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Township of Chapleau

Ultimate Fishing Town

In June 2Ultimate Fishing Town Logo011, Chapleau was selected as the 2011 WFN: World Fishing Network Ultimate Fishing Town Canada. The town of 2,200 residents succeeds Port Alberni, BC, the 2010 winner.


Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, we have a fishing experience for you.

  • Boat or shore fishing, easy or hard accessibility, fly-in or portage, short or long trips, remote or local fishing spots, Chapleau has it all!
  • Our fish species include northern pike, walleye, smallmouth bass, whitefish, yellow perch and trout.
  • Chapleau is served by a multitude of camps, lodges and outfitters to cater to your every need.
  • Local guiding services are available year round.
  • Hundreds of lakes and rivers truly make Chapleau a year round angler's paradise.

Find everything you need for the perfect fishing trip right here

 Bait & Tackle Home Hardware & 101 Gas bar
 Boat Launch Located on Pine Street
 Fishing Derby Northern Pike Ice Fishing Derby
 Fuel Esso, Pimii Kamik, 101 Gas Bar
 Guiding Four Seasons Guiding, Ride the North
 Licencing Ministry of Natural Resources
 Ministry of Natural Resources    MNR
 Accomodations  Eat & Stay

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