Fishing

Reel in a relaxing adventure on the Peace River

The lakes and rivers of the Mighty Peace Region are an angler’s dream. Lakes such as Running Lake and Figure Eight Lake are stocked with Rainbow Trout and other fish, and the wildly productive Peace River is home to Arctic Grayling, Bull and Rainbow Trout, Walleye, Northern Pike, and more. Catch your next fish tail here—or your next fish tale.

 

Fishing Related Businesses

Cadotte Lake

McLennan Municipal Kimiwan Campground

A warm welcome awaits visitors at the Kimiwan Lake Municipal Campground in the Town of McLennan. This campground is conveniently located within town limits for visitors to access amenities like groceries, laundromat services and fuel. Visitors can self-register before choosing one of the 18 available sites....

Murphy’s Flats

Enjoy a long, sunny northern Alberta summer’s day at Murphy’s Flats. This scenic day use area running along the Smoky River is the perfect spot to enjoy an active day of hiking, fishing, kayaking or canoeing.   The river may offer a natural sandy or rocky beach depending on the flow and height of the river water....

Dunvegan Boat Launch

Dunvegan’s boat launch can be found on the south side of the Peace River, road access begins on the west side of the Dunvegan bridge entrance. Parking can be found just above the boat launch area. This well-maintained gravel boat launch is situated on a narrow spot of the river where the water runs deep....

Pratt’s Landing Boat Launch

Canoes, kayaks and river boats can access the river from the well-maintained gravel boat launch found at Pratt’s Landing campsite. Located along the Peace River downstream from Carter’s Camp boat launch and upstream from Dunvegan bridge, this is a great spot to start a day’s exploration on the river or take a break from a river adventure and stop in for a rest and a picnic. Care to stay longer in this beautiful spot?...

Strong Creek Park Boat Launch

A short 8km drive from Peace River, along the scenic Shaftsbury Trail will bring you to Strong Creek Park boat launch area. Start your river adventure here or come ashore and take a break -camping spots are free. There are outhouses, water and a sheltered kitchen to make your stop comfortable....

Shaftesbury Boat Launch

The Shaftesbury boat launch is located at the Shaftesbury ferry crossing approximately 29km southwest of the town of Peace River. Boaters can access the beautiful Peace River at this location on the well -maintained gravel launch. The Strong Creek Park boat launch and the Town of Peace River can be found down stream from this location....

Running LakeBoat Launch

*Currently closed until further notice* Grab some fellow water enthusiasts and get ready to have an awesome summer day in beautiful Clear Hills County. Canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and swimmers can access Running Lake from the pier and non gas-powered boats can be launched from the gravelled boat launch area. Fishing is available, the day’s catch can be prepared at the fish cleaning station....

Sulphur Lake Boat Launch

Launch your watercraft at the gravelled boat launch or use the hand launch for lighter craft. Power vessels are subject to a 12 km per hour speed limit. Calm clear water invites canoers, kayakers, paddle boarders and swimmers to enjoy a day here....

Stoney Lake Boat Launch

Explorers canaccess Stoney Lake at a well-maintained gravel boat launch. Once on this calm clear lake, water lovers can begin a day of making memories with family and friends. The clean cool water provides opportunities to swim, paddle board, canoe or kayak....

Ole’s Lake Boat Launch

Ole’s Lake is a hidden gem in the Peace Region for water enthusiasts to enjoy. The boat launch, pier and hand launch give easy access to the lake. This calm, sparkling body of water is a great place for the entire family to swim, paddle board, kayak, canoe or play on the beach....

Carter’s Camp Boat Launch

The Carter’s Camp boat launch is one of two camping areas in the Carter’s Camp site. The Montagneuse River empties into the Peace River between these two camping areas adding an interesting area for exploration by foot. The well gravelled boat launch at the down river camping area, offers access to the Peace River between the Many Islands boat launch and the Pratt’s Landing boat launch....

Many Islands Boat Launch

Launch a boat, canoe or kayak at this gravel boat launch on the Peace River at Many Islands Campground. Boating and paddling enthusiasts enjoying a Peace River adventure can launch here or stop in for a break at this beautiful riverside campground. This area, upriver from the Carter’s Camp boat launch, offers some stunning scenery of the river valley and the wildlife that call the area home....

Fishing Related Trips

5 great places to river fish along the Peace River

The Peace River is home to Arctic Grayling, Burbot (Ling Cod), Goldeye, Mountain Whitefish, Northern Pike (jackfish), and Walleye (sometimes mistakenly referred to as Pickerel), according to the Alberta Fishing Guide. Here are some great spots along the mighty peace to throw in your hook: Strong Creek Park This is such a gorgeous and peaceful area with lots of spots to throw in your hook and fish from the riverbank. Strong Creek Park is located along Shaftsbury Trail and is also an entry point for people who are kayaking, paddleboarding or tubing down the river.

Must-see fishing destinations in the Mighty Peace

Longer days and warmer weather have anglers eager to escape with their families and get lines in the water. Here are our some of our must-see fishing destinations in the Mighty Peace. Figure 8 Lake This Lake may seem small - but it certainly is mighty!

The Outdoor Adventure Vacation Your Kids Will Tell Their Kids About

We see you. You’ve been craving wide open spaces, the smell undisturbed wilderness and the opportunity to unwind in the great outdoors. Well, look no further.

Relax Where Nature and Nurture Coexist

Hines Creek is a small community with a big heart. Discover the stunning scenery, friendly locals, and vibrant music scene around Hines Creek.