Dear sportsmen and friends,

Once again we find ourselves at the end of another successful year and, into the spirit of the Holiday Season, we wish to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our customers who, for the last 21 years, have trusted us.  We thank you for your support and wish you a Happy Holiday and a year filled with health, peace, love, happiness … and always lots of fish!                


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.


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!


We still have excellent dates for 2016.   Don’t wait any longer and make it a priority to reserve your trip.  Please remember to send in the required deposit of 200 $ or contact us to confirm your stay.  At the sport shows we will book any cabin not guaranteed by deposit.  Contact us for priority bookings and visit us at one of these 2016 shows: 

Montreal Outfitter Show – Palais des Congrès, Montréal                              Booth # 710-712-714             Jan 28 – 31

Great American Outdoor Show – PA Farm Show Complex HARRISBURG       Fishing Hall # 2612                February 6-14

Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show- Place Bonaventure, Montréal               Booth # 549                          February 18-21


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