With over 60 Kilometers of rivers and lakes in Lac du Bonnet, it’s no wonder that Lac du Bonnet is one of the hottest fishing and ice fishing destinations in Manitoba. Whether you’re a Professional Angler, Sport Fishermen, fishing enthusiast, or even a newbie to the world of fishing, you will fall in love with our fishing spots!
Fish how you want! Whether you enjoy sitting back in a chair or being in the thick of it while out on your boat. We have various fish in our water like Walleye, Northern Pike, Goldeye, Perch, Bass, Channel Cat, and much more! Lac du Bonnet even has a stocked trout pond maintained by the Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association, where you can enjoy the catch and release of brown and tiger trout and reel the rainbow until you reach your limit.
Launch your boat and explore the waterways from one of Lac du Bonnet’s boat launches:
Shoreside Fishing Hot Spots in Lac du Bonnet:
You can cast your line from anywhere you can access the water. Here are a few of our favourite shoreside fishing locations in Lac du Bonnet:
Ice Fishing in Lac du Bonnet
The fishing doesn’t stop when the river freezes over. Lac du Bonnet is a great destination to visit for your next ice fishing trip with the family. Here are a few of our favourite ice fishing destinations in Lac du Bonnet:
If you’re new to ice fishing, the Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet Recreation Department has a great Borrow for Free Program that includes an ice fishing kit with 1 ice shelter, 4 bucket seats, 4 rods, and 1 ice auger. Lac du Bonnet is also home to the annual Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby, where size doesn’t matter, and anyone can walk away with over $60,000 in cash and prizes!
Experience wold-class remote fly-in fishing:
Lac du Bonnet is home to two world-class fly-in fishing resorts that offer up the best in remote fishing destinations in Eastern Manitoba. Eagle Nest Lodge and Jackson’s Lodge and Outposts provide fishing packages for families, fishing enthusiasts, and master anglers.