ENHANCED SLOT SIZE LIMIT FOR WALLEYES AT LAKE HÉBERT
Beginning in 2016 the 4 walleyes kept will have to be between 14,5 to 21 inches (37 to 53 cm); measurement is the whole lenght of the fish and not taken at the V in the tail.
TRANSPORTING WALLEYE FILLETS
From lake Hébert and also out of Gouin Reservoir, the walleyes kept must be transported whole or in fillets with the skin wholly intact which means that the fillets have to stay attached by the tail. This is to permit identification of the walleye species and to establish total length. For more info on the new regulation we invite you to visit our Government web site.
BATHYMETRIC CHART OF LAKE HÉBERT
Bathymetric chart of lake Hébert (once open, activate "SonarCharts" button on the lower left corner of your screen) is available for portable sonar and GPS at NAVIONICS+. The app also exists for smartphones and tablets under "Navionics-Boating U.S.&Canada" at the app store or Google Play store . Make sure that your tablet is 3G capable for satellite reception. The HD version is recommended for tablets.
AIR TAMARAC BUYS MULTIPLE SCOTT BUSHMAN CANOES AND OFFERS NEW LAKES, NEW TYPE OF FISHING
for trophy northern pike on small lakes close to our cabins around Gouin Reservoir. For fly fishing -Oh! what a great sport!- (or even spin fishing), we will offer at no extra charge hike-to lakes through 20-minute trails leading to catch and release lakes for a unique new experience on waters never fished before 2016. The 14" canoes we bought will offer a non-motorized activity that will satisfy the more adventurous.
BEWARE: A NEW REGULATION FOR FISHING GOUIN RESERVOIR !
Since March 2016 the regulation has been amended and the walleyes kept will now have to be within a slot of 32-47 centimeters (13-18,5 inches). As a result there is also a new rule for transporting walleyes: they must be transported whole or in fillets with the skin wholly intact which means that the fillets have to stay attached by the tail. This is to permit identification of the walleye species and to establish total length. For more info on the new regulation we invite you to visit our Government web site;
RESERVE YOUR 2016 FISHING TRIP
We still have excellent dates for 2016. Don’t wait any longer and make it a priority to reserve your trip. Contact us for any questions at email@example.com or toll free line 1-877-222-1298. It will always be our pleasure to help you organize a most memorable trip! And remember that : MONEY EXCHANGE IS GOOD FOR U.S. GUESTS !!!
WHAT’S NEW FOR 2016
In 2016 our focus will be on the construction of new fish house at each of our places on Gouin Reservoir. These practical shelters will be very much liked at the time of filleting your fish ... usually prime mosquito time! These facilities are already available at Lake Hébert. In 2016 we will also be testing a new more standard like toilet system based on composting and if the results are conclusive, we will install these toilets in 2017 at all our locations. And to give you even more comfort, we also agreed that it was time in 2016 to replace all obsolete mattresses ;)
We are also proud to announce that for 2016 our guests will continue to be automatically covered for the duration of their stay by Air Medic’s medical evacuation insurance by helicopter in case of emergency. Now that’s a big plus!
2015 IN REVIEW
As announced on our Facebook page, in the spring our seaplanes arrived in Clova early on Monday May 4, which meant that right on Tuesday our teams were hard at work on Gouin to prepare the season.
Although the opening date for the 2015 fishing season was set early by regulation, we still redid Saraana #14 cabin with a new kitchen, Saraana River #17 with new windows and a porch and Mattawa #46 with a new kitchen and partitions for bedrooms. But due to a lack of time, the outside of cabin #46 at Mattawa Bay was finally redone only in August.
Follow these changes on our Facebook page and also check for recently added photos of our cottages on the website. We are very proud of the work done and the overall quality of improvements to our facilities over the last few years. Wait to see what’s next!
With a new AirMedic agreement in hand (medical evacuation insurance by helicopter included for free in your package in case of emergency), we also built small helipads in 2015 for each of our 18 cabins.
And at the end of May, in order to improve your safety and overall experience upon arrival and departure, we changed our large main dock at the seaplane base in Clova for a new one. Oh what a welcome improvement!
The 2015 story of our fishery was written by an extremely cold winter which had the ground freeze down to unparalleled depth. Thereafter the water temperatures stayed so cold in the spring that fishing remained challenging in June. It is the groups fishing July and August who were granted with the best success. But despite that fact, it’s still in 2015 that we harvested by average the largest walleyes. And that is saying a lot because it was our 21st season and our fishery is constantly improving. Several trophies were released; enjoy lots of happy pictures in our brochure, on our website and also on our Facebook page.
With a superior fishing experience, combined with newly renovated cabins, good aluminum boats equipped with brand new motors every year, satellite phone at each camp site and a young, dynamic and personalized service, AIR TAMARAC is more than ever a must for every serious fisherman looking for the best walleye and northern pike fly-in fishing trip.