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phone 306-398-2910 or Toll Free: 1.888.248.9711
email info@wheelerriver.com

Welcome to Wheeler River Lodge

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 Fishing License

Hunting, angling and trapping licences are available through HAL … that’s the government’s hunting, angling and trapping licence system.

Create a HAL ID (Hunting/Angling License) before purchasing the license.


Bear & Moose HUNTING

Saskatchewan Trophy Black Bear Hunts - Excellent bear opportunities with the bonus of fantastic fishing.
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.

Gun Laws

For current regulations on importing firearms into Canada:

Returning home with your tropy - Transporting Wildlife & Wildlife Products Between Alaska & the "Lower 48"


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
• Power generator
• Propane stove & fridge
• Newly installed cell booster tower (cell service available)
• Canoe
• 12', 14', and 16' boats with 10-15 horsepower motors
• Caretaker on premises that will do guiding

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The Rowswell family invites you to experience the incredible Saskatchewan hunting & fishing that they have provided to satisfied clients for many years.

  • Kevin and Cheryl Rowswell

    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.

  • Quinn Mahoney

    Quinn Mahoney

    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.




2020 Tour Package Pricing

* 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

  • $1950 USD/Person plus applicable taxes
  • Extra day:  add $200 USD/day/Person plus appicable taxes
  • Children under 16 years old $1000 when accompanied by 4 or more adults

Fly-in Fishing / Bear Hunt Combo - 5 Nights

  • Light housekeeping
  • Minimum of 4 adults (fishermen or hunters)
  • Includes bear license - fully guided
  • $3800 USD/Person plus applicable taxes

Ultimate Fishing Trip / Bear / Moose Hunt Combo

  • Call for rates

Package Add On

Hovercraft Day Trip - Half day of fishing with shore lunch included.

  • $300 per person



We Supply:

  • Transportation - return flight from Otter Lake included
  • Life jackets
  • Boats, nets and paddles
  • Cooking and eating utensils
  • BBQ
  • Accommodation

Suggested Equipment List:

  • Fishing Gear and license - Fishing licenses may be purchased at the following website: https://saskatchewanlicences.active.com
  • Hunting Equipment - Rifle, Ammunition (2 boxes), Soft gun case, Hard gun case (airline), backpack, binoculars, knife, flashlight, lighter or waterproof matches
  • Clothing - warm outer layers & rain gear, white/orange/red/yellow outer jacket, blaze orange or red hat/touque (law), leather hunting boots, camp shoes, gloves
  • Other Personal Gear - sunscreen, insect repellant, bed roll, food & refreshments, towels
  • We highly recommend you purchase out of country health insurance and travel cancellation insurance. >> https://www.insuremytrip.com/









If you have any questions or would like to discuss booking a trip please give us a call.

icon 1 Box 87, Cut Knife, Saskatchewan, S0M 0N0 CANADA

phone 306-398-2910 or Toll Free: 1.888.248.9711

email info@wheelerriver.com

icon 3www.wheelerriverlodge.com

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.

Interactive Google Map - Wheeler River Lodge

(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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* When booking, mention we have a corporate rate code under Wheeler River Lodge.

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