Manitoba's 100,000 lakes cover approximately 17% of the province with
clear, fresh water. In addition the thousands of miles of rivers, and
streams are home to productive fish habitat.
Explore back country trails, unspoiled wilderness, pristine lakes, and
wide open spaces during your outdoor adventure vacations in Manitoba.
Imagine the peaceful solitude of fishing for walleye or trout
at sunrise on any one of Manitoba's thousands of lakes. The Red River,
Winnipeg, Assiniboine and Bloodvein River are famous for 20+ lb. monster
Your Fishing in Manitoba Guide
you’re fishing walleye, lake trout, speckled trout, Northern
pike, catfish, or one of the many other species that populate the
lakes, rivers and streams of Manitoba, excitement
and anticipation are part of every fishing experience. Manitoba's
progressive fish management combined with strong conservation and
selective harvest programs make it a world leader in sport fishing.
Surrounded by sweeping clear-blue skies and pristine wilderness, anglers
test their skills, savour a shore lunch and return home with a catch.
A selection of great Manitoba fishing info is
available for your trip preparation.
Fishing in Manitoba can be as close or as far as your imagination
takes you. Access is by automobile, float plane, boat-in or water
taxi, train, or paddle your canoe. You can rough it or be pampered
in the lap of luxury as you enjoy all that Manitoba has to offer.
Thanks to Manitoba's outstanding outfitters, you can easily make your
dreams of a fishing adventure come true. From the most luxurious accommodation
to the most rustic outposts or camp and various packages that can
include meals, transportation by float plane, guiding and equipment
there is an adventure to meet every budget.
hooks must be used in Manitoba and make for easy release of fish and
minimize injury. The province of Manitoba is a strong proponent of
catch and release, and catch to eat fishing. Using fishing resources
with care and respect will guarantee world-class angling adventures
for future generations.
Manitoba is a great place for a family fishing vacation. With the
abundance of species available, children don't have to wait long before
the action begins. Provincial parks, camps, and resort settings are
seldom far from great fishing. Tourist outfitters and resort operators
are happy to tailor their packages for families who love to fish.