Where the owner of Cold Lake’s Exsile Outdoors fishes for giant lakers, pike, walleye, burbot and perch
Open for almost three years, Cold Lake’s Exsile Outdoors supplies northeastern Alberta’s anglers and hunters with everything they need. There’s even an indoor archery range. Owner Jason Laudin says a must-have local bait is the Cold Lake Special—a five-inch-long tube jig with a treble-hook stinger. Here are Laudin’s top spots for lakers and more.