Chesterfield Inlet guarantees fishing trip of a lifetime to several fishing spots. You’ll find arctic char, and lake trout. Local outfitters, or guides can arrange a daytrip fishing, not to be forgotten. In addition, Trans Canada Trail goes through this northern trail.
Fish in a river, troll on the waters of Hudson Bay, go ice fishing or cast from the shore. Expect to catch arctic grayling, lake trout, white fish, cod, or char. The Arctic char fishing is best done on frozen lakes April or May, and June or August along coast. The Outfitters can take you on a package tour to fishing sites on shore or fishing lake. In summer, arrange boat day trip or ATV trail to cast lake trout or arctic char. Visitors or adventurers explore this area by canoe or kayak. Small planes or helicopters can be arranged on charter summer or fall, weather permitting. In summer, arm yourself against mosquitoes.
The fishing licence, or to register commercial licence contact Conservation Officer, Department of Environment, Government of Nunavut 1-(867) 898-9130.
Chesterfield Inlet is home to large healthy herd of tundra caribou. There is an opportunity for a successful hunt to be added to record book of trophy. Outpost camps often located different areas along the coast. These camps or day trips are accessible boat trip or ATV trail near Chesterfield Inlet or various areas of outpost guides, tourism outfitters, or tour operators. Trek scenery of tundra landscape, or immerse hospitality of Inuit culture or the history. Caribou tags sport hunt must be issued by Conservation Officer for licence big game guides, or tourism outfitters. Sport hunting licence must be obtained from Conservation Officer, Department of Environment. Caribou sport hunt begin August 15, and close June 30 of every season.
Plan your visit before trail hiking, canoe, or kayak. Trekkers or visitors can inquire wildlife information before trail outing or hiking. The wildlife or marine mammals contact Aqigiq Hunters Trappers Association 1-(867) 898-9063, or Conservation Officer, Department of Environment 1-(867) 898-9130.
The sport outfitter licence, travel, or tourism licence contact Conservation Officer, Department of Environment, Government of Nunavut 1-(867) 898-9130.
The Outfitters/ Guides can organize
- wildlife site seeing adventures
- hiking on the tundra
- day-long sports fishing & camp; hunting expeditions
- visits with local carvers
- boating trips or eco-tour
- atv day trips
- kayak trips
- dog team sled day trip
The Tourism Outfitters/ Guides, or Dog-Team Day trip
- The accommodations contact Tangmavik Hotel/Inns North Toll-Free 1-(888) 866-6784 (Reservation), or 1-(867) 898-9975 (Manager).
- The Bed & Breakfast (Chesterfield Inlet Holding Corporation) 1-(867) 898-9292 (Reservation).
- The Dog Team Day trip or rate contact Dog Team Guide.
The Tourism Outfitter or Guides contact Hamlet of Chesterfield Inlet, Community Economic Development Officer 1-(867) 898-4603. The Tourism Outfitter licence, or permit visit Department of Economic Development & Transportation.