Six Lakes, Six Species!

Experience exceptional catch-and-release an¬gling for largemouth & smallmouth bass, lake trout, muskie, pike, and walleye in a pristine wilderness setting. Slippery Winds full-service, American Plan lodge is located in a sheltered bay on Yoke Lake, a short floatplane hop north of Fort Frances. With access to six lakes via boat or short portages, and a maximum capacity of 18 people, our guests are never crowded. In addition to the great fishing, Slippery Winds guests can enjoy the peace, tranquility, solitude and unique beauty of our area. Slippery Winds accommodates up to 18 guests in five fully-modem, private guest cabins, equipped with electric lights, Hudson Bay blankets, propane heat, fridges, and bathrooms with showers. The main lodge features a comfortable guest dining room where guests enjoy delicious, hearty home¬ cooked meals! The lounge, complete with a stone fireplace, offers a cozy, relaxed atmosphere for guests to gather for an after-dinner drink or just to share camaraderie and swap fish stories. We look forward to the opportunity to host you at Slippery Winds Wilderness Lodge!


Check dates with the Operator
We recommend checking dates with the Manager before booking your trip.


Trip Includes
Float plane service
Float plane transfers between Fort Frances, Ontario and the lodge.
Also your choice of complete shore lunch fixings or a box lunch.
Comfortable accommodations in private, fully-modern guest cabins. All cabins are equipped with electric lights, propane or electric baseboard heat, comfortable beds with Hudson Bay blankets, refrigerators and full 3-piece bathrooms with large shower stalls.
Comfortable 14’, 15’ or 16’ boats equipped with padded swivel seats, PFD’s, minnow buckets, fish cradles and powered by Yamaha 9.9, 15 or 25 hp outboards.
Daily supply of regular minnows.
Unlimited supply of boat gas.
Lake maps

Trip does NOT Include
Harmonized Sales Tax.
Fishing license
Overnight accommodations and meals in Fort Frances.
Guides @ U.S. $175.00 per day, plus taxes.
Tackle, confectionary, soft drink, souvenir, and miscellaneous store purchases at the lodge.
Worms, leeches and specialty minnows
Electric trolling motors and portable fish locators

Catch & release


Deposit non-refundable.
Deposits are non-refundable. We recommend trip cancellation insurance. Cancellations must be received in writing.


Muskellunge (Musky)
Northern Pike
Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Lake Trout
Whitefish (Lake)
Yellow Perch

Types of Fishing
Lake fishing

Fishing Techniques
Light tackle
Fly fishing

Fishing chair
Fish finder
Available for rental
Rods & Reels
Available for rental
Trolling motor
Available for rental

Boat Specs

16-Foot Alumacraft Fishing Boat

Alumacraft fishing boat with a flat floor, swivel seats and powered by a 15 hp 4-stroke Yamaha outboard


Cabin #1

Accomodation type:
6 guests
Distance to fishing area:
On site

Cabin #2

Accomodation type:
1 guest
Distance to fishing area:



Randy Duvell

Operator since 1990
Slippery Winds Wilderness Lodge, a jewel hidden in northwestern Ontario, less than 40 miles from the U.S. – Canada border. A short float-plane trip from Fort Frances, Ontario, takes you to the lodge. Slippery Winds is located on a peninsula between Yoke Lake and Straw Lake. This American-Plan lodge offers its guests the opportunity to angle for six species of sport fish, including smallmouth and largemouth bass, lake trout, muskie, northern pike and walleye on six separate lakes that are accessible via boat or short portage.

Randy Duvell

Operator since 1990

How to get there

Waldhof, Ontario, Canada
Slippery Winds is a 20 minute float plane ride from Fort Frances, ON

Book with 50% deposit

Once the lodge confirms your trip, your credit card will be charged with a 50% deposit to guarantee the reservation.

Pay remaining balance to the manager

The remaining balance will be paid directly to the lodge up to 12 days before the trip. The following payment methods are available: