WHITEFISH BAY CAMP FAQs

Following are a few of the most frequently asked questions for planning for a trip to Whitefish Bay Camp. If you have additional questions or need more information, please call us at 1-877-226-1211 or email info@whitefishbaycamp.com.

FISHING

Yes, we recommend you purchase your fishing license online — as well as a free “Outdoor Card” — from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.

You are welcome to bring your own boat. For more information, please call us at 1-877-226-1211 or email info@whitefishbaycamp.com.

Our standard camp boat is a 17-foot Princecraft with 40-hp electric-start engine, bow-mount trolling motor, GPS locator unit, livewell, flat floor, and pedestal seats.

Yes, we have experienced guides available for a variety of fishing excursions. For more information, please call us at 1-877-226-1211 or email info@whitefishbaycamp.com.

By law, there are set limits and restrictions on the fish you can legally catch and keep in Ontario. For more information, visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/fishing-limits-size-restrictions-and-catch-and-release.

By law, you must follow certain rules when you clean and store fish, package and transport fish, and export fish. For more information, visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/packaging-transporting-or-exporting-fish.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Yes, WiFi is available in our Lodge, as well as cable television.

Our Lodge offers chef-prepared meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our menu changes seasonally and features fresh, local ingredients (and, of course, amazing fish). For more information on meal plans, see plans and pricing.

Yes, all cottages are heated with propane furnace and wood burning stove and fireplace.

We do not provide alcohol, but you are welcome to bring your own. According to law, you are allowed to bring the following amounts of alcohol and tobacco into Canada:

  • Alcohol: Up to 40 oz. of liquor, 1.5 liters of wine, or (24) 12-ounce bottles/cans of beer
  • Tobacco: Up to 1 carton of cigarettes, 50 cigars, or (1) 200-gram can of tobacco

PLANNING

Whitefish Bay Camp is open May through September.

Whitefish Bay Camp is located 75 miles north of International Falls, MN and Baudette, MN. By car, follow Highway 71 north to the Whitefish Bay Camp entrance road, which is just beyond the blue Ontario Tourism Sign, 11 miles north of Nestor Falls.

By plane, you can fly commercial into International Falls, MN. Private planes can fly directly into Nestor Falls.

Upon arrival at our mainland dock site, it’s just a scenic 25-minute ride on our comfortable pontoon to arrive at the camp.

To arrange ground transportation from the airport, call us at 1-877-226-1211 or email info@whitefishbaycamp.com.

Please visit the Canada Border Services Agency for the most recent information on entering Canada.

  • Fishing gear (also available at the camp for customers to borrow)
  • Life jacket
  • Rain gear
  • Warm, layered clothing
  • Passport
  • Fishing license
  • Snacks
  • Alcohol, if you like
  • Bug repellant
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen

We do not allow guests to bring their own fuel or fireworks to the camp.

You can book your trip directly on this website, or call us at 1-877-226-1211.

A $200 non-refundable deposit per person is required to secure your reservation. If you need to cancel your reservation, your deposit may be applied to a later date, or transferred to a new-party booking in the same season or transferred to a new-party booking. Your cancellation must be received in writing 60 days prior to the first day of your reservation.