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Top‑notch lakes for your day fishing adventure

No need to scratch your head! Our team has targeted the lakes that customers appreciate most, where excellent day fishing packages are still available in the season ahead. Who’s game?

Réserve faunique Mastigouche Réserve faunique Mastigouche
Réserve faunique Mastigouche Beside | © Sépaq

Picking up fishing with the family

Parc national d'Aiguebelle

  • Lac Loïs: Close to services, it’s the very best waterway in the park!
  • Lac Matissard: Near Abijévis campground, this lake will charm you with its fish, its sandy shores, and its nifty wharf.

Parc national de la Gaspésie

  • Rivière Sainte-Anne: One of the most beautiful rivers in Gaspésie! It’s superb views and crystalline waters are sure to win you over.

Parc national des Grands-Jardins

  • Lac Carré: Fish abound in this family-friendly car-accessible lake.
  • Lac Hébert: This SUV-accessible lake offers nice catches for veteran anglers.

Parc national des Monts-Valin

  • Lac Culotte: After a short portage, you’ll reach a lake where beautiful little trout abound.

Réserve faunique des Laurentides

  • Lac à Jack: Nice waterway with great facilities and lots of brook trout.
  • Rivière Montmorency:  To discover river fishing. Consult our bathymetric maps before departure.
  • Rivière Pikauba: For a successful fishing experience where fish bite almost every time.

Réserve faunique La Vérendrye

  • Grand Lac Victoria: Families can take advantage of advice from on-site experts and reel in some walleye. Nice sandy shores on site too!

Réserve faunique Mastigouche

  • Lac Régis: Three rowboats to welcome families of anglers on this lake, offering fishing at its best.
  • Lac Bouteille: A must for families as this easy-access lake is located near Bouteille Registration Centre.

Réserve faunique de Matane

  • Lac Duvivier: Superb lake for families, with picnic tables right nearby.

Réserve faunique de Papineau-Labelle

  • Lac Rapière: Very near Pie-IX Registration Centre, this waterway is simply teeming with beautiful little trout. 
  • Lac Taku: This easily accessible lake is perfect for apprentice anglers. Wade fishing is also possible and quite safe.

Réserve faunique de Port-Daniel

  • Lac Rond: A lake that's worth a visit as the quality of fishing is simply superb.

Réserve faunique de Portneuf

Réserve faunique de Rimouski

  • Lac Rimouski: Accessible and family-friendly too! Also teeming with trout! You can rent a pontoon to fish on this lake.
  • Rivière Rimouski: Perfect for young anglers. It's the very best spot to discover wade fishing.

Réserve faunique du Saint-Maurice

  • Lac à la Pluie: Despite the distance to be travelled to reach this lake, the trip is surely worth the effort! You’ll get lots of nibbles from tons of little trout.
Réserve faunique des Laurentides
Réserve faunique des Laurentides Émile David | © Sépaq
Réserve faunique des Laurentides
Réserve faunique des Laurentides Fokus Productions | © Sépaq

For certified fishers

Parc national d'Aiguebelle

  • Lac Patrice: An isolated little corner of paradise which will delight pike fishers.

Parc national de la Gaspésie

  • Lac à Claude: For a great fishing experience where you can check out the moose and have the waterway all  to yourself.

Parc national des Grands-Jardins

  • Lac des Castors: A sublime waterway where the fish are just itching to bite. 

Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie

  • Lac au Porc-Épic: This recently-available far-away lake provides exceptional quality fishing to those who venture there.

Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

  • Lac Nouvel: A 45-minute walk away, this lake will reward anglers who prefer light tackle fishing.

Réserve faunique des Laurentides

  • Lac Allioux: You'll have a whale of a  time fishing on this lake in the realm of the native brook trout.

Réserve faunique La Vérendrye

  • Réservoir Cabonga : Highly skilled anglers are sure to reel in a ton of fish on this easily accessible waterway! 
  • Réservoir Dozois: Ideal for a fishing-camping combo and for seasoned anglers as well.

Réserve faunique Mastigouche

  • Lac du Gros Ours: A favourite of the reserve director! The guaranteed tranquility of this lake promises great fishing.

Réserve faunique de Matane

  • Lac Matane: Very pleasant for wade fishing. It’s the biggest waterway of the wildlife reserve and offers a splendid view of the majestic mountains that surround it. 
  • Ruisseau Dunière: Perfect for satisfying your thirst for wade fishing.

Réserve faunique de Papineau-Labelle

  • Lac Montjoie: A large lake featuring a number of species, including brook trout, lake trout, and landlocked salmon. All beautiful specimens just waiting to be caught!

Réserve faunique de Port-Cartier-Sept-Îles

  • Lac Walker: This fully accessible lake has some nice surprises up its sleeve for seasoned anglers, including high-quality brook trout.

Réserve faunique de Port-Daniel

  • Lac Pabos: A must for die-hard anglers. In addition to being accessible, this lake promises great catches for day-fishing enthusiasts.

Réserve faunique de Portneuf

  • Lac Lapeyère: Seasoned anglers will love this big lake where they can put their cunning to good use.
  • Rivière Batiscan: Perfect for fly fishing enthusiasts. Big trout are lurking here.

Réserve faunique du Saint-Maurice

  • Rivière Wessonneau: Highly skilled anglers will do battle with worthy adversaries on this fish-filled waterway. 
Réserve faunique des Laurentides
Réserve faunique des Laurentides Fokus Productions | © Sépaq
Réserve faunique La Vérendrye
Réserve faunique La Vérendrye Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq

For intrepid adventurers

Parc national des Grands-Jardins

  • Lac des Castors: Just a 15-minute walk away, this lake offers high-quality fishing for small and big adventurers alike.

Réserve faunique Ashuapmushuan

  • Lac Hopi: Whether you’re wade fishing or angling from a canoe, the pike fishing on this waterway is the stuff of dreams.

Réserve faunique des Laurentides

  • Lac Allioux: You'll have a whale of a time fishing on this lake in the realm of the native brook trout.

Réserve faunique Rouge-Matawin

  • Lac de la Butte: For anglers in tip top shape! Once you get there, some nice catches will be your reward.

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