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

Booking now for 2021 & 2022

Experience Trophy Fishing

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

Welcome to Peterson’s Point Lake Lodge

Fish pristine waters where you can dip your cup and take a thirst quenching drink, walk on time-honoured caribou trails in the barren lands 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.

Legendary Trophy Lake Trout Fishing, Stunning Barren Land Photography Workshops & Awe-inspiring Aurora

Peterson’s Point Lake lodge is a fly-in lodge, situated in unique transition zone between the treeline and barrens, close to the Arctic Circle. BIG Lake Trout is our specialty – the biggest fish every caught and released at Peterson’s Point Lodge was a whopping 58 pounds. Wildlife migrations, breathtaking. Aurora, awe-inspiring. Bring your fishing rod and camera – our Team brings the expertise and service to ensure your visit is spectacular. Hosting a maximum of twelve guests at one time provides you the opportunity to get away from the crowds, enjoy nature and wide open skies, and experience a very unique part of the world where very few travel. We invite you to join us.

Boats on Beach on the calm shores of Point Lake Northwest Territories

2021 Lodge Season

We're looking to the future. As conditions persist that limit our ability to operate this year, know that we'll be here when the Northwest Territories border is once again open. We have a great fishing, photography and aurora schedule for 2021; details and dates are listed on the individual package pages. We're working on plans for lodge enhancements ...

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.
A geologist is walking towards a helicopter hovering above ground in field. Drums on ground.

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

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, who is an avid angler who loves to fly fish. His recommendations ...

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 fish you’ve battled. Likely you are ...

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 the barrens (southern arctic ecozone). Stunted forests grow ...