Waldhof Ontario Lake Trout Fishing

Birch Dale Lodge is located on Eagle Lake and between Dryden & Vermilion Bay and just south of Waldhof, Ontario. The lake is stuffed with Giant Lake Trout as well as good eating size Lakers. The northwestern end of Eagle Lake is the deepest part of the lake and where the best Lake trout fishing is. Lake Trout are common between 2 and 12 pounds. During a week targeting Lake Trout you should catch a trout in the 20-pound range. Lake Trout have been known to top 40 pounds on Eagle Lake. Their accommodations and rental boats are among the best in Northwestern Ontario. They also offer day-long fly-outs to trophy lakes for Lake Trout.

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 Lunker Lake Trout. Greg with show you a day of the best Lake Trout fishing you can imagine. Spending a day with Greg is very educational as well. He will show you all the best lake Trout tips and tricks to maximize your fishing skills and produce outstanding results. Lake Trout are common in the north end of the lake and are available up to 35 pounds and even bigger ones get caught.

Vermilion Bay Lodge: on Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario is a fabulous Canadian destination for giant trophy Lake Trout. The lodge is located at the North-west end of the lake, which is the deepest part of the lake and has the best Lake Trout fishing. Lake Trout from 1 to 30 pounds are being caught. With 8 comfortable housekeeping cabins and a main lodge overlooking beautiful Eagle Lake we offer personal service with over 30 years of experience serving fishermen and families. Come "fish, relax & unwind" in the heart of Ontario's Wilderness.

Below are lodges just north of Waldhof and Vermilion Bay



McIntosh Lodge is a beautiful little family run lodge on famous Canyon Lake, which is north of Vermilion Bay and west of Dryden. There are a few Lake Trout in Canyon Lake but the lake does not have a viable Lake Trout population to target them. Fortunately, John is licensed to have boats on Gordon Lake, which is a rarely fished backcountry portage lake. Gordon Lake is a 200-foot deep little jewel that is just boiling with Lake Trout. The Lake Trout fishing is so spectacular that he has guests that stay at his camp and walk the short portage every day. Lake Trout are the dominant species in the lake and are common in the 1 to 5-pound range but tons of trout in the 6 to 12-pound range get caught and released. McIntosh Lodge has super nice lakefront housekeeping pine cabins with a beautiful main lodge for card playing or watching the big game on satellite TV. Their rates are very reasonable. You can always take a break from Lake Trout fishing and hit the fantastic Muskie, Walleye and bass fishing on Canyon Lake.



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 Lake Trout. Their claim-to-fame is the Lake fishing. 5 to 20-pound Lake Trout 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 also offer ice fishing for lakers. Their lakeside cottages are clean and comfortable and fully equipped for housekeeping.



Indian Lake Lodge is located on the famous Indian Chain of Lakes, which is north of Vermilion Bay, Ontario and not far from the Manitoba border. From their lodge you have nine lakes to boat through. There is one special lake that is totally different than the others. When you enter Boulder Lake right away you will see a drastic change in structure. Next to it is Little Boulder Lake and both are deep rocky lakes and stuffed with Lake Trout. The thing about these lakes is not many people fish for Lake Trout because the Indian Chain of Lakes has a well known reputation for awesome Walleye and Muskie fishing. The guests that do fish for Lake Trout are very successful. The Lake Trout are most common in the 2 to 5 pound range. This water system is big enough to support good size Lake Trout up to 20 pounds. In the winter the trout are free so swim and feed and by spring they all travel back to Boulder Lake where in the summer they are concentrated. Indian Lake Lodge has cozy lakefront cottages that vary in size for small and lodge groups. They offer fantastic 18-foot fishing boat rentals with electric start motors and electric trolling motors. They also have fishing for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Musky, Northern Pike and Perch.