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Fishing Near Saskatoon: The Best Fishing Within 150 Km Of The City

Saskatoon is already home to so many great outdoor attractions, it's no surprise that fishing is one of the most popular area activities. But how can you even begin to decide where you want to land your next big catch? That's where our guide comes in!

Using the Angler's Map of Saskatchewan as a starting point, we customized it to include only Saskatoon and the surrounding 150 kilometer (km) radius, so everything is within a reasonable driving distance. This makes it much easier to pick where to go for your next fishing trip.

Saskatchewan Fishing Licenses: What You Need to Know

If you don't already have your fishing or angling licenses for Saskatchewan, there are a couple of things you should know before purchasing your licenses:

  • If you're over the age of 16, you must have a valid license to fish. 
  • First Nations peoples may angle, bowfish, and spearfish without a license.
  • The license cost varies based on whether you're a Saskatchewan resident, Canadian resident, or non-resident.

Find more detailed information on purchasing Saskatchewan fishing licenses here, and purchase your licenses here!

How Far Will You Travel to Fish in Saskatoon?

Within the 150 km radius of Saskatoon, we've picked 46 great lakes, pond, rivers, and reservoirs that contain 8 varieties of catchable fish. Using Google Maps for the estimated driving distance, pick how far you want to travel to fish and see what your fishing options are!



Best Places to Fish within 15-30 minutes of Saskatoon



Saskatoon Trout Pond
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 15 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 9.3 km
Special Regulations: limit one per day 

Pike Lake
Type of Fish: Northern Pike
Minutes from Saskatoon: 30 mins.
Distance from Saskatoon: 33.6 km
Special Regulations: Boat motors over 10 horsepower are prohibited

Highlight: While the lake is shallower than most, it's still a great location to fish for Northern Pike. If fish aren't biting that day, don't worry. There are plenty of entertainment options around the lake, including a beach, pool, and mini golf. 



Best Places to Fish within 30 minutes - 1 hour of Saskatoon



 
Blackstrap Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch, Whitefish, Burbot 
Minutes from Saskatoon: 37 mins.
Distance from Saskatoon: 48.7 km
Special Regulations: Perch limit 10, burbot limit 4, whitefish limit 4

Highlight: The lake has a good population and variety of fish, including Walleye, Pike, Perch, Burbot. If you don't have a boat, fishing from the shoreline is still easy. A fishing license is required and can be purchased at the park entry office.

Borden Bridge
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch, Whitefish, Burbot
Minutes from Saskatoon: 38 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 56.7 km

Waldheim Pond
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 41 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 55.7 km
Special Regulations: stocked Trout limit 2; open all year

Bradwell Reservoir
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch, Whitefish
Minutes from Saskatoon: 44 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 53.2 km
Special Regulations: Perch limit 10, Pike limit 3, Whitefish limit 8, barbless hooks are mandatory

Brightwater Reservoir
Type of Fish: Pike, Perch, Whitefish 
Minutes from Saskatoon: 49 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 72.7 km
Special Regulations: Perch limit 10, Pike limit 3, Whitefish limit 8, barbless hooks are mandatory

Smuts Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye 
Minutes from Saskatoon: 50 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 65.6 km
Special Regulations: maximum boat speed of 25 km/hr

Eagle Creek Pond
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 54 mins.
Distance from Saskatoon: 66 km
Special Regulations: Stocked Trout limit 2; open all year

Highlight: Nestled in Eagle Creek Hills valley, Eagle Creek pond is full of Rainbow Trout and easily accessible. If you're     looking to stay overnight, there are two cabins to rent and spaces for camping.

Broderick Reservoir
Type of Fish: Pike, Perch, Whitefish
Minutes from Saskatoon: 59 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 65.6 km
Special Regulations: Perch limit 10, Pike limit 3, Whitefish limit 8, barbless hooks are mandatory



Best Places to Fish within 1 hour - 1 hour 30 minutes of Saskatoon



Wakaw Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 62 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 95.2 km

Lac La Peche
Type of Fish: Walleye
Minutes from Saskatoon: 62 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 95.8 km

Redberry Lake
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 63 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 83.9 km
Special Regulations: Stocked Trout limit 2; open all year

Zelma Reservoir
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch, Whitefish
Minutes from Saskatoon: 63 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 92.2 km
Special Regulations: Perch limit 10, Pike limit 3, Walleye limit 2; barbless hooks are mandatory

 
Biggar Pond
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 67 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 97.6 km
Special Regulations: Stocked Trout limit 2; open all year

D'Amour Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 75 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 115 km

Shannon Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye
Minutes from Saskatoon: 76 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 113 km
Special Regulations: open all year

David Laird Pond
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 76 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 133 km
Special Regulations: Stocked Trout limit 2; open all year

Dellwood Reservoir
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike
Minutes from Saskatoon: 80 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 116 km
Special Regulations: Pike limit 3, Walleye limit 2; barbless hooks are mandatory

Burton Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike
Minutes from Saskatoon: 81 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 119 km
Special Regulations: Electric boat motors only

Humboldt Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 82 mins.
Distance from Saskatoon: 118 km

Highlight: Located just 10 minutes south of Humboldt, Humboldt Lake is a family-friendly and easily accessible lake, great for fishers of all experience levels.

Dunblane Reservoir 
Type of Fish: Not available
Minutes from Saskatoon: 82 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 122 km

Lucien Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 87 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 120 km



Rhona Bay
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 91 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 132 km

Constance Lake
Type of Fish: Splake Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 91 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 138 km
Special Regulations: Stocked Trout; closed April 1-May 4

Struthers Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye
Minutes from Saskatoon: 91 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 139 km

Iroquois Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch, Whitefish
Minutes from Saskatoon: 91 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 139 km
Special Regulations: Whitefish limit 4

Memorial Lake
Type of Fish: Pike, Walleye, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 91 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 144km

Shell Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Burbot
Minutes from Saskatoon: 91 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 144km

Jumping Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye
Minutes from Saskatoon: 92 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 137 km

Little Shell Lake
Type of Fish: Pike, Walleye
Minutes from Saskatoon: 93 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 141 km

Lake Diefenbaker
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Pike, Walleye
Minutes from Saskatoon: 96 mins.
Distance from Saskatoon: 135 km
Special Regulations: Irrigation Bay, within Coteau Bay; closed March 1-May 14

Highlight: Lake Diefenbaker offers great fishing and consistently ranks as a top spot for trout fishing. In the spring, massive Trout dwell below the Gardiner dam; Coteau Bay consistently produces 10-pound Walleye; and every winter, ice anglers take 30-pound Pike.

Nesland Lake
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 96 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 135 km
Special Regulations: stocked Trout limit 3; open all year

Nisbet Pond
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 97 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 157 km
Special Regulations: Stocked trout limit 2; open all year; boat motors prohibited

Lake Lenore Reservoir
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 98 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 145 km


Jimmy Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Walleye, Pike
Minutes from Saskatoon: 101 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 160 km

Fur Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, White Fish
Minutes from Saskatoon: 104 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 160 km

Round Lake
Type of Fish: Perch, Pike
Minutes from Saskatoon: 105 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 162 km
Special Regulations: stocked Trout; closed April 1-May 4

Scott Reservoir
Type of Fish: Rainbow Trout
Minutes from Saskatoon: 106 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 163 km
Special Regulations: stocked Trout; open all year

Lenore Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch, Whitefish
Minutes from Saskatoon: 110 mins.
Distance from Saskatoon: 152 km
Special Regulations: Boat motors over 10 horsepower are prohibited

Highlight: Located at the southern tip of St. Brieux, Lenore Lake offers great boat fishing and fishing marina/dock options. With a wide variety of fish, it's a great place to head for a full day of fishing fun.

Mistawasis Lake
Type of Fish: Pike, Walleye, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 111 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 147 km

Meeting Lake
Type of Fish: Pike, Walleye, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 113 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 163 km

Larsen Lake
Type of Fish: Pike, Walleye
Minutes from Saskatoon: 114 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 176 km

Sturgeon Lake
Type of Fish: Walleye, Pike, Perch
Minutes from Saskatoon: 116 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 180 km

Buntings Lake
Type of Fish: Pike
Minutes from Saskatoon: 121 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 187 km

Deserter Lake
Type of Fish: Pike
Minutes from Saskatoon: 131 mins
Distance from Saskatoon: 178 km