Winnipeg River a World Class Smallmouth Fishery, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). We provide Guided Fishing for many species of fish one of which is our World Famous Green Back Walleye that can grow to enormous sizes. Those include a 2000 Canadian Recreational Fisheries Award for his work with Manitoba’s Urban Angling Partnership. Whether you fish along the countless miles of shoreline or sit anchored in your boat, you will be treated to an experience only found in Red River North. Each year, approximately 800 commercial fishers operate on Lake Winnipeg, catching a variety of species including world-class walleye, goldeye, sauger, whitefish, plus others. Berkley was my first sponsor in the fishing industry back in 1985. The smallmouth are found throughout the length of the river but one area that has become a hotspot lately is the section near Lac Du Bonnet. I am always learning from some of the best pro’s in the world. His every action in the boat is precise, from his casts to his tying on lures. These are called flush areas and can be dynamite. In 2004 he was a finalist at the Tourism Industry Association of Canada National Award for Tourism Excellence, presented by The Globe and Mail. They received as much as $1 for a whole fish. Smallmouth bass, also called bronzebacks, are popular for the challenge they bring to the sport, their impressive sizes at 20″ or more, and their abundance. It also means I can turn on the Sportsman Channel when I want to check out some of my favourite shows. Most smallmouths don’t prefer the heavier current but sit in back eddies, current seams just out of the stronger flow. One of my favourite adventures with Gussy just reinforced to me what a great smallmouth bass fishery the Winnipeg River is. The annual greenback walleye migration draws anglers from far and wide who ply the shorelines and community holes in the hopes of landing a world-class trophy fish. At Perch Bay, we are aptly named after this plentiful small species of fish and as every angler knows, where thereâs little fishâ¦.there is big fish! Don Lamont - The Complete Angler
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