One of the perks of visiting an Ontario fishing lodge is the seemingly limitless exposure to Canadian wildlife. With summer in full swing, many native animal species are fully active, moving about in search of mates and food. From roaming black bears to playful otters, Rough Rock Lodge & Outpost is home to a diverse assortment of fauna to enjoy on your Ontario vacation. While most of us have observed animals in their natural habitat, watching the squirrels and chipmunks forage at the bird feeder isn't exactly what you'll witness at resorts in Ontario. We've put together a few guidelines to help you make the most of your exciting retreat and maximize your wildlife viewing experience.
Understandably, a lot of people will think of walleye when they contemplate fishing in Ontario. We’ve all heard stories about people limiting out on “wallies” from the bountiful lakes of Ontario, but some anglers may not realize that there are also some amazing smallmouth bass fishing opportunities as well.
Few fish have as many fans as walleye. The ever-popular freshwater fish is highly sought after by novice and expert anglers alike, and here at Rough Rock Lodge, they’re abundant. With seemingly endless shoreline and perfect water temperatures, Rough Rock Lake is the ideal lake for walleye fishing in Canada.
Whether you’re traveling internationally or from within Ontario, packing for Canada fishing trips can be a daunting task. When you stay at Rough Rock Lodge and Outpost Ontario fishing lodges, you only have to bring your suitcase, your fishing gear, and yourself. We’ll provide everything else you need—including this extensive packing list!
The kids are getting ready to go back to school, days are getting shorter, and the air turns crisp yes you've guessed it, fall is coming. Fall is a spectacular time visit Rough Rock Outpost in Minaki Ontario, as nights get longer you’ll love cozying up around our campfire with warm blankets and enjoy the starry sky. The leaves outside put on a stunning show as they change colours, from gorgeous golds to rusty reds and bright oranges.