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Individual Lessons Available Upon request

Location: Gimli
Maximum 4 participants
Half-Day: $245  |  Full Day: $395

These lessons are catered to the novice who wants a bit of one-on-one help. You will get undivided attention and focus on whatever you would like (electronics, gear, technique). Book the shack with up to 4 friends and get your own instructor. The emphasis is on learning - catching is a bonus!

All equipment and bait provided. Bring your own food or request a warm lunch.

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NEW! 1/2 Day Lesson - 1/2 Day on Your Own

Location: Gimli
Maximum 4 participants
Cost: $325

Learn the essentials of ice fishing in the morning (see individual lessons). Then, test your skills and spend some alone time with your fishing companions in the afternoon! Your instructor will meet you at the end of the day to wrap up and help fillet your catches.

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Introduction to Ice Fishing - Level I

Women’s Only and Mixed Lessons available
Location: Fort Whyte Alive
Minimum 3, Maximum 6 participants
Duration: 2.5hrs

Cost: $65.00/person

Morning workshops: 8:30am-11:0am
Afternoon workshops: 1pm-3:30pm

Jan. 9

AM women  |  PM mixed

Jan. 30

AM mixed

Feb. 6

AM |  PM Francophone Day

Feb. 27

AM women

Must be 14+ to participate (minors must be accompanied by an adult). No previous experience required.

Women includes all persons who identify as female.

All equipment, bait and tackle included.

Lessons will take place in a heated tent on the ice.

All fish caught will be released.

In this introductory course, you will learn the skill set required to fish with confidence when out with others. You will learn to use gear, tie knots, handle bait & tackle confidently and use a hand auger. You will learn to remove a fish from the hook and release it safely back into the lake. These techniques will increase your chances of success on the ice and impress your fellow anglers!

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Introduction to Ice Fishing - Level II

Women’s Only and Mixed Lessons available
Location: Fort Whyte Alive
Minimum 3, Maximum 6 participants
Duration: 2.5hrs

Cost: $65.00/person

Morning workshops: 8:30am-11:0am
Afternoon workshops: 1pm-3:30pm

Jan. 16

AM mixed  |  PM women

Jan. 30

PM mixed

Feb. 27

PM mixed

Must be 14+ to participate (minors must be accompanied by an adult). No previous experience required.

Women includes all persons who identify as female.

All equipment, bait and tackle included.

Lessons will take place in a heated tent on the ice.

All fish caught will be released.

This course is designed to help you get set for a day of fishing without the support of others. You will learn to select a spot, set up a tent, power auger holes, choose appropriate gear, tie additional knots, and use an ice flasher.  After this day, you will be set for success on your first solo adventure.

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Introduction to Ice Fishing - Level III

Location: Lake Winnipeg – Gimli
Minimum 2, Maximum 4 participants
Duration: 6hrs   9:00am–3:00pm

Cost: $131 /person – Lunch Provided

Jan. 23

Sunday - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Must be 16+ to participate (minors must be accompanied by an adult). Level II or equivalent previous fishing knowledge required.

 

Want to test your skills on Lake Winnipeg (aka Big Windy)? A nicely appointed heated fishing shack is located near the town of Gimli. Lessons will include how to safely drive onto the ice using your own vehicle or walk to the shack if you’d prefer. You will learn to identify a variety of fish, use electronics, try a variety of jigging techniques, auger holes out on the Lake and set-up tip ups or tip-downs, and fillet fish (should we catch some).

Much of the lesson will take place in the comfort of a heated shack. 

 

All Equipment is provided – bring your own if you’d like. Participants can keep or release their catches.

IMPORTANT: A fishing License is required for all participants ages 16+ prior to the start of any lesson. Licenses can be purchased online here: https://www.manitobaelicensing.ca/licensing.page


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