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Discover The "Bear"

Great Bear LakeNorthwest Territories - Canada

Welcome to the first and only website dedicated exclusively to Great Bear Lake. This uniquely Canadian place is truly a national treasure, that in our view has no equal anywhere on this planet.

If you have a story to tell, or pictures to share about this most remarkable and greatest of all freshwater lakes, we would love to hear from you.

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Why the Bear?

Why the Bear?

Now there’s a question that I suspect ha…

Harvey Andersons’ “Pizza” Trout

Harvey Andersons’ “Pizza” Trout

Long time Great Bear Lake guide Harvey A…

Paul Reynolds’ – “Rainy Day” Baker

Paul Reynolds’ – “Rainy Day” Baker

This recipe comes courtesy of veteran Gr…

Ain’t No Pot of Gold Hidden at the End of This Rainbow

Ain’t No Pot of Gold Hidden at the End o…

Many years ago, there were a couple of g…

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Location66.0000° N, 121.0000° W

Where is Great Bear Lake

Great Bear Lake is located in Canada's Northwest Territories and is intersected by the Arctic Circle at its northern extreme.


Lake Trout, Trout, Arctic Char, Arctic Grayling, Whitefish


Area: 31,153 km2 (12,028 sq mi)
Cities: Deline