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Gowganda Lake Lodge

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Gowganda Lake Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $750 to $1,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $500 to $750 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $250 to $500 Per Person
  • Access: Drive In Camp

Gowganda Lake Lodge sits on the shores of Gowganda Lake in the northern wilderness of Ontario. This resort styled Lodge offers four seasons of adventurers. Guests staying in cottages and have the opportunity to fish or hunt or just enjoy the lake. Each cottage features two private bedrooms with a fully furnished kitchen with appliances and electric heating and offers private baths. The main lodge has four bedrooms each with two twin beds and includes linens, coffee maker and kitchenette. There is an on-site store that allows for easy access to groceries and other things that you won't find locally. Expect a comfortable stay in the well outfitted room or cottage with ample opportunity to fish hunt or enjoy the natural beauty of Gowganda Lake.

Fishing with Gowganda Lake Lodge

The local area offers a tremendous variety of finish those include rainbow trout, speckled trout, brook trout, lake trout, whitefish, perch, trophy smallmouth bass, walleye, and northern pike. The Lodge offers access to backwater creeks and back lakes where you can find tremendous opportunity for trophy fishing. The Lodge offers boat rentals, in guests have a choice between a 14 foot sea Nymph or a 16 foot Lund. Gowganda Lake stretches out for 6 miles offering 35 miles of scenic shoreline, quiet inlets, and plenty of opportunity for fishing. Obushkong Lake is separated from Gowganda lake by a waterfall. However, the Lodge has boats moored on Obushkong Lake. So to experience fishing here you simply have to moore your boat and walk the short distance to the moored boats on Obushkong Lake. Elkhorn Lake is a smallmouth bass fishing paradise the lake runs for about 3 miles in length and 1 mile in diameter and offers fantastic vistas for fishing trophy sized smallmouth bass. Wapus River and Penassi Lake offers outstanding walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, and perch fishing. This area is wildlife is rich, and guest often are greeted by waterfowl, Black bear, small water animals such as beaver. If you are eager to catch northern pike, then this is an excellent place there are plenty of weedy patches found along the river and in the lake. There are plenty of lakes and rivers to explore in this area of northern Ontario.

Hunting at Gowganda Lake Lodge

The local area and the surrounding waterways allow easy access to remote areas for perfect hunting trips. Targets include black bear, moose, waterfowl, and other small game. Outdoor recreation includes ATV and snowmobile. The Lodge recommends bringing your own ATV or snowmobile.

Overall expect a private yet social stay. The local area is rich with wildlife in perfect for families or groups to fish, hunt, or play

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Amazing every year !!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 28, 2022
  • My family and I have stayed at Gowganda Lake Lodge for 3 years now !! We absolutely have nothing bad to say. Giselle and her family are so hard working and make you feel right at home and would do...
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Great Fishing Trip
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 26, 2020
  • Spent a week at Gowganda Lake Lodge. Rented a deluxe cottage. Very clean and homey. You just need to show up with food and fishing tackle. Linens and towels supplied. Exceptional service. Highly...
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Hidden gem .. perfect for all seasons
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on March 8, 2020
  • Stayed there on our snowmobile trip in March 2020. The owners Ron and Giselle both knew we were running late due to an issue we had. Waited for us to arrive and opened up the fuel pumps for us to get...
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