Ontario is found almost six hundred kilometers north of Toronto, in the northeastern part of the province of Ontario. Although the population is small at around 400 people, Gogama is known for its outstanding outdoor activities, and unrivaled fishing locations.
Accessible by railway, automobile, and float plane, Gogama is considered part of the community of Sudbury. Getting its name from the Ojibway word for jumping fish, Gogama has a rich heritage of fishing, particularly on Lake Miniskawa.
In 1917 Arthur L’Abbe settled the area although history has shown there was a native trading post in the area as early as the early 1700s. The Canadian Northern Railway spent significant time in the area from 1911 to 1914 and discovered the amazing natural resources. When the Post Office opened in 1919 development began and forestry has been the main industry although tourism is beginning to become an important industry recently.
Minisinakwa Lake Sitting along the shores of Lake Minisinakwa, Gogama offers spectacular fishing for walleye, northern pick, whitefish, bass, and perch. Locals and visitors alike fish year round and the lake is very accessible. With boats, tackle, and professional guide services available, all you have to do is get yourself to Gogama and let the fishing begin.