Getaways: Marten River Lodge

Canada has always been a popular destination for outdoorsmen. Fishing, hunting, hiking—the country provides enthusiasts of each with ample opportunities to enjoy their passion in a land still painted in untouched, majestic wilderness. This month’s Getaway is a lodge located in Ontario, where anglers and hunters alike can expect their stay to be rewarding and relaxing. Keep reading to learn more about one of Northern Ontario’s most famous lodges, the Marten River Lodge.

Located on the Marten River, the lodge is owned and operated by Tom and Nadine Rinow and with its rugged, log cabin aesthetic, provides its guests with a rustic atmosphere in which they can find true comfort and relaxation. The affordable packages include cottages that can accommodate over 7 people, free firewood, kitchen stocked with microwave and all necessary utensils, and 24-hour electricity. Each package also includes a 16-foot Starcraft fishing boat equipped with a Humminbird fish finder, live well, and a 20-hp four stroke motor. The Lodge itself is home to a clubhouse that contains a billards table, darts, video games, and a library. Furthermore, guests of the Lodge also have free access to kayaks and canoes for some fun on the water.

The Marten River Lodge gets its name for the legendary river that meanders through the area, but the region is also home to several lakes that are known for producing quality walleye, northern pike, lake trout, and smallmouth bass. There are a handful of lakes, some of which require a 4×4 vehicle to access, that provide anglers with great opportunities to fill their live well with these species. The Lodge provides amazing guide services from several individuals who have over 100 years of fishing experience between them. At the end of the day, the guides are also ready and willing to prepare your catch for a delicious shore lunch that you won’t forget. All you’ll need to bring is your fishing gear and a desire to fish, and you’re all set for a great trip to any of the quality lakes the area has to offer.

Avid outdoorsmen will also have plenty of places to hike around the Lodge, as well as a beach on which to relax at the end of a long day.

The Marten River Lodge, located in Northern Ontario, is everything that the angler looking for a rustic getaway could ask for. Abundant waters where sizeable fish are caught, amazing amenities, and a variety of off-the-water activities to keep anyone busy are just a few of the qualities that have helped the Lodge earn its reputation, and make it a Getaway not to be overlooked.

For more information on the Marten River Lodge, including rates and accommodations, feel free to visit, or contact the lodge directly at 866-752-1863.