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With over 40 species of fish in Lake Nipissing, it is not surprising that sport fishing,  native commercial fishing, and tourism are major factors in the continued economical growth of the area. The major sought after species in Lake Nipissing are: walleye, northern pike, muskellunge, yellow perch, and smallmouth bass. Of all these species, walleye is the fish most prized. With everyone’s help Lake Nipissing will continue to be a healthy and abundant lake for years to come.

Below is a list of great lodges and resorts on or close to lake Nipissing. If you would like information from all of them click here

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Camp La Plage
Camp La Plage was established in 1934 and has a long history of providing happy vacations for fishermen, hunters and families. Camp La Plage is located on a sheltered bay on the northwest shore of Lake Nipissing.

Chalkley’s Sandy Bay Cottage Resort .
Fishing with  on Lake Nipissing is a thrilling and accessible adventure for the whole family! A mere three hours north of GTA, our lake holds a phenomenal population of fish. From walleye and muskie to northern pike, bass to perch, these active waters will hold excitement for even the greenest of anglers.  Head out on the lake with one of our boat rentals. We offer both forty-horsepower and fifty-horsepower engines on our craft so you can choose your own adventure as you skim over the majestic waters of this fertile lake.

Chaudiere Lodge
Chaudiere Lodge is located on the Upper French River at the mouth of Lake Nipissing and is one of the finest resorts of its kind. With its 5 star rating and world class fishing, we provide an outdoor experience second to none. Our affordability and quality accommodations set us apart. Muskie, northern pike, bass and walleye fishing

Fish Bay Marina - Fish Lake Nipissing by joining us at Fish Bay Marina. Rent a boat or pontoon and explore the waters, teeming with over 40 different species. Walleye, smallmouth bass, garpike and more populate the waters. Use our campsites, trailer hookups or cabins and stay awhile!

Lakair Lodge Come and visit us here at Lakair lodge where we will welcome you with open arms, great fishing, and the opportunity for adventure. Located on the West Arm of Lake Nipissing, the scenery is beautiful as we are surrounded by white pines and waterways of the old West River. Come and see for yourself, as we guarantee you will have the time of your life!

Memqusit Lodge
Located in the West Arm of Lake Nipissing in Northern Ontario, enjoy fishing for bass, northern pike, pickerel (walleye) and muskies. All cottages overlook Lake Nipissing and are private. Guides are available for fishing and duck hunting vacations.

Panorama Camp
Located on the beautiful Northwest Bay of Lake Nipissing, Panorama Camp has 2 and 3 bedroom, fully equipped, HK cottages along with 52 large and shaded camp sites. Lake Nipissing supports a fantastic warm water fishery. Fish for walleye, bass, pike, musky or pan fish. We have a natural sandy beach, boat/motor rental and dockage. Come visit us, you'll be happy you did!

Rainville Cedar Cottages
Open year round for fishing, hunting, snowmobiling or a quiet relaxing and enjoyable vacation, we have some of the biggest and modern 3 and 4 bedroom housekeeping cottages in the area. These are fully furnished and all you need to bring is kitchen and bath towels. The fishing is superb for walleye, northern pike, bass, perch and whitefish, even panfish which the kids will catch off the docks. We have swings, sand pit, sandy beach, BBQ, firepits, boat rental and fishing huts available.

Shuswap Camp
For years the waters of Lake Nipissing have provided anglers with hours of challenge and enjoyment. The nature of the waterways in our area with miles of weed beds, rocky shoals and drop offs prove to be a haven for the 40 various species of fish. Fishing Lake Nipissing at ShuswapWhether you're child is happy angling for perch or other panfish, or an avid angler battling the mighty musky of Northern Ontario we're sure you'll leave greatly satisfied. The water of our area contain such species as walleye (yellow pickerel), blue pickerel, sauger, musky, northern pike, small and largemouth bass, garpike, whitefish, perch and numerous pan fish.

Sunbeam Bungalows
Overlooking beautiful Callander Bay, Sunbeam Bungalows has the best to offer in fishing. With one of our 16ft Legend boats, 25hp 4-stroke Mercury motors, equipped with swivel chairs, colour fish finder and more, venture out to discover the world-renowned fishing Lake Nipissing has to offer. At the end of the day, return to your clean, comfortable cottage and relax. We offer 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully furnished and equipped self-catering cottages, with private deck, BBQ and fire pit. Restaurants, services and stores are conveniently within 1 km.

The West Arm Lodge
Find out what the waters of Northern Ontario have in store for you at The WestArm Lodge. Muskie, small and largemouth bass, walleye and more all call our waters home. Rent a boat from us or bring your own and try to haul in your next trophy catch. Choose from housekeeping or American plans.

West Bay Cottages
With fully equipped house keeping cottages, we offer the comfort everybody needs for a perfect holiday, safe environment for the children, there's a playground with swings and slides, badminton, horseshoes, paddle boat and canoes are also available. Excellent fishing and hunting; for the winter lovers, the fishing doesn't end, Ice fishing season starts again in January, and we have access to top snowmobile trails right in front to our Resort.

Wolseley Lodge
Located on Wolseley Bay of the French River system, famous for walleye, bass, pike and trophy musky. Rustic outdoor setting featuring, American Plan, Housekeeping and Trailer Sites. Enjoy the spectacular view from our licensed dining room. Boat rentals, gas, ice and bait, everything for a great fisherman or family vacation.


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