Ontario Fishing Lodge Location & Weather
Wenasaga Lodge is located north of the Minnesota border in Ontario, Canada and is conveniently located only eight miles outside the town of Ear Falls. The map below shows how to reach us from the border at International Falls, Minnesota. The map shows a general depiction of some major roadways but please feel free to call us for directions and assistance.
Driving Directions to our Lodge
We are located 200 miles north of International Falls, Minnesota. After you cross the border into Canada, take highway #11 east. Approximately 20 miles east of the customs area, take the left turn on #502. There are no services for more than 100 miles on this road, so please judge your fuel capacity accordingly. Drive to the end of #502 and turn right to Dryden. When you reach highway #17, turn left to Vermilion Bay. Turn right at Vermilion Bay on #105 and proceed to the town of Ear Falls.
In Ear Falls, turn right on Hwy 657 (Gold Pines Road). Drive about 1.5 miles and turn left on Wenasaga Road. Proceed to South Bay Road and turn left. Proceed approximately 5 miles and you will find sign for Wenasaga Lodge located on the right side of the road. Turn right at the sign and you’ve arrived.
Ear Falls, Ontario Canada
Ear Falls is approximately 8 miles from Wenasaga Lodge. It’s a small town that offers a challenging 9 hole golf course, a nice museum and clean public beach. Amenities include several gas/convenience stores, two grocery stores, hardware and souvenir shops, a liquor store and a post office.
Visit the official website for Ear Falls, Ontario.
As you may know, the weather varies from day to day in Canada. Here is the current weather at Red Lake, which is near Ear Falls. And here are the current and predicted weather conditions at Ear Falls.
Canadian Regulations and Customs
These are some links to Canadian customs sites. For complete information about Canadian customs and regulations contact the nearest Canadian Consulate or Embassy in your country.
- Border Crossing Resource – Informative guide on things to know before crossing the border into Ontario
- Order Fishing Licenses Online – Now you can order fishing licenses in advance of your trip
- Customs and What you Can Bring – A lengthy list from the Canada Border Services Agency
NOTE: Canadian customs were known to confiscate potatoes at the border; however, you are now allowed to bring up to 10 pounds of potatoes per person.