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9 Things to Do this Fall in Algoma

September 10, 2021 By Martin Lortz

Hello fall, welcome back! As the good times of summer fade to memory, it’s time to refocus on the upcoming show of nature’s splendour as the landscape prepares to transform itself into a boldly coloured artist’s canvas. The obvious plan is to focus on the leaves as they transition from everyday green to a red, […]


Experience Algoma Fly-in Fishing Lodges

March 5, 2021 By Mark Melnyk

The cliché “getting there is really half the fun” is an overused terminology that gets thrown around an awful lot in the travel world. But in the world of fly-in fishing lodges, the cliché may be a little strong. For those who have had the pleasure of experiencing a bush flight, you get it. However, […]


The Elusive Northern Pike of Algoma

February 8, 2021 By Mark Melnyk

Every single guide you fish with will have the same advice while fishing for Northern pike, “make sure you fish it right back to the boat and don’t ever take your eyes of the fly!” Every single guide that says this is 100% correct.  Fishing for pike on fly is one of the most adrenaline […]


Experience a Fly-In Remote Outpost

February 5, 2021 By Mark Melnyk

There are 5 senses in the human body: touch, sight, smell, hearing, and taste. The sensing organs: your eyes, ears, mouth, nose, and skin help us navigate the world – safely. In today’s rat-raced, fast paced world, we experience all five senses every second of every minute. However, we are tending to deviate from the […]


Algoma That Destination for Fly Fishing

December 7, 2020 By Mark Melnyk

Algoma Country in Ontario’s north, has been a destination for anglers for decades. Vast landscapes dotted by nearly countless bodies of water, dissected by even more rivers, creeks and streams make the entire area a sport’s persons paradise. Though there are many species, lodges and regions within Algoma Country to fish, there are a number […]


The Bass & Trout of Algoma

September 18, 2020 By Mark Melnyk

The word “world class” gets thrown about a LOT and has almost become a cliché in the angling world, however, if you are truly vested, take your time and do your research, you will find World Class angling opportunities right here. Opportunities for trophy fish in the Algoma region are basically endless no matter the […]


Drive-in Fishing Cottages

July 13, 2016 By Cory St. Pierre

Anglers from neighbouring states in Michigan and Ohio, as well as Ontarians from Southern Ontario are catching on to Algoma’s best kept secret. These anglers are heading north to find world class fishing at drive-in cottage resorts! Extending along Trans Canada Highway 17 East,  these trophy smallmouth bass and northern pike reside in secret lakes […]


Fly Fishing with Mice Patterns

December 17, 2015 By Colin McKeown

For fly fishers, using mice patterns on the surface can lead to some of the most explosive and exciting takes.   Mice maybe cute but to big predatory fish they are an easy meal. Mice often fall off grassy banks and out of trees into the water. Big predators such as smallmouth bass, northern pike […]