9 reasons why every angler should visit northern Manitoba

Northwestern Manitoba is a prime destination for trophy pike, walleye and lake trout

WANT TO CATCH SO MANY FISH YOU LOSE COUNT? LAURIE RIVER LODGE IS THE PLACE

The natural environment is breathtaking

Without even trying, on this trip alone I saw two cow moose and a calf, black bears and a whole whack of bald eagles. I even managed to capture the sequence above. My friend (and Manitoba first-timer) Joel Kellman, from Detroit, was particularly blown away by the eagles, which we saw almost every day.

The eagle may be American’s symbol, but Joel had to come up north to get the shot above (note the top right corner).

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