Absolute Serenity and Unspoiled Northern Lakes and Forests
Un-fished waters; lakes with no names that teem with Walleye, Northern Pike and Lake Trout; silence; loons calling in the misty dawn. Your biggest decision – which lure to use. And when to call it quits because your arms are tired from pulling in fish – big fish!
After many years of operation, Wheeler River Lodge is proud of our reputation as one of Saskatchewan’s first class fishing destinations. There is an excellent chance to land all of our five species (Walleye, Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Arctic Grayling and Whitefish) in a single day. With miles of water access from our river system as well as several walk-in lakes, you'll find it impossible to fish all our waters on your first trip. That's one of the reasons many of our guests return year after year.
Saskatchewan Trophy Black Bear Hunts - Excellent bear opportunities with the bonus of fantastic
Tree stands or spot and stalk – whatever your preference.
Moose hunters will enjoy this wilderness paradise. Un-hunted populations enable trophy-size bulls to reach sizes that make the record books. There is virtually no other hunting in the area surrounding the lodge. Kevin estimates that they have several hundred square miles at their disposal for their moose hunts.
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Your group of 4 - 10 people will have the entire area as your own! Wheeler River Lodge offers an experience like no other; a quiet remote spot where you can be alone with your thoughts.
We take great pride in our accommodation, camp area and equipment.
Modern light housekeeping, lodge complete with hot/cold running water and shower
All water treated to Provincial standards
Propane stove & fridge
Newly installed cell booster tower (cell service available)
12', 14', and 16' boats with 10-15 horsepower motors
Caretaker on premises that will do guiding
Kevin & Cheryl Rowswell
Owners / Operators / Guide
Kevin brings over 20 years certified guiding and camp operation experience and strives to personalize your trip to match your expectations.
Cheryl looks after the bookings and day to day operations of the lodge. She can also help you with travel arrangements and answer any questions you may have.
Together, Kevin & Cheryl with their family enjoy meeting new friends as well as reacquainting with old ones. They are passionate about preserving this little slice of northern paradise and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere that Wheeler River Lodge has to offer.
Guide / Caretaker
Quinn, our guide and caretaker, is the second generation of the
Mahoney family to work at the lodge. Having spent each summer at
the Wheeler with his Dad, Quinn knows every unnamed lake and hiding
spot that has produced lunkers for many years and will ensure that
you catch fish whose replicas will remain lifetime trophies –
in your mind and on your wall.
Kevin and Cheryl Rowswell have welcomed visiting fisherman and hunters for many years to their hunting and fishing operations. The Rowswells run two seperate operations, Big Sky Outfitting waterfowl hunting and the fly-in Wheeler River Lodge.
Wheeler River Lodge offers incredible fishing as well as hunting for black bear and moose. Kevin and Cheryl are very proud of their beautiful fishing and hunting camp on the Wheeler River. This total wilderness experience offers the finest opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle.
Big Sky Outfitting is based at their home near Cut Knife, Saskatchewan. We offer both a spring snow goose hunt as well as a fall migratory and upland bird hunt and are based at the Rowswell’s beautiful farm – which just happens to be located in “waterfowl Heaven”! Waterfowl hunters will thrill as flight after flight of birds drop into the decoys. We will have the fields spotted and equipment ready when you arrive. www.BigSkyOutfitting.ca
Ammunition can be purchased onsite.
* All Prices in US FUNDS.
* All taxes are NOT INCLUDED.
* We require a minimum group of four (4) adults.
* A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due upon booking.
Fly-in Fishing or Eco-Tour - 5 Nights
Fly-in Fishing / Bear Hunt Combo - 5 Nights
Ultimate Fishing Trip / Bear / Moose Hunt Combo
Suggested Equipment List:
Box 87, Cut Knife, Saskatchewan, S0M 0N0 CANADA
306-398-2910 or Toll Free: 1.888.248.9711
Wheeler River Lodge is located in north central Saskatchewan, about 180 air miles north of Lac LaRonge. Clients can drive to the float plane base at Otter Lake (Missinipe) where they will board a float plane for the 75 minute flight (135 miles). Experiencing the power and thrill of taking off in a DeHaviland Beaver, Otter or Twin Otter makes for an incredible start to your northern experience.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM SASKATOON TO MISSINIPE
(float plane base)
Hwy 11 north towards Prince Albert (128 kms) then
turn left onto
Hwy 2 north to LaRonge (245 km); continue on
Road 102 north to Missinipe (79 km)
TIME: Approx 4.5 hours
Connecting flights from Saskatoon to LaRonge can also be arranged.
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