Category Archives: Fishing

What Makes Walleye Fishing So Desirable?

What Makes Walleye Fishing So Desirable?

There’s something truly special about walleye fishing. It’s not just about the thrill of the catch; it’s about the unique experiences you can have and the satisfaction it brings. If you have never had the pleasure, it’s worth travelling for. Let’s dive into what makes walleye fishing so desirable:

The Challenge of the Catch

Walleye are known for their elusive nature and challenging behavior. They have a reputation in the angling community because they can be quite selective about when and where they strike. This challenge adds a whole new level of excitement to your fishing adventure. Casting your line and feeling that unmistakable tug before successfully reeling one in is a moment of triumph.

Delicious Table Fare

One of the most enticing aspects of catching a Walleye is the reward on your dinner plate. Walleye meat is renowned for its delicate, flaky texture and mild, sweet flavor. Whether you choose to pan-fry, bake, or grill it, walleye is a true delicacy. The satisfaction of catching your own meal and sharing it with friends and family is hard to beat.

Scenic Locations

Walleye fishing often takes you to some of the most picturesque and serene locations. While they are stocked in waterways across the world, they’re most commonly found in Canada, the Great Lakes Region, and the basins of the Missouri and Upper Mississippi River. The calm waters of lakes and rivers, surrounded by pristine wilderness, create a tranquil setting that’s perfect for relaxation and reflection. It’s not just about the fishing; it’s about being immersed in nature’s beauty.

Walleye fishing is about the challenge of the catch, the delectable meal it provides, the breathtaking locations you see, and the opportunities for anglers of all levels.

If you’re looking to enjoy some pristine views while angling for plentiful Walleye, Mattice Lake Outfitters in Ontario might be just the place for you. Our exceptional fishing locations and comfortable accommodations offer you the chance to enjoy all the benefits of walleye fishing in this pristine wilderness. Call us toll free at 1-800-411-0334 or email us at mattice@walleye.ca to begin planning your trip today!

How to Take Northern Pike from Catch to Plate

How to Take Northern Pike from Catch to Plate

If you’ve spent a good amount of time fishing in Canada, the Northeastern United States, or the Great Lakes Region, you’ve likely encountered Northern Pike before. If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to catch this species, you might have wondered if it’s a good eating fish. The good news is that it is both an… Continue Reading

Why You Deserve a Fishing Trip in 2023

Why You Deserve a Fishing Trip in 2023

With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer, we’re finally starting to reach toward the spring. And with spring comes fishing season for most of the United States and Canada. If you’re like most anglers, you’re already preparing for and eagerly anticipating this fishing season. But maybe this year, you shouldn’t just stick… Continue Reading

Take Care of Your Fishing Equipment This Offseason

Take Care of Your Fishing Equipment This Offseason

We’re rapidly approaching the start of winter and the holiday season. This is the time of year many across the United States and Canada would consider their fishing offseason. It can be a tough time for those anglers who love getting out on the water with their friends and families to catch fish. If you’re… Continue Reading

3 Facts Every Fisherman Should Know About Walleye

3 Facts Every Fisherman Should Know About Walleye

While Walleye are some of the most common freshwater fish in Northwestern Ontario, there is always more that can be learned about this unique game. If you’re planning an upcoming fishing trip, be sure to read on to learn a few facts that will help you reel in the walleye you’ve always dreamed of. Whether… Continue Reading

Benefits of Fishing in Winter

Benefits of Fishing in Winter

If you’re considering going on a fishing trip this winter but are worried about the success rate you may have, you will be happy to note that there are many benefits to fishing at this time of year. Whether it be the small number of fishermen that will be competing with you or the fish… Continue Reading

Benefits of Fishing the Ogoki River & Reservoir

Benefits of Fishing the Ogoki River & Reservoir

When you’re planning a fishing trip to Northwestern Ontario and are looking for the perfect area to catch walleye, northern pike and more with ease, we suggest the Ogoki River and the adjoining reservoir. A remote fishing area, the Ogoki River and reservoir are popular fishing spots as they each have a plentiful walleye population… Continue Reading