Fishing Day Trips

Discover the finest fishing holes

Land a 40 pound Pike along the shore of Great Slave Lake. Troll for mammoth Lake Trout, or fly fish for acrobatic Arctic Grayling. You’re in expert hands with licenced Northwest Territories fishing outfitters. They offer superb angling adventures on lakes and rivers for half a day, a day, or longer. Whether you stay close to town or fly out to a remote lake, your outfitter will make the arrangements for you, provide expert guide services, and arrange your air charters, if required. 

Our Stories

Intriguing tales from Canada's Northwest Territories

Why September and October are the North's coolest season.

17 essential experiences in Canada's Northwest Territories.

You already know about polar bears, gold mines, Northern Lights, and endless evergreen forests...

Up here, you’ll catch lots of fish – just be careful the fish don’t catch you.  

Why Northern angling is a bridge between generations.

"A sight casting dream."

For a pretty little hike through classic Northern shield-country, drive 45 kilometres east of Yellowknife to the Cameron Falls Trail. The path twists through evergreen forests, across boardwalks and over undulating outcrops until, 20 minutes later, you...

A must-see attraction on highway 1 from Fort Providence to Fort Simpson, the Sambaa Deh Gorge gapes where the Trout River slices through thick spruce woodlands not far from the community of Jean Marie River. Most visitors photograph the...

So perfect it seems planned, this road-accessible cascade is just outside the little village of Kakisa. It occurs where the Kakisa River jumps off an ancient coral reef, forming a crescent-shaped, 17-metre-high curtain of spray.