MANITOULIN ISLAND FISHING ONTARIO CANADA

MANITOULIN ISLAND FISHING

Manitoulin Island, fishing in the heart of Ontario’s Rainbow Country Canada

Fishing Manitoulin Island in Ontario. All of the information you need to start fishing - some of the best fresh water fishing anywhere in the world! From salmon, northern pike, to walleye, smallmouth bass and speckled trout - in lakes, rivers, or streams on Manitoulin Island in Ontario

Manitoulin Island is located at the northern edge of Lake Huron. Manitoulin is the largest freshwater island in the world at 180 kms - long (112 miles) and 50 kms wide (31 miles) an area of 1,068 square miles (2,766 square km). The name Manitoulin is derived from an Algonquin Indian word for “island of the spirits.”

Ontario's Manitoulin Island is the world's largest freshwater lake island. It is also Canada's 31st largest island. Manitoulin Island itself has 108 freshwater lakes. During the summer months the population (12,600 permanent residents) on the island grows by more than a quarter of its usual size due to the popularity of boating and other activities offered to tourists.

Manitoulin Island fishing walleye

Manitoulin Island Fishing Mindemoya River

Manitoulin Island fishing

Fish other areas of Manitoulin Island - Mindemoya River: Brook Trout, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Rainbow Trout

Manitoulin island has three rivers, the Kagawong, Manitou, and Mindemoya Rivers, which provide spawning grounds for Atlantic Salmon and trout.

The Mindemoya River is a river on Manitoulin Island in Ontario, Canada which flows about 5 km from Lake Mindemoya to empty into Providence Bay on Lake Huron. There is a large sandy beach at the mouth of the river. "Mindemoya" comes from the Ojibwe word mindimooyenh, which means "old woman". The river is accessible by both boat and foot at a number of points and is often fished for salmon and trout.

Mindemoya River, have spring runs of rainbow trout and a fall surge of chinook salmon.

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