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Fishing on Lac Kénogami

A well-kept secret

This is the dream of every fishing enthusiast: a lake covering nearly 55 km2 where a trio of magnificent rivers flow, featuring an impeccable quality of water, and above all, an aquatic fauna of incomparable richness. The most surprising thing is that this is a public lake located at a Sépaq tourist establishment.

This isn’t some sort of mirage; it is indeed Lac Kénogami located in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. Here's why true fishing enthusiasts like you should stop there to kick off your season.

Beside | © Sépaq

A fishing package with accommodations

Many anglers have fished on Lac Kénogami in recent years. Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami now offers anglers a package, including accommodations at one of the comfortable cabins located near this lake and a boat to set off in pursuit of beautiful specimens. Remember that no fishing access rights are required since Lac Kénogami is a public waterway. You still need to have your Québec fishing licence on hand to cast your line on this waterway.

A real inland sea

Lac Kénogami, which means "long lake" in the Innu language, is a remarkable waterway fed by three rivers flowing from Réserve faunique des Laurentides (Pikauba, Cyriac, and Aux Écorces). The quality of fishing is remarkable, especially given the presence of many species of fish. Among them are speckled trout and landlocked salmon, a very popular freshwater salmon.

The abundance of food in this waterway means that the fish are very healthy, robust specimens. Perhaps you’ll pull in a splendid catch that will be the envy of your fishing buddies!

Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami
Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq
Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami
Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq
Stuart Davis | © Sépaq
Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami
Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami Jonathan Robert | © Sépaq

A unique territory for anglers and vacationers

With its 136 islands and sandy beaches, Lac Kénogami is an angler’s dream location, both for its sporting side and for the moments of pure relaxation it can provide all those who venture there. In the enchanting setting of Centre touristique du Lac-Kénogami, you’ll enjoy comfortable facilities on a long, wooded peninsula. During the day, you can cast your line with your buddies and try to outsmart the most splendid fish. In the evening, you can enjoy the charms of this resort nestled between forest and hills. Although the special features of Lac Kénogami are more suitable for seasoned anglers, the lake offers a golden opportunity to introduce the next generation to the pleasures of fishing.

So, is it time to go fishing on Lac Kénogami? You bet!

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