Q1: Where are you guys located and how do i find you?

A1: We are located on the East side of Lake Wpg, Balsam Bay Harbour.

Q2: How far out on the lake are you and how do i get out there?
A2: Please check out our facebook page for where the shacks are located on the lake. You will need to provide YOUR OWN transportation to the shacks.  TRUCKS and 4WD/AWD SUV's only is what we recommend, and of course sleds and quads. We would advise against brining a car onto the lake unless there is very little snow. This is a very large lake with wind so we do have drifting so we encourage sleds/quads/trucks/Suv's.
Q3: Whats the process and how do i book a shack?
A3:  a) Call the office 204-406-5586  b) book it through facebook site by sending a message and your request. c) via this website on contact us part of page, fill out the form and your date(s) .  Please do not get ahold of us until AFTER you have looked on the homepage and looked which dates are remaining.
Q4: How do i do a book a shack, and how much do i bring at the start of the day?
A4:  Its $125.00 rental fee  via e-transfer to book your shack. Shacks must be paid for in full no exceptions to be considered booked. We do not have first come first serve, only customers that have pre paid in full are booked. PLEASE CALL BEFORE SENDING ANY MONEY as you will require info on where to send it.  PAYPAL we charge $5.00 service fee for that so your fee would be $130.00.  PRE PAYING IN FULL is used to BOOK A SHACK, and this is the only way it will be confirmed.   Information is on the CONTACT US tab of our wepage on how to send the money.
Q5: Are bookings refunded if i have paid and decide to change my mind?
A5:   Before you call and book with us be sure thats the date you wish to go. We have a large number of people calling and booking and we do not switch dates once booked. So please be sure of your date, and pre pay the full amount and you are booked. Refunds will be granted on a case by case basis. 

Q6: Do you provide bathrooms or porta potties?

A6: Although we do not provide them, there are 2 Porta potties that are at the entrance point  just before you get onto the ice

Q7: What are your fishing hours, and when can we come out? Will you be out there?

A7: Open 8:00am-5pm. You can come out 8:00am or anytime after that, if you are going to be late please call ahead so we dont start your propane for hours until you arrive. Yes we will be out there to assign your shack  and signature for application.

Q8: Can i smoke inside the shack?

A8: We prefer you smoke outside to keep our shacks clean

Q9: What other things do i need to know about what i can do or not do inside the shack?

A9:  There is NO fish cleaning of any kind, No sunflower seeds or chewing tobacco, peanuts. You will need to clean up after yourself at the end of the fishing day, please take your garbage home as well as there is no garbage pick up in the town here thank you. Please leave the scoop pails inside the shack at the end of the day, do not take them home

Q10: Can i bring my dog?

A10: Yes you are allowed, as long as there is no damage to the internal parts of the shack and the pet is maintained and kept within your shack or close proximity on a leash. Same rules, please clean up any mess made by your dog by the shacks.

Q11: Are there cooking stoves inside the shack?

A11: No sorry we do not provide any cooking stoves. You are welcome to bring your own coleman stoves and cooking appliances.

Q12: How deep is the water, how thick is the ice, u catching fish? How often you moving the shacks?

A12: These answers change constantly, best place to find those answers sign up and follow our facebook page at lakewinnipegicefishingshackrentals.  We update that page daily with fishing reports along with other useful info, and from time to time free giveaways.

Q13: Can i walk out to the shacks?

A13: We would advise against it, but do so at your own risk, we are not responsible for you getting to and from the shacks and would encourage a vehicle (truck/suv)

Q14: Do you rent out fishing gear?

A14: We do rent fishing rods for $10.00/rod for the day.  The rod comes with one lure attached to it.  We do not rent out anything else.

Q15: Do I need an auger? Do you drill holes outside?

A15: You can certainly bring your own auger.  We do not drill any other holes beside the 6 inside the shack. 

Q16: Are the 8x8 shacks the only ones you can rent out?

A16: We also have a 8x12 shack that holds between 6-7 persons comfortably, 7 hole shack, heat and holes included for $225.00 for the day. That has to be booked through the owner, and call the office for further details.

Q17: I'm from out of town, where do i stay, do you provide sleeping accomodations or sleeper shacks?

A17: Please look at ACCOMMODATIONS portion of website, some suggestions are listed there.  We Do Not provide any sleeping accomodations, and we do not have any sleeper shacks.  The night bite on Lake Winnipeg has always been poor just to let everyone know, and that hasn't changed.

Hope this helps fill in some of your questions you have thought about or may have.