Algoma is home to a truly unique train-in fishing adventures. Train trips are ideal for those looking for a remote Canadian fishing vacation but who don’t want to fly-in or drive. Your trip begins by boarding the Algoma Passenger Train or the Via Rail Budd Car where you will be whisked through the remote recesses of Algoma in the comfortable surroundings of a train coach. You will load up your gear into the baggage car, and relax and let the Railway get you on track to your fishing trip of a lifetime.
There are over a dozen lodges located along the rail lines, and each of these lodges are very unique, offering multiple fish species dependent on which lodge you visit. The lodges located along the the rail system have word class brook trout, lake trout, smallmouth bass, walleye, perch and big northern pike. Imagine the shore lunches after a morning of fishing with these offerings.
When the train makes its stop at your selected lodge, you’ll be greeted by friendly lodge staff who will bring you to the next part of the adventure: a fishing trip of a lifetime. From full-service American Plan lodges to outpost camps, or Housekeeping cabins, whatever type of fishing trip you are looking for it is all located along the rail lines. Your hosts will cater to all your needs.
If you’re looking for a relaxing vacation, these lodges also offer excellent opportunities to explore nature. Kayak or canoe the calm waters, pack your camera to photograph nature and wildlife, or bring your plein air painting kit to capture the beauty of the area on canvas.
With so many outfitters, cabins and fishing lodges located along the rail lines in Algoma, it’s easy to plan a dream fishing or wilderness trip via train that you will never forget.