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Walleye, pike, perch, burbot, trout, whitefish and more. Experience some of the best fishing in Saskatchewan Provincial Parks!

Did you know? Lake Diefenbaker is among the top walleye lakes in North America and is one of the most popular angling bodies of water in the province. With some of the highest concentrations of game fish, Lake Diefenbaker is home to eleven fish species including walleye, pike, lake trout, rainbow trout, perch and goldeye. Lake Diefenbaker is located in the South West and accessible from Danielson, Douglas and Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Parks.

If fly fishing is your thing, some of the best spots can be found at Cypress Hills, Narrow Hills, Bronson Forest, Candle Lake, Great Blue heron, Makwa Lake, Meadow Lake and Saskatchewan Landing.

Fishing Locations in Saskatchewan Provincial Parks  
Provincial Park About The Fishing
Blackstrap
Experience one of the best fishing spots in the Saskatoon area. 
Buffalo Pound
Buffalo Pound Lake offers excellent perch, walleye and pike fishing with boat launch access and a filleting building.
There is also a wheelchair accessible trout pond that includes an accessible filleting building, toilet, picnic sites and pathways providing a way to fish without a boat. 
Candle Lake
Candle Lake offers fishing for walleye, pike, perch, burbot and whitefish. Boat launches are available at Sandy Bay, Nobles Point and Minowukaw. Musker Trout Pond is located on the west side of Candle Lake and stocked with catchable-sized rainbow trout. The pond offers wheelchair accessible platform and pathway. Fish Creek, the link between Torch and Candle lakes offers a popular place to fish from shore.  
Crooked Lake Fishing is a popular pastime at Crooked Lake. The lake features populations of northern pike, walleye and yellow perch. A fish filleting station is located beside the boat launch. 
Cypress Hills The Cypress Hills offer some of the best trout fishing in Saskatchewan. Fly fishing is popular at Loch Levan with brook trout. Battle Creek is home to rainbow, brown and the occasional brook trout, and Boiler Creek beaver ponds contain brookies. 
Danielson & Douglas One of the top walleye lakes in North America and home to many different fish species including walleye, pike, lake trout, rainbow trout, perch and goldeye. 
Duck Mountain Madge Lake is the largest body of water in the park and Batka Lake features a day-use area. Pike, perch and walleye are all found in these lakes for anglers. Jackfish Lake also contains various species of trout. 
Echo Valley
The lakes are well known for fishing, with the main species being walleye, pike and perch. There is a fish filleting station located beside the Pasqua Lake boat launch. 
Great Blue Heron
Fish for northern pike, walleye and perch. There is excellent fishing at both lakes. Boat launches and fish filleting stations can be found at Murray Point and Anderson Point Campgrounds. 
Greenwater Lake Greenwater Lake is stocked with walleye and also provides anglers with an opportunity to catch northern pike and perch. Steiestol Lake is stocked with rainbow trout and it is common to catch trout in the six pound (5 kg) range. 
Good Spirit Lake Good Spirit Lake is great for anglers, especially those looking for walleye and northern pike. 
Lac La Ronge
Known for its fishing, Lac La Ronge offers amateur and experienced anglers alike the chance to fish for walleye, lake trout or the famed northern pike. All campgrounds have fish filleting stations. 
Makwa Lake Fishing is a common sport in Makwa Lake Provincial Park. Species vary from northern pike, walleye and perch. Exner Lake is stocked with tiger trout. 
Meadow Lake Walleye and northern pike are found in more than 20 water bodies located throughout the park. Lake trout are also found within Pierce Lake or in the stocked waters of Vivian and Little Raspberry Lakes. 
Narrow Hills With many lakes within the park and surrounding area, walleye, perch and northern pike are common. Lakes are stocked with trout species such as brown brook, splake, rainbow and tiger. Fly-fishing is very popular in the park. Try McDougall Creek for brook trout or choose one of the deep, isolated lakes like Jade or Mackie for floating around in your belly boat. 
Pike Lake  Pike Lake is not famous for fishing, but the thrill of the catch can still be experienced here. Ask the park staff about the hot spots to fish. 
Rowan’s Ravine Last Mountain Lake offers anglers fantastic opportunities for trophy walleye, northern pike, perch and carp fishing. 
Saskatchewan Landing Lake Diefenbaker is one of the top walleye lakes in North America and home to many different fish species including northern pike and yellow perch. 
The Battlefords The park borders Jackfish Lake which contains pike, walleye, perch and whitefish. Boat rentals and fishing equipment are available from Beachside Boat Rentals located on the main beach. 

What are the prices?

Park entry (Park Entry Permit) is required year round and is charged on a per vehicle basis and must be paid for and displayed in order to access any Saskatchewan Provincial Park. A Park Permit purchased at one Saskatchewan Provincial Park is valid at all Saskatchewan Provincial Parks.
One Day Park Entry Permit
Fee Conditions Availability 

$10 

  • Valid from time of arrival to 2 pm the following day.
  • Not transferable between vehicles.
  • At any park entry gate
  • Online when reservation is made
  • Through the call centre
  • Permit will be printed upon check-in at the park
Weekly Park Entry Permit
Fee Conditions Availability 

$40 

  • Valid from time of arrival until 2 p.m. on the last day (7 days later).
    Example: Weekly pass purchased on July 1 is valid until July 8 at 2 pm.
  • Not transferable between vehicles.
  • At any park entry gate
Annual Park Entry Permit 
4 Season Parks Fee Conditions Availability 

$75 

  • May be transferred between vehicles.
  • Valid in any Saskatchewan Provincial Park
    from April 30 until April 30 of each year.
  • No refunds once issued.
  • Lost, stolen, or damaged passes will not be refunded or replaced.
  • At any park entry gate*
  • Online when reservations made 2 weeks before the day of arrival.
    • Permits are automatically mailed out to the mail address on file.
  • At CAA offices in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Seniors Park Entry Permit 
Fee Conditions Availability 

FREE

  • Age 65 or older, or turning 65 anytime during the current year.
  • Must provide valid Saskatchewan ID.

At any park entry gate

Need to know a bit more?

Provincial Parks & Recreation Sites with Boat Launches  
Provincial Park 
/ Rec Site
Region
Bronson Forest Northern
Candle Lake Northern
Great Blue Heron Northern
Lac La Ronge Northern
Makwa Lake Northern
Meadow Lake Northern
Narrow Hills Northern
Steel Narrows  Northern
The Battlefords Northern
Blackstrap Central
Duck Mountain Central
Good Spirit Lake Central
Greenwater Lake Central
Pike Lake Central
Porcupine Hills Central
Buffalo Pound Southern
Crooked Lake Southern
Cypress Hills Southern
Danielson & Douglas Southern
Echo Valley Southern
Katepwa Point  Southern
Moose Mountain Southern
Regina Beach Southern
Rowan’s Ravine Southern
Saskatchewan Landing Southern
Fishing License - Know Before You Go

A valid angling license is required to fish in any Saskatchewan lake. Anglers will need to create a Hunting, Angling and Trapping (HAL) identification to purchase a licence. This is a one-time requirement. You can purchase your licence through any one of the following methods:

  1. The online hunting, angling and trapping (HAL) licencing system

  2. Any Saskatchewan fishing licence issuer;

  3. Select provincial park offices or at the Ministry of Environment;

  4. By phone at 1-855-848-4773 (8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saskatchewan time)