Vermilion Bay Ontario Walleye Fishing

Vermilion Bay Lodge is on Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario and is one of Ontario's top destinations for Walleye fishing. Eagle Lake is famous for high numbers of good eating size Walleye and also big trophy Walleye. Walleyes in the 25 to 32-inch range and caught each week and a couple times during the summer some lucky fisherperson will bring in a giant Walleye between 33 and 36-inches. With 8 comfortable housekeeping cabins and a main lodge overlooking beautiful Eagle Lake they offer personal service with over 30 years of experience serving fishermen and families. Come "fish, relax & unwind" in the heart of Ontario vast Wilderness. They also have fantastic fishing for Musky, Lake Trout, Northern Pike and Smallmouth Bass.

McIntosh Lodge is a beautiful little family run lodge on famous Canyon Lake. The lake is famous for high numbers of Walleyeas well as big Trophy Walleye. Even though Walleye in the 16 to 22-inch range is the most common Walleye in the lake have been caught consistently over 28 inches and in the 7 to 10-pound range. If you target Walleye there is no reason why you can't catch 30 nice Walleye in a day. Regular guests that know the lake well can do way better. John makes sure all guests are put on the hotspots that produce fish and John is always happy to go through your tackle box and show you what works best. They have super nice lakefront housekeeping pine cabins with a beautiful main lodge for card playing and watching the big game on satellite TV. Their rates are very reasonable.

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 Walleye. Fishing is excellent for all species but their claim-to-fame is the Walleye fishing. 10-pound Walleyes 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. We are located close to Vermilion Bay, Ontario. They also have fantastic fishing for Musky, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout and Perch.


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. They have nine remote backcountry lakes that just boiling with Walleyes. Guests can catch over 100 walleyes per day with an average size of 20 inches. These lakes also produce big Walleyes in the 25 to 27 inch range. Their crown jewel is they trophy catch-&-release fly-out lake where you can still catch over 100 Walleyes in a day but they average 24 inches with tons of Walleyes in the 30-inch range being caught. This is a lodge with such good Walleye fishing that you will leave with a huge smile and sore arms. The lake is also accessible in the winter for some awesome ice fishing. Ice fishing starts January 1st in their region. They also have great fishing for Lake Trout, Pike & Smallmouth. 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.

Rugby Lake Lodge is located north-west of Dryden or North-east of Vermilion Bay, Ontario. They are a small family-owned fishing camp on Rugby Lake, which is one of the hottest Trophy Walleye lakes in the region. Their numbers for catching Walleye are not a high as a fly-in camps father north but the average size Walleye will be bigger and you also have a chance of catching one of their legendary Mega Walleyes that the lake is famous for. Depending on the weather guests can expect to catch 30 to 60 Walleyes in a day with the average being 3 pounds with lots of 4 and 5 pounders and a couple 6 pounders. This lake has an unusually high number of trophy Walleyes over 10 pounds. You have a great chance at catching your dream Walleye. The trophies are there because of Rugby Lake Lodge's conservation policy on letting all Walleyes over 18 inches go. They have clean comfortable lakefront housekeeping accommodations. They have additional fishing for Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Perch, Crappie with boat caches on a Lake Trout lake. They are open all winter for ice fishing.

Birch Dale Lodge is located on Eagle Lake and between Dryden & Vermilion Bay and just south of Waldhof, Ontario. The have outstanding fishing for big trophy walleyes. The lake is famous for monster size Walleyes and well as catching high numbers of good eating size Walleye. Their accommodations and rental boats are among the best in Northwestern Ontario. They also offer a meal plan where you choose what you want and you can cook your own steaks. As well they have outstanding fishing for Musky, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass and Lake Trout.


Canada North Lodge is a drive-in lodge located on Little Bear Lake, which is part of the Woman River Chain of Lakes. They are in a region not far from Ear Falls and north of Vermilion Bay and Dryden. They have outstanding Walleye fishing. Their Walleyes average 3 pounds and numbers are great for a drive-in lodge. Because of the Woman River constantly supplying fresh water and food as well as offering good spawning grounds, the Walleye population is high. Depending on your fishing skills and knowledge of the area you can catch anywhere from 20 to 60 Walleyes in a day. Being on a river system also means they have a very high rate of trophy Walleyes over 10 pounds being caught. This is a modern & comfortable American Plan resort with delicious home cook meals, comfortable accommodations and a facility that is welcoming to people with physical challenges. They also have fishing for Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass and Lake Trout.