Species: Pike, Trout
Coordinates: 54° 40€² 26€³ N, 94° 14€² 48€³ W
Surface area: 1,151 km²
Why we chose it
Pike; Abundant large fish
When to fish: Mid-June.
Where to fish: Peekaboo Bay.
Tip: Make long casts parallel to the shoreline with topwater baits or large bucktail flies.
—Jim Hoey, host of The Dimestore Fishermen
Lake trout; Legendary fishery, great lodging and good numbers of lunkers
When to fish: After ice-out through early July.
Where to fish: Flats in 25 feet of water, inflows, bays, points, reefs, rock piles and humps.
Tip: Cast light jigs, jig or troll one- to three-ounce bucktail jigs, troll herring-teaser rigs behind beaded line weights or Dipsy Divers, or cast or troll spoons or large crankbaits.
—Steve MacInnis, host of Adventures North