Canadian Fishing & Canoe Adventures

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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Great Bear Lodge – A Guests Diary by Phil Allen

Great Bear Lodge – A Guests Diary by Phi…

Nicely written trip journal by Great Bea…

Conehead Guinea Bugger

Conehead Guinea Bugger

This a great early season Char fly from …

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…

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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