A unique six-day fishing, one-day sightseeing adventure from the town of Norman Wells to Great Bear Lake by boat. You'll have time to enjoy the wonderful scenery the Sahtú has to offer along the Mackenzie River and Great Bear River. Maximize your sightseeing and cultural experience with this exceptional fishing adventure. Must provide your own fishing gear and sleeping bag. 30% of fee due at time of booking; remainder to be paid before adventure starts. World-record fishing adventure includes possible wildlife sightings such as muskox, moose, caribou, bears, wolves, etc.
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There is nothing more arctic experience than Ice Fishing on one of the largest lakes in Canada. Join your guide on an ice fishing adventure, set in the most spectacular winter landscapes of Yellowknife. Reel in your catch from The Great Slave Lake the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the deepest lake in North America at 614 meters, and a home for many monster fish that includes Arctic Grayling, Inconnu, Trout, Pickerel and White Fish. Part of the tour you will be able to taste some of mouth watering local fish recipes your guide will treat you with.
When you arrive on Friday in Lutsel K'e, you will be transferred by boat to a traditional camp to spend the weekend in complete serenity. A fresh fish dinner will be prepared, followed by an evening of sightseeing on the lake under the midnight sun.
On Saturday, after a delicious breakfast, guests can chose their preferred activities for the day.
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Perfect for the traveler who would like to experience more of the East Arm, part of the Thaidene Nene National Park with an Indigenous operator from the area. Your stay will be at our cultural camp where you can enjoy an evening of traditional lifestyle of the Denesoline peoples, excursion on the water to go fishing, sight-seeing and wildlife viewing.
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"A sight casting dream."
17 essential experiences in Canada's Northwest Territories.