Nepigon trout an Ottawa canoeist"s experience on the northern shore of lake Superior. by W F of Ottawa Whitcher

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Published by Passenger dept. Canadian Pacific railway in Montreal .

Written in English

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  • Ontario,
  • Nepigon, Lake.


  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company.,
  • Ontario -- Description and travel.,
  • Nepigon, Lake.

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Book details

StatementW.F. Whitcher.
SeriesCanadian Pacific primers., no. 2
LC ClassificationsF1059.N4 W5
The Physical Object
Pagination37, [1] p. incl. illus., map.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6918906M
LC Control Number02019232

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We fished the Nipigon two years ago and visited the spot where the fish was taken. The Nipgon is a big fast river. Unlike the Madison, Gallatin and a host of others it is impossible to pull over, put on waders and hit the water.

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Locally known as “specs”, Nipigon brook trout have access to unlimited food sources causing them to grow to.

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Onaman River resort is located approximately 30 miles north of Jellicoe, Ontario on the Onaman River where it flows into spectacular Lake Nipigon via Humboldt Bay. Set against a backdrop pine trees and rock outcrops and cliffs in the heart of the Canadian Shield, we are ideally situated for access to remote northern end of Lake Nipigon.

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Situated in the heart of Northwestern Ontario, almost every map of North America shows Lake Nipigon as a significant geographic feature, yet few /5(11). Nipigon Brook Trout Fishing Thunderhook Fly-ins & Smooth Rock Camp is located north of Armstrong and in the heart of the best Brook Trout fishing in Ontario.

They offer multiple fly-in outpost camps to choose from on remote lakes and a fly-in lodge. Anglers are allowed to keep one brook trout over 22 inches in the Nipigon River.

This is a trophy by any standard. Although by day’s end we’ve both landed a few “keeper” brook trout, we choose to release these squaretails in the interest of returning to the same caliber of trout fishing we just experienced on the legendary Nipigon River. Welcome to Nipigon River Adventures.

Nipigon River Adventures is located 60 miles east of Thunder Bay with its international airport, 5km off of the Trans Canada highway, on the doorstep of Red Rock, overlooking Lake Superior.

We are located in the middle of the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area. The Nipigon is one of hundreds of tributaries flowing into Lake Superior, and like so many of its feeder waters, it is home to brook trout. Most of these fish are in the 8- to inch range with a two-pounder being cause for celebration.

Unlike many of the trickle streams and arm-wide creeks, the Nipigon holds big brook trout. We even camped less than a mile where the world record Brook trout was caught years ago (Rabbit Rapids).

Not sure if Barry still does the camping though. He has been fishing the Nipigon River a long time and really knows the river too. He only specializes in Nipigon River Brook Trout. Not sure he does Lake Trout in the big lake. Personally. While I re-created the Nipigon Brook Trout Weight Table listed below, the true credit goes to Kurt and fellow anglers Bill Boote and Scott E.

Smith, along with others who gathered the actual measurements of girth, length and weight as first displayed in Scott's book: Ontario Blue Ribbon Fly Fishing Guide.

The Nipigon River in Northern Ontario is home to the world record brook trout. Host Mark Melnyk travels to this special river for the th anniversary of.

World Record Brook Trout Fishing on Nipigon River - Babe Winkelman Good Fishing. Lake Nipigon Lake Trout Fishing: Lake Nipigon is the top destination in Ontario if you want to experience the thrill of catching a World Class Monster Lake Trout.

You could go to the Arctic or the Yukon and spend $ US or more and catch the same size fish that you can catch in Lake Nipigon but you just don’t need to spend that kind of money.

The bag limit on the brook trout here is just one fish. This regulation protects the majority of the spawning aged brook trout. This regulation has helped the Nipigon brook trout rebound after being nearly wiped out by over fishing in the late s and early s.

These days, most trout anglers carefully release all their fish back to the river. Title: telling trout. Edit Your Search.

Results (1 - 19) of Includes chapters on Fishing in high water, hidden fish, styles of fishing and tackle, rods, leaders, fishing on the Nepigon, etc. The book is bound in its original green cloth with gilt titles on the spine and front.

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A filmmaker from British Columbia has used Nipigon, Ontario’s world record brook trout as the back story for a new feature film. Travis Lowe’s movie Finding Fontinalis will be shown in Thunder Bay in February at the second annual Fly Fishing Film Tour.

Lowe says most of the film was shot in Argentina, with stops in Chile, Florida, Oregon, Montana and British Columbia. The Nipigon River is also the place which holds the world record for Brook Trout caught in ( years). This is the longest standing world fishing record on the books. To this day, with stringent size and possession limits the fishing is top notch with many fish over 6 lbs.

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From salmon on the great lake to giant lake trout on Lake Nipigon to world record brook trout in the Nipigon River, Nipigon is an angler’s paradise.

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Travis Lowe's movie "Finding Fontinalis" will be shown in Thunder. Lake Nipigon, traditionally a Mecca for speckled trout fishermen, still holds the record for the world's largest "brookie" which weighed over 14 ed trout fishing is at its best in the spring right after the ice goes out, and again in the late summer or early.

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Salmon in the Nipigon are not predictable. While the majority of fish hold deep and avoid the edges, I've also found them very shallow and hanging out where brook trout should be living.

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Life at The Lodge after your adventure is designed to provide a relaxing evening, sumptuous food an incredible view of Lake Superior where sunsets are well.

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