Ice Fishing

Fresh frozen fishing

In April and May in the Northwest Territories, the ice fishing season really heats up. You can grab some rays on a quiet lake beside a cozy lodge, ride to a remote lake on a snowmobile, or travel to your ice-fishing vacation by dog team. On the Arctic coast, jig for Char through a hole in the floes. Elsewhere, you can fish for Trout, Pike and Pickerel on inland lakes. A warm spring sun, a toasty fire and a warm welcome at a nearby lodge makes for a perfect ice-fishing trip. It’s a Canadian pastime made legendary in the Northwest Territories.

 

 

Our Stories

Intriguing tales from Canada's Northwest Territories

Discovering the rich culture of the Dene First Nations.

Too cold? Never! Here's why life is better in our chilly weather.

Even during the winter, Yellowknife’s Old Town is hot and happening. 

When the going gets rough, waddaya do? You travel like a true Northerner. 

Snowmobiling, ice fishing, aurora watching, dogsled touring ... and that's just Day...

Why Yellowknife in winter will warm your heart – and take your breath away.

No result