Province/Territory: Manitoba

Catch-and-release trophy fish at world-class fishing lodge

  • 300 miles from nearest paved road
  • 120 mile long lake
  • 56 inch record lake trout

There are few places to go in the world to seek record-size lake trout, huge northern pike and scrappy arctic grayling. Nueltin, a remote series of fly-in fishing lodges that straddle Manitoba and Nunavut in Canada’s far north, is one of those places.

Stepping off the charter flight, you’re hundreds of miles from the nearest paved road on the Canadian frontier, having traded the stresses of civilization for the superior comforts of an exclusive wilderness lodge: hearty, delicious meals; friendly faces; cozy fires and a soft bed. Everything is taken care of so that you can take to the lake. The setting is as majestic as the trophies you seek — there are thousands of lakes, rivers, bays and islands formed by the last glacial movement. You and your guide move round the sub-arctic wilderness by boat and floatplane. You have big opportunities to catch big fish and lots of them.

Why you should visit
  • Catch and release record-size lake trout, huge northern pike and scrappy arctic grayling from an exclusive fly-in lodge in Nunavut’s remote and magnificent sub-arctic wilderness.
  • Stay in world-class facilities at Nueltin’s Treeline Lodge. Enjoy private cabins with modern amenities that include full bathrooms, high-speed Internet and satellite, complimentary cocktails and tasty homemade meals.
  • There’s 120 miles of lake to fish, plus thousands of islands and inlets to explore.
  • Head out to remote locations via floatplane for day or overnight adventures to otherwise inaccessible locations.
  • Know that you’re fishing sustainable waters: Nueltin Lake has been one of the most protected lakes in North America since the 1970s.
  • Combine the adventure an outpost wilderness fishing camp with the amenities of a comfortable lodge at one of Nueltin’s remote mini lodges.


  • Weather from June to September is variable. Nueltin Lake gets most of its weather from the west and temperatures on those days average 25°C. However, occasionally the winds change to the north or east and Nueltin Lake can experience some very cool days, as well as days over 30°C. Nights can be cool. No matter the prevailing conditions, pack a high-quality rain suit and waterproof boots.
  • Discover local weather information.  Research local weather patterns at Environment Canada's Canadian Climate Website.
Visitor information
When to go
  • Nueltin Fly-in Lodges are open for summer fishing — mid June through mid September.
Need to know
  • A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 is required at the time of booking, with full payment due by May 1.
  • Manitoba law and Nueltin Fly-in Lodges require barbless hooks and only one single hook per lure.
  • Pack clothes for layering including long underwear, as well as a high-quality rain suit and waterproof boots.
  • You will need a Manitoba fishing licence.
  • There is a 23kg (50lb) maximum per person for all of your luggage and gear.
Getting Here
  • Nueltin Treeline Lodge is located in northern Manitoba, 1,191 km north of Winnipeg. It is fly-in only.
  • The Winnipeg International Airport(YWG) is serviced by most major airlines from various Canadian and US cities.
  • You will need to be in Winnipeg the evening prior to your departure for the lodge. Nueltin staff will book your hotel reservation to ensure you receive the group rate. A coordinator will meet with you at the hotel to review the next day’s departure schedule.
  • Travel planning assistance is available.