Fish Red Lake in Ontario

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Red Lake in Ontario, Canada

Red Lake is not only the name of a town in northern Ontario, the lake itself is an incredible fishery offering up big walleye, northern pike, lake trout perch and even muskie. A dark, stained lake, you'll rarely be disappointed with your daily catch. With numerous bays and islands, the natural habitat on the lake is ideal for producing large populations of fish. Red Lake is also a major float-plane base and the take-off point for fly-in fishing adventures further north and west into Woodland Caribou Park.

Facts About Red Lake

  • Fish Species Walleye, Muskie, Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Perch, Whitefish
  • GPS Coordinates 51.041247 N, -93.898254 W
  • Lake Characteristics Avg. Depth: 38', Max. Depth: 130', Dark-Stained Water
  • Did You Know... Red Lake and area was the location of a gold rush in the 1920s that rivalled the Klondike!

Fishing Red Lake

With its numerous sheltered bays and many islands, Red lake is a very good fishery offering anglers a chance at trophy walleye, northern pike and lake trout. Part of a 5 lake system, you can also catch muskie, lake whitefish and perch. 

Lodging on Red Lake

There are numerous lodges to choose from on Red Lake. These lodges are drive-in and boat-in accessible and offer housekeeping and American Plan packages. Rent a boat or bring your own.