They do exist. They aren’t easy to see but with the right sense of adventure, the proper equipment and a fly rod in hand, you too can bear witness to a fish that most every angler has on their bucket list – arctic grayling!
Northern Canada has aspects of its geography considered virgin. That said, today “remote” is extremely accessible, which opens up entire watersheds to anglers looking for a unique adventure. Milton Lake in Northern Saskatchewan is well known as a trophy northern pike and lake trout fishery from spring through fall. Here, there are also incredible opportunities to access grayling, these “unicorns of the north”, in untouched and pristine waters.
Read Mark Melnyck’s article on his trip north to catch these elusive fish by clicking on our magazine page: