Species: Pike, Trout
Coordinates: 62° 14€² 48.2886€³ N, -113° 15€² 21.6894€³ W
Location: Northwest Territories
Why we chose it
Lake trout; Spectacular scenery, great lodge and good numbers of fish
When to fish: Right after ice-out (late June/early July) and mid- to late August.
Where to fish: Let lodge owner Don Stretch point you in the right direction.
Tip: Troll or cast big spoons, or jig deep with tubes.
Pike; See above
When to fish: In late June/early July after ice-out, and the last two weeks of August.
Where to fish: Back bays and weedy shorelines.
Tip: Cast spoons, jig, or fly fish with big streamers.
—Scott Rawlings, host of Fishing Alberta