Plan Your Trip to Delaney Lake

Eat, sleep & fish and we'll do the rest!

We offer 4 and 5 day packages that include a fishing guide to ensure that you have the best fishing experience, a relaxing vacation and safe travels on the English River System. Additional days may be quoted. All packages are based on U.S funds and back to back flight schedule.

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Full American Packages

4 Days for $2155.00 USD per person
5 Days for $2385.00 USD per person

Package prices are per person with 2 people per boat with 1 guide. In the event that your party is an odd number with only one guest per boat, an additional $200.00 USD per guided day will be added to the package price, or 3 guests and a guide may use our 18" Lund Alaskan boat designed for 4 people with no added fee. If a non–scheduled plane is required for your arrival or departure, or to accommodate extra baggage due to excess weight or size, the cost of the plane may be added to package price. We can do longer packages on select dates, call or email to inquire about dates available and rates.

What to Expect

Arrival Day

Arrive by float plane at Delaney Lake Lodge, get settled in, enjoy lunch (breakfast provided also if early flight in), then explore and fish beautiful Delaney Lake on your own. Boat, motor, gas and bait are included in the package. A guide is available on arrival day for an extra cost.

Guided Fishing Days

Enjoy THREE full days of guided fishing with our 4 day package and FOUR full days of guided fishing with our 5 day package. Fish the English River, Delaney Lake or one of our many other hike in lakes on your guided fishing days. Break at noon for a traditional shore lunch prepared for you by your guide. In the evening, fish Delaney Lake (no guide) or just relax in your cabin or main lodge.

Departure Day

After a hearty Northwoods breakfast, depart by float plane back to Nestor Falls, Ontario for your return trip home.

 
Children 16 and under receive 10% off the package price.

Book Your Trip

We recommend booking your trip early as many of our guests are repeat clients that book almost a year out. All our rates are in U.S funds and based per person. Children 16 and under receive 10% off the package price.

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If you have already booked your trip, please
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2018 Package Dates

June 2018 package dates are currenlty waitlisted.  If interested in June please let us know.

4 Day Packages

**Just opened up!! June 16-20 for 4 people**

June 30 – July 4

July 5-9

July 14-18

July 18-22

July 23-28

July 27-31

Aug 1-5

Aug 6-10

Aug 10-14

Aug 22-26

Aug 27-31

Aug 31- Sept 4

Sept 1-5

Sept 5-9

Sept 10-14

5 Day Packages

June 30 – July 5

July 4-9

July 13-18

July 18-23

July 22-27

July 27-Aug 1

Aug 1-6

Aug 5-10

Aug 9-14

Aug 22-27

Aug 26- 31

Aug 31- Sept 5

Sept 5-10

Sept 10-15

6 Day Packages

June 29- July 5

Aug 26- Sept 1

Sept 4-10

Sept 10-16

 

 

Package Price Includes

  • Guide in every boat except arrival day and evenings
  • Airfare to and from Nestor Falls on scheduled back to back flights
  • Modern lodging and accommodations
  • All meals, including shore lunch
  • Boats, seats with backrests, motor and gas
  • Use of boats and motors during unguided hours
  • Live minnows
  • Seat cushions and landing nets
  • Filleted, wrapped and frozen angled fish
  • Daily maid service
  • Maps of surrounding waters

Package prices are per person with 2 people per boat with 1 guide. In the event that your party is an odd number with only one guest per boat, an additional $200.00USD per guided day will be added to the package price, or 3 guests and a guide may use our 18" Lund Alaskan boat designed for 4 people with no added fee. If a non–scheduled plane is required for your arrival or departure, or to accommodate extra baggage due to excess weight or size, the cost of the plane may be added to package price.

Package Price Does Not Include

  • Fishing License
  • Harmonized Sales Tax 13% (we do a 6.5% refund on invoice)
  • Beverages and items purchased from the gift and tackle shop
  • Tips and gratuities for guides and staff
  • Guide not included on arrival day (guide available for ½ day fishing on arrival for $200 USD per guide)

For your comfort and convenience, we offer only the American Plan Package. We do all the work and you just sit back, relax and catch some fish. Luggage and gear is limited to 60lbs per guest. If bringing beverages it is included in that weight.

  • Layers of clothing for all types of weather
  • Rain gear and boots are a must
  • Camera
  • Fishing license (also available at the lodge)
  • Insect repellent (something with high deet)
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal items and medicine
  • Battery powered alarm clock
  • Fishing gear (rods, reels and favorite tackle)

If flying into International Falls, MN, you can arrange a van service to pick you up at the airport and drive you to Nestor Falls, ON. Reservations for the van service is to be made with the provider directly. In the morning, we will arrange to pick you up at your hotel with Nestor Falls Fly-In Outposts and take you to the airbase.

There are commercial flights into International Falls, MN operated by Delta Airline.

If flying into International Falls, MN, you can arrange a van service to pick you up at the airport and drive you to Nestor Falls, ON. Reservations for the van service is to be made with the provider directly. In the morning, we will arrange pick up at your hotel with Nestor Falls Fly-In Outposts to take you to the airbase.

  • City Cab: (218) 283-8635
  • North Air Taxi: (807) 274-5301

If driving to Nestor Falls, Ontario there is free, safe and secure parking available at the airbase.

Be sure to check out suggested what to bring list and info on crossing the border. We recommend that guests purchase a fishing license prior to arrival at the lodge. Ontario license can now be purchased easily online or at the bait shop in Nestor Falls. Licenses can be purchased at the lodge, but with satellite internet it can take a while some days pending weather. If you have any special dietary request please let us know when booking so we can be sure to accommodate your needs.

Purchase fishing license online.

Plan to be in Nestor Falls the night prior to your schedule flight to Delaney. We will email you 1-2 weeks prior with your approximate departure time of your charter flight with Nestor Falls Fly-In Out posts (located right off Hwy 61 near the tourist info building). Some guests choose to stay in International Falls, MN the night prior. If this is your plan, please allow ample time to cross the border and an hour travel time once you have crossed the border to drive to Nestor Falls, ON. Our flights generally leave in the morning between 7am-11am. If you have an early flight, we will provide breakfast on arrival.

Enjoy breakfast one last time in the main lodge. Once your luggage is packed, our guides will tag your bags and transport them to the dock to load on your float plane back to Nestor Falls, ON. Departing guests will board the float plane after arriving guests have deplaned. Departure times can range from 730am to 12pm. If you are returning home via commercial plane from International Falls, please do not book a return flight prior to 2pm. Some flights now with Delta require guests to overnight in International Falls on the return. There are many hotel options available in International Falls near the airport.

The U.S Customs & Border Patrol now requires that all U.S. citizens (adults and children) returning to the United States by land or air are required to present a valid passport or other documents as determined by the Department of Homeland Security (passport card). So bring your passport and another form of ID just in case. Citizens of other countries may require a visitor visa. Children may require a birth certificate, and/or written permission if traveling without their legal guardian.

For more information, please contact the Canada Border Service Agency or US Customs and Border Protection.

You can now check online to find out expected border wait times crossing the border here and here.

Delaney Lake Lodge is open from mid-May to mid to late September. Our lodge can accommodate up to 24 guests (30 for groups) at a time, so we recommend booking early to ensure best date options as many of our repeat guests book a year ahead. To reserve your fishing package, you may call 1-800-401-9281, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fill out the availability form.

A deposit of $500.00 USD is required to confirm your reservation (some packages or larger groups may require a larger deposit).

Your deposit will be credited toward the balance at checkout time, and final payment can be made by personal or traveler's check, cash, or credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Please note deposits are non-refundable; however, should you need to change dates within the same season your deposit will apply. Individuals cancelling with 45 days or less notice are responsible for the remaining balance of the trip. You are responsible for the balance of the trip based on the total number of days and people booked. No refunds given on party size reductions or early check outs. Should fuel prices take a sharp increase, a fuel surcharge may be added to the package price.

Tipping

Because so many guests have asked us about guidelines for tipping, we have put together some ranges for you. Please keep in mind these are only averages, and tipping should be based on the quality of service you received and it totally up to your discretion. Cash tips may be placed in envelopes and given directly to staff or to Chris or Jill for distribution. Please do not leave cash in the cabins. Tips may also be placed on your invoice at the time of your departure.

Average Tips Per Person

- Guide: $175-$225 per guest
- Chef: $30-$40 per guest
- Waitresses, Housekeepers, Dishes (3 girls total): $25-$35 per girl
- Dock Hand: $20-$25

If you tipped at the max of the average tipping guideline total tips would be $395 per guest and be about 15-20% of your package price.

 

Find Us

We are located on beautiful Delaney Lake located 65 air miles north of Nestor Falls, Ontario and 41 air miles north of Kenora, Ontario. We are a fly-in lodge only accessible by floatplane. We fly all guest in via Nestor Falls.

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