Northern Ontario, Canada

Framed by Lake Huron and Lake Superior, Algoma is home to 25,000 square miles of REAL Northern Ontario wilderness. Discover adventures ranging from wilderness vacations in the great outdoors to the urban experience in Sault Ste. Marie, or in one of our small towns and villages. Indulge in your favourite activities like fishing, hunting, kayaking, canoeing and epic touring routes. Here you’ll find stories written by expert authors and local writers about the best of what Algoma has to offer. When you find something you like, visit algomacountry.com, our official website with all the resources you'll need to plan your trip.
View from the Lookout at Pancake Bay, overlooking the resing place of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Planning your fall colour getaway in Northern Ontario has never been easier, especially if you know where to find fall colour reports in the area you're interested in visiting. Fall Colour Reports across Ontario The number one resource is the Ontario Parks Fall Colour Report: www.ontarioparks.com/fallcolour The Ontario Parks Fall Colour Report website shows colour percentages and leaf fall counts at the start of the season, peak times and the end of the season. All…
Early morning fog begins to lift as the sun rises over Sylvan Valley
When driving east from Sault Ste. Marie, Highway 638 offers a scenic alternative to the more heavily travelled Highway 17. Spanning 52km from Echo Bay to Bruce Mines, this secondary highway meanders its way through varied terrain, offering a fresh view at every turn. Heading east from Echo Bay, the highway is flanked by vistas of rocky ridges as it dips into the pastoral lowlands of Sylvan Valley before entering a forested stretch north of McCarrel…
Top of the Lookout Trail at Pancake Bay.
Lake Superior: Cruel, Awe-inspiring and Beautiful -- the Greatest of the Great Lakes On November 10, 1975 an ore carrier -- the Edmund Fitzgerald -- sank in Lake Superior during a November storm, taking the lives of all 29 crew members. Later that month, Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, inspired by an article in Newsweek Magazine, wrote what is probably his most famous song: Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Music and lyrics ©1976 by Gordon LightfootThe…
The spinner blade is a powerful walleye fishing tool.
Combined with a lively nightcrawler and the common bottom bouncer sinker this structure fishing set up is what the author refers to as the "money rig" because it has been used to win so much money on the professional walleye tournament trails. Fishing 411 host Mark Romanack offers his newest tips when fishing for summer walleye -- try them out on your next fishing trip in Algoma Country! For more information about fishing trips visit…
Redwood Sportfishing Charters will take you fishing on the famous St. Marys River or inland on exclusive trips.
Captain Dean Lapham of Redwood Sportfishing Charters shares his Rapala tactics to catch Walleye   Editor's Note: Owned and operated by Dean Lapham, Redwood Sportfishing Charters is a fully equipped, professional fishing experience that is not only enjoyable but affordable. Based on the world famous St. Marys River, Redwood Sportfishing Charters offers 5 hours of morning and evening charters for Pacific Salmon (King, Pink, Coho) and Atlantic Salmon. If you're looking for something special, Redwood…
...  A happy outdoor writer with his 40" class northern!
Editor's Notes: Check out this great article written by Michigan Outdoor Writer Jacob Van Houten who experienced a real Algoma wilderness adventure: a four day fly-in fishing trip for trophy northern pike and walleye, and black bear bow hunt at Brace Lake Outfitters, with his brother Dave and nephew Brandon. For more information about fly-in fishing trips in Algoma Country, visit www.algomacountry.com Our Canadian neighbors in Ontario say Nakina is the "end of the road"...about…
A beauty walleye caught by Fish'n Canada host Pete Bowman.
In our previous Algoma article we made the statement "A fly-in fishing adventure is a luxury not every angler can afford, the hefty price tag is one of the main reasons a fly-in trip is still on the bucket list for most anglers". No truer words have been written when pertaining to the travelling angler especially when travelling to exotic far-away places like the Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon. HOWEVER, there are fly-in fishing adventures…
Bust out of conventional travel and see your country with new eyes.
No service. For much of the ten hour return trip train ride into the Agawa Canyon, this is what you'll see on your phone -- no service. Take a deep breath. Do not panic. This is completely expected as you are truly heading into an area so remote that many spots you see during the tour are not accessible by car. In our modern world it's hard to believe that such places still exist, but…
Trout like this laker are often found in larger inland lakes and the Great Lakes like this one from Lake Huron. Lakers provide steady action all summer long for those who understand how to fish with “attractors”.
Editor's Note: In his newest blog, Fishing 411 host Mark Romanack offers his tips and tricks for using "trolling attractors" for when you're fishing for Lake Trout in Algoma Country. To read more tips & tricks by Mark Romanack, see the list of blog links below this article. For more information about fishing trips for Lake Trout in Algoma Country visit the website www.fishalgoma.net Lake trout, or gray trout as many call them, aren't trout…
A Motorcycle Tale in Algoma Country.
It's been said, if you ride a motorcycle you've a story to tell. I believe that's because on a motorcycle you become part of the scene, unlike in an automobile sitting behind windows, observing it. Even the most barren of roads can offer up an adventure or tale when you're sitting amidst it on a motorcycle. And this particular tale of mine came about while riding along one of the most splendid, lone stretches of…
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