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Big North Lodge & Outposts



Great Fishing..."upscale" accommodations available in a remote, private and peaceful setting on the mainland or unbelievable Fly-In Fishing at our "Trophy Waters" Roger Lake & Long Lake Outposts. Throughout the season, from May to October, fishing is excellent for walleye, northern pike, bass and muskie. Our camp, with a maximum capacity of 30 guests, is small enough to be considered your own private fishing lodge, but has the advantages of personalized service and hospitality offered by your hosts.

The Roger Lake Outpost features total privacy. You’re on the uninhabited Sturgeon River which abounds with trophy pike and walleye and features some of the finest small mouth bass fishing in Northwestern Ontario. Our two cabins at Roger Lake will accommodate up to 12 people, in comfortable, clean quarters with large dining rooms for those festive group dinners. There’s a barbeque, indoor shower, hot and cold running water, and a sunny deck overlooking the lake. We supply you with six boats, equipped with reliable 9.9 h.p. motors.

The only cabin on Long Lake & two portage lakes. This is the perfect place for a wilderness getaway with added comforts. The cabin on Long Lake is complete with boardwalk paths, a screened gazebo by the water’s edge, knotty pine interior and half log siding exterior, will accommodate up to 4 people. The view from the cabin is nothing short of magnificent with huge rock bluffs to protect from high winds.
Our guests will fly out of Minaki with River Air and we do check flights every second day with our own Cessna 180 plane.


Big North Lodge is located on Gun Lake, part of the Winnipeg River System at Minaki, 25 miles north of Kenora, Ontario.  Our 5 lakes & river system is famous for outstanding Muskie, Walleye, Northern Pike & Smallmouth Bass fishing.  Muskies are common in the 30" to 45" range, with "Lunkers" over 50" caught and released each year.  Northerns can be found in the numerous bays on our river system - many over 36".  With 45 miles of lakes & river, Walleyes & Smallmouth Bass are plentiful.  Our family-operated drive-in lodge offers both American plan and deluxe lakefront Housekeeping accommodations with all the comforts of home in the wilderness.  We also have newly renovated Housekeeping cabins at our fly-in outposts on "Trophy Waters" Roger Lake and Long Lake.  Both outposts have unbelievable fishing for Walleye and Northern and Smallmouth Bass. Come join us for an unforgettable experience.

We have some of the best hunting areas for fully-guided trophy hunts for Black Bear and Whitetail Deer.  We limit ourselves to a maximum of 6 Bear hunters or 6 Deer hunters per week to provide you with quality hunts and high success rates.  Our trophy Bull Moose hunt is a fly-in archery hunt for a maximum of 4 hunters at our Roger Lake outpost in WMU 3. Hunters can also take advantage of our tremendous Walleye & Northern fishing.


American Plan dining room & guest lounge in Main Lodge. Deluxe Housekeeping Cabins at drive-in Lodge and fly-in Outposts. Remodeled Cabins, Comfortable, clean quarters, large dining rooms, barbeque, indoor shower, hot and cold running water, Kitchens with electric refrigerator, microwave, propane or electric stove, dishes, pots and pans and kitchen utensils, Outposts, Long Lake Outpost, Roger Lake Outpost,


Walleye, northern pike, small-mouth bass, muskie fishing, white tailed deer, black bear and moose hunting. Lodge Boats are 17' Lund Outfitters with 50 HP , 4-stroke Yamaha motors. Roger Lake Outpost has 14' & 16" Lund boats with 15 HP Mercury 4-Stroke motors; Long Lake Outpost has 14' Lunds with 9.9 HP Mercury Motors.

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Big North Lodge & Outposts
P.O. Box 24
Minaki, Ontario
P0X 1J0
Email: bignorthlodge@kmts.ca

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