Peterson's Point Lake Lodge

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Two male anglers in boat each holding a lake trout

Legendary Lake Trout Fishing

Point Lake, Northwest Territories

Big Lakers - That's our thing.

Photo Credit: Cole Foster

Two people in boat holding a trophy lake trout on a sunny calm day

Home of the Trophy Lake Trout

Book now for 2021 & 2022

catch the next world record

Photo Credit: Mark Milner

Bull caribou on barrens in autumn colours

Wildlife, Barrens, Northern Lights and More

August 28- September 02, 2021

Photography Workshop

Photo Credit: Bill Braden

Northern Lights dance over guest cabins at Peterson's Point Lake Lodge

Under the Auroral Oval

The Magic of the Northern Lights

Arctic Aurora Experience

Photo Credit: Cheryl Stewart

Peterson's Point Lake Lodge Canada Northwest Territories summer time

Peterson's Point Lake Lodge

Spectacular, Renowned, Legendary

Your Home Away From Home

People on sand esker taking photos and over looking Point Lake and the barrens

Atop of a sand esker

Canada's Arctic

Photography Workshop

Photo Credit: Roberto Serrini


Fish pristine waters where you can dip your cup and take a thirst quenching drink, walk on time-honoured caribou trails in the barrenlands of Canada’s Northwest Territories. See aurora and be transformed by the immensity of the barrens all the while enjoying award-winning customer service in the comfort of our lodge.

World Class Trophy Lake Trout Fishing. Stunning Barren Land Photography Workshops & Awe-inspiring Aurora

Fly-in to Canada’s premier barrenland lodge and enjoy exclusive access to crystal clear waters teeming with trophy lake trout. Beyond the thrill of the catch, the wildlife sightings are equally as exciting, the landscape is every photographers dream, so too are the magical night skies ablaze with northern lights.

Our season is short and intense, we’re open July through September and our packages are built around the changing of the seasons.

We invite you to come and experience this rugged beauty while enjoying world class trophy lake trout fishing, northern cuisine, professional guides and exemplary customer service.

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Two people cooking up shore lunch over open fire and woman picking cranberries

2021 Local NWT Staycations

We’ll be open this summer so, be sure to check out our northern staycation packages, including the Happy Couple Bundle where you can enjoy big savings! Our season is short, spaces and dates are limited so you’ll want to get them before they’re gone. To see our list of 2021 staycation packages by pressing read more.
Group of six canoeists paddling the Coppermine River, crossing Point Lake

Paddling the Coppermine River

Planning on paddling/canoeing the Coppermine River? We're happy to look at splitting or sharing charter flights, providing accommodations and/or assist with transporting needed supplies. Please contact us to discuss your personalized requirements.
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Exploration, Geological & Geomatics

Contact us if you're looking at doing some work in the Point Lake area. From treeline surveys to geomatics we can offer our services that can help ease the expenses and logistics of setting up a camp. Give us a call to speak with us about your personalized requirements.

News & Updates

Fly Fishing for Big Lake Trout & Arctic Grayling - We fly fish a little different at Point Lake, often catching trophy lake trout by trolling with a fly rod, and, at the Itchen River traditional fly fishing methods are used where Arctic Grayling eagerly take your flies. This article is written by our long-term guest and friend, Ernie Unger, ...

Trophy Lake Trout & Arctic Grayling - Whether you prefer lots of action and aim to catch smaller lake trout or want to break the 58lb record, Peterson's Point Lake Lodge offers both experiences. In the waters of Point Lake, trout are found in shallow water all summer long (15’ - 25’) making them the hardest fighting most aggressive fresh water ...

Canada's Wild Arctic - Northwest Territories Barrens - The barren lands is an amazing feature in and of itself and, when it changes in the autumn, the vibrant colours are breath-taking. Imagine walking in a landscape of radiant crimson. Peterson's Point Lake Lodge (PPLL) is located on the south-west end of Point Lake where the taiga shield meets ...

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