Plan Your Stay

Tazin Lake Lodge is designed to accommodate sixteen guests at a time along with service personnel during your stay. What does that mean to you?

Friendly, personal service from the entire Tazin Team, incredible fishing and memories that will last a lifetime.

Our experienced guides do not fish because they are here to serve you, plus they prepare one of the finest shore lunches you will find anywhere in Canada.

Tazin is a catch and release lake, with the exception of fish caught for shore lunch. Therefore we require the use of barbless hooks to ensure great fishing for generations to come.

Tazin Lake Brochure

The highlights of the 2016 Season at Tazin Lake.
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Boats

dockOur Guides operate 16 ft Alumarine water crafts with swivel cushioned seats, a raised front fishing platform for casting and 25 hp 4 stroke Yamaha engines. Boats are also equipped with GPS Depth Finders. Life jackets are standard equipment in all boats.

Tackle Shop

article6Our Tackle Shop has a great selection of proven lures for fishing our lake! All purchases can charged to your personal account while at Tazin Lake and paid prior to your departure.

Fishing Equipment

Don’t want to be hauling gear to the airport? Unsure of what you might need? At Tazin Lake Lodge we carry a wide selection of equipment allowing you to fish the way you want.

 

Tazin Lake Equipment List

  1. Rods:  7’ –  8 ½’ medium heavy or heavy casting or spinning rods for northern pike and lake trout.
  2. Reels:  Casting or spinning reels.  Heavier for pike and lake trout.
  3. Line:  50 lb. braided for northern pike and lake trout.  .
  4. Steel Leaders:  12” 45 lb. leader, any brand.   If you would like to use a titanium leader, either 50 – 70 lb.   These can be ordered at www.jacksonlures.com.  Ed Jackson is the owner and is very helpful.
  5. Pike & Lake Trout Lures: You may buy large flat fish type lures from Worden Lures in T55 or T60 sizes, white, yellow with black dots, orange with black dots and silver and blue.  These may be ordered from Yakima Bait www.YakimaBait.com.  These seem to be the best colors for Tazin Lake.

If you do not wish to bring your own equipment, we have rods, reels and lures for your use at the Lodge.

If you have any questions concerning equipment, please contact Trevor Montgomery at (306)291-3151.

Spoons:
Daredevil 1 oz. 5 of Diamonds, and red & white
¾ oz. Daredevil 5 of Diamonds and red & whiteMepps Syclops – 1 oz. gold and red, chartreuse, hot chartreuse, and  silver with  blue single hook (Page 27 Mepps catalog).

Johnson Silver Minnows, 1 oz. and ¾ oz.  in silver and chartreuse with tiger stripes.

Len  Thompson 1 oz.  5 of Diamonds yellow with black dots and orange with black dots, copper back.   These can be ordered at www.lenthompson.com. You may also order large lake trout spoons from their catalog orange with black dots, silver and blue, chartreuse with black dots.

We suggest that you replace treble hook with a 5/0 single hook so you can dress your spoon with a trailer. We suggest Zoom split tail 5” white and chartreuse.  We have also been successful with 5” Reaper tails in 5” pearltreuse and pearl.  These can be ordered from Bait Rigs  at www.eBait.com.  There are many other manufacturers of spoons and if you have one you particularly like, you should include these also. These trailers should also be used on Johnson Silver Minnows.

Spinners:
Mepp’s Musky Killer Spinners – chartreuse with a red tail, bronze blade, white with a red tail with a silver blade.  Orange blade musky killer available in two colors located on page 32 of the Mepps catalog.  These can be ordered online at www.Mepps.com.   We would also recommend Mepps Magnum Spinners, same colors.

Husky 600 Series Cisco Kid (shallow lip).  These come in a variety of colors – silver & red, redhead, fire tiger, yellow, red and white, etc.  These can be viewed at www.suick.com.  We have caught a lot of big fish on these lures for many years.  These are 7” stick baits.

Rapala large original floating shallow running stick baits in various colors – silver, gold, chartreuse with tiger stripes.  These again are 7” baits and seem to work very well.

We recommend that you buy Mann’s Minus One crank baits in silver and blue, fire tiger, red with black stripes. These can be purchased at www.MannsBait.com.

These come in ½ oz. to 1 1./2 oz. and can be used for northern pike and lake trout.  There are larger ones that can be used for pike.  Once again, these come in a variety of colors and are available in most tackle shops. You can order rattletrap lures at www.RattletrapLures.com. We recommend the 1 ½ oz. size.. If you would like to fish top water, any large top water bait such as Husky Jerk, Zara Spook or large Poppers  will suffice.   Once again, there are a lot of stick baits and crank baits on the market and if you have a particular favorite, you should use it.

Jigs:
If you wish to fish for lake trout with jigs, you will need to bring 1 ½ oz. jigs in a variety of colors – green & gold, red & white, white & blue and silver and blue.  You can also catch lake trout with jigging spoons of the same weight (1 1/2 oz.).

Soft Plastics:
There are a variety of new soft plastic baits made by major manufacturers. These need to be at least in the 6” long variety. One of our favorites is the Banjo Minnow. For pike you need to order a Big Fish Package with includes a 6” and 9” Banjo Minnow. These have to be ordered online at www.Banjominnows.com. These have worked well for many years. They come with a 5/0 curved hook – you will need more than one. These are excellent when fishing in weed beds just under the surface of the water. Once again, any favorite soft plastic bait can be used.

Fly Fishing:
If you like to fish with a fly rod, nothing is more exciting than catching a big northern pike and lake trout on flies.   We recommend an 10-12 weight rod, preferably 10, with an intermediate sinking line and ample backing.   You will need a fly line steel leader of 12” for pike.  For pike, large flies from 4-8” and a hook size of 1/0-4/0 are recommended.  Patterns of large tarpon flies, harper streamers, whistlers, deceivers, large leech patterns are all popular.   If you wish to fish top water, poppers and gurglers work great.  You, of course, need a floating line for this application.   Our fly fishermen consistently catch large pike and lake trout using these methods.   This is a very exciting way to fish.

Pricing

2016 Season:  June 18 to September 17

Stay: Saturday to Saturday

Price: $4,500/ person *Including float plane and all meals.

*$1,000 per person deposit required on all reservations.

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