Tobin Lake is an approximate 30 minute drive
from Nipawin on paved highway, and is located between the
Francois Finlay and E.B. Campbell Dams on the Saskatchewan
River. Tobin Lake is a man-made lake, and boasts the best
walleye fishing in North America as well other recreational
facilities such as boating & swimming. Notorious for it’s excellent fishing waters,
including Walleye and Pike this Lake is the home to the world
record walleye caught in September 1997.
Also known as a Pickerel, the Walleye is the provincial fish of
Saskatchewan, and a prized catch in North America. Although,
walleye traditionally prefer deeper waters, they are also widely
distributed throughout Saskatchewan in all but the shallowest
Walleye can be easily hooked on light tackle –
jigs, live-bait rigs or jigging spoons. They take the bait
slowly, don’t be over eager to set the hook.
Average Weight: 0.5-1.5 kg (1-3 lb).
Record: 8.33kg/18.40 lbs, Tobin Lake, 2005 (Ice Fishing).
Live release: 8.21kg/18.06 lbs, Tobin Lake, September 1997
The northern pike, a widely distributed sport fish in
Saskatchewan, is considered one of the fiercest and most
thrilling of all freshwater game fish. The "great northern"
generally prefers shallow weed areas in lakes and can often be
caught in Spring and Fall in bays, off points and on sandbars
dropping off into deeper waters. Also, referred to as Jackfish
or Jack. Use in-line spinners, crank baits or spoons – a
variety of shallow running lures.
Average weight: 1-2.5 kg (2-5 lb).
Record/live release: 137 cm (54 in), Lake Athabasca, 2000.
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