Lac du Cerf

Lac du Cerf


Species: Bass, Trout

Coordinates: 46°18€² N, 75° 30€² W


Location: Quebec

Why we chose it:

In 2010, Smallmouth bass; A beautiful lake with great fishing When to fish: June, July and late October are best.

Where to fish: Key in on sand flats, drop-offs and rocky points.


Tip: Drop-shot during the day or throw Senkos to points in the evening. In October, throw topwaters over 50 feet of water for big fish.

—John Noel, owner of Principle Outdoors Agency


In 2009, Lake trout; Lots of fish

When to fish: June and July promise the best action.

Where to fish: Key in on 90 to 100 feet of water.

Tip: Jig a white Power Tube.

Smallmouth bass; Beautiful scenery

When to fish: June is ideal.

Where to fish: Work points with sand-rock transitions.

Tip: Try a drop-shot rig tipped with a Gulp! Leech.

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