The Fishing Great Bear Lake

The Fishing

A Mighty Fine Week!

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As mentioned in the story, “The Numbers Don’t Lie” -http://www.greatbearlakeoutdoors.com/stories/fishing/item/91-the-numbers-dont-lie - we have had some weeks that were clearly better than others for catching trophy size Lake Trout on Great Bear Lake.
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You Caught That on a What???

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Lures used to catch Lake Trout, not unlike those employed to entice other species come in a mind-boggling array of shapes, sizes and colours, and while the manufacturers have given them “trade” names, those bestowed by anglers and guides alike, tend to be far more interesting and descriptive.
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Fishing the Kogluktualuk

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After many years of planning, the stars and planets were finally in their proper alignment, and I made my first trip to the legendary Kogluktualuk, or Tree River in Nunavut, to fish for what are arguably the worlds biggest Arctic Char.
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The Numbers Don't Lie

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Over the 30 plus years we have been fishing Great Bear Lake, together with a number of friends who have fished with us from time to time, we have literally caught thousands of Lake Trout...
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My Best Day - Ever

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While Great Bear Lake can certainly frustrate you at times, it is also capable of producing the kind of fishing experience that most of us can only dream about. Please enjoy this story about one such experience.
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Pike Heaven

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Heading back to the lodge after yet another day of remarkable Pike fishing on the Whitefish River, my fishing partner and I decided this was not the time to turn our backs to the wind, so we spun our seats around so we could watch the splendor of Great Bear Lake unfold in front of us as our boat cut a path across the glass like surface of the water.
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A Most Curious Catch

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This particular fish story took place during my second visit to Great Bear in 1979. We fished out of Branson’s Lodge in those days, which was located in Cameron Bay on the McTavish Arm. The routine on our day of arrival was that after landing at the Port Radium strip, we were ferried over to the lodge by floatplane, enjoyed a sumptuous buffet lunch, received a briefing from owner Ernie Dolinsky, and then fished locally until dinner.
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