Vermilion Bay Lodge is located on big and beautiful Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario Canada. This is a big lake and known for big fish and the Smallmouth Bass fishery is no exception. This lake is stuffed with gigantic Smallmouth Bass. It's a deep rocky lake and exhibits the typical Canadian Shield rocky structure that is indicative of the best Smallmouth Bass lakes. 2 and 3 pound bass are extremely common and can be caught in great numbers. Their guests who target bass are sure to catch a few in the 4 and 5 pound range. Every year a few lucky guests catch real trophies in the 6 and 7-poud range. Vermilion Bay Lodge is a housekeeping camp with really nice lakefront cottages. They also have great fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Lake Trout and Musky.
North Country Lodge: Canyon Lake is one of the best kept secrets in Northwestern Ontario. Canyon Lake produces large numbers as well as big trophy Smallmouth Bass. Fishing is excellent for all species but their claim-to-fame is the Smallmouth Bass. 4 to 6-pound Smallmouth Bass are caught and release throughout the summer as well as great numbers of good eating sizes. Fisherpersons come from all over North America to enjoy the fantastic fishing in crystal-clear Canyon Lake. They have really nice housekeeping cottages that are clean and well maintained.
McIntosh Lodge - is a beautiful little family run lodge on famous Canyon Lake, which is north of Vermilion Bay and west of Dryden. The lake is famous for high numbers of Smallmouth Bass as well as big Smallmouth Bass. Smallmouth Bass in the lake are common in the 14 to 17-inch range but there are many bigger bass caught by guests each week. If targeting Smallmouth you should catch quite a few in the 3 to 5-pound range and once in a while a bass over 6 pounds gets caught. John will make sure you have the right baits for Canyon Lake and he will set you up with maps to the hottest bass spots on the lake. They have super nice lakefront housekeeping pine cottages with a beautiful main lodge for card playing or watching the big game on satellite TV. Their rates are very reasonable.
Rugby Lake Lodge is located an hour's drive north of Dryden and about 1.5 hours from Vermilion Bay, Ontario. Rugby Lake is one of the most northern lakes where you will find Smallmouth Bass. They showed up in the lake around 1990 and their numbers grew like wildfire. Today guests can expect to catch on average around 30 per day in the 1 to 3 pound range. There are lots of 4 and 5 pounders caught and a few times a year a 6-pounder gets caught. The Smallmouth Bass fishing gets better every year because the lake was made for smallmouth. There is an abundance or rocky shoreline, sand bars and feeder streams making this an awesome fishing lake. Ruby Lake Lodge is a small family-owned fishing camp with comfortable lakefront housekeeping accommodations. They also have fantastic fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Perch and Crappie with boat caches on remote lakes including a Lake Trout lake.
Eagle Eye Guiding is located on Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario. Greg grew up on Eagle Lake and knows every inch and his professional guiding skills are available for travelers or guests of any lodge on the lake. Eagle Lake is famous for Trophy Smallmouth Bass. Greg with show you a day of the best Smallmouth Bass fishing you can imagine. Spending a day with Greg is very educational as well. He will show you all the tips and tricks to maximize your bass fishing skills and produce outstanding results.
Birch Dale Lodge is located on Eagle Lake, south of Waldhof and Vermilion Bay and just west of Dryden. They have outstanding fishing for Smallmouth Bass. In the spring, the main location for spawning is right near their camp. You can catch your limit in a couple of minutes. People go there for the trophies. Smallmouth Bass are common in the 1 to 4-pound range with many 5,6 and 7-pound Smallmouth Being Caught. They offer housekeeping cabins and a restaurant where you can order anything you want and even cook your own steaks.
Anishinabi Lodge is a fly-in fishing lodge north of Vermilion Bay and west of Ear Falls. The main lodge is on an island at the south end of Anishinabi Lake and they have two remote outpost camps at the north end of the lake. Smallmouth Bass are actually an invasive species in the arctic watershed and they made their way up the river into Anishinabi Lake around the year 2000. Since then their numbers have been doubling every year and now Smallmouth Bass in the 20-inch range are common. They also have fantastic fishing for Lake Trout, Walleye & Northern Pike. They have beautiful lakefront log cabin cottages, which are fully equipped for housekeeping. They have a main lodge and can offer American Plan with prior notice. They offer Lund fishing boats with electric start motors.