Our fishing lodge on Lake Athapapuskow is one of the finest places in Manitoba, Canada. We offer complete fishing packages to excite the most demanding angler featuring World Record Lake Trout, Giant Northern Pike and Massive Walleye along with many other species. With modern log cottages and lake front micro cottages supported by full service lodge and dining facilities, a fleet of fishing and pontoon boats and floatplane, along with experienced fishing guides,, tackle and complete bait supplies, we have everything you need for a successful fishing & wilderness vacation destination.

Lake Athapapuskow offers some of Canada’s best walleye, pike and lake trout fishing, and our lodge offers Canada fly in fishing at it’s best for all fish species. Bakers Narrows is a Manitoba fishing lodge with all the wilderness you’ll need for a great Canada fishing trip to meet all your expectations.

At Bakers Narrows Lodge you will truly experience the real adventure of a lifetime because “Out Here. There Are No Boundaries”.

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Bakers Narrows Lodge, located just ½ mile from the Flin Flon airport on Lake Athapapuskow is a great place to stay, whether it’s for fishing, family vacation, wedding, reunion, corporate retreat or just overnight accommodation, the family owned and operated business is sure to meet your needs when you are staying in the Flin Flon area.

Enjoy your stay in one of our 15 beautiful modernized log cottages uniquely situated on the shore of Lake Athapapuskow. Each cottage has 2 bedrooms, a 3 piece bathroom, a living room area and a dining table with 3 chairs. (All linens and towels are included.)
In the kitchen you will find a sink, stove top kitchenette with a mini fridge, coffee pot, toaster, microwave plus all the cooking pots and pans including dishes that you need to prepare meal. On the covered porch there is a barbecue grill and deck chairs. Each cottage has satellite tv, Wifi and it’s own picnic table, a fire pit with chairs and free firewood.

We also have 8 “Lake Front” Micro Cottages that are less expensive than the log cottages however the washroom/shower facility is separate from the cottage located only 50-100 ft away. Each Micro Cottage has 1 room with 1 double bed and 1 twin bed. There is a small breakfast table with 2 chairs, a microwave, coffee pot, mini fridge and a covered porch with deck chairs. Each cottage has satellite tv and Wifi. Outside there is a barbecue grill and a fire pit with chairs which includes free firewood.

Pleased to host Vacationers, business travellers, work crews. Located ½ mile from the Flin Flon airport. Meals available during you stay at the lodge. Please request information about our meal plan or separate meals daily.

Visit Bakers Narrows Lodge on Lake Athapapuskow, Manitoba for a Wonderful Canadian Fishing Vacation. Combining Service, Affordability, and Comfort with Adventure, Great Fishing and Beautiful Scenery.

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Looking for the perfect “Family Getaway” then look no further… Enjoy your next holiday at the lake!!! Whether its summer or winter our 4 seasons resort has a variety of fun and adventurous activities for the whole family to enjoy…

We have a beach volleyball court, horseshoe pit, nature trail and kids playground at the resort. Swimming is available off the dock (there is a ladder and a super slide) for those who swim; a great sandy beach with shallow water out a long way is ½ mile away at Sally’s Beach. For the more adventurous you can go cliff jumping into the lake which is also very close to the lodge.

For the kids we have a playground with a sand pit and swings, slide and play area for kids up to about 8 years old. Each cottage has its own fire pit – an essential element to every family vacation at the lake, and the firewood is free! In addition there is a large fire pit centrally located near the Club House for guests to socialize around as well.

Here are just some of the Activities & Amenities that we offer:

  • Daily maid service (included)
  • Guiding (3 days included with Deluxe All Inclusive Plan and 1 day included with All Inclusive Plan or optional @ $250.00 per day)
  • Fish Filleting (included with guide service)
  • Airport Shuttle (included)
  • Packed lunches (included with All Inclusive Plans or optional @ $20 per person)
  • Laundry ($10 per load)
  • Guided Tours (Pontoon Boat Tours $75 per hour)
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • Free Firewood
  • Free Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boats
  • Weekly (Free Fish Fry & Social Event)
  • Local sand beaches (several to choose from)
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Water sports
  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Paddle Boats
  • Snorkelling
  • Geocaching
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Volley ball court
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Aurora Borealis “The Northern Lights”
  • Great slide off the dock into the water
  • Cliff jumping into the lake
  • Kids play ground, sand pit (plus lots of room to ride your bikes)

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Here is some Recommendations for your Canadian Fishing Vacation:

If you need a fishing license, there is no need to purchase one ahead of time.
We offer licenses for sale on-site.

Visit this site to Download a copy of the Manitoba Anglers Guide


  • Fishing Rods – We always have a selection of excellent fishing rods for all species that our guides recommend using. Bring the rod and reel that you feel most comfortable using and possibly look at upgrading when you arrive. Casting and spinning are the most popular and we always recommend medium to light action rods because they seem to allow the best action and hook setting ability.
  • Fishing Reels – Drag setting of your reel is what we feel is the most important feature that helps you bring in that big catch. Check out our Blogs for helpful tips for selecting the right gear for the fishing at Bakers Narrows Lodge….Most importantly, make sure your reel has a good drag system that allows for smooth release of your line throughout the range of the reel’s drag settings, and allows for easy setting of the drag.
  • Fishing Line – This really depends on the fish species…For Walleye 6-10lb test on an ultralight rod is fun all day long…For northern Pike you will be casting with larger lures such as SAVAGE GEAR (which we carry in our tackle shop) along with Power Pro Super Slick 50lb line. (No less than 150 yards for when that Big Pike turns and runs)
  • Lures – We have the latest and greatest tackle most of which has been recommended by our incredible fishing guides who know what works after spending hundreds of hours out on the water fishing. We always suggest to bring what tackle you already have however most will re-stock your supply at the lodge once they arrive.
  • Bait – Our bait is always the very best to ensure a very successful fishing adventure. Depending on the species of fish we use an assortment of the following bait.
    • Large and Small Minnows
    • Beef Heart
    • Sucker Belly
    • Hearing

These are just some of the things we suggest, also we suggest you prepare your own personalized checklist (medications etc..)

  • Good Rain Gear – rain coats and pants are a must, always carry it with you even if the day may start out bright and sunny, don’t let yourself get caught wet and cold
  • Sun Screen – we recommend the highest SPF you can find. Fishing on water makes you a triple target for sunburn (rays hit you off the water, off the boat and of course direct sunlight)
  • Quality Sunglasses – eyes need protection from the sun but also from flying fish hooks plus they help to reduce the glare off the water
  • Long Sleeve Shirts and a Hat – always a good idea for protection of the sun, and other weather surprises
  • Warm Jackets – we do have cool days and evenings too!
  • Insurance:
    • Car Insurance Policy – if you are driving to the lodge, make sure your coverage is valid in Canada and always carry it with you in case of an accident.
    • Travel Insurance Policy – Not a bad idea to have some Travel Insurance in place before departure.

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What to bring and things to know when crossing the border from the USA to Canada and back?

One of the most frequently asked questions by anyone considering a fishing trip with us, or anywhere in Canada, is what should I expect at customs? Or, what kind of tackle should we bring? We have put together the following to help make your trip hassle free.

Important Customs Tips:

Proof of Citizenship
A passport is required. Things have changed since 9/11 so don’t let your trip be ruined, and always pack on the cautious side.

Children under 12 travelling with both parents need only a passport. However, if a child is travelling with only 1 parent, a letter from the other spouse is required, giving permission to bring the child into the country .

As long as you are the legal drinking age you are allowed to bring across one 40oz bottle of hard liquor OR one case of beer without paying duty, you certainly can bring across more, but if you do, remember to be honest in declaring the amount, and be reminded that you will have to pay duty and taxes.

you are allowed to bring across one carton of cigarettes (approximately 200 cigarettes) .. same rules apply as the alcohol if you want to bring across more (be sure to declare it all and you will have to pay the duty and taxes)

HandgunsAre Absolutely Prohibited
also keep in mind that radar detectors are also illegal in Canada

As long as you carry a written rabies vaccine certificate that is dated within the last 6 months you may bring your cat or dog into Canada.

Other information
You are breaking the law in Canada if you don’t wear your seatbelt when driving!!!

Credit Cards
Most American credit cards and pricipal bank cards are honored in Canada, at Bakers Narrows Lodge we accept Visa & Mastercard. Be sure to call your credit card company to let them know that you will be in Manitoba, Canada. It’s a good idea to mention that you will be staying at Bakers Narrows Lodge. This makes for hassle-free transactions with your credit card when visiting the area.

Health Insurance
We always recommend that visitors to Canada obtain “traveler health insurance” before leaving their origin country – you might find that your exisiting coverage is not valid outside your area of residence. Always look into this before you travel. The health care in Canada, hospitals and medical services are excellent, but again rates vary so this is why we suggest “travelers health insurance”. Also if you take medication, be sure to bring it with you as well as a doctor’s prescription renewal in case you were to run out or misplace your medications.

Re-entering the U.S.48 Hours Or Less
You may only bring back $25.00 or less into the U.S. duty free. Over 48 hours – As long as you can document your stay in Canada exceeded 48 yours you may bring with you $400.00 in purchases tax free.

Tobacco and Alcohol
If you are eligible for the $400.00 exemption, you may bring back one carton of cigarettes OR 200 cigars regardless of your age. If you are over 21 years of age you may bring back 1 litre (33.8oz) of alcoholic beverage regardless if it is for your own use or as a gift.

Wildlife and Fish
Fish may be imported according to the possession limits shown on your fishing license and Manitoba angler’s guide. You must leave a patch of skin on all fillets, and the fish must be packaged flat (only 2 fillets per package). Your fish has to be transported only by the licensee.

DUI’s are a criminal offence in Canada, and do not expire over time. Contact Pardon Services for ease of access at the border. Customs agents can, and in the past have, turned back visitors to Canada when a DUI shows up on their record. Pardon Services is able to help you get that off your record.

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Air and Road Travel to Bakers Narrows Lodge

  • Road Travel – Bakers Narrows Lodge is also accessible by road. Good highway from Winnipeg, Prince Albert and Saskatoon – travel time from Winnipeg is 7 hours, from Saskatoon 5 hours. and Prince Albert 4 hours. For directions see map below or call the Lodge at 1-866-603-6390.

Get to your Ultimate Canadian Fishing Spot in Manitoba, Flin Flon Airport info, Commercial Airline, Map & Directions from Winnipeg and Saskatoon

  • Commercial Airlines – The Flin Flon Airport is served by one scheduled air carrier – Calm Air who conducts daily scheduled flights from Winnipeg into the Flin Flon Airport.  Calm Air local phone number is (204) 687-7453.

Oksana Szwaluk, CTC
Travel Consultant
The Great Canadian Travel Co.
1349 Portage Ave | Winnipeg, Manitoba | Canada R3G 0V7

Email: [email protected]
Direct: 204.949.8827
Office: 204.949.0199 ext 218
Fax: 204.949.0188
Toll Free: 1.800.661.3830 ext 218

  • Global Corporate CharterClubjet
  • Free Shuttle – We offer a free shuttle from the Flin Flon airport to our lodge just ½ mile away.
  • Airport Location – The Flin Flon Airport is located 1/2 mile from Bakers Narrows Lodge and 20 kilometers southeast of the city of Flin Flon.
  • Private/Corporate Aircrafts – The Flin Flon airports identifier is CYFO.  The largest aircraft to use the Airport is a Boeing 737. In addition, the airport serves both private and commercial operations and serves as a tanker base for Ministry of Natural Resources Water Bombers.
  • GPS co-ordinates – N 54.40.6 W 101.39.6
  • Airport Operating Conditions – The Flin Flon Airport is operational 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and is capable of supporting both day and night VFR and IFR operations. The airport terminal building is open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday to Friday and 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturdays.
  • Airport Operations – The airport consists of one runway (5,000 x 150 feet) and a joining taxiway and main apron (300 x 400 feet). The runway (18-36) is constructed of asphalt and is capable of supporting aircraft up to Boeing 737 size.  The airport Phone Number is (204) 687-7447.
  • Terminal – The airport has one main air terminal building providing space for airline, car rental, airport operations and general public use.
  • Staff – Flin Flon Airport has operational staff on site 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday to Friday and 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturdays. The staff provide general airfield maintenance including snow removal and grass cutting, weather observations, fueling and de-icing of aircraft.

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Bakers Narrows Lodge, located just ½ mile from the Flin Flon airport on Lake Athapapuskow is a great place to stay, whether it’s for fishing, family vacation, wedding, reunion, corporate retreat or just overnight accommodations.
Manitoba Fishing Lodge – Deep in the Canadian shield of Manitoba, 380 miles NW of Winnipeg on the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border. North of the 54th parallel lies a rugged and legendary place like no other. Fly or drive to Bakers Narrows Lodge as we are conveniently located 1/2 mile from the Flin Flon (CYFO) airport.

Bakers Narrows Lodge
PO Box 337
#1 Hwy 10, Bakers Narrows
Flin Flon, Manitoba
R8A 1N1, Canada

  • Check In / Check Out plus additional services available 24/7 at Bakers Narrows Lodge Front Desk
  • Optional Housekeeping is included in the room rate
  • Each Cottage has it’s own private bathroom
  • No Minimum Stay is required

GPS co-ordinates:
N 54.40.6 W 101.39.6

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Please feel free to contact us to find out more about the many services and adventure vacation packages that we have, and we will be happy to answer all your questions. Bakers Narrows Lodge offers unique vacation packages to explore Manitoba. We also offer various family vacations, fishing tournaments, trout festivals and winter fun packages.

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About Us / Testimonials
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Consistently Amazing

We’ve been to BNL 5 times over the last 13 years and each time it’s been incredible. The lodging, meals and fishing are always great and Brett, Peg, Rod and the entire team are truly a pleasure to be around. Take the time to get to BNL and it’ll be one of many times you’ll return!
T. Adams
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Comfort away from home!

Well, where do I start. Brett and his family / staff does an amazing job of making people’s visits to the narrows a truly enjoyable time. I was here on business, and they really have a great place and a unique way to make you feel comfortable while your here. This isn’t my first trip to Bakers narrows and it definitely won’t be my last.
I would like to thank Brett and his wife for providing Us with exceptional hospitality, great meals and genuine friendship. The more I come here the more comfortable it is. It’s like a home away from home.
Thanks again. See you sooner than later guys.

Robert Burke – January 2018
Winnipeg, Canada

It’s worth the trip from Winnipeg!

We arrived for a 2 night stay on July 24 at Bakers Narrows. We travelled with 2 adults, 1 child (age 7) & a dog. The lodge is easy to find from the highway, everything throughout the grounds is well marked. The cabins & grounds are all pet friendly which is excellent. We were checked in right around 3pm and everything was ready. The check in process went seamless & quick. The staff are all very friendly and helpful if you have any questions. We stayed in Cabin #1 which is very close to the park, lodge, beach & volleyball court. It’s a great location. The continental breakfast is served in the lodge, quite a bit of variety. The lodge is free to use, it’s very convenient if you are travelling with a group; there’s lots of space inside & out on the deck area. The flowers on the grounds are beautiful. The beach area is small but useful. A great benefit is that there’s canoes, kayaks, a floating dock w/ diving board, a waterslide and paddle boats for guests to use. Fun for all ages. Cabin #1 has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath w/ shower, living/dining room area. The cabin was VERY clean, we were impressed. The beds were comfortable. The housekeeping staff do a great job at paying attention to the little details; dish soap brush filled, provide a bag of rags and lots of towels provided. The cabins have satellite tv. Shower had great water pressure. The cabin had everything we needed. The BBQ & covered deck area with chairs was a nice bonus. Every cabin has their own firepit area & there’s also a group firepit area. There is free WIFI & the signal is fairly strong throughout. The surrounding area of Flin Flon is beautiful, the people are friendly and the town has all the essential services. We would stay again at this property, my only recommendation is to stay longer than 2 nights!!

Stayed: July 2017, traveled with family
Ashlee M
Winnipeg, Canada

Great Place to Stay

Stayed at Bakers Narrows Lodge for my grandson’s High School Graduation in Flin Flon,
Great Place to stay. Cabins are really nice and roomy, staff was excellent, Thanks to Brett for getting us a supper even though we arrived late. Staff was very friendly and pleasant. Lake, canoes, paddle boats . Pleasant stay close to where we needed to be and quiet and beautiful at night with the loons calling out and the foxes running through the grounds. Would definitely recommend this Lodge as a great place to stay. thanks Wayne for the good breakfasts also. Already booked again for next year. 🙂 Firepits and barbecue at each cabin. Walking trails all around area ,playground for kids and beach.Great fishing I was told by other people staying at Lodge. No time to fish with the Graduation on.

Stayed: June 2016, travelled with family
Lois C

Great fishing

If you like catching monster pike and other fish this is your place. Owners are great. Rooms are great. This place will not disappoint. The scenery is Almost fake it is so beautiful. With boat access to many other lakes around the area.

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Rod T
Winnipeg, MB

Great place to stay for business or pleasure

Great place to stay for business or pleasure. Stay here every time I’m in Flin Flon (8-12 times a year) usually here on business but I don’ t let that stop me from enjoying the fishing, fire pit or BBQ.
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Reviewed 9 March 2017

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