Coordinates: 53° 14€² 7€³ N, 105° 4€² 58€³ W
Length: 1,287 km
Why we chose it
Pike; Countless, mean monster fish
When to fish: Spring, right after ice-out.
Where to fish: Open water and sandbars just west of Stoney Plain.
Tip: Fish jigs and curly tails, red-and-white spoons or brown-and-white or green-and-white Clouser Minnows on a 9-weight fly rod with full-sink line.
—Connor & Michael Gelinas, host of Fishing with the Dodger