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Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« on: July 02, 2018, 12:19:57 PM »
Spent a great week there just got back yesterday.
7 of us caught 1042 Walleye (yes we counted them) and about 40-50 Pike.
No monsters as the largest Walleye was 23-1/2" and the pike 34-1/2 inches but constant action.



 
Saw 3 Eagle nests and the Eagles were around a lot and we had a resident woodchuck at our cabin but no other stuff than the usual north country Loons ravens and various ducks along with the infamous Canada mosquitoes.
One of my companions had a 14" walleye taken by a 30" pike right at the boat and netted it with the walleye still in his mouth.
The pike was not even hooked but refused to let go of the walleye.
We were pikers regarding the count as several other groups that put entries in the camp journal caught upward of 2000 walleye and several hundred Pike.
But then we all know how all fishermen are liars except you and me but I am in doubt about you.
The only drawback was the 980 mile drive
I'll add some more pics later

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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2018, 12:29:26 PM »
That sounds like an awesome trip!  Glad you had fun.
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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2018, 01:39:51 PM »
Wow Pete, that sounded like an awesome trip.  smiley_thumbsup
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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2018, 05:59:03 PM »
On my bucket list is catch a BIG Musky and a Big Pike. Sounds like a good time was had by all. 

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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2018, 07:30:46 PM »
Pete, I am insanely jealous.  Great trip!  Can you give us the name of the Lake / Lodge?  I'm sure you want to keep it to yourselves!

Attempting a rough estimate on Google Maps, looks like you went to northern Quebec or Ontario, depending whether you went east or west of James Bay, which is the southernmost extension of Hudson Bay.
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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2018, 08:10:11 PM »
No monsters as the largest Walleye was 23-1/2" and the pike 34-1/2 inches but constant action.
:laugh: :D
But, but seriously, in my local lake, I'm lucky to get a rainbow or planted Chinook salmon in the 20"-22" range.  Most in the 14"-17" range. The biggest sea-run returning Chinook I caught in the river was 33".  Soooo, I'd say I'd have a lot of fun with those numbers!
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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2018, 08:52:03 PM »
Fried walleye at The Lodge in Dryden Ontario has been the very best fish that I have eaten in my entire life. 
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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2018, 08:55:09 PM »
Some good eating, nothing better than fresh caught walleye.  Like to do that some day.

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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2018, 04:09:33 PM »
For 20 some years a group of us went every year into upper Quebec and the lakes looked like your picture. Some years we tented and later got cabins but was always fun. We quit going when my dads health deteriorated and just haven't got started again, we should.
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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2018, 12:16:17 PM »
Abamasagi Lake, Twin Lakes outfitters Nakima Ontario.
Chad runs a first rate operation and has several lakes he flies folks into.
If you are on facebook, look up Isaac Wrights posts he put lots of pics on.
Another drawback was the 6 hr delay getting out due to fog
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Re: Canada Walleye/Pike trip
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2018, 06:39:57 PM »
Pete, looks like y'all had a good time and smashed the fish.  By the way you are dressed in the photo the temperature was comfortable too.
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