You’ve heard the old adage it’s not “how”, but “how many”! Well, we’re sure you’ve heard it before, but at Uchi Lake Lodge it’s really the truth. Fly-in to Uchi and you will catch them on just about anything in your tackle box. It’s more of a game to find something you can’t catch one on. Most colors are okay too, yellow seeming to be the odds-on favourite.
A medium weight spinning or casting rod is your best bet, don’t leave your medium light rod at home. Six to eight pound line is perfect. Tie on a jig and you’re all set to go.
Conservation was made a #1 priority years ago and today the results are obvious 80 to 100 Walleye per boat per day is the norm, three to five pound average. And it’s common to have exceptional days of 100 plus walleye per person.
In a nutshell, Uchi Lake Lodge is a Walleye fisherman’s dreams come true. There’s no competing with a great Ontario Fly-in Fishing trip and that’s what awaits you at Uchi Lake Lodge!
But don’t think Walleye are the only fish at Uchi Lake Lodge. Northern Pike are wall to wall. You will need to bump your tackle level up a notch or two … medium to heavy rods with eight to eighteen pound line is a must, a steel leader is a good idea too, unless you want to lighten your tackle box for the flight home. We recommend spoons (Johnson Silver or gold) spinner baits, divers, crankbaits and surface lures as basics to bring these “Uchigators” up to your boat. In other words, if it’s flashy or makes noise it will work, and keep you busy and laughing all day long. Northerns over 40 inches are caught daily at Uchi Lake. With 46 inches being an exceptional fish.
Uchi Lake is a catch and release lake. Only barbless hooks may be used. Guests are allowed to bring one Walleye under 18 inches into shore lunch (preferably 16-17 inches) and are allowed two Walleye under 18 inches and one Pike under 26 inches for take home. All other fish must be released. Replica mounts are far superior to skin mounts so make sure you have a camera with you while you are out fishing. All big fish must be released.
*Guests are responsible for any damage to lodge buildings, boats and motors and camp equipment. We do offer boat insurance as an extra.