Assiniboine River

The Assiniboine River originates in Porcupine Hills, SK and meanders south through much of western Manitoba where is eventually flows into the Red River at the Forks in Winnipeg. Angling opportunities exist throughout this historic trade route at the many bridges, crossings, and parks throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In the Parkland Area, one of the most popular fishing destinations is on the Assiniboine River is below the Shellmouth Dam at Lake of the Prairies. At this spot, features include ample parking, non-modern washrooms and a filleting station. The most popular species include walleye, northern pike, yellow perch, sucker, common carp, rock bass, channel catfish, and mooneye. On occasion there are instances of other species showing up at this location including lake sturgeon.


From Roblin, travel south 35km on HWY 83 to PR 482. Travel west on PR 482 approximately 11km to the Shellmouth Dam. On your left, a switch-back gravel road will bring you down to the fishing area below the dam.


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