Totem Resorts – A Perfect Blend of Luxury & Adventure!

Over 80 years of proud tradition... built on inspiration and family dreams.


Totem Resorts is a 5 Star rated fishing lodge, nestled in the heart of the Lake of the Woods that boasts three gorgeous Lodges and our exclusive French Portage Outpost. Being the only 5 Star rated lodges in all of North-Western Ontario, you can rest assured that you and your entire family will have a fantastic time! 


Totem Lodge – A World Class Destination

Totem Lodge is our largest property, with all private cabin accommodation. Each cabin has lake views, outdoor deck, kitchenette and air conditioning. We have cabins that can accommodate 2 – 20 people. Totem Lodge boasts a large dining room with panoramic lake views, amazing meals and is great for large groups and families alike. Totem Lodge has white sand beaches, an outdoor fire pit right on the beach, diving platform, paddle board and kayak. The Main Lodge offers upscale casual fine dining, bar and lounges with amazing views, games rooms with a pool table and shuffleboard for the kids and hot tub on the communal deck.


Yellow Bird Lodge – A Diamond in the Rough

Yellowbird Lodge is our most exclusive property. It boasts beautiful lake views, a combination of lodge, chalet and cabin accommodation and delicious gourmet meals cooked fresh each day by our talented chef! The atmosphere is casual and upscale. Choose from the elegance of the Chalet, the comfort and convenience of the Lodge or the privacy of a cabin. With its more exclusive atmosphere, Yellowbird Lodge is perfect for corporate events, weddings and conferences. This location is great for those looking for luxury and to be pampered.


Wiley Point Lodge – Affordable Luxury in The Wilderness

Nestled in the heart of Lake of the Woods, Wiley Point Lodge is the epitome of deluxe wilderness lodges, it is our boat access only property. Wiley is known for its rustic 5-star luxury in the wilderness. The Main Lodge downstairs bar is fully stocked, with shuffle board, pool table, air hockey, darts, Wi-Fi connection and a 60” flat screen Satellite TV. The fishing is phenomenal, right outside your doorstep! This area of Lake of the Woods is world famous for the HUGE Muskie’s and Northern Pike; Walleye and Bass are also in great abundance in the vicinity! The Main Lodge offers a gym, sauna, games room and store right on site.


French Portage Outpost – A 5 Star Nature Adventure

A true nature retreat! Hidden away, deep in Lake of the Woods, French Portage Outpost is the perfect getaway for the avid outdoor enthusiast or nature lover. Although remote, French Portage is well equipped with all of the comforts of home. This 2-bedroom, 10-bed cabin features a modern 3-piece bath, full kitchen, BBQ, lake view deck, fire pit and private dock. Trophy hunting and fishing are right outside your door. This is what Lake of the Woods is all about! Perfect for those who truly want to feel the peace and serenity of nature on Lake of the Woods.



Fishing on Lake of the Woods

Lake of the Woods is Canada’s premier fishing destination!  This is the place where the big fish lurk and there are many trophies waiting to be caught. A very limited number of lakes provide the species variety of fresh water fish and amazing angling opportunities like Lake of the Woods does. With over 14,000 islands and 65,000 miles of shoreline, anglers can experience first class fishing for Muskie, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Crappie, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Walleye and Lake Trout!


Totem Resorts – 2015 Fishing Hall of Fame

Just a few of MANY trophy fish caught here at Totem Resorts on Lake of the Woods in the 2015 season!



Guided Fishing: 

Most of our guides have been fishing and living right here on Lake of the Woods their entire lives – so they know all the secret spots where those trophy fish love to hangout!  Our experienced, professional fishing guides can take you to the very best fishing spots in the area, whether you are looking for some fun trolling for Walleye with the kids, or chasing a monster Muskie! 


Shore lunch:

Each day of guided fishing here at Totem Resorts can include our famous Shore lunch! Sit back on your own private island on the lake while your guide cooks your freshly caught Walleye over an open fire with our famous potato hash, baked beans and all the trimmings! This is an awesome Canadian experience you’ll never forget!



Weddings, Conferences & Corporate Events

If you are looking to connect with your co-workers, impress your new customers or engage in a memorable bonding experience, Totem Resorts is just the place to achieve that! Whether you are looking to get out on the boat and bond over a beverage and big fish or trade your bland white walls for a lovely woodsy backdrop for your annual sales meeting, Totem Resorts has everything you need. With the capacity to host groups as small as 2 or as large as 225, we will build a custom vacation for you and your group with our wide range of activities and services!  We also provide a number of “extras” for your group, from opening and closing receptions, fishing competitions complete with trophies to customized meal plans! There is nothing we won’t do for you!


Say “I Do” in the rustic elegance and charm of Lake of the Woods. Our natural surroundings provide a spectacular backdrop full of beauty, serenity and enchantment, sure to make memories that last a lifetime. Totem Resorts offers the convenience of accommodation, ceremony and reception all on one location. We also offer great honeymoon retreats!


Our Boats:

All our boats here at Totem Lodge are custom made from indestructible Ropalene and come fully equipped with all necessary safety equipment, life jackets, nets, paddles, fish finders, GPS, graph, VHF radio, live wells, all boat gas, live bait and rod holders.


19.5’ Triumph Cruisers:

Equipped with new 135HO hp Evinrude E-TEC motors, 9.8hp trolling motor, all necessary safety equipment, fully canopy tops, side curtains and front windshield, and comfortable swivel bucket seats. There is an experienced and knowledgeable guide provided for each day of fishing on board the Triumph Cruiser.

17.5’ Triumph Outfitters:

Equipped with 50hp Evinrude E-TEC motors, all necessary safety equipment and comfortable swivel bucket seats. These boats can fit 4 guests, or 3 guests plus a guide. Guide services are optional.


Portages & Fly Outs

Let us fly or portage you to a remote lake and fish where very few have ever been! The fish are huge and plentiful, the scenery is pristine and the experience is one you will talk about for years! We offer portages to our own private remote lakes that only Totem Resorts guests can fish on. For a flyout, you will be picked up right on our docks by your own personal float place and will view Lake of the Woods from a whole new perspective.




This course boasts a 180 degree of beautiful Lake of the Woods. Each hole has been expertly carved out to challenge even some of the most experienced golfers.  From water hazards to sand traps, to teeing off from an island onto mainland, this course is unlike anything you have experienced.

Other Adventures Await: Hunting, Skeet Shooting, Hiking Trails, Paddle boarding, Kayaking, Canoeing, Eco Tours and more!


Housekeeping Cabin Rentals

These packages include accommodation and daily maid service.  Come stay with us in one of our luxurious lakefront cabins with all the comforts of home! Our housekeeping cabins come fully equipped with all the necessary utilities for cooking – a full kitchen and a BBQ if required.



To begin planning your next Canadian excursion, visit our Adventure Match to find the perfect lodge to suit your personal fishing or hunting preferences.


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