Nipigon Bait Shop Equipment Rentals

Welcome to Nipigon River Bait and Tackle Equipment Rentals

We offer equipment rentals ranging from fishing gear to electronics as well as Canoe/Kayaks and Ice fishing equipment.

Fishing Gear: 

  • Fishing Rod/Reels
  • Fishing Nets


  • Portable Power Boxes
  • USB Lighting and Fans
  • Deeper Fishfinders


  • Colemen Stoves (Propane and Naptha)
  • Lanterns (Propane and Naptha)
  • Cots
  • Coolers
  • Camp Chairs

Winter Equipment:

  • Snowshoes
  • Ice Augers
  • Portable Heaters
  • Ice Huts


Request Canoe or Kayak


Affordable Rental Rates for Memorable Adventures

Our competitively priced rentals ensure that your unforgettable canoeing and kayaking experience won’t break the bank. Take advantage of our daily and multi-day rates:

  • Canoe Rental: $50/day
  • Two or More Day Rental: $35/day

A day comprises 24 hours between pick up and return.

Customized Drop-off and Pickup Services

We understand that each adventure is unique. Our drop-off and pickup rates are tailored to the lake’s location and access, providing hassle-free and convenient service. Pricing determined by Lake or river being accessed.

We can drop off and pick up the canoes/kayaks and yourselves for some of the more remote lakes. Or you can explore with our boats in your vehicle.

Included with Your Rental

All rentals come with the essentials to ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure:

  • Two PFD’s
  • Two Paddles
  • Safety equipment as per Government of Ontario Regulations

NOTE: Thes canoe/Kayaks are meant for smaller water, not Lake Superior

Request an Ice Fishing Guide

Ice fishing trips

We offer ice fishing excursions to inland lakes and multiple points on Lake Superior.  We set everything up, give instructions and tips on fishing and assist wherever you need assistance. No ice-fishing experience is needed!

Ice fishing excursions are subject to weather, to be paid in full at the pickup point on the day of the excursion. Full-day excursions run from 9 am to 4 pm.

  • Lake Superior for Lake Trout, Whitefish, Lake Cisco, Jumbo Perch, Burbot
  • Inland Lakes for Splake, Brook Trout (Stocked), Walleye, Pike, Whitefish, Burbot


Included with day rental:

Two dozen minnows.
Otter Vortex Resort insulated pop-up hut – Setup and heated. Enough room for 4-8 people (4 fishing inside). – Setup and heated.
Hand Auger.
Propane / Big Buddy Heater.
4-8 predrilled holes.
Coleman Stove for cooking outside.
Up to 4 Ice fishing rods.

Bait order

Pre order your live bait!

Pre-order your live bait for pickup at the bait shop whenever you are driving through. We do not deliver. Pre-orders can be picked up at anytime on the date required.

You will receive a confirmation email with amount and cost within 24 hours of your order and will be notified / updated 48 hours before pickup.


Emerald shiners



Available for most of the year in pre-packaged Styrofoam containers sold by the dozen ($4/dozen). Flats are available with a minimum of two weeks notice and are subject to available pricing.



Minnows are available most of the year although periodically may be unavailable. Minnows are available by the dozen and are packaged in oxygenated cold water for maximum longevity. We grade our minnows out at small/med ($5/dozen) and med/large ($7/dozen).



Leeches are available in the late spring/summer months at a cost of $5/dozen.



Live wax worms will be available winter 2019. Although I do not have definitive pricing, I am looking at around  $8 per 25 waxworms.



Sucker minnows are available for special order and are not always available. Large Sucker minnows on pre-order sell for $1 / large sucker.

Adventure Awaits

Welcome to the world famous Nipigon River. Here we measure trout by the pound. More than fishing and hunting with hiking, boating, foraging, site seeing, animal watching, bird watching and much much more.


World Class, trophy fishing for many different species.


Prime boreal forest hunting - large game and small.


Thousands of Lakes rivers and creeks to explore.


Miles and Miles of maintained hiking trails along the most scenic area of all Lake Superior.


Thousands of miles of bush roads for ATV, Snowmobile and 4x4 exploration.


Parks, Splash Pads, scenic vistas, waterfalls, and more....

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