It won’t be long before the roads end and all you see are pine trees for miles, flowing rivers, and endless Lake Winnipeg… and you realize you are in God’s country. 1 hour and 15 minutes later you glide through the clouds to a 3600 foot all-weather landing strip and see a 16-mile-long lake with buildings nestled along the shore.
You finally see what “remote” is all about. Walk right off the plane a short distance to the Lodge and enjoy a tasty breakfast while your bags are taken to your cabin. After breakfast, grab your gear and head off to the dock where your experienced guide will get you started on your once-in-a-lifetime fishing adventure.
If you are looking for the World’s Best Trophy Walleye Fishing, you have come to the right place. We catch the big ones, and we catch a LOT of them. Year after year we break records for total Master Angler Walleyes caught, and we land some of the largest in all of Manitoba.
Gunisao Lake has some great Northern Pike fishing too. We average between 50 to 70 Master Angler Pike per season, with some of the largest topping out at 47 inches.
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Made to order breakfast will start your day just the way you like it. With a wide variety of breakfast items to choose from, you will have all the energy you need to start reeling in the fish. Leave some room though, your next meal will be “Shore Lunch” – straight from the lake to your frying pan.
Enjoy the freshest walleye on the planet, prepared by your guide. Once you get back from fishing, hors d’oeuvres will be delivered to your cabin for a light snack. It’s only a short time before our Chef prepares you a mouth-watering 3 course evening meal. Then we provide you a fresh salad, an array of home cooked entrees and delectable desert to finish your day
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If you’re looking for the World’s Best Trophy Walleye Fishing, in a remote destination, with all the comforts of home… look no further, Budd’s Gunisao Lake Lodge is the place for you.
Up here, remote doesn’t mean “roughing it”. The accommodations are excellent and the food…well, be sure to bring your appetite. From the hardy breakfasts and mouth-watering Shore Lunches, to the delicious evening meals back at the spacious rustic lodge, the staff at Budd’s Gunisao Lake Lodge keeps your plate full, and the hospitality is five-star.
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With modern cabins you will feel at home after a long day of fishing. We provide daily cabin cleaning, fresh towels, full size beds, heated showers and a place to unwind after reeling in all those fish. We have 5 cabins and we can sleep any size group up to 32 guests.
All guest have private accommodations and bathrooms. From sitting on your deck in the evenings to keeping you comfortable and warm on the cold nights, our cabins will give you the remote wilderness feel with all the comforts of home.
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Your trip starts in Winnipeg where our expeditor greets you as you arrive by either airplane or car. Direct flights and interstate highways get you quickly and easily straight into Winnipeg. We help you find your hotel and also provide transportation to the private hangar for your 5:30 am departure to Budd’s Gunisao Lake Lodge. After a 75-minute flight, you literally walk off your chartered aircraft and enjoy a fresh breakfast at the Lodge. As you are eating, your bags are unloaded from the planes and taken to your cabin. After breakfast, grab your gear and take a short walk to the dock where your experienced guide will get you started on your once-in-a-lifetime fishing adventure!
After a good night’s rest, wake up and on the last day of your trip and enjoy breakfast before you fly back to Winnipeg for a 9:30 a.m. arrival. This gives you time to load up your car or head back on a commercial flight at 12 noon or later, and get you home in plenty of time to sleep in your own bed that night. We fly directly from Winnipeg and land on our private air strip, so you can enjoy all the advantages of a remote lake with less time traveling to get there.
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To prepare you for your journey to Gunisao, we have a list of answers to frequently asked questions. If there are any other questions you'd like answers to, please contact us.