Where to fish in Yukon

Yukon has one of the highest rates of participation in angling of any place across Canada.

If you’re a first time visitor or a new resident, you’re about to enjoy fishing unlike anything you’ve experienced before.

Our network of highways and campgrounds will help you enjoy good fishing and pristine wilderness. Our fishing regulations are simple and our guides are ready to share their local knowledge and passion for the land and water.

So go ahead and grab your fishing pole, and join in on the great fishing Yukon has to offer.


Fishing on Yukon Time

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Information on where to fish in Yukon, including maps and charts of fishing locations and where species can be found.

Fishing on Yukon Time: A Guide to Fishing in Yukon icon image - this is a pdf file 3 MB


Status of Yukon Fisheries

Looking for more detailed information on where to fish in Yukon? Find out about fish stocks from around the territory including specific, lake by lake information on lake trout, arctic grayling, and northern pike.

Status of Yukon Fisheries icon image - this is a pdf file 1.1 MB

Lake Trout Status Table icon image - this is a pdf file 102 KB - info on the status of Lake Trout

Lake-specific information

Environment Yukon conducts monitoring and assessment of fish populations around the Yukon each year.

See the Fish section on the Plans and Reports page for additional information on specific lakes.



Contact Fish and Wildlife, Fisheries

Phone: 867-667-5721
Toll free (in Yukon, NWT & Nunavut):
1-800-661-0408 ext. 5721
Fax: 867-393-6263

Email: fisheries@gov.yk.ca
Address: Box 2703 (V-5A) Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Y1A 2C6