French River Fishing Resorts

Brennan Harbour
Anglers Kingdom
Lake Herridge
Northern Walleye Lodge
Ellen Island Camp

Fishing Fantasia

Reeling in Adventure on the French River

Welcome to the French River, a fishing paradise nestled in the lush wilderness of Ontario, Canada. This angler’s haven is brimming with scenic beauty and teeming with aquatic life, offering a fishing experience that is nothing short of extraordinary. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a curious novice, you’re sure to find an unforgettable adventure in these pristine waters.

The French River is a sprawling 110-kilometer stretch of interconnected lakes, channels, and rapids, which means it has something for everyone. The French Riveris home to an array of fish species, including walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, and even the elusive muskie. No matter your fishing fancy, the French River is sure to deliver.

As you cast your line amidst the rugged landscape, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of granite cliffs, dense forests, and cascading waterfalls. The region’s rich history, marked by indigenous heritage and fur trade routes, only adds to its allure.

So grab your tackle box, dust off your fishing rod, and prepare to embark on an unforgettable angling adventure on the enchanting French River. The fish are waiting, and the memories you create will last a lifetime.

French River Lodge

Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge

Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge is located on a 4 square mile island, Commanda Island on the junction of Wolseley Bay, the North and Main Channels of the fabulous French River. This is where you will have access to some of the prime fishing waters for walleye, bass, northern pike and muskie fishing, all of which may be caught within sight of our resort. Our Full American Plan Package includes all meals, boat, motor, seats with all required boat equipment, unlimited gas, ice and live bait, applicable fishing license and services such as daily maid and dock service as well as fish cleaning, packaging and freezing. All 15 fully serviced private log cabins have been arranged to give the best possible view of the river from the private sundecks. We are family owned and operated since 1973 and pride ourselves in catering to the needs of our guests. Season is May to Oct.

Gowganda Fishing Lodge
Fish Tale Camp and Campground
Wolseley Bay Road – Noelville

At Fish Tale Cabins and Campsite, fantastic fishing is waiting for you! The Wolseley River waters, which are located in the lovely French River region, are alive with several species, including monster walleye, muskie, northern pike, and bass, to name a few. Make a true vacation out of it by bringing your family or friends! Everyone will be entertained by our spacious marina and pool areas, as well as our canoe, kayak, and paddleboat rentals. With configurations ranging from one to four bedrooms, your complete company can stay comfortably in one of our fully furnished cabins. More of a camper? Together with private sites for your RV, we also have connections for electricity, water, and sewage.

Shining Tree Fishing

Chalkley’s Sandy Bay Cottage Resort

When you’re fishing at Chalkley’s Sandy Bay Cottage Resort, you’re in for some of the best fishing of your life. Whether you prefer warm weather fishing from the beach, on the lake or you love the thrill that comes with ice-fishing in the winter, Chalkley’s is the place for you.   During the summer, enjoy fishing for northern pike, pickerel, muskie, bass and perch. We offer 40 & 50 HP boats for rent and even have our own fish cleaning facilities. We also offer live bait.

During the winter, you can find some of the most competitive pricing and some of the most spectacular accommodations on the lake. Some of the magnificent fish that you can catch during this time include walleye, northern pike, perch, herring and whitefish. We offer three-bedroom cottages to provide every angler with a comfortable bed to sleep in, along with propane-heated huts with holes already drilled in some of the best ice fishing spots the lake has to offer. Whatever your angling pleasure, we can accommodate you. Come enjoy the laidback, friendly atmosphere and the sheer beauty of this incredible lake. You’ll find world class fishing, competitive pricing and some of the most comfortable accommodations around!

Shining Tree Fishing

Owl’s Nest Lodge

We are located on the south shore of of the unspoiled Trout Lake with facilities designed to offer a year-round escape to experience the beauty of Rainbow Country. Trout Lake is sixteen miles long and half a mile wide and is located eighteen kilometers from the village of Alban. The clean pollution-free water is noted for lake trout, pike, muskie and bass.  Trailer and camping sites are available by the day or week and are located close to the central washrooms. We offer Fishing, Hunting, ATV & Snowmobiling on Trout Lake in the French River Resort Area.

French River

Wolseley Lodge
Noelville, French River

We offer 16 clean and comfortable cabins ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms. Originally built in 1928, we have made every effort to maintain the rustic charm of each cabin while adding the services which will make your holiday comfortable and safe. All housekeeping cabins have Fully equipped kitchens, 3 piece bath (shower), all bedding, Charcoal Barbeque, Picnic Tables and conveniently located firepits throughout the camp. For Your Convenience The Main Lodge offers a restaurant and bar serving beer, wine and coolers.

Selling the North

Whether you are thinking of buying or selling a lodge or resort, we'd like to personally invite you to our site. Tourism in Northern and Central Ontario is an exciting and diverse industry.

From hunting and fishing lodges to exclusive resorts & remote fly-in outpost operations our team is well equipped to guide you through the process of "Living Your Dream".