An Ontario fishing adventure is an exhilarating and memorable fishing trip. With an abundance of river monsters just waiting to give you a good fight, it will be one excursion you will look back on for years to come. Rough Rock Outpost is a fantastic place to experience Ontario’s fishing at its finest. Some of the best fishing tales and memories are made with Rough Rock. There are a few things to take into consideration when you are planning your own excursion for the best trip imaginable.

Planning Ahead for the best Canadian fishing Trip

Though Ontario is a beautiful place with sprawling landscapes and forestland for miles, it can be tricky to navigate. Having someone to guide you on your trip is one of the best ways to Canadian fishing at its finest. By teaming up with a Rough Rock guide, you will have someone with you that knows the terrain and can help you find prime fishing spots and give you tips on how to reel in the best catches. The Rough Rock Outpost fishing guides are seasoned and knowledgeable of how the weather and terrain changes to make sure you have a successful time out.

Packing All The Right Things

Many anglers have a good idea of what to bring on a typical fishing trip, but extraordinary occasions sometimes call for a few extra items. You will need the essentials to help you have a comfortable stay as you would pack for any other trip. A helpful hint on what should be in your suitcase is that layers will be your best friend. The weather can change day to day so it is best to layer so you can adjust to the different temperatures and stay comfortable. Here is a list of a few extra items to help you be ready for anything:

  • Sunglasses (polarized and non-polarized)
  • Waterproof bags to keep all of your valuables dry
  • Insect repellant
  • Hats (a warm winter cap and brimmed ball cap)
  • Thick wool socks AND thin cotton socks
  • Light sweater and heavier sweatshirt to go under your jacket
  • Fingerless fishing gloves and light cotton gloves
  • Waterproof boots
  • A backpack to hold your smaller items
  • Flashlight
  • Fishing tackle and rod/reels that you are comfortable bringing
  • A thermos or water canister  
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY- your fishing license (no license, no fishing)

Make sure you keep items like your camera, fishing license, and forms of currency in a safe and waterproof place.

Your Lodging

Where you are staying is going to determine your comfort and location. The Rough Rock Outpost has fantastic lodging, incredible staff ready to serve, and is right in some of the best fishing areas of Ontario, Canada. With Walleye, Northern Pike, Muskies, and more right outside the lodge, you will have great access to incredible waters and beautiful views to top it off. So check out the Rough Rock Outpost’s website and start planning your Canadian fishing adventure.