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Experience the authentic experience of ice fishing in Saguenay

With hundreds of fishing huts installed each winter, the Anse-à-Benjamin and Grande-Baie sites are transformed into veritable fishing villages on ice.

 

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Upcoming events

22
February

Festi-Frette

The Festi-Frette 2020 will take place on February 21 and 22! Centre-ville La Baie will soon announce the full program, including evening shows. Stay tuned! In the meantime, Contact Nature is revealing the schedule of activities for Saturday February 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on...
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Ice fishing villages
22
February

Fatbike Fjord hike (Festi-Frette)

Contact Nature presents the Fatbike Fjord Hike! Departure from Anse-à-Benjamin ice village on Saturday February 22 at 1 p.m. (Loop to the cruise lodge). 5 km round trip. $ 25 + taxes with equipment rental (limited places) $ 10 + tax if you have your equipment Online registration required. No...
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Ice fishing villages
29
February

Ice Carnival 2020

Take part in the 2020 edition of the Ice Carnival of Grande-Baie ice fishing village on Saturday February 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Atmosphere and entertainment with DJ Introduction to ice fishing Dog sledding Treasure hunt Makeup for children Storyteller around the fire...
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Ice fishing villages

News

What’s new in the villages-on-ice?
16 January 2020

Beginning of Snow Removal from Ice Fishing Villages!

Snow removal operations officially started today! Snow removal is authorized on the entire Grande-Baie site and is partially authorized on the Anse-à-Benjamin site. Last measures for the village of Grande Baie: Average of 12.5 inches for groundfish streets Average of 10.75 inches for Éperlan street Last measures for the village of Anse-à-Benjamin: Average of 11.75 […]
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16 January 2020

Information on the Opening of the Ice Villages of La Baie

Contact Nature is currently analyzing the security level of ice fishing villages by considering the overall situation of the Saguenay. Discussions are underway with the Coast Guard, the Ice Operations Center, the Englobe firm and the Saguenay engineering service to ensure that the villages on ice are sufficiently safe. Contact Nature will communicate the embarkation […]
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9 January 2020

Festi-Frette 2020

The Festi-Frette 2020 will take place on February 21 and 22! Centre-ville La Baie will soon announce the full program, including evening shows. Stay tuned! In the meantime, Contact Nature is revealing the schedule of activities for Saturday February 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Anse-à-Benjamin ice : Fatbike initiation and Fjord hike […]
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