Follow along as guest and staff bloggers explore Saskatchewan and share their travel and tourism adventures. Locals always know the best places to go and things to do.
Ask the Locals: Top 5 Ice Fishing Spots in SaskatchewanWith a three-month season (mid-December to mid-March) and an abundance of great fishing lakes across Saskatchewan, opportunities for winter anglers to get out on the ice are countless. We asked some of the locals where the fish are biting. Here are five lakes and areas that are favourite ice fishing spots.
February 14, 2019
Churchill River Highlights
Outdoor adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts are enticed by the thrill of Saskatchewan’s north with its mighty rivers and abundant freshwater lakes framed by lush boreal forest.
Learning Lessons While Paddling the Churchill River's White WaterThe rushing water of the Churchill River slams into my 12-foot solo canoe as I paddle out of the calm eddy I was resting in. I try to defy the force that is determined to push me downstream and away from my goal.
Big Pike Memories in Saskatchewan
One of the most memorable trips I shared with my dad was in Northeast Saskatchewan, at Reindeer Lake. This was one of the first pike trips I had taken my him on, and he was as excited as I was the first day he took me fishing.
Axe Escapes and Board Game Adventures: Indoor Fun for the Young-at-heartWinter is almost over and you've re-watched your favourite Netflix series so many times, you can lip-synch the dialogue flawlessly. That’s right — it’s time to get out of the house. Here are a few suggestions to thaw off and let loose this time of year
Everything You Need to Know About Winter Camping
If I said you could camp in Saskatchewan and not be pestered by one single mosquito – would you pack your gear and hit the road ASAP? What if the trade off was camping in the cold and snow of winter?
Take advantage of winter with a refreshing ski through one of the many groomed cross-country ski trails throughout the province.
Soakers, Somersaults and Science: Family-friendly Places to Play
It’s time to face a basic truth about winter in Saskatchewan: it’s cold out there. Fortunately, there are plenty of family-friendly indoor activities for parents and kids around the province.
Time in the Boat and a Lifetime of Memories
"A career in the outdoors has given me the chance to bring a number of guests along with me to explore some of the fantastic fishing opportunities in Saskatchewan..."
Spend Time with Friends over Brunch for Galentine’s Day
Anytime of the year is a good reason to brunch and celebrate your friends. So grab your pals, gals or otherwise, take a trip and check out these top spots.
Cozy Cabins to Spend with your SweetheartPop quiz, readers. This Valentine’s Day, would you rather: a) snuggle with your snookums, b) hole up with your honey, or c) fraternize with your flame?
5 Slopes to Ski in SaskatchewanSome of Saskatchewan’s best ski slopes aren’t hills – they’re valleys, cut into the plains 14,000 years ago by melting glaciers. Now these old channels have been taken over by ski lifts and snowboards.
Lace 'em up and hit the ice!
Many Saskatchewanian's favourite way to get through a frosty winter is to bundle up and glide across an icy surface, which there is no shortage of in the province. Here are a few.