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

"A sight casting dream."

On Great Slave Lake, pike are fierce, feisty – and they love to strike a fly. 

What you need to know to reel in the Unknown

Pack extra adjectives. This is a land of extremes. 

Discovering the rich culture of the Dene First Nations.

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.