic char, the great northern
pike, and our tasty fighting fish, the lake trout and the walleye.
spring, the ice fishing season heats up. Grab some rays on a quiet
lake beside a warm fire, close to a cozy lodge.
Check out our great Nunavut fishing info for
your trip preparation.
Arctic Char are a great tasting catch. They are generally found in
the icy waters of the Arctic Rivers as they make their way inland
to spawning lakes. They have dark green backs and silvery, spotted
sides and bellies. During the fall spawning season, males develop
long, hooked lower jaws and their sides and bellies turn bright orange-red.
A few char do however remain in freshwater lakes year-round. Average
weight: 2.25 - 3 kg (5 - 7 lbs). Arctic
Char are found in the northern corner of Nunavut.
Sport Fishing Licence is required. Licenses
are available from the Department of Sustainable Development, or Fisheries
and Oceans, most sport fishing lodges, sporting goods, and convenience
stores, as well as certain offices of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
in many areas of Nunavut are tagged for fishery management studies.
With the information collected from fish tags, fishery managers are
able to determine the distribution, movements, relative abundance,
and growth rates of fish. If you catch a tagged fish there is a reward
available for details of your catch and information from
- All licences are subject to access conditions which your tour operator
should be aware of. If you wish you can view these restrictions and
requirements at Nunavut