Lac du male is defined as a North-West part of the Gouin reservoir. Fishing activities are subject to Quebec province regulations and to the Wild Life Community Area management (WCA). This organisation ensure that regulation is followed. Patrols are frequent and officers are sworn in to
issue statement of offense to those who failed to the regulation.
Fishermen must have and hold at all time in boats a provincial fishing license and the access right from WCA both sold at the main seaplane base.
Canadian resident must hold a Pleasure Craft Operator card. We supply mandatory safety equipment kit contained in the orange yellow holder fixed in the boat.
Our sixteen (16) foot aluminium boats are powered by Mercury four stroke 15 hp. Two swivel seats per boat are safely fixed to the bench.
Our cabins are fully housekeeping equipped. Each one has a bathroom with shower. Heating is provided by an oil burner, Secondary lightning and oven are propane powered equipments, the refrigerator and main lightning power is provided by a central generator running from 6 am to 10 pm.
Water is not potable. We recommend do bring a minimum to save weight in the aircraft and buy additional needs once on the site. The care taker will complete your order as well as different kind of sweet liquors (Pops) Beer can be ordered in advance and it will be on the site at your arrival.
The knowledge of Quebec fishing regulation is important. It is available on the internet by visiting Quebec government site MFFP fishing regulations. Our care taker can supply information once on the site. Gouin reservoir walleye limit is eight (8). The size range of the fish kept must be within 32 to 47 CM. Northern Pike limit is 10 without any length range but we recommend to return trophies back to their natural habitat once pictures are taken.
It is forbidden to use bait fish dead or alive on the Gouin reservoir. Worms and leech are mostly used as lures. Worms only are on sale at the main seaplane base and at lac du Male.
We hardly recommend to judiciously prepare your gear to stay in the allowed aircraft 100 pounds weight limit per passenger. Being overweight is not an offense in itself but keep in mind there will be a reasonable additional billing.