has a unique fishing experience to offer.
you’ve ever longed for the solitude of fishing your own lake or
river, then come to Nunavut. You can fly in to a Nunavut wilderness
lodge and let an experienced local fishing guide show you where to land
that trophy lake trout. Rent a cabin and fish round the clock under
the midnight sun on a lake where you can call your own.
If you passion is to fly fish get ready for a Nunavut fishing adventure
you will never forget. Come
fishing for a day or a week-long and experience Nunavut where legendary
wilderness fishing is waiting for you.
trophy game fish include the feisty arctic char, the great northern
pike, and our tasty fighting fish, the lake trout and the walleye.
spring, the ice fishing season heats up. Grab some rays on a quiet
lake beside a warm fire, close to a cozy lodge.
A selection of great Nunavut fishing info is
available for your trip preparation.
Arctic Char are a great tasting catch. They are generally found in
the icy waters of the Arctic Rivers as they make their way inland
to spawning lakes. They have dark green backs and silvery, spotted
sides and bellies. During the fall spawning season, males develop
long, hooked lower jaws and their sides and bellies turn bright orange-red.
A few char do however remain in freshwater lakes year-round. Average
weight: 2.25 - 3 kg (5 - 7 lbs). Arctic
Char are found on the north coast of Nunavut.
Sport Fishing Licence is required.
Licenses are available from the Department of Sustainable Development,
or Fisheries and Oceans, most sport fishing lodges, sporting goods,
and convenience stores, as well as certain offices of the Royal Canadian
in many areas of Nunavut are tagged for fishery management studies.
With the information collected from fish tags, fishery managers are
able to determine the distribution, movements, relative abundance,
and growth rates of fish. If you catch a tagged fish there is a reward
available for details of your catch and information from
- All licences are subject to access conditions which your tour operator
should be aware of. If you wish you can view these restrictions and
requirements at Nunavut