Fantastic Fishing on Beautiful Perrault Lake

For Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Whitefish, Perch and Muskie. Perrault Lake has over 50 miles of shoreline and is directly connected to Cedar Lake that has an additional 67 miles of shoreline. Both lakes are 9500 acres and provide excellent fishing. We provide contour maps of both Perrault Lake and Cedar Lake that illustrate water depths, underwater structure and other helpful information. Steve and Jeremiah will advise you of the current hot spots and will assist you with your choice of lures and rigging.

For those wanting more adventure, we offer day trips to our remote lake locations; we have an outstanding Muskie only lake where the average day is to catch 3 to 5 Muskies and have 10-15 follows. If you prefer we can also arrange for a daily fly-out to a remote wilderness lake where the Walleye, Northern Pike, and Smallmouth Bass fishing is some of the best in the world.

The fishing season begins in mid May. When the ice melts, the shallows are the warmest and the fishing action is fast and furious for all species. Most fish seek cooler water in mid July; you will have to adjust down for them. As fall approaches in late August, the surface water starts to cool down. Bass and Walleye concentrate and when you find them, it will provide some of the best fishing ever. Remember too that late August and September are trophy Muskie time. Fall is also when the Whitefish move into shallow water.

Fishing for the Future

We are located on one of the finest fishing lakes in Northwestern Ontario, making Manotak Lodge the ideal sportsman’s vacation retreat. To keep our waters productive for years to come, we encourage the increasingly popular practice of “Catch and Release” of larger spawning fish. We have a Perrault Lake Trophy Release Program that we follow to keep all the big spawning fish in the lake. Conservation and Sportsman fishing licenses are available to purchase at the lodge or you may go online to purchase prior to arrival.

Quality Boats and Motors

Our package plan boats are the best in the industry and are 18 ft. Lund & Alumarine Boats, equipped with 50 h.p. Yamaha Four Stroke engines, depth finders, aerated live wells, Millennium swivel seats and flat floors. Boat cushions, floating minnow buckets, anchors, paddles and landing nets are furnished at no cost. We also include 20 gallons of gas for all the rental boats.

Our dock hand fills your boat with gas each evening and are there to provide you with live bait and assist in getting your fishing day off to a good start. We routinely carry minnows, leeches and worms.

Our Guides

Our guides are men that know our lakes and know how to catch fish. Our guides have been guiding on Perrault and Cedar Lakes for over two decades. A high point of your day will be your shore lunch of freshly caught walleye, fried to perfection by your guide over an open fire.

The Facilities

Our facilities include a boat launch, fish cleaning (yes, we will clean your fish for you), fish wrapping, fish freezing and battery charging at no extra charge. Our sun deck is always available for you at lake shores edge. We carry fishing licenses, live minnows, leeches and worms, and a wide selection of artificial lures in our tackle shop. We also have coin operated washers and dryers for your convenience. Sorry, but pets are not allowed for cleaning and insurance reasons. All cabins are non-smoking.

Ruffed Grouse Hunting and Trophy Muskie Fishing

Ruffed Grouse hunting and trophy Muskie fishing exist in the fall. A simple drive down a side road will produce a limit of Ruffed Grouse. After a morning of hunting Grouse, take the afternoon and fish for a trophy Muskie on Perrault Lake or on our remote Muskie only lake. You can also hunt for a wide variety of ducks and geese.

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