The Albany River in Northwest Ontario

The Albany River in Northwestern Ontario is a remote, arctic-watershed river that flows for 982 kilometres (610 miles) from Lake St Joseph in a northeasterly direction and into James Bay on the coast. It is one of the longest rivers in Ontario and also one of the most remote. The river offers spectacular fishing for walleye, brook trout, lake trout, and northern pike. 

Catch walleye on the Albany River system

See a map of the Albany River.

Facts About the Albany River System

  • Location Latitude: 51.761105 N Longitude: -83.144873 W Note: The Albany River begins at Lake St. Joseph near Osnaburgh, Ontario and flows for over 600 miles towards James Bay.
  • Fish Species Northern pike, lake trout, walleye, trophy brook trout

Places to fish on the Albany River