UNGAVA BIG RED CHAR FISHING

 

QUEBEC

FROM 10 250 $ CAD / 7 330 € / 7 811 $ US

Valid until 2/09/2017

Privately guided 6 nights

From Montreal

Guaranteed departure from 2 participants max. 6

Here is an unparalleled fishing trip to Arctic Quebec – Nunavik. Experience the beautiful autumn foliage on the tundra, the colourful auroras borealis and the Ungava’s big red arctic char. From late August through mid-September the rivers on the East coast of Ungava are stacked with big red arctic char. Fly-out every day by floatplane and fish in rivers which are among the most pristine on the planet.

View the video: RED CHAR RELEASE IN NUNAVIK

Added Features of Rapid Lake Lodge

– Guaranteed departures from two (2) participants maximum of six (6)

– Variety of fishing grounds

– Daily excursions by seaplane

– Meals providing a taste of Nunavik cuisine

– Early booking discount on some dates (please check with us)

Price per person, triple occupancy, 7 days / 6 nights,  from 10 250 $ CAD / 7 330 € / 7 811 $ US (plus tax).
Our Price Includes:
  • >Round-trip jet flight between Montreal and Kuujjuaq
  • >Round-trip flight between Kuujjuaq and Rapid Lake
  • >Group information meeting with your tour guide from Day 1 to Day 7
  • >Guided fishing excursions by floatplane with a pilot-guide who speaks French and English
  • >Accommodations at Rapid Lake Lodge in cosy private cabin with showers and hot water
  • >Full board including dinner on the first day up to breakfast on the last day
  • >Our outstanding Ungava-style hors d’œuvres
  • >Snacks and beverages between meals
  • >Preparation, freezing and packaging of your catch
  • >Ice service
  • >Free access to Wi-Fi
Not included:

Optional activities – can be added on request, personal gear, alcoholic drinks, provincial fishing licenses*, taxes, tipping at your discretion (international standard 100-200$ CAD / pers./ week).

*May be purchased at the camp

Further detailed tax info is available in the “Rates” section. http://www.rapidlake.com/en/francais-tarifs/

 
Trip Profile

DEPARTURES: Montreal

FLIGHT TIME: about 3 hours
PACE: moderate
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 2 min, 6 max
TOUR GUIDE: experienced pilot-guide who speaks French and English

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION: floatplane and motorized boat

SMALL GROUPS SUPPLÉMENT: If the group consists of only 2 participants: + 2600 $ CAD TTC / person

DATES 2017 (7 days / 6 nights):

2017, August 27-September 2 complete

2017, September 2-8 in progress

The states of booking fluctuate according to the options, the cancellations and the inscriptions.

These legends are not contractual but communicated for information purposes.

 

Trip Highlights

TRIP INTO THE WILDERNESS

– Immense wilderness region of lakes and rivers

– Exceptional fishing on little-known rivers

TRIP MEMORIES

– Pristine waters

-The schools of red char

-The aurora borealis

-The autumn tundra colors

-Savouring the day’s catch cooked over a wood-burning fire

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Montreal – Kuujjuaq – Rapid Lake. † Upon arrival at Rapid Lake, the manager-owner will welcome you with a cocktail, followed by the emission of fishing license and a presentation of your upcoming itinerary. In the afternoon, you are free to fish. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

Day 2 and 3: Fly-out fishing at the Baudoncourt River. † Early morning fly-out to the Baudoncourt River where we will fish the big red char in the middle part of the river. Get ready for epic battles before you can take in your hands this beautiful brightly colored fish. At night, watch the aurora borealis. Overnight stay at the Lodge and Labrador tea tasting.

Day 4 and 5: Fly-out fishing at the Sapukkait River. † After one hour and a quarter of flying time over the impressive coastal landscape of Ungava Bay, we drop our lines in the Sapukkait River. Renowned for its big red chars Sapukkait is a real fly fishermen’s paradise.
Here sight fishing and accuracy will be crucial to try to measure up to these magnificent fish and combative. Overnight stay at the Lodge and Labrador tea tasting.

Day 6: Fly-out fishing of your choice. † Take advantage of this last day to fish for the brook trout, lake trout or if you prefer return to  arctic char fishing. At night, watch the aurora borealis. Overnight stay at the Lodge and Labrador tea tasting.

Day 7: Return Trip. Breakfast at the Lodge.

Keep in Mind

The suggested tour is a general example and may be modified upon request. Bushland flights are often subject to last-minute changes depending on weather conditions, in which case the itinerary will be adapted to the best possible alternative. 2% discount for payment by cheque.

 

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Rapid Lake Lodge is situated in Arctic Quebec 1,400 km North of Montreal / 150 km south-east of Kuujjuaq. The Ungava Bay is less than one hour and a quarter of flight time North of Rapid Lake. This region is particularly renowned for its uncountable rivers.