Northwest Ontario
Fishing, Hunting & Travel Map


FLY-IN to our many remote Outpost Camps to hunt & Fish * Modern Cabins (1 per lake) * New motors and Equipment * Fall Bear Hunts * Trophy Fishing * 1 day Fishing Trips * # of Catch/Release lakes * Fall Moose Hunts * Operating Otter/Beaver/Cesna Aircraft.

Welcome to Wilderness Air Escapes in beautiful Northern Ontario, Canada! If you want to get back to nature, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll fly you to your own remote outpost camp, where you’ll experience the Canadian wilderness like never before. Stay in one of our deluxe outpost cabins, and get a premium view of some of the most beautiful scenery around. Imagine the sound of loons calling on sparkling clear waters, that clean fresh air and the smell of pine… did we mention we’ve got some of the best fishing and hunting Canada has to offer? For Canadians it’s sanctity, for Americans, a friendly home away from home. Whether you’re here for the first time or back for more, check us out. We can’t wait to help you to release your inner outdoors!

We offer more than just breathtaking destinations and out of this world fishing. We create the vacation of a lifetime for you, so we take care of all the details, from shopping for your groceries to the inside scoop on best bait. And we know the accommodations of a fishing expedition can make or break your holiday. At Wilderness Air, our cabins and amenities set the scene and provide everything you need to create unforgettable memories.

Wilderness Air Escapes specializes in making your angler dreams come true. With crystal clear pristine water, stunning vistas with no signs of civilization, and only the call of loons to punctuate the silence, you’ll wile away the hours pulling in trophy fish that have never seen a lure.

Remote Fishing Trips

With access to more than 25 untouched lakes, we can create your ultimate fishing fantasy. Choose from conservation limit or catch and release lakes (keep conservation limit to eat but no take home fish) and let us know what species gets your heart racing. We’ve got it all, including northern pike, muskie, smallmouth bass, trout, perch and walleye. And if a day trip to paradise just isn’t enough, we’ll raise the stakes and drop you off for a once-in-a-lifetime extended stay. Our camping packages offer legendary fishing by day and an otherworldly experience at night. You’ll never forget sleeping under an infinite blanket of stars in Northwestern Ontario, where the silence is deafening.

Wilderness air fishing
Wilderness air fishing
Wilderness air fishing

Contact Info

Phone: 807-227-5473

Fax: 807-227-5475

Box 83

Vermilion Bay, ON P0V 2V0




You get the best of both worlds at Wilderness Air! We are easily accessible by major airlines and located close to major centers, so you’ll have no problems getting here. You can fly Northwest Airline into Kenora, Ontario, or International Falls, MN. We will provide floatplane or ground transportation to Wilderness Air from the airport.

By Road

From the Minnesota/Ontario border at International Falls, turn east on Hwy. 11 and then north on Hwy. 502 to Dryden. Turn west on Hwy. 17 to Vermilion Bay, then turn north on Hwy. 647 and, 3/4 of a mile up the road, you will find Wilderness Air. An alternate route would be to take Hwy. 71 north and then Hwy. 17 east to Vermilion Bay.
Road Mileages To Vermilion Bay
Fort Frances:160 mi – 2.5 hrs
Duluth, MN: 320 mi – 5 hrs
Minneapolis, MN: 470 mi – 8 hrs
Milwaukee, WI: 710 mi – 12 hrs
Chicago, IL: 800 mi – 13 hrs
Des Moines, IA: 720 mi – 12 hrs

By Private Plane

Clear customs at Fort Frances, Ontario, and 90 air miles straight north is Vermilion Bay. The airport is two miles north of town.

For airport pick-up, simply call us at (807) 227-5473 or 1-800-760-0924, before leaving Fort Frances. Call us Air Freq. 130.7 When you make your reservation we will ensure that you have all the information you need to find us easily.


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