Lake of the Prairies

Lake of the Prairies

Species: Pike

Location: Manitoba


Surface area: 717 km²

Why we chose it:

Pike; decent numbers of big fish


When to fish: Early June and mid-September to mid-November are best.

Where to fish: Look for sunken humps and weedbeds.

Tip: Toss jerkbaits, glide baits and large soft-plastic twitch baits. Or fly fish with big streamers, Bunny Flies or Dahlberg Divers.

—Mike Asher, a manager at Cabela’s Canada in Winnipeg

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