Category: Fishing

Passing Down the Tradition of Fishing in Saskatchewan

Last month, the Saskatchewan government kicked off free fishing weekends. What this means is that anglers of all types are able to go out fishing without having to worry about licenses or other forms of registration. Despite that, other regulations are still in place, such as how much fish you can actually keep. Why is… Read more »

The Importance of Adding Fish to Your Diet

If you were to study Inuit natives of Northern Canada, you’d notice they don’t have a high rate of heart disease. Why is that? Well, most Inuit consume a lot of fish– salmon in particular. Research indicates that eating fish high in monounsaturated fats (Omega 3s, for example) is a heart healthy choice worth making…… Read more »

Change Things Up This Father’s Day With The Gift Of Fishing

If you grew up with a great father, you’ll probably agree that it’s impossible to thank them enough. That’s part of the reason why we have an entire day each June devoted to it. Still, when Father’s Day rolls around every year it can be a struggle to think of a thoughtful and appropriate gift… Read more »

Why Spending Time Outdoors is Good for Your Health

A visit to Lawrence Bay Lodge is a chance to enjoy the great outdoors, and spending time outdoors is good for your health. Sunlight helps boost your vitamin D levels. Epidemiologic studies suggest that exposure to sunlight may have protective effects against everything from osteoporosis to cancer to depression to heart attacks and stroke. Time… Read more »

Five Great Excuses To Sneak A Fishing Trip To Reindeer Lake This Summer

With each passing summer, there are plenty of reasons not to go fishing. You’ve probably heard them all, whether from your spouse, employer, or even in the form of excuses you make to yourself. What you need this summer is a great excuse to counter the others. Here are five great “angles” that, if you… Read more »

Why Parents Should Teach Their Children How to Fish

Fishing is a pastime enjoyed by men and women for generations. By introducing your child or children to fishing, you get them started on an activity they will be able to enjoy throughout their lifetime, and kids can learn some important lessons while trying to reel in a big catch. One of the great things… Read more »

Father/Daughter Lawrence Bay Fishing Trip

Meet Katie and her Dad John from Wyoming. They were among our first guests of the 2013 season. John and Katie have been planning their special fishing trip to Lawrence Bay Lodge for five years. Recently engaged Katie even left her fiance at home to spend special bonding time with her dad. The only stipulaton… Read more »

Buying Gear For New Anglers

Fly-fishing continues to grow in popularity after several studies highlighted the outstanding benefits of fly-fishing. New anglers join our cause weekly, and to you newcomers we say- “Welcome! Here are a few tips for getting started”. “Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity… Read more »

How to Lure a Walleye

With the fishing season approaching very quickly, here are some tips on how to catch Walleye. Though Walleyes are native to the freshwaters of Canada, they have now made a home in almost every state of the United States. Walleye are some of the most popular game fish. They can be elusive at times. They… Read more »

Fishing in Pagato Lake, Saskatchewan

Pagato Lake is one of our outposts that sits southeast of our main lodge at Reindeer Lake. Like Remember these lakes are largely untouched by man, which means the only real threats to these big monsters are the natural enemies themselves. Walleyes can grow to as large as 10-pounds with Pike able to grow as… Read more »

Lawrence Bay Lodge is Proud To Announce- No Price Increase For 2013!

  Lawrence Bay Lodge is proud to announce no price increases for the 2013 season. That’s right; the same low rates people enjoyed in 2012 will stay true through 2013. This includes no price increase at our two outposts too, Pagato or Kamatsi Lake.   Our trips to our main lodge on Reindeer Lake always… Read more »

The Seasons of Saskatchewan: Winter

Saskatchewan in Winter For the final installment of our four-part blog series on the seasons of Saskatchewan, we’ll discuss the weather and sporting activities of chill, winter season. Each year, when all of the leaves are gone and the snow starts to fall, we are transposed to another world. The scene is almost like a… Read more »