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Catching walleye on the Chapleau River

The river also offers opportunities for jumbo perch and northern pike

There is something very special about planning a fishing vacation to one of Ontario's northern wilderness lodges for walleye.

How is the fishing? What are the accommodations like? When is the best time to go?

Thankfully, the website is available to visitors across the globe, assisting them with lake information, fish species selection, northern regions and a host of awesome fishing lodges and resorts that do everything is their power to ensure your trip is a memorable one.

With so many locations, lodges and lakes to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you?

On a recent road trip to Algoma Country, we visited with one of these lodges, except it’s not on a lake. Instead, it's located on one of the most breathtaking, picturesque rivers we have ever fished, the Chapleau River from Kanipahow Wilderness Resort.

Pronounced (Ka-ni-pa-how), the owners of this resort, Joseé and Jamie, have carried on the tradition which has a history of over sixty-plus years of operation. They work hard to continue the tradition of excellent customer service and fulfill the promise of a true northern Ontario fishing and hunting experience out of their Chapleau, Ontario location, and four drive-in/boat-in wilderness outposts.

Upon our late afternoon arrival, we settled into our cabin on waters edge and pondered our BBQ dinner options when the owners suggested we “go fishing” for the famous jumbo perch that call the Chapleau River home

- Karl Kalonka

Read the full article about fishing the Chapleau River