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Fish Species

We practice catch and release. You are allowed to keep one trophy fish of each species.

  • Atlantic Salmon Atlantic Salmon
  • Lake TroutLake Trout
  • Brook TroutBrook Trout

Atlantic Salmon

(10 to 15 pounds)

Atlantic salmon spawn in rivers with cold clear water, flowing along the northern portion of the Atlantic coast, mostly in Quebec and the Maritimes. Salmon inhabits cold clear waters lakes, and tributaries of which the bottom is spawning gravel.

Lake Trout

(10 to 15 pounds)

The lake trout require cold, clear, well-oxygenated waters. In summer, it often moves 50 or 100 feet (15 or 30 cm) deep; in spring, however, it can be found at depths of 20 ft (6 m) or less.

Brook Trout

(3 to 6 pounds)

Demanding with respect to water quality, a population of brook trout requires clear, fresh and oxygenated waters. It is an extremely sensitive specie for water pollution which makes it an excellent indicator of the quality of its ecosystem.

Target Species

Brook trout are exceedingly abundant in the Leaf River, with the most averaging from the 3 to 5 pounds. Most anglers choose to fish by wading the edges of the river, though you may fish from the boat if you prefer.

Fly fishing is the preferred method with daily hatches and incredible streamer fishing to be experienced. Leaf River brookies are aggressive, fight hard and boast beautiful colours.

Many anglers have the misconception that Lake trout, or Lakers, can be lazy and sluggish. On the Leaf, nothing could be further from the truth! Leaf River Lakers are vicious fish that seem to be part northern pike and part trout. Their ferocious hits seem more like a blast from a striped bass than a trout. Lakers are so vicious, they will eat 2 and 3 pound brook trout as you try to land them.


Leaf River Lakers frequently top 10 pounds and average 4 to 9 pounds.

Atlantic salmon fishing on the Leaf River is exceptional, there is an early run in June followed by a second run late July, or early August. We also have a run of big males in September during the hunting season. Salmon range from 8 to 20 pounds.

The secrets of the Leaf River are waiting for you. Black bears, ptarmigan, muskox, caribou, wolves. They join brook trout, lake trout and salmon of the Leaf River in offering unforgettable memories and incomparable fishing. Don’t forget your camera – photo opportunities abound!

  • Included
  • Not included
  • One guide for two fisherman

  • Satellite phone / Internet wi-fi

  • Transportation from Montreal

  • Safe boats and life jackets

  • All terrain vehicles

  • Flush toilets, showers, hot water and towels

  • Soft drinks

  • Meals are prepared by our cook

  • Toiletris

  • Fishing license (Non resident 157.83 / Resident 49.19$)

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Fishing equipment

Licence prices are in canadian funds,
and are subject to change.

All prices indicated are effective from the publication date. However, since prices are printed in advance, they are subject to change after invoicing in accordance with increases to the following; Gas prices, Air transportation, Devaluation of the US$ currency.

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