Canadian Hunting & Fishing Reports


Gateway North Outfitters

2017 Canadian Hunting & Fishing Reports

8 Remote Canadian Fly In Fishing Outposts & Drive In Fishing Cabins on Off Lake. Canadian fishing vacations for walleye, northern pike, muskie, lake trout, smallmouth bass, and crappie. Canadian Hunting for Trophy Whitetail Deer and High Success Black Bear Hunts in Ontario, Canada. Please contact us if you have any questions.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 8/12 - 8/19/2017

Group Name: Schnerre

Guest Comments: The best fishing we have ever had. Caught lots of walleye, smallmouth, and pike. Fished on Jones, the river, and Eltrut. Did excellent on all of them. Largest smallmouth was 21", largest pike was 38", largest walleye was 28". Cabin was large and spacious. We will be back again.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 8/11 - 8/16/2017

Group Name: Haar

Guest Comments: Cabin very nice

Limits of walleye 15-18"  - very few large walleye

Nice northerns 30-36"

big smallmouth 18-19" - lots of them.

Great weather.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 8/10 - 8/15/2017

Group Name: Williams

Guest Comments: Super fishy lake! Lots of walleye, largest 26-27", many pike 16-20", 20+ pike 28-30". Big bass 4lb/5lb - Super swimming, great exploring, great wildlife. Super year, our 7th year in a row. 9 year old girl caught a monster pike 28" on a 4lb ice rig.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 8/9 - 8/12/2017

Group Name: Baria (Century Equipment)

Guest Comments: Wow what a fantastic trip.
Nicole and Lucas did a fantastic job helping us plan our trip clear through helping us get our luggage back on the Van going back-to the airport.
Trevor our pilot was fantastic, great flights in-and-out to our remote location on Jones Lake, on time departing and picking us up. The accommodations at Jones Lake were more than just a place on a remote Lake. It had all of the amenities that you would ever need. The fishing was even better with lots of small mouth bass 18" and over with the biggest one at 21 and a 1/2 inches of northern Pike was just as good with a 1/2 a dozen Pike over 30" with the best catch of the week topping out at 40". Didn't fish for walleye very much but manage to catch enough for dinner. Incredible trip great fishing and a great outfitting company thanks again Nicole and Lucas for a memorable trip of a life time will be back.

Mike and the group from Ohio


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 8/9 - 8/12/2017

Group Name: Heising

Guest Comments: Another fun trip at Fishtrap. We portaged to Upper Fishtrap and caught a good number of walleyes, mostly all eater sized. Caught a good number of 20-23" fish with 24" being the largest walleye. Also portaged to Upper Highrock and caught good numbers of walleye in the neck down. Great weather.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 8/4 - 8/11/2017

Group Name: Samuel

Guest Comments:

Bass up to 19.5"

Walleye up to 28"

Pike up to 35"

multiple Redhorse

Fishing was and cold. Weather fluctuated. Caught plenty of fish. Great facilities.


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 8/6 - 8/10/2017

Group Name: Christianson

Guest Comments: Huge, beautiful lake.  Worth it to just come and explore.  I've been doing fly-ins for 20 years and as usual, Lucas and Nicole served up a great time.  We had perfect weather for it, one day of boomers and on/off rain.  Didn't get any trout but boated lots of smallmouth in the 14-19" range.  Walleye were hard to find but were all eaters... caught most fish on Mepps and deep-diving raps near rock reefs.  Lake is so big we did a lot of trolling, sitting still in one spot not as effective.  Made it to Sakwite Falls and it was worth the trip.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 8/5 - 8/10/2017

Group Name: Askew

Guest Comments: We all had a fun trip and caught as many smallmouth as we wanted. Most were in the 2-3 pound range with some in the 4 pound range. Tried for trout about an hour with no luck. Caught a few walleye. New boats were nice.


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 8/5 - 8/9/2017

Group Name: Golbrandson

Guest Comments: Cabin was very nice and liked the screened porch. Caught plenty of fish to eat every day, sometimes it was harder to catch small enough fish to eat. Had a good time. Did not do any portaging.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 7/31 - 8/5/2017

Group Name: Zeh

Guest Comments: The walleye fishing was excellent, it was hard not to catch fish. Largest walleye was 25". Caught good numbers of large sized smallmouth bass, and some nice sized pike. It was a great trip and would recommend the lake and services to anyone.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 7/31 - 8/5/2017

Group Name: Kircher

Guest Comments: We had a great time. Caught lots of pike and smallmouth bass, walleye fishing was slow. The facilities and equipment were all in good working order.


Lake: Grant Lake

Dates: 7/31 - 8/5/2017

Group Name: Rock

Guest Comments: many pike over 30 inches. Small mouth bass in large numbers, one 21 inches. Rattle traps and crank baits worked well. Caught a few lake trout and a muskie. A great time.:


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 7/27 - 8/1/2017

Group Name: Boden

Guest Comments: The cabin at Fishtrap was great and we really liked the location and having access to the other lakes. The motors were great. The smallmouth were all over. The big fish of the trip were a 29" walleye and a 39" pike. Our biggest smallmouth were 18". We all had a fun trip and hope to return again.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 7/26 - 7/31/2017

Group Name: Connell

Guest Comments: Couldn't have asked for better weather. The smallmouth fishing was great. Lots of 15-18" fish. Caught plenty of walleye to eat, but numbers were not as high as we hoped, but figure it was due to calm hot weather. All the equipment worked good. Flights in and out were great.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 7/22 - 7/27/2017

Group Name: Anderson

Guest Comments: The new cabin was very nice and we had lots of room. Everything worked properly and we did not have any issues. Fishing was up and down with the weather, but we still caught lots. Best fishing was morning and evenings. We will be back again.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 7/24 - 7/27/2017

Group Name: Josewski

Guest Comments: Cabin was very nice. Fishing was great, largest walleye was over 27" and largest smallmouth was 21". Best walleye fishing was on the humps in front of the dock. Everyone had a good time.


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 7/22 - 7/27/2017

Group Name: Duncanson

Guest Comments: We had a very nice trip. Cabin was great. Boats and motors all worked properly. Caught bass and pike on Fishtrap, and numbers of eater walleye on portage lake. The flight in and out was great!


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 7/21 - 7/24/2017

Group Name: Westover

Guest Comments: Cabin was great! All the boats and motors ran perfect. Caught lots of eater sized walleye and some larger ones. Largest walleye was 27", largest smallmouth was 20". Best fishing was humps in front of cabin. A very picturesque lake.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 7/15 - 7/20/2017

Group Name: Hale

Guest Comments: Another fantastic trip with GNO, second this year. Fishing was the best we've seen with 30 walleye between 22 and 26 inches and 35 bass over 3 pounds, largest bass were 2 at 20"x15", over 5 pounds. Cabin and boats were great and everything worked perfectly. Had a little trouble with the mosquitoes, but it was worth it for all the quality fish we caught. We hope to come back.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 7/14 - 7/22/2017

Group Name: Greaney

Guest Comments: Fishing started slow with the changing water levels. Picked up as the week went on. Largest bass was 21 7/8", pike was 36", walleye was 27". Cabin was great and we had lots of room.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 7/16 - 7/21/2017

Group Name: Rodenberg

Guest Comments: Had an awesome time, great fishing. 36" northern, 19" smallmouth, very nice cabin.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 7/14 - 7/20/2017

Group Name: Mueller

Guest Comments: GNO outfiters is by far the most well run operation we have given our business to. The fishing was excellent. Lots of 23-25" walleyes on the reefs by the buoy. Lake trout were cooperative when we found them. Largest pike was 32', largest bass was 19", largest walleye was 25".  The cabin was fantastic.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 7/10 - 7/16/2017

Group Name: Cox

Guest Comments: Great fishing and accommodations. Largest smallmouth  was 20 1/4", largest pike was 38", and largest walleye was lost and close to 30". Treated great - we'll be back.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 7/8 - 7/15/2017

Group Name: Troup

Guest Comments: Fishing was epic! Multiple walleye over 24", largest was 26". Smallmouth were plentiful with too many 3-4 pounders to count. Live bait was key using minnows and leeches. Northern caught trolling deep water. Largest was 43" weighing close to 48 lbs. Biggest fish I have ever caught in my life. Another great year with Gateway North Outfitters. Thanks for the memories.


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 7/8 - 7/15/2017

Group Name: Ronek

Guest Comments: Early on pike were in the shallow weeds and around large rocks. Smallmouth were not plentiful but large. Found a lot of smallmouth in weed beds. Walleye in weeds in 6-8ft.  Used crank baits for all species. Jigs for walleyes. Upper Fishtrap is worth the trip. Take boat up portage as far as you can. get out and walk up beaver dam and use boat to paddle up rest of the portage to waterfall. Walk up to boat(you will get wet). Crank baits worked great for walleye and pike on Upper Fishtrap.


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 7/6 - 7/11/2017

Group Name: Mork

Guest Comments: Beautiful lake and cabin! We had a great time and it helped that we had perfect weather. Lots of great fishing with plenty of walleye - largest was 23". Best spot was #18 on the map and walleye point. Plenty of bass along the small islands just North of the cabin. We made it to the falls which was spectacular - worth the trip! Thanks to Lucas and Nicole for being great hosts!


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 7/6 - 7/10/2017

Group Name: Burchill

Guest Comments: Lots of walleye on structure in Jones and the river. Probably averaged 14" - tons of eaters. We did a half day trip to Eltrut and had lots of walleye action. Didn't make it to Patricia with all the water to explore. Smallies were big with 16-20" common. Big pike too, with many 30+" fish boated. The cabin was spacious and great.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 7/3 - 7/10/2017

Group Name: Slagel

Guest Comments:

3 large pike - 34", 33.5", 30" Daredevils

2 large eyes - 26", 24" crank baits deep

3 large bass 18" crank baits

Plenty of good size walleyes on leeches


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 7/1 - 7/7/2017

Group Name: Nelson

Guest Comments: Fishing good in mornings, slow in afternoons, then good at night again.

Falls out good for bass

Kenorain Creek real good

Big bass 21"

Walleye 23.5"

Northern 32.5"


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 6/29 - 7/3/2017

Group Name: Powell

Guest Comments: The smallmouth fishing was excellent - caught more than we could count on top water baits - Zara Spooks. Many 2-3lb fish. Caught some walleye on spinner baits and some pike too. Cabin was very comfortable and had everything we needed. Thanks.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 6/30 - 7/3/2017

Group Name: McQuaker

Guest Comments: Cabin was great and had a great time. We had excellent walleye fishing on the East end of the lake. Caught some nice bass also.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 6/25 - 7/1/2017

Group Name: Kasprzyk

Guest Comments: Smallmouth fishing on Jones was world class, lots over 3lbs, several 4lbs, 2 -21" 5lbs. Walleye great in evening with 24" largest. Many 20" plus lots of eating size. Best equipped camp ever. Thanks to Lucas and Nicole.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 6/26 - 6/30/2017

Group Name: Andersen

Guest Comments: Cabin was great. Caught smallmouth everywhere. Walleyes were good, but not as fast as other trips to Highrock. Largest walleye was just over 27". The eight of us had a good time. Flight was real nice and couldn't even tell when we landed on the water it was so smooth.


Lake: Dogfly Lake

Dates: 6/24 - 6/30/2017

Group Name: Sears

Guest Comments: Count many bass. Largest was 19" with many from 13-18". Larger fish were caught out on main lake structure. Smaller fish were on the shorelines. Caught pike up to 37", they were in the weeds and on the rock points. Another good trip, we will be back again.


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 6/24 - 6/29/2017

Group Name: Kozatovich

Guest Comments: Our first fish was our largest walleye and was 27". Fishtrap produced our largest walleyes and the best numbers were on Upper Highrock. This was our first trip and we had a good time. Enjoyed the flight. Boats and motors all worked well.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 6/26 - 6/29/2017

Group Name: Wallace

Guest Comments: We caught walleye, smallmouth, and pike.This was the first trip for the kids. We caught lots of smallmouth and pike, walleye were scattered. A good time was had by everyone and we enjoyed the experience. All equipment worked properly.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 6/23 - 6/26/2017

Group Name: Petersen

Guest Comments: Thank You for the great hospitality, fishing, and facilities at Sakwite Lake.  We had a great time with a fun flight in and out and the new boats a real plus.  Fishing for smallmouths was the best I have ever seen. We caught lots of fat bass with sizes up to 19 inch all over the lake. They were so much fun on light tackle. Northern were all around the lake with high numbers and good size with several caught in the 36 to 38 inch range. This was the first time we targeted lake trout with deep diving crank baits and dipsy divers we caught many fish with sizes up to 32 inch.  This was a fun bonus and Thanks again for the lake trout recipe. We broiled a couple small trout and they were a treat. Walleye were scattered around the lake with large fish up to 26 inch but few smaller fish.


Lake: Grant Lake

Dates: 6/22 - 6/26/2017

Group Name: Graziano

Guest Comments: Another great year at Grant Lake. The bass were bigger this year and the pike holes were very productive. Caught 155 quality fish in our 4 day stay. We will be back.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 6/22 - 6/26/2017

Group Name: Speltz

Guest Comments: Fishing was good, lots of walleye off the rock pile in  front of the cabin. Largest walleye - 26", largest northern - 32", smallmouth was 20.  Great cabin. Boats worked good. Weather could have been better. Three days of rain. Still had lots of fun. Booked for next year already.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 6/21 - 6/25/2017

Group Name: Moen

Guest Comments: Cabin was very nice. Fishing was slow for all species with the all the storms.


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 6/19 - 6/24/2017

Group Name: Kennedy

Guest Comments:Caught some excellent sized smallmouth on Fishtrap and some large walleyes in the bay behind the cabin, largest was in 30" range. Most were in or near the cabbage weeds. Caught more numbers of walleye on the portage to Upper Highrock, even had a 28" and 30" double one day. Enjoyed our trip.


Lake: Dogfly Lake

Dates: 6/19 - 6/24/2017

Group Name: Hockenberry

Guest Comments:

 - 185 fish

 - 21 northern

 -  5 lake trout

 -  1 sucker :


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 6/17 - 6/23/2017

Group Name: Sather

Guest Comments: Over all very good fishing for Walleye, Lake trout.   We did catch some Northern and bass.  Walleye caught in 10-18 ft on either jigs or spinners with leeches or crawlers.  Did catch most of the trout on deep divers and some on trout spinning rigs with spoons.   Colors varied. Place was in good shape and new storage and fish cleaning area really was nice. 


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 6/19 - 6/23/2017

Group Name: Stolle

Guest Comments: Walleyes and weather were challenging however the ones we caught were fairly large....... in excess of 20".....largest was 26". Cabin was great as usual. Customer service was fantastic as always. Had great time! We'll be back next year.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 6/18 - 6/22/2017

Group Name: Golden

Guest Comments: May flies = bass (top water), bass like rocky points and weeds. Walleyes more in the evening and around structure. Golden spinners worked best with crawlers. Pike are everywhere and will bite on anything. Biggest walleye was 28", biggest northern was 33", and biggest bass was 21".


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 6/16 - 6/22/2017

Group Name: Hale

Guest Comments: Great week, lots of good size bass, many over 3#, best was 4lbs 9oz. Walleye fishing was solid with 27", 25", and 2 @ 24" and plenty of good eaters. Great flight both ways with a great pilot. Thanks to Nicole, Lucas, and Hunter for running a first class operation.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 6/16 - 6/21/2017

Group Name: Bryant

Guest Comments: Lake Patricia was excellent - getting in was somewhat difficult, but worth it. Group that went in caught over 100 fish in one day. Tons of smallmouth - largest one caught was 21". Top water was hitting at the mouth of the river at rapid pace. Never seen anything like it. Walleyes were lighter this trip, but still enough to feed 4 guys every night. Mainly fished walleyes in morning and pike and bass in afternoons. One of our group caught the largest pike he has ever caught, we did not measure it, but was in the 40" range give or take for sure. We had a blast!


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 6/14 - 6/19/2017

Group Name: Manelli

Guest Comments: Fishing started out slow on the first day, but we made up for it each day after. Made all the portages, they ranged from easy to very difficult. The equipment and cabin all worked good.


Lake: Dogfly Lake

Dates: 6/13 - 6/19/2017

Group Name: Brungardt

Guest Comments: Boats and motors all worked great. Caught lots of fish. Did very well on lake trout with largest being 28". We all had a good trip, just wish that we would have had more sunny weather.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 6/14 - 6/18/2017

Group Name: Kates

Guest Comments: Best bass fishing in 20 years of Canada trips. Largest smallmouth was just over 19". Walleye fishing was slower than other years, most of the walleye caught were larger than the eating slot. Caught a good number of pike.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 6/13 - 6/18/2017

Group Name: Wagner

Guest Comments: Great trip! Our youngest rookie member caught the largest walleye anyone in our family has every caught - 26". We all enjoyed the trip. Thanks!


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 6/11 - 6/17/2017

Group Name: Plutz

Guest Comments: Very enjoyable experience. Lucas and Nicole treat us like family. The weather was a factor, lots of wind and a few storms. Despite mother nature fishing was good. Lake trout trolling over deep water at 20-30' depth, big fish was 29". Bass were in hot spots, especially river. 17 and 18" common, big was 20". Walleyes found trolling and in the Trout River, also off Walleye Point (go figure) caught them jigging. Big wally was 25". Pike were a little slow with most in the "hammer" to "axe handle size", largest was 30".


Lake: Grant Lake

Dates: 6/10 - 6/17/2017

Group Name: Hinton

Guest Comments: Great trip again! Caught 8 incidental muskies, many pike and bass, a dozen trout (Big ones up to 33"), and a walleye! First one ever caught on Grant! See you next time.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 6/11 - 6/16/2017

Group Name: Tomczyk

Guest Comments: Fishing was great on Highrock. We had good weather but the wind was a challenge. The bass were just coming off the beds but  we caught more over 17" than we can count. Walleyes were in the weeds or 8-12 FOW. Live bait worked best and we got many over 22", largest being 27". Pike were hit and miss but we did not chase them much. Cabin was awesome and the service was excellent as always. We will be back for sure!


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 6/11 - 6/16/2017

Group Name: Fasulo

Guest Comments: 27" walleye - 34" pike - 21" smallmouth bass

Great time and great cabin. Good service by Lucas and Nicole as usual. A lot of walleye in deeper water.


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 6/10 - 6/14/2017

Group Name: Golden

Guest Comments: Great fishing!! Lots of bass and pike. Great place to stay! Great outfitter!


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 6/9 - 6/14/2017

Group Name: Dykstra

Guest Comments: We had the smallmouth pre-spawn and they were hungry! The walleye were consistently large and we boated several large northerns, largest was 40". The accommodations were excellent. Some of the nicest I have experienced. Lucas and Nicole really know their business and treat the clients with incredible hospitality, warmth, and incredible planning.

Thanks!


Lake: Dogfly Lake

Dates: 6/9 - 6/13/2017

Group Name: Cantebury

Guest Comments: Caught bass on the beds and points on grubs and topwater. Largest bass was 18.5". Caught pike on Mepps and soft plastics, most in the 20-25" range, largest was 33". Caught 4 lake trout for eating.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 6/7 - 6/11/2017

Group Name: Terlip

Guest Comments: Fished Jones Wednesday afternoon - few walleyes.

Fished Eltrut Lake on Thursday - all you wanted to catch, smallmouth, no walleye fishing.

Fished Eltrut Lake Friday til 2 PM, slower than Thursday.

Fished Jones Saturday, walleye good in A, slow in afternoon. No fishing after 3 PM because of wind.


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 6/5 - 6/11/2017

Group Name: McDowell

Guest Comments: Awesome fishing. 4 days excellent, 2 okay. Variety of fish everyday. Caught walleye up to 24.5", pike, lake trout, and smallmouth.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 6/3 - 6/10/2017

Group Name: Samuel

Guest Comments: Nonstop mixed walleye and pike --- mostly walleye --- varies from day to day. Few large bass --- largest 21".


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 6/4 - 6/10/2017

Group Name: Lorde

Guest Comments: Steady, but not spectacular fishing. Smallmouth everywhere and we caught them on both leeches and top waters. No walleye caught but lots of northern, including some nice ones. Northern action was spectacular in some spots.


Lake: Grant Lake

Dates: 6/3 - 6/10/2017

Group Name: Rose

Guest Comments: Great week of fishing. Caught dozens of bass, 28" Trout, 3 muskies (39" was largest). Cabin, equipment, and all people good! Already rebooked for next year!


Lake: Dogfly Lake

Dates: 6/2 - 6/9/2017

Group Name: Berryman/Springer

Guest Comments: Fishing was fantastic. Many bass in the 3-4# range. Pike were plentiful as well with the largest being 36.5" and 20#. The accommodations were perfect. Lucas & Nicole are perfect hosts.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 6/4 - 6/8/2017

Group Name: Schmitz

Guest Comments: Smallmouth fishing was great. Caught 1 really large northern - 41.5" (20#). Great time had by all!


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 6/3 - 6/7/2017

Group Name: Vogen

Guest Comments: Great trip, lots of fish. Slip bobbers and jigs on weed lines and shallow structure. 24" walleye and 34" northern boated. Wonderful time and great service. We will be back for the 4th year in a row.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 6/2 - 6/7/2017

Group Name: Gordon

Guest Comments : Fishing was very good - large walleye plentiful, aggressive smallmouth and abundant pike - smallmouth on smaller rocks.

leeches and jigs worked for all species - smallmouth hitting top water lures.

Great fishing experience.

Great outfitter!


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 5/31 - 6/5/2017

Group Name: Bixler

Guest Comments: Pike and trout caught trolling with deep diving crank baits

Smallmouth moving up on to beds. Spooks, jerk baits, and jigs

5 days caught over 200 smallmouth

water temps in the upper 50's


Lake: Fishtrap Lake

Dates: 5/28 - 6/4/2017

Group Name: Jackson

Guest Comments: Trip was perfect. Had everything we needed. Had all types of weather. Even had to use the wood burner one night. Smallmouth were starting to bed, largest bass was 18". Largest pike was 36". Largest walleye was 28". Did best in bay behind the cabin. Hope to return in 2 years.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 5/29 - 6/4/2017

Group Name: Rhudy

Guest Comments: Great time had by all. Enjoyed another trip with the Adams family. Smallmouth were just starting to come on the nests at the end of our trip. Caught plenty of walleye to eat and after 30 years of fly in trips we finally scored on catching some lake trout. They are one of the strongest fish we have every caught. All the lake trout caught were to large to eat. We had a wide range of weather from cold, rainy, windy, and hot. We will be back again.


Lake: Highrock Lake

Dates: 5/30 - 6/3/2017

Group Name: O'Daniel

Guest Comments: 1st day caught 17 pike, 2nd day 4 bass, 15 pike, 6 walleye, 3rd day 5 bass, 8 pike, 4 walleye, 4th day 10 pike, 3 bass, 1 walleye. Caught most walleyes right off the dock. The others in our group caught all the species also. Weather was perfect all 4 days. Highrock Lake is a must go to place. Cabin was perfect, everything worked perfect and plenty of supplies. This family run paradise should be on everyone's bucket list. Every family member of this operation is very kind, honest, helpful, and HARD workers. Will definitely come back to GNO!!!

Thanks!


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 5/29 - 6/3/2017

Group Name: Robbins

Guest Comments: Another wonderful trip to Kinewan. Weather was unstable starting out, but then perfect.  Fishing was a bit more challenging than years past, but that’s probably because it has always been so good. We found a few congregations of walleyes that were productive and scattered singles.  Leeches and pink and orange twist tail jigs were our go to baits. A number of fish caught right off the dock.  Not great numbers, but more than we could eat. And we ate walleyes every day. Bass were active. Northern erratic, but exciting as usual. Accommodations were great, as they always are.  It is undoubtedly the best week of every year. Already planning our next trip.


Lake: Grant Lake

Dates: 5/26 - 6/3/2017

Group Name: Salzburg

Guest Comments: Outstanding as usual . Great services and accommodations. Loved it, missing it already. It's all great as usual.


Lake: Jones Lake

Dates: 5/27 - 6/2/2017

Group Name: Henry

Guest Comments: First trip to Jones / Eltrut. great experience. New cabin was great. Fishing was very good. Smallmouth bass fishing was outstanding. We are already rebooked for next year and can not wait.


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 5/26 - 5/31/2017

Group Name: Sulgrove

Guest Comments: Caught walleye and northern. Great time. Great cabin. Great fishing. Great outfitter. Great adventure. We can't wait to return next year.


Lake: Kinewan Lake

Dates: 5/20 - 5/26/2017

Group Name: Tierney

Guest Comments: Fishing was great off the dock, 20+" walleyes every evening. Lindy Rigs were the go to tackle along the rocky shores for eyes. Smallies were plentiful on top water around rocky points on the cloudy days with multiple 18-20" fatties. Over all great experience and great accommodations. Gateway North is a must if heading to Ontario.


Lake: Trout Lake

Dates: 5/23 - 5/26/2017

Group Name: Knief

Guest Comments: First fish of the trip was a lake trout. We caught plenty of walleye to eat every day and take a few home. We had a good time and could always find a spot on the lake out of the wind. We hope to return.


Lake: Sakwite Lake

Dates: 5/20 - 5/25/2017

Group Name: Schinbeckler

Guest Comments: Cold and rainy weather. 1 day of sun the entire trip. Bad weather days were better fishing than when the sun finally came out. Caught walleye, northern, smallmouth, and lake trout.


Lake: Dogfly Lake

Dates: 5/17 - 5/21/2017

Group Name: Scearce

Guest Comments: Dogfly never really disappoints .
Wed and Thursday were exceptional fishing days !!
We caught over 40 bass 16-19 inches all day long. We had 4 smallies that pushed past the 19" mark but not quite 20. Lots of trout casting spinner baits of all things. A dozen Northern with the largest being 36".
Front came through Thursday evening with 15-20 mph wind gusts and a temp at night of 34 degrees. It was cold and blustery Friday and Saturday and fishing was slow. All in all we had 2 days that most fisherman don't see in a week.
Thanks guys as always
MScearce
DCobb


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