Dogtooth Lake Resort is a family-fishing resort that rents cabins, boats and motors, and sells bait and gas. The Lake is known for its trophy walleyes, but it has many other species — including giant smallmouth bass.
Big walleye are caught year round here. The only thing that changes are fish location and the tactics used from shallow to deeper water. Year after years the lodge averages well over 100 walleyes over seven pounds or more — with a 95-percent release rate.
Dogtooth Lake has 6,200 acres of clear, clean water and 167 miles of shoreline. It connects to Kilvert Lake with 2450 acres of water and 42 miles of shoreline. The two lakes are connected by a short creek which is easily navigated by most boats and is very scenic. Both lakes are home to walleyes, northern pike, smallmouths, lake trout, splake (cross between a speckle trout and lake trout), crappie, perch and whitefish.
Located in the heart of the Precambrian Shield, these lakes have very irregular shoreline with large rock outcroppings treed with pine, birch and poplar. The lake depths are varied with large feeding areas of 4 to 7 feet, channels of 10 to 30 feet and numerous areas of reefs and drop-offs that reach 120 feet or more.
Cabins range from two bedroom to four, three piece baths, fully furnished, electric heat in all units, air conditioning in most units, carpeted and are supplied with dishes, pots and pans, cutlery, toaster, coffee maker, linens and towels. They are clean and spacious, with electric refrigerator and stove, and propane grill. You can park your vehicle at the backdoor and the docks are visible from each cabin. The cabins also provide satellite TV, WiFi, and drinking water. The fish cleaning house is supplied with freezer paper, plastic bags and extra freezer space to store your catch.
For those who prefer to be on thier own they also offer a secluded outposts on Dogtooth Lake. It features two bedrooms, equipped kitchen, living\dining room, indoor shower, outdoor plumbing and fish house. There is a small sleeping cabin as well as propane grill and fish cooker. For the ultimate Canadian experience, they have an outpost on Direct Lake, which is an hour drive north from the main resort. The cabin sleeps 8 and the lake features walleye, smallmouth bass and northern.
Al Lindner Loves DogTooth Lake
During late July and August there is an excellent blueberry crop to be picked. Make sure you bring your best pancake and muffin recipe.
For added fun, off the boathouse we have a water slide and jumping platform, swim dock and floating dock with diving board. There is a half court basketball net and beach volleyball for anyone who is feeling competitive. Also, our kayaks are free for our renters to use at their convenience.
The city of Kenora is only 15 miles away where there are a good variety of souvenir shops, restaurants and two 18 hole golf courses; Kenora Golf Country Club and Beauty Bay. We are right next door to Rushing River Provincial Park which has spectacular rapids, sand beaches, playground and hiking trails.
It’s well worth taking a day and spending it there, accessible either by boat or car.