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.
Two fishing trips are available:
  • Full Day Guided Fishing (7 hrs. minimum) Includes lunch
  • Half Day Guided Fishing (4 hrs. minimum)
All of our guided fishing trips are only bookable at the Maligne Lake boathouse or by phoning: 780-852-3370. Reservations and a deposit may be required.
4 to 7 Hours
from $200.00
per person
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Hours & Rates

Hours & Rates

2016 Departure Times
May 21 – Sep 30
Half-Day Charter (4 Hours) 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
Full-Day Charter (7 Hours) 8:00 AM

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. 
2016 Rates
Half-Day Charter Fishing $350.00 per person single
  $200.00 per person (2 or more)
Full-Day Charter Fishing $425.00 per person single
  $250.00 per person (2 or more)

  • 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 to the bridge across the Athabasca river to the right, take the left fork from the end of the bridge and follow the Maligne Road 48 km to Maligne Lake.  Follow the parking signs to three free parking areas and then the walkway through the forest to Maligne Lake, ticket office, boathouse and 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.


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