“You can literally catch fish anywhere on that lake.” We have heard that multiple times in the last few weeks. Fishing has been awesome as usual, they are on every windy shore, narrows and points. They have been in 8-12 feet of water. We have had many large walleye caught, most groups catching some walleye 26-29 inches and many more up to 25 inches. Trophy northern have been becoming more active recently with quite a few camps catching 40 plus inch pike. The mayflies have been slowly hatching, keeping the walleye in shallow water. On a normal year the walleye will gradually move to deeper water after the mayfly hatch is done.
I also got to go fishing recently. My hockey buddies took a trip to Findlay Lake and I had the opportunity to fish for the day. My first fish of the year was a 22 inch walleye. We caught fish everywhere we tried, had a shorelunch, and caught fish all afternoon before I had to fly home. It was good to be able to spend some time in the bush with my friends.
Of course we forgot the plates and forks but it still tasted awesome!
Here are just some of the trophies our guests have caught recently.
The Berry party brought the girls back to the Cobham last week. These 2 ladies have fallen in love with fishing up here. They must have good guides because they catch some big fish!
Blackbirch lake saw the return of the Bunker party. They always enjoy their time up there and this year was no exception.
Steve Cashman brought his whole family on a trip to Jeanette lake. They saw lots of wind but also had some perfect days. They caught lots of fish and enjoyed their time together. Fishing right from shore below the rapids was good by the looks of the smile here.
It was a wild looking day out on Jeanette but none the less, this is a nice walleye.
Darkwater lake continues to fit into our group of outpost camps nicely. Every group enjoys it there and catch lots of fish.
The Bowling Party fished Shearstone lake and had a blast. Good times, lots of fish and lots of laughs. Here is a big northern from their trip.
Trophy walleye were also plentiful at Shearstone. Here are some big ones they caught.
We have had many people come and go through our doors recently, many of them are first time flyin fishermen. They always learn a lot, from what to bring to having the knack of catching fish, but that part comes pretty easily when the lake is full of fish! The Klementz party fished Darkwater on their first fly in and caught fish everywhere.
It is always a good sign to catch every age of fish in a lake. It is the sign of a healthy lake. Many of our guests have also commented how thick the backs of the walleyes are. Another good sign to see!