Travel to Canada for the Best Trophy Northern Pike Fishing2021-04-24T10:08:23-05:00

Travel to Canada for Trophy Pike Fishing

GETTING HERE

It’s easy to travel to Canada by air!

The Day before your Canada fishing trip begins,  you need to arrive in Winnipeg or Bissett, Manitoba (depending on your departure air base) one day prior to departure your Cobham River Lodge departure date.

Travel to Canada by air (St. Andrews seaplane base departure):

Guests travel to Canada by air and departing to Cobham River Lodge from St. Andrews, we recommend you stay at The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel while in Winnipeg.  The Grand Winnipeg airport hotel is 167 steps from the Winnipeg International Airport (YWG) main terminal doors.  Guest not only find the Winnipeg Grand convenient, but full on hotel amenities like in room iPad, Keurig Coffee maker, Free WIFI, onsite restaurant and lounge to name a few.

Travel to Canada for the Best Trophy Northern Pike Fishing

The next morning you will depart The Grand Winnipeg airport hotel around 5AM for a quick 30 minute (27 KM) shuttle ride to St Andrews airport where your amphibian Cessna caravan awaits your departure for Cobham River Lodge.

Travel to Canada by air (Bissett seaplane base departure):

Guests travel to Canada by air and departing to Cobham River Lodge from Bissett, will need to secure a rental car prior to arriving to Winnipeg.  All major rental cars companies are available at the Winnipeg International Airport, as well as several transportation companies to provide service from Winnipeg International Airport to Bissett, Manitoba. We recommend the car rental option once you arrive in Winnipeg as the car rental allows for you to enjoy Winnipeg and stop at your leisure as you make your way to Bissett, Manitoba.

Bissett hotel options are limited.  Guests that want a 3 minute (1 KM) drive to the Bissett seaplane base, Northern Wings Bed and Breakfast is the only lodging in Bissett, Manitoba. Guests that want a little more comfort with a restaurant and bar, Pine Falls, Manitoba offers the Papertown Inn which is a 1 hour 15 minute drive (118 KM) to the Bissett seaplane base.  If you seek even more action the night before your Bissett departure, South Beach Hotel and Casino is also a favorite of past Cobham River Lodge guests.  South Beach Hotel and Casino is a 2 hour drive (165 KM) to the Bissett seaplane base.

It’s even easier to travel to Canada by car!

The Day before your Canada fishing trip begins,  you need to arrive in Winnipeg or Bissett, Manitoba (depending on your departure air base) one day prior to departure your Cobham River Lodge departure date.

Travel to Canada by car (Winnipeg or Bissett seaplane base departure):

Guests travel to Canada by car, will find numerous options for hotel and dining while driving through Canada.  Here is a link to Cobham River Lodge’s points of interest that highlights and provides driving direction links to recommended hotels, restaurants and shopping locations while in Canada.

Getting to Cobham River Lodge is easy. At the center of Canada, the journey to Cobham River is a scenic adventure in its own right.

Listed below are common departure cities that venture to the Cobham River. Click on the seaplane base to get detailed driving directions from that city.

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