TROPHY FISHING

At it's finest.

Nick-named “water wolf,” the aggressive northern pike is an exhilarating catch for the fisherman who enjoys hard fights and fast action. Our secluded lake produces a thriving... Read More

Anglers enjoy the skill (and luck) it takes to land the challenging and sometimes elusive smallmouth bass. There’s not a more exhilarating fight than... 

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For anglers who enjoy trolling or jigging, or for the pike and bass fishermen who enjoy a change-up in fishing techniques, lake trout fishing at Pine Cliff offers... Read More

Big Sandy Lake anglers love to happen upon a yellow perch for a fun change-up in fishing experiences. If you hook up with one, you’ll likely catch a lot more... Read More

Fishing for lake whitefish adds a nice change of pace to the Pine Cliff Lodge fishing experience. Anglers typically jig or troll for whitefish and the more lines in the water, the better... Read More

There’s not a more invigorating feeling than watching a vicious monster pike strike at the top of the water. Or seeing a smallmouth bass bull-rush a popper and hearing the drag of the reel scream after a hookset... Read More

CONSERVATION PRACTICES

At Pine Cliff, we practice conservation in order to protect fish populations for generations to come, as well as the valuable resource we have in Big Sandy Lake. For those looking to keep fish, possession limits are listed below. 

REGULAR LICENSE
  • Northern Pike: 4 in possession under 27.5" | 27.5" and over are catch and release only

  • Smallmouth Bass: catch and release only

  • Lake Trout: 2 in possession – 1 under 22" and 1 any size        

  • Perch: 50 in possession

  • Whitefish: 12 in possession

conservation LICENSE
  • Northern Pike: 2 in possession under 27.5" | 27.5" and over are catch and release only

  • Smallmouth Bass: catch and release only

  • Lake Trout: 1 in possession, any size       

  • Perch: 25 in possession

  • Whitefish: 6 in possession

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Northern Pike

Smallmouth Bass

Lake Trout

Yellow Perch

Whitefish