BWCA and Quetico Park Fishing

BWCA and Quetico Park Fishing

The BWCA and Quetico Park offer some of the worlds most exciting and desirable freshwater sport fish. There are literally thousands of fishing spots available, from clear, cold, deep lakes of several thousand acres to shallow beaver ponds. During spring, lake trout are plentiful. In summer, small mouth bass and walleye are common catches.

Here you'll find more information about the fish that populate the lakes and rivers of the BWCA and Quetico park, as well as fishing terms and definitions, and tips that will help you get the most from your fishing trip.

Fishing Terms and Definitions
Some of the best fishing in the world can be found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) and Quetico Park. To make the best of your fishing while on your canoe trip, you need to understand many of the fishing terms used. This page lists definitions of some of the more common fishing terms you're likely hear or see.

General BWCA and Quetico Park Fishing Tips
The BWCA and Quetico Provincial Park hold a variety of fish species. On this page you'll find a number of general fishing tips to help you maximize your catch.

Detailed BWCA and Quetico Park Fishing Tips
Numerous fish populate the BWCA and Quetico Park, but the four most popular species are the smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye, and lake trout. On this page you'll find a number of detailed BWCA and Quetico Park fishing tips to help make your canoe trip a successful one.

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