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Fishing & Hunting

Good Things Come To Those Who Bait!

Fishing at Totem Resorts
Reel in the BIG ONE on Lake Of The Woods

Fishing on Lake of the Woods is some of the best fresh water fishing in the world!

With more than 105,000 km of shoreline and nearly 15,000 islands Lake of the Woods is home to a variety of species including Walleye, Northern Pike, Small & Large Mouth Bass, Lake Trout, Crappie and Muskie. Not only is the variety of species something that any Angler would love to experience, the number of Master Angler fish caught (and released)by Totem Resorts guides is second to none in the area.

In our area of the lake, commercial fishing ended nearly 20 years ago and since then we have seen the fish thrive more and more each year. Totem Resorts promotes Catch and Release Fishing and offers significant discounts to guests who opt to eat their limit each day at shorelunch but not take and fish home with them.

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Top of the Line Equipment

Everything we do is first class and our boats are no exception! Here at Totem Resorts we have two boat options for our guests to choose from. Our boats were specifically designed for our guests and feature everything you could ask for and more! Made from indestructible roplene, these boats are built to last - no tin boats here! 

three guys on a motor boat
3 guys fishing on motor boat

Professional Guide Service

To ensure that your fishing trip will be a success, guide service is available to maximize your experience on the Lake. Our Fishing Guides are experts on Lake of the Woods, since they are on it every day from the Spring break-up until Winter freeze-up. Many of our guides have grown up on the lake and have been passionate about fishing since they were kids. Other guides have dreamed about fishing professionally on Lake of the Woods for years and have undergone years of apprenticeship with senior guides. All of them are proud to be professional guides. From baiting your hook, to netting your fish, to passing you a cold drink; our guides are at your service. Not only can they put you on fish, they are excellent cooks too! After an afternoon of reeling in fish after fish, they will take you to a private island on the lake, start up a fire, fillet your fresh fish and cook you a shorelunch to remember!


Portage Lakes & Fly Outs

Take your adventure to the next level with a Portage to a private lake or a Fly Out day to a remote lake for an amazing and different perspective of Lake of the Woods! 

Fishing is second to none in these remote areas and the scenery is amazing in these untouched wilderness areas. This is truly an adventure to remember and nature at its finest!

Please inquire for more information and availability.


It is no secret that Lake of the Woods is a huge area of untouched, natural wilderness. With over 65,000 miles of shoreline and over 14,000 islands, we have everything you need for a successful hunt. From duck & grouse to trophy white tail deer and black bear, Totem Resorts has well over 100 square miles of private hunting land reserved just for you!

Our success rate for black bear is second to none in the area, at 100% over the last 10 years, why would you hunt anywhere else? Trophy white tail deer are abundant in the area and you will have many opportunities to choose your perfect buck! With wild rice growing in every bay, we are an annual stop on the water fowl's migration south. Species include Mallards, Ring Bills, Blue Bills, Buffleheads, Woddy's, Canadian Geese and many more! 

Trophies, Mounts and Replicas

During your fishing adventure on the Lake of the Woods, there is a good chance you will catch the "big one". As proof of your superb angling abilities, you may decide to have your trophy fish mounted. 

Another option, and one that we strongly encourage, is to take a picture of your catch and/or measure it's girth and length, then carefully release it back into the lake and have a life-like replica made.

Please inquire for more information