Coordinates: 55° 0€² 49.8636€³ N, -94° 42€² 58.8204€³ W
Why we chose it
In 2009, Pike; Potential for lunkers
When to fish: Early in the season.
Where to fish: Key in on rocky points.
Tip: Use big silver-and-blue jerkbaits or large spinnerbaits (the colour doesn’t matter as long as it’s white).
—Tom Brooke, vice-president of Shimano Canada
In 2008, Pike; Good numbers of big fish and luxury lodgings
When to fish: June through early September.
Where to fish: Long, shallow bays, cabbage beds, weedlines, rock reefs and inflows.
Tip: Cast improvised herring rigs, streamer flies, topwater spinners, one- to two-ounce jigs or large crankbaits, spoons and dressed spinners.
—Steve MacInnis, host of Adventures North