Guided Fishing Trips at Maligne Lake

Maligne Lake boasts the best guided fishing experience that Jasper National Park has to offer. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout and eastern brook trout and the fishing is abundant and challenging. 
Maligne Lake guided fishing tours include transportation to and from all Jasper hotels and all necessary equipment for a day of fishing with a professional, licensed guide.
All boats are fully equipped with everything you’ll need; including rods, reels, tackle, and modern fish tracking equipment to help locate the fish. Mountain Park fishing licenses are available at the historic Curly Phillips boat house.
Most popular fishing trips available:
  • Full Day Guided Fishing (7 hrs. minimum includes lunch)
  • Half Day Guided Fishing (4 hrs. minimum)

*NEW* fishing experiences for 2017:

  • Learn to Fly Fish on Maligne River (2-3 hrs). An exciting introduction to fly fishing for first timers.
  • Beyond the Narrows (10 hrs includes lunch). Go beyond Spirit Island for a full day fishing adventure!

Reservations are made online or by phoning 1-866-606-6700. A deposit may be required.
4 to 7 Hours
from $199.00
per person
Your Rating
Overall Rating
Hours & Rates

Hours & Rates

2017 Departure Times
Jun 3 – Sep 30
Half-Day Charter (4 Hours) 8:00 AM, 3:00 PM
Full-Day Charter (7 Hours) 8:00 AM
Beyond the Narrows (10 Hours) 8:00 AM

Jul 30 – Season end
Learn to Fly Fish (3 Hours) 8:00 AM, 3:00 PM

Dock Arrival
Maligne Lake Cruise & Fishing Charters are located in the boathouse at Malgine Lake. We are located 48 km (30 miles) from the town of Jasper, about a 1 hour drive. Please plan to be at the boathouse 15 minutes prior to your charter fishing departure time. 
2017 Rates
Half-Day Charter Fishing $349.00 per person single
  $199.00 per person (2 or more)
Full-Day Charter Fishing $499.00 per person single
  $299.00 per person (2 or more)
Half-Day Learn to Fly Fish $249.00 per person single
  $129.00 per person (2 persons)
Beyond the Narrows $649.00 per person single
  $359.00 per person (2 persons)

  • Children must be accompanied by full paying adult; No children under 5.
  • Rates are subject to GST and are quoted in Canadian funds. VISA, MasterCard, American Express accepted with reservations, Direct Debit at time of purchase.
  • Reservations are required to guarantee fishing charters.
  • Fishing Permits must be purchased before charter fishing trip.   
  • Click here for more information on Parks Canada fishing regulations.
  • Lunch is included in full-day fishing, with water included in half-day fishing
  • 48 hours notice is required for cancellations to avoid cancellation charges.

Getting Here

Driving Distance
Jasper, Alberta 48 km 1 hour
Banff, Alberta 335 km 5 hours
Lake Louise, Alberta 280 km 4.5 hours
Edmonton, Alberta 403 km 5 hours
Calgary, Alberta 460 km 6.5 hours
Vancouver, BC 840 km 9.5 hours

Note: Drive times are based on direct travel routes and exclude stop times for sightseeing.

GPS Coordinates
Driving here in a car with GPS? Enter the following coordinates into your GPS unit: Latitude 52°72.864 N and Longitude -117°64.082 W.
Directions to Maligne Lake
From the east end of the town site of Jasper, follow highway 16 east for 3 km and take the turnoff for Maligne Lake Road to the right, proceed over the iron bridge across the Athabasca river, stay left at the fork in the road and then proceed for 48 km until you arrive at Maligne Lake. Watch for “animal jam” slowdowns. When you reach the Maligne Lake area the first public parking lot is to the left. After parking, follow the short trail through a grove of trees to Maligne Lake, the ticket office, boathouse, Day Lodge, and the Historic Chalet.

No car? No worries!

Explore Rockies Tours provides the Explore Jasper sightseeing tour from Jasper Townsite to Maligne Lake on a luxury motorcoach; exploring and giving insightful commentary about the history, geology and ecology of the region. Stop to photograph the stunning scenery and wildlife with stops at Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and the Athabasca Lookout.


What are you waiting for?