Lac des Îles

Lac des Îles


Species: Bass

Coordinates: 46° 24€² 0€³ N, 75° 32€² 0€³ W


Location: Quebec

Why we chose it:

In 2010, Smallmouth bass; Plenty of good-sized fish

When to fish: June through July is prime.


Where to fish: Key in on shorelines with steep drops and sparse weed growth.

Tip: Toss wacky-rigged worms or tube jigs.


—Ben Woo, an event producer and the president of the Berkley B1 Canadian Bass Open

In 2009, Largemouth bass; Catching 100 fish a day is easily possible

When to fish: June and July.

Where to fish: Any point with weeds will hold fish, and windy points are particularly good.

Tip: Use a drop-shot rig tipped with a three-inch Gulp! Fry in Watermelon.

—Anthony Badham, Quebec/Maritimes Territory Manager at Pure Fishing Canada