World Class Fishing TROPHY Fishing AT Gods Lake Haven - Manitoba, Canada
What to bring
- We recommend 2 rods and reels per person, spinning or casting reels are fine.
- One reel should be spooled with 6-10 lb line on medium weight rods for Walleye and Brook Trout.
- One reel should be spooled with 12 – 20 lb line on medium-heavy to heavy rods for Northern Pike and Lake Trout. You should be able to cast at least a 1 oz lure.
- Jigs – ¼, 3/8 to ½ oz weight, depending on the time of year.
- Have an assortment of 3 inch plastic tails in yellow, black, chartreuse, and white.
- Rapalas – have an assortment of shallow to deep diving crankbaits in firetiger, silver/black, or clown. Countdowns and Rattletraps work very well.
- Have good quality leaders, 6-12 inches, of steel or fluorocarbon.
- Have a variety of deep diving crank baits.
- A variety of spoons. Some of the most popular patterns have proven to be ¾ to 1 oz Half Waves, Little Cleos, and Daredevils.
- One to 2 oz jigs, buck tail jigs, tube jigs, 5 inch pearl tube jigs work well.
- Good quality leaders, 6-12 inch steel or fluorocarbon with a good cross lock snap.
- A good quality leader is a must. Steel or fluorocarbon with a cross lock snap is recommended.
- An assortment of sizes and colors of spoons and shallow running crankbaits.
- Sluggo type baits and jerk baits. Don’t forget a few top water baits as well.
- #5 and #6 Mepps or Vibrax spinners.
- Late season pike, around mid-August – Bring on the Muskie baits!!! Baits that are 6 to 9 inches are often irresistible to the huge pike.
- Small Blue Fox Vibrax or Mepps type lures, in #2, #3 and #4 size.
- Small heavy spoons such as Little Cleos in a variety of bright colors.
- Rapala type lures, either sinking or countdown, sizes #5, #7 or #9.
Again, the best colors are bright orange or chartreuse.
The setting of Gods Lake Haven is unique, situated at a former Hudson's Bay Company trading post, on a sheltered, scenic bay on Gods Lake. The Archives of Manitoba have records of the Hudson Bay Company's journal posts, correspondence books and accounting records dating from 1825 which give a glimpse of the day to day lives of those who settled almost 200 years ago.Find out more about our Historic Lodge