Ontario Drive-to Brook Trout Fishing Lodges
Thunderhook Fly-ins & Smooth Rock Camp
is located north of Armstrong and in the heart of the best Northern Pike fishing in Ontario. They offer multiple fly-in outpost camps to choose from on remote lakes and a fly-in lodge. They offer lakes and streams with great Brook Trout fishing. Brook Trout actively migrate to find food and cooler water as the heat of the summer moves in so you will have to contact Thunderhook for details on where to find Brookies during the summer. In the spring and fall Brook Trout are easier to find. Guests purposely targeting Brook Trout should be able to get 3 to 6 nice Brook Trout on an average day. The trout are most common in the 1 to 2 pound range but 3 and 4-pounders do get caught. They also have outstanding fishing for Walleye, Lake Trout and Northern Pike.
Carpenter Lake Cabins
has fantastic Brook Trout. Their whole area is dotted with spring fed lakes and ice cold streams, which is why they have a reputation for being one of the top Brook Trout camps in Northern Ontario. They also have ice fishing for Brookies. They have really nice lakeside cottages. They also have great Lake Trout fishing.
Lower Twin Lakes Lodge
is located 6 miles east of Nakina, Ontario and on Lower Twin Lake, which is the headwaters for the Drowning River. There are no Brook Trout in the lake but the river has Brook Trout way down stream but not accessible by boat. However, hidden out in the bush accessible by old logging roads are various spring-fed lakes and streams that are teaming with Brook Trout. Generally in the streams the Brook Trout are smaller than in the lakes with Brook Trout rarely reaching 18 inches. In the lakes, which some are Artesian Wells; the Brook Trout can reach 5 pounds. John and Karin have spent a lot of time and money upgrading their camp and renovating their lakefront cottages. If you were at the camp in the past you would not believe your eyes if you saw it today. They also took into account that the cabins need to be accessible for people with physical challenges. Upper and Lower Twin Lakes also have fantastic Walleye and Northern Pike fishing.
Hidden River Lodge
is located on Whitefish Lake, which is part of the famous Michipicoten River System. The closest civilization is the tourist outpost town of Wawa, Ontario. Hidden Lake has great fishing for Brook Trout as Wawa is famous for large amounts of Brookies as well as giant trophies. They have nice comfortable cabins, are all being renovated for 2018 as well they have really nice boats. They also offer fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Lake Trout and Smallmouth Bass.
Auld Reekie Lodge
is located 3 hours north of North Bay near the town of Gowganda and located on Gowganda Lake. There are no Brook Trout in Gowganada Lake but Auld Reekie does have a few backcountry lakes that are stuffed with Brook Trout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout and even a lake with Aurora Trout. These lakes are canoe-only spring-fed lakes and well worth the walk in. The Brook Trout they are catching in their lakes are common in the 1 to 3 pound range with a few bigger ones here and there. They have beautiful lakefront cottages along with a main restaurant and British Pub style bar. They offer American Plan, European Plan and housekeeping plan. They have awesome fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass and Perch.
Bear Lake Wilderness Camp
is a small remote island lodge located inside Killarney Provincial Park. Bear Lake Wilderness Camp has 5 cabins and fantastic fishing. Fish over 30 different lakes for Brook Trout, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye.
Four Season Guiding & Lodge
is a small and cozy family run outfitter on Big Pine Lake near Chapleau Ontario. They offer housekeeping cabins with good fishing. There are Brook Trout lakes and Brook Trout streams within 10 minutes drive, which hold great Brook Trout fishing. They also offer fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Lake Trout and Smallmouth Bass.
is located on the English River and have local outpost lakes with excellent fishing for Brook Trout (Speckled Trout). Brook Trout come in all sizes from small pan fryers to trophy 3 and 4 pounders. Occasionally, much bigger brookies are taken. They have boats caches on these lakes with maps of all the hot spots. They also offer fishing for Splake, Lake Trout, Walleye, Northern Pike and Smallmouth Bass.
Murray Lake Cottages & Outpost Camps
is located south of Missanabie and between Wawa and Chapleau, Ontario. They do not have Brook Trout in their lake but they do have backcountry portable lakes with excellent Brook Trout fishing. Brook Trout in the lakes are common in the 1 to 3-pound range but they have caught them as big as 7 pounds. There are a number of streams in the area where Brook Trout are common in the 8 to 16-inch range and once in a while the streams produce trout over 20 inches. They have five lakefront housekeeping cabins that sleep between four and nine adults. They have two boat-to outpost camps on Loon Lake and Shikwamkwa Lake and both camps have fantastic fishing. Their rates are the best in Ontario. They also have fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass and Perch.
Red Pine Lodge & Outpost Camps
is located in the James Bay Frontier and in the heart of some of the best fishing in Ontario. Their main lodge is on the famous Ivanhoe Lake and not too far from Foleyet, Ontario. They have outstanding fishing for Brook Trout. They offer both lakeside cottages at their main camp and remote boat-to outpost camps and a fly-in outpost camp. They also offer great fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Lak Trout, Rainbow Trout and Perch.
Moose Horn Lodge
has great Brook Trout fishing. They have several streams withing a few minutes of camp that hold really nice Brook Trout in the 1/2 to 4 pound range. These are beautiful spring fed streams and they are still stuffed with Brookies because they only let their guest know where they are. They have goreous housekeeping cottages right on the water. They also offer fishing for Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass and Perch.