French River, Ontario Fishing Lodges and Resorts

In the heart of Canada’s pristine wilderness lies a hidden gem, the Upper French Area of Ontario. A veritable Elysium for nature lovers and a utopia for the fishing aficionado, it offers a melange of experiences that leave an indelible imprint on every traveller’s heart.

Greeting you with a panoply of resplendent hues, the verdant foliage hugs the azure waves, as you glide your boat through the meandering rivers and tranquil lakes. The landscape, with its rugged charm, shimmers under the northern sun and is a photographer’s dream.

Fishing here is not merely an activity, but a grand ritual, a camaraderie between man and nature. Replete with a cornucopia of piscine delights – Northern Pike, Walleye, and Smallmouth Bass, the waters here offer a testament to nature’s abundance. Whether you’re an old hand at casting or a neophyte angler, each fishing expedition is bound to be an invigorating escapade.

Curl up in rustic lodges or partake in convivial campfires under the starlit sky; the welcoming community is sure to add warmth to your heart. A journey to the Upper French Area isn’t merely a trip, it’s an empyreal escapade into the heart of Canada’s captivating wilderness. Remember, in these lands, adventure isn’t a choice, but a lifestyle. Pack your bags and join us on this odyssey. Happy fishing!

Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness lodge is located on a 4 square mile island, Commanda Island on the fabulous French River. Our Full American Plan Package offers you comfort and relaxation while enjoying some of the best Walleye, bass, northern pike and muskie fishing in the area. We are family owned and operated since 1973.

Fish Tale Cabins and Campground Experience Wolseley River fishing and make yourself at home at Fish Tale Cabins and Campgrounds! Trophy walleye and muskie mix and mingle with northern pike, small and largemouth bass and more. Relax in the evenings in our fully equipped cabins or in your own RV.

Great Escape Cabins Anglers of all levels have enjoyed the waterways of the French River area – now’s your chance at Great Escape Cabins. Located just outside Alban, along the Murdock River, as it enters the French River, you’ll experience some of the greatest fishing Northern Ontario has to offer. Bring your own boat, or rent one here, and spend your days on the water trying to reel in perch, pike, bass, pickerel and musky. Alternatively, let our resident guide take you out for the day on a 22’ tournament boat. Our general store offers all the forgotten items, as well as fishing supplies and live bait. Make memories at our family friendly and pet friendly resort, and discover the beauty of the French River area. Bring your trailer and spend the night under the stars in our fully serviced campground, or cozy up in one of our spacious, fully winterized waterfront cabins.

Happy Landing Lodge Nestled under century old red pines, Happy Landing Lodge on Trout Lake provides one of the best fishing experiences Ontario has to offer. With northern pike, lake trout, musky, bass and more living in the waters, you’ll have a great time trying to get the best catch of the day.

Wolseley Lodge We offer 16 clean and comfortable cabins ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms. All housekeeping cabins have Fully equipped kitchens, 3 piece bath (shower), all bedding, Charcoal Barbeque, Picnic Tables and conveniently located firepits throughout the camp. Great fishing on the upper French River on Lake Nipissing.

Northern Walleye Lodge
Ellen Island Camp
Fireside Lodge
Wild Goose Lake Resort
Anglers Kingdom

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