Frequently Asked Questions
Utik Lake offers fantastic trophy fishing for northern pike, walleye and lake trout. Whether you choose to fish with traditional casting equipment or fly gear, we have expert guides who will put you on productive areas. The majestic Hayes River offers an outstanding fly-out for sea-run brook trout fishing in August at an additional cost.
Our cabins are equipped with all the comforts of home! Each lakefront cabin features queen size pillow top beds, full bathrooms with running water, sitting room with wood burning fireplace, refrigerator, Wi-Fi, satellite radio, large furnished decks and 24-hour electricity.
We are partnered with professional expediters in Winnipeg. They succeed in meeting and greeting our guests at the Winnipeg International Airport and assisting them to and from the hotels they will be staying at.
Winnipeg is the capital city of Manitoba, Canada and is in the center of North America. It is populated with approximately 650,000 people and offers a wide assortment of dining, accommodations, and entertainment. For more information see the Tourism Winnipeg ( www.tourismwinnipeg.com ) or Travel Manitoba ( www.travelmanitoba.com) websites.
For urgent matters a call can be placed to 866-531-3848 which is answered 24 hours a day. For all other situations North Haven Resort has complimentary WIFI service where our guests can send and receive emails.
All our guests are responsible for their own transportation to Winnipeg, Manitoba. We advise that they plan to arrive the day before their trip is scheduled to begin. North Haven Resort will provide a hotel room for one night (based on double occupancy), at a hotel adjacent to the Winnipeg International Airport. The first day of their vacation our guests will board a private charter plane at the Winnipeg airport at approximately 5am. After a relaxing 1 hour and 25 minute flight the plane will land on North Haven Resort’s private airstrip. From the airstrip there is a five-minute pontoon boat ride to North Haven Resort.
Yes. North Haven Resorts features a well maintained private 4,500’ crushed gravel airstrip. Guests are welcome to fly to North Haven Resort in their own private planes, but they still need to schedule their arrival and departure dates with our head office by calling 866-531-3848.
Flights out of Winnipeg should be made any time after 2PM the day of your departure from North Haven Resort.
Each guest is limited to 50 lbs. of luggage. This includes all clothing, fishing rods, reels and tackle. Luggage weighing over 50 lbs. will be subject to a surcharge. If we are unable to accommodate your overage you will be asked to condense it before boarding our charter aircraft.
There is no cell phone service, but a telephone is located in the reception area of the main lodge that guests can request to use for outgoing calls. We ask that you limit the frequency and duration of your calls to allow other guests equal access to the telephone.
Yes, North Haven has a fully stocked store that carries all our top producing fishing lures, clothing, toiletries, various types of medicine, and unique North Haven gifts. Also, at our store we have top quality spinning, bait casting and fly rods and tackle available for our guests to borrow free of charge.
The closest city to North Haven Resort is Thompson, Manitoba, Canada. Click on the link below for a detailed forecast. Be sure to select Celsius or Fahrenheit units at the top of the screen for the temperature readings. Thompson, Manitoba, Canada Weather
No. North Haven Resort provides life jackets for all guests to use for the duration of their stay. If you have a specific life jacket you prefer to wear, you may bring it as long as you don’t exceed your baggage allowance.
We offer our guests many outdoor activities besides fishing. For the outdoor enthusiasts we have paddleboards, canoes, kayaks and water bikes available for use. We offer boating trips around Utik Lake to view the natural beauty of northern Manitoba and wildlife such as eagles, loons and possibly black bears, wolves, moose or even caribou. If you would prefer to stay indoors, we offer a sauna, fitness center, satellite TV, movies and complimentary WIFI access.
Our fishing boats are large enough to accommodate two guests and one fishing guide. Groups that have odd numbers will never be partnered in a boat with someone they don’t know. There is a $125 per day up charge if there is one guest alone in the boat with the fishing guide.
No, barbs on hooks are required to be pinched down with a pliers prior to using that lure for fishing and our guides will be happy to do this for you. You don’t need to purchase special barbless hooks. Barbless treble hooks are allowed, but single barbless hooks are recommended.
A non-refundable $1000 deposit is required to secure your reservation and the balance is due 60 days before your trip date. U.S. funds only. No trip payments will be taken at the resort and no guests will board our charter aircraft unless all trip monies have been received at our corporate office. A $200 service fee will be applied to all cancelations. Cancel 60 days or more before your trip date and your deposit will be carried over one season. Cancel 60 days or less and your deposit is lost. All other monies received for your trip will be carried over one season. Sorry, no refunds. Trips are transferable. We highly recommend travel insurance.
7:00AM: Breakfast served in the dining room.
8:00AM: Meet your guide at your dock for a day of world class fishing on Utik Lake.
Noon: Enjoy a fresh walleye shore lunch.
5:00PM: Return to your cabin and relax.
6:30PM: Appetizers served in the bar area.
7:00PM: Four course gourmet dinner served in the dining room.
The dress code is always casual at North Haven Resort.
During your stay with us we will keep a tab of all your purchases. After dinner on the final day of your trip you will receive your final invoice for review. You are welcome to pay with cash, check or credit card. We accept MasterCard, Visa and Discover. A 5% service fee is added to all credit card transactions. US funds only please.