Trophy Walleye fishing on Saganaga Lake, Ontario
Saganaga Lake has always been known for it's Walleye, a fast growing species with good reproduction rates and a healthy population, so it's no wonder that those who fish Sag have great stories to tell, whether it's quantity or quality that they brag about. Sag Lake is also home to Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Whitefish, and some of the best Lake Trout fishing in the area. Efforts toward conservation have been successful, and thanks to catch and release, there is no shortage of trophy fish, as well as the smaller "eaters".
We realize that the thrill of catcthing a a trophy fish may be a once in a lifetime experience, and while we're always encouraged to see our guests have a good time no matter what type of recreation they choose, the bottom line for us is fishing, and in that regard, we feel that Saganaga Lake speaks for itself.
Centrally located on Sag Lake and just over the Canadian border, Chippewa Inn offers affordable accommodations and a friendly atmosphere. We are a small family operated resort and have always believed that the helpful, courteous treatment of our guests is part of what keeps them coming back each year.
Some of the conveniences offered at Chippewa Inn include a screened-in fish cleaning house, sauna, showers, private decks on each cabin, and plenty of dock space.
Our cabins are functional and comfortable, and all have views of the surrounding lake. All are fully furnished with linens and towels, cooking utensils, running water inthe summer season, and all have refrigerators and cookstoves. All you need to bring is your food and fishing equipment.
We offer boat and motor rentals for Sag Lake, as well as rentals on other inland lakes. Guide service is available for Sag Lake or Northern Lights Lake for full or half days. There are other lakes to explore that are easily accessible and just a portage away, including Northern Lights Lake and Wantello Lake, where we have rental boats available.
Winter is also a great time of year to enjoy Sag Lake and take advantage of ice fishing and snowmobiling. The Canadian Lake Trout season is open for two months, and many of our winter fisherman also choose to fish the Minnesota portion of Sag. Northern Pike, Walleye, Whitefish, and Herring can be found in winter too, in addition to the agressive Lake Trout, something Sag is known for in winter.
Many of our guests make time for snowmobiling on some of the best trails and lakes in the area. The county maintained snowmobile trail takes you to the end of the Gunflint Trail, but beyond the trailhead are miles of open lakes that offer countless acres of virgin powder to accommodate every level of riding style. The Canadian logging road systems requires no trail permits to be enjoyed.
If you're planning on staying us in winter, ask about our winter lease program, which gives you the option of arriving whenever you want without making reservations ahead of time. The lease program saves you money and makes your winter visits more convenient.
Come be our guest and experience some of the best
fishing that Ontario has to offer.
Larry and Laura Marxen
48 Moose Pond Drive #4
Grand Marais, MN 55604