Canadian Fly-In Fishing Trips in Northern Ontario
Ontario's Best Walleye Fishing
Your journey begins on downtown Kenora's Harbourfront, where your floatplane is waiting to take you from Lake of the Wooods on an exciting 40 minute flight deep into the Canadian Wilderness. Welcome to the best fly-in walleye fishing trips in Northwestern Ontario.
Exceptional fishing on two exclusive lakes - Sydney Lake and Kilburn Lake set on the rugged Canadian Shield, surrounded by boreal forest. Golden walleye, lake trout and trophy northern pike thrive along 200 miles of shoreline and 120+ islands, yet your never more than 25 minutes from camp.
The Canadian border is fully open to US residents with no covid restictions or mandates.
The Fisherman's cabin has been comletely remodeled, we have made a brand new fish cleaning house, added on a 12 X 16 screened in porch on Sydney's Outpost and numerous other upgrades around camp. Check out a few of them below...
Don't take our word for it, check out our reviews on Trip Advisor, which may help to see what past guests have to say about Sydney Lake Lodge, and thier fishing adventure.
Sydney Lake Lodge is a one of a kind Canadian fly-in fishing camp located in the pristine wilderness setting of Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO World Heritage site, Woodland Caribou Wilderness Park and The Trophy Waters Conservation Area.
Relax in fully equipped pine finished lakeview cabins with high quality matresses. Sit in the cool evening breeze in our screened in porches or lakeside gazebos. Top quality Lund boats with electric start 20hp or 25hp Yamaha and Honda outboards, equipped with comfortable seats, landing nets, paddles, anchors and safety gear.
Your cabin is cleaned daily by our housekeepers, and boats are gassed and prepared for you each morning by our staff. We believe that a successful fishing trip is a memorable one filled with great experiences and we endeavor to make your Canadian fly in fishing trip the best that you can find anywhere.
Whats at Sydney Lake?
Golden Walleye? – It may seem like the golden walleye in the picture above is Photoshopped, It looks unnatural. How come that walleye has such a golden color? What can you do to catch a walleye with such great colors?
Electric Start Motors – Push a button to get started, - dependable smooth running Honda motors.
Comfortable beds –Better mattresses make for a better night sleep.
Dock Handles – Get in and out of your boat easier with grab handles - perfect for bad knees or balance.
Exceptional Fishing – The real Canadian fly in fishing experience for walleye, northern pike and lake trout on remote lakes that see very little fishing pressure with high quality management in the Trophy Waters Conservation Area, known for the best fishing in Canada. The master angler program for released trophy fish rewards many happy fishermen.
Experience – Your successful fishing trip is our business. The Fahlgren family built and has operated our fishing camp for over 30 years. John Johnston Fahlgren “Great Grandpa” built his first cabin on Sydney Lake as a private fishing retreat in 1933.
Exclusive Waters – The camp has a central location to more than 200 miles of shoreline on two exclusive lakes with more than 120 islands and 20 000 acres of fishing area. Plus several portage lakes for the more adventurous.
Service – When you arrive your gear will be moved to your cabin and back to the dock when you leave. Your boat will be fueled and checked each morning. Daily housekeeping cleans up your cabin and removes your garbage. Sydney Lake staff is on hand to help you: whether you need a case beer or pop brought up to your cabin, a fishing report for a certain bay or the best lure to use.
Comfortable Quality – New and well maintained boats and motors with casting floors and swivel seats. Fly In high quality aircraft with an outstanding safety record. Well built cabins with full kitchens, pine paneled interiors and great views is a perfect complement to our wilderness setting
Amenities - Fourteen foot ten sided lakeside gazebos are at each end of the camp, perfect to relax for evening cocktails at the waters edge. The camp store has some tackle, batteries, pop, Sydney Lake Gear, and a few other items that you may need during your stay. At the center of our camp is our hand hewn rustic log lodge with stone fireplace and second story loft lounge perfect for a poker game with your friends. In front of the lodge enjoy the heat with our classic Finnish dry sauna with natural wood fired heat.
Value – World class fishing in comfortable cabins with full kitchens: by cooking your own meals and running your own boat makes pricing very reasonable. Special family rates make it easier to bring along the kids or grandchildren.
Flexible Vacations – It's your vacation, set your own pace – fish when you want. Reserve your spot for the number of days you desire – arrive or depart any day of the week.
Connectivity – Emergency phone and internet is available at the main cabin, wireless internet is available in some cabins and around the main cabin and lakeside gazebo by the dock.
Pure Nature – Sydney and Kilburn lakes are near the headwaters of the Surgeon River System. There has never been any upstream industrial activity, the waters are pure as they have been for thousands of years. The lakes are natural and embedded in the rugged Canadian Shield and protected in Woodland Caribou Wilderness Park which is also part of Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO world heritage site.
Sustainability – The Trophy Waters Conservation Area uses sustainable conservation fishing practices to ensure the fishing stays great for you, your children and grandchildren. Low impact also affects our camp policies such as using four stroke engines which use less fuel and are less polluting – they also troll at low speeds better.
Your Spot – Many guests book their spot and keep in year after year as a tradition. We would like to thank our guests that have been with us for many years, several groups since we started the camp in 1980 and some who have been coming up even longer. We invite you to make Sydney Lake your spot for a great Canada fishing trip.
How many fish will you catch this summer?
You deserve an epic fishing trip this summer, come out on an adventure to our fly in fishing camp and experience an authentic Canadian fishing trip. Bring a group of buddies, or your family for a vacation this summer and enjoy the best walleye fishing in Ontario plus fresh walleye shore lunches.
To see more information, including our rates and trip details, check out our webpage on Canadian fishing packages for 2023.
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