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Minor Bay Lodge

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Minor Bay Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $5,000+ Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
  • Access: Drive In Camp

The Minor Bay Lodge is about 335 km from Missinipe and sits on the southwestern side of the Wollaston Lake. The lodge is a beautiful log structure with a full dining area, lounge, and a screened verandah that offers stunning views of the lake. There are seven guest cabins here that range from two-person to eight-person in size. All offer modern conveniences such as full living room, bedrooms, full bathrooms, electric heat, comfortable double beds, and more. In addition to the quality cabins, beautiful lodge, and all of the comforts, guests choose the Minor bay Lodge for the fishing.

Fishing with Minor Bay Lodge

Wollaston Lake is a haven for Master Northern Pike. The nickname of the lodge is Monster Pike Lodge. In addition to the big Northern Pike, there are plenty of big, fat Lunkers here too. In addition to Wollaston Lake, guests can opt for a fly-out adventure to one of the more remote locations for a full day of fishing. For fly fishermen, the Northern Pike and Arctic Grayling fishing are perfect. For Spin casters you can target Northern Pike, Grayling, and Lake Trout too.

The best time for Lake Trout fishing is late spring. Lake Trout have a very narrow band of water temperature that they enjoy. Therefore, they move to the shallows during the colder part of the year and to the deeper parts during the hottest parts of summer. May/June you find them in about 10 feet of water. July/August they are deep in the lake. For Northern Pike, June you find them in the open water in shallow bays, and by August they are in the weed beds.

Overall, you cannot beat fishing here. This is a lodge that you will revisit again and again.

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First visit to MBL, but not my last!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 15, 2018
  • Incredible week of monster Pike fishing on Wollaston Lake! Our expert and friendly guide Tony led us to new holes every day that were full of monster Pike. Beautiful , unspoiled scenery and you...
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Minor Bay Lodge
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 6, 2018
  • Randy and Bev with all the Minor Bay Lodge staff/ guides do an incredible job of taking care of their guest and going out of their way to meet our needs. We had a group of 17 with three separate...
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Excellnt fishing and Service...as ususal!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 5, 2018
  • This being my 5th trip to Minor Bay, first in 5 years, with Randy and Bev needless to say things have not changed much. Fishing is great (tons of 40" plus fish), guides are good, food is wonderful...
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