Average of 152 ratings as of Jul. 18, 2015
by justinl926 on Jul. 18, 2015
Always bites hereView on Map
I love fishing here! No bait no boat and still brought in 22 pike in about 3 hrs
by fishinmagician on Jul. 2, 2015
Planning on doing some fishing this weekend... Is the lake worth going to
by brucenasty27 on May. 31, 2015
New to fishing here in Alberta and Chestermere Lake was the second place I've tried fishing in. Here was my take when I went out on May 31st:
- People were awfully rude with their boats. I know its a lake and there is going to be boats and stuff everywhere, especially on the weekend, but to have people drive their boats through the area I was fishing, not once but twice was fairly upsetting.
- Snag city. My brother and I tried fishing in the north end of the lake towards the boat launch, and in the south end by the canal. Every cast I threw out with either my spoons or just a float and worm brought in weeds. I probably brought in enough weeds from 7am to 12:30pm to feed my family for a week.
It could very well be my set up as well.
- It could've been the day, I had a couple got hits on my spoon, but it didn't seem like anyone was catching anything, either at the north end or down by the canal.
The town was very nice as was the lake, I stood in it for pretty much every cast I threw out. If anyone has any pointers or tips for fishing this lake because I would definitely like to return.
by georgeOFtheJungle on May. 21, 2015
i got today a rainbow trout...everybody was wondering about that...the fist was quite big about 60 cm,,,i was happy with it.....the pike starts to bite very well twords the end of the night...this place makes a good place to fish...for catch and release
by HairyGreen on Apr. 26, 2015
A undefined Marker was added for Chestermere LakeView on Map
by fishingmagician on Mar. 13, 2015
not safe ice conditions....its all over folks 😭
by Houston1 on Mar. 13, 2015
Any ice left?
by fishingmagician on Mar. 9, 2015
how thick is the ice?
by whomadewho76 on Mar. 8, 2015
6 1/2 to 7 foot deep. caught 12 pike and missed 7.View on Map
Went yesterday sat.7/15 the morning was slow but around 11am the pike came alive. Caught 12 and lost 7. An extremely great day.was there from 7:30am to 4:00 pm.
by Cpj1990 on Mar. 1, 2015
Caught 3 missed 5 on the tip ups. Lots of good hard ice
by Cpj1990 on Feb. 28, 2015
Ice Report: 22 in
by SRG on Feb. 5, 2015
I will be going to the lake on Sat 07Feb2015. How can you get to the ice from the south, where do you park the vehicle. I saw access to the lake beside the canal on the google map, is ice safe?
by James r on Feb. 4, 2015
Had 7 hits on my tip up got 2 View on Map
Had 7 hits on my tip upView on Map
by Scottroddin on Jan. 25, 2015
Ice Report: 16 inSouth end
by Fishchub on Jan. 24, 2015
Lost my tackle box at south end of lake on Sunday jan 18 if anyone found please let me know. Thanks!!
by redneckgurl on Jan. 23, 2015
How thick is the ice ?
by nickmal47 on Jan. 20, 2015
Do you have to pay to fish here or is that just for the summer boat launch?
by Cyrus on Jan. 16, 2015
newbie here how thick is the ice ?
where do you guys park to access the south end of the lake ? might go tomorrow so any feedback would be greatly appreciated
by Tego on Jan. 15, 2015
Hey guys , how's the water quality any fish you would eat from there ?
by wangro on Jan. 15, 2015
Are vehicles allowed on the ice? Is it safe to drive vehicles under the bridge?
by whomadewho76 on Jan. 13, 2015
Pike 12-25 inches.View on Map
by Zeus87 on Jan. 13, 2015
I've fished here a few times over the last couple years that I've lived in the area and never seen a truck or hut on the ice only tents and lots of quads and snowmobiles. There is access from the marina to get them on the ice but I think it's safe to say they don't allow regular vehicles on the ice. Hope that helps chuck.
by Tego on Jan. 13, 2015
chuck28 i went there last sunday to che k it out i'm that familiar with chestermere lake i didn't see any trucks on the ice not sure if there's any access to get your truck on the ice , there were few people fishing didn't see any huts , just tents and lots of people quading and snowmobiling
by chuck 28 on Jan. 10, 2015
What were you catching did j have a hut out there
by Fishcraz on Jan. 10, 2015
Awesome day!!! All day action for the kids and pure enjoyment .
We were at the south end of the lake fishing about 6 - 10 ft of water. Ice thickness about 14" deep.
by chuck 28 on Jan. 6, 2015
Can u drive your truck on there with a hut and what is the ice thickness
by whomadewho76 on Jan. 5, 2015
Ice Report: 15 inSouth end of the lake
by Jball111 on Jan. 4, 2015
Went to the south end in about 10 feet of water. Fished the bait about 2 -4 feet below the ice water was very merky. Caught 3 pike. Biggest one was just under 30 inches. Good day over all
by Jumbo444 on Jan. 1, 2015
Try a foot or two from the top of the ice. Should pick up for you.
by Family fish on Dec. 28, 2014
Good ice fishing View on Map
Ice Report: 14 in"Family Fish" South end of the lake. Ice is black with some snow cover.
by iFish Guest on Dec. 28, 2014
Ice Report: 14 inSouth end. Quite slow for pike right now
by glayde on Dec. 26, 2014
Slow day 12" thick ice. Not alot happening. Used smelts.
by iFish Guest on Dec. 26, 2014
Ice Report: 12 inSlow day. Got one jack around 16-18" long , fishin smelts a foot off bottom.
by Walleye fly fisher on Dec. 21, 2014
Because it was a weather advisory, the ice is fine now
by Houston1 on Dec. 11, 2014
City of Chestemere recommends not to ice fish. It is on the city website.
by MattyO on Dec. 11, 2014
by Walleye fly fisher on Dec. 9, 2014
How thick was the ice
by MattyO on Dec. 7, 2014
Went out yesterday and caught 8 fish between 10am - 1pm. Largest was 4-5lbs. Fished the far south end of the lake.
by Zeus87 on Nov. 30, 2014
Went out for 5 hours today and caught 2 small pike. Very slow the 2 fish were the only bites I had all day. 8 -10 inches of ice everywhere I looked.
by Jball111 on Nov. 29, 2014
Ice Report: 7 in
by bowserblue on Nov. 29, 2014
Yeah I we t out this morning to check ice. Walked out like 200 feet. Drilling holes as I went .. didn't measure but about 8"
by MattyO on Nov. 24, 2014
So there is enough ice to be out there?
by Cement head on Nov. 15, 2014
Ice is on!!!!
6-1/2" black ice 85ft offshore
2 nice 3lbs in 1-1/2 hrs
by Ben fishes on Sep. 20, 2014
Lots of people.View on Map
To many people, dident catch anything.
by Mae on Jul. 31, 2014
Is this a public or private area to fish?
by WilSmith on Jul. 17, 2014
Caught no perch but lots of Pike.
Busy at times but had 10 Pike on single hook. Small but surprisingly aggressive and frequentView on Map
5 stars for taking first timers out to catch a Pike......almost guaranteed. North side of bridge.
Caught at least 10 small Pike a few days ago and 4 tonight. Had numerous nibbles on single hook fish like lure. Threw them all back but loved every minute of it.
by Wen on Jul. 9, 2014
A HotSpot Marker was added for Chestermere LakeView on Map
by vinnie on Jun. 24, 2014
was about 10 in. Nice keeper. Only if he went for the hook and I pulled him out the hole. Strangely enough you can still keep 10. Even though it's almost rare for people to catch them here on hook. There must be lot's of them, but they don't grow big. Become eaten by the pike before they even have a chance to grow. Then there's to many small ones that don't eat the stuff we offer. I believe there is to many pike in that lake.
Most of the perch are small and get eaten quickly. Although there is the odd big one caught. Had one come to the surface of the hole ice fishing close to shore about 7 years ago. Water was 2-3 feet. The fish followed the lure on it's way to the surface hole and went back down.
by lanee30 on Jun. 2, 2014
Caught 2 small pike this afternoon and looked like quite a few trout jumping on the outh end at the inlet of the canal.
by Best65 on Jun. 1, 2014
I ice fished it this year and did good. But teamster day was my first time with out ice.
by Houston1 on May. 31, 2014
Hey best, sorry you had a lousy time. Take know what they say about payback.. Have you ever caught anything there?
by Best65 on May. 31, 2014
To the guy out on the sea doo, I hope you know that you almost caused my pontoon boat to flip on me. Doing circles around me is just plain ignorant. I wasn't hurting anything by fishing. If you were trying to ruin someone's day. You succeeded. People like you are the ones who make it so people don't want to fish anymore. Too bad I couldn't find out your name....
by Keetz on May. 31, 2014
Always good for a fish. Bite close to shoreView on Map
by 8nnie on May. 31, 2014
Go south of lake chestermere. Been there again last night. Caught 3 big pike fish. Dont forget to bring mosquito repelant, i have lots of bite from them than pike.
by Driveby Fisher on May. 30, 2014
Floated around in my belly tube for about 2 hours dragging large streamers, didn't get a sniff, two other guys in pontoon boats out as well, didn't see them catch anything either. Nice day, sunny very little wind, fished by the public boat launch and just west of it, both sides of the lake.
by 8nnie on May. 30, 2014
been here 2 weeks back around 7pm-9:30pm we caught 7 pike.
by Coolstix on May. 26, 2014
Took my 5yr old out. He outfished me 2 to 1 His biggest was 61cm. 2 cm shy of a keeper. We had a lot of fun and tons of action
by mbruley on May. 25, 2014
Couple bites from some big pike, one jumped and got away, other broke my line.. Other than that three hours of not to much
by Jighead29 on May. 24, 2014
by Barracuda on May. 17, 2014
Fish bite extremely slow today, 4 hours 1 pike. Cold water temp 9 c and high wind probably factors.
by Best65 on May. 16, 2014
Any suggestions on how to fish pike with a fly?
by Fizzwidget on May. 14, 2014
Always catch something hereView on Map
by whomadewho76 on Mar. 5, 2014
Caught 8 pike and lost 12.you gotta know how to fish on this lake to be successful.
by Jumbo444 on Mar. 1, 2014
Bing bang boom!!!!!!!!
So wasted my day at chestamere. Same people but in bar would of been a better. Not bite none on camera.
by Fishing King2012 on Feb. 16, 2014
Hows the fishing here lately? Heading out tomorrow..Cant wait!
by Joethetroutslayerfishcatcher on Feb. 6, 2014
Can you drive on lake now feb 6 2014??
by whomadewho76 on Feb. 5, 2014
Went today at the south end of the lake by canal.caught 6 pike and lost about 15-16 others.really good right now . anchovies.
by Jumbo444 on Feb. 5, 2014
Was out yesterday. Me and my boy iced 8 or 9 decent pikes. Good times for sure.
by GoldenTrout22 on Jan. 29, 2014
Iced 9 pike yesterday at the south end of lake around 150-200 yards out in 5-7ft of water by the canal.
by iFish Guest on Jan. 28, 2014
Where about s are people fishing on the lake with deep enough water? I tried hallfway between boat launch and library and walked out about halfway and drilled multiple holes but was only getting maybe a foot of water under ice. Anyone ideas on location be helpful.
by GoldenTrout22 on Jan. 26, 2014
Iced another 10 pike today and missed a lot more. Kept moving around holes within a 50yard radius. Early morning they hit pretty good. After 12 o'clock I would see them on flasher looking at my bait and had to give a little jig action for a strike.
by GoldenTrout22 on Jan. 25, 2014
Iced 6 pike. Always have a fun time fishing hear
by Cpj1990 on Jan. 19, 2014
Where is the best place to get on to get to the south end of the lake?
by Jighead29 on Jan. 18, 2014
Worst lake ever caught nothing but pike
by Cement head on Jan. 18, 2014
Ice Report: 23 inSouth end, good action... Saw a perch on camera
by Ksabbs on Jan. 15, 2014
South end of lake. You will see all the holes. Use anchovies about one foot off the bottom. The take is really gentle let the fish bite. Good luck
by Fishing Newbie on Jan. 13, 2014
Looking to go out on Saturday. How's the fishing and ice? Heading out from Calgary, tips are greatly appreciated. I have never caught anything ice fishing. Hoping to change my luck.
by Ksabbs on Jan. 12, 2014
Good day caught four one keeper let all go. Lost three more all in about three hours south end on chovies.
by iFish Guest on Jan. 11, 2014
heading there tomorrow.any tips for a newbie in alberta.what they bite on.shrimp?jigs?worms?
by Zeus87 on Jan. 6, 2014
Does anyone have any idea where to catch perch here I've tried a couple times with no luck so far. I will be trying again on Saturday and any tips would be appreciated thanks
by iFish Guest on Jan. 5, 2014
6 pike in 2.5 hrs. No keepers.
by Zeus87 on Dec. 30, 2013
Went out on Sunday and pulled 3 out and missed another 3. Only 1 keeper though decent day on the lake but it got cold as the day went on even in the hut.
by GoldenTrout22 on Dec. 30, 2013
Lost wallet sun. 30th south side of lake. Contains sentimental items. PLEASE MSG me if you have any info. Thx
by iFish Guest on Dec. 29, 2013
What are you guys using for bait? I am from Manitoba and we can use live bait there, can you in Alberta?
by GoldenTrout22 on Dec. 28, 2013
Incredible day. Fished alone from 9 till 5 and iced nearly 20 pike!!!!! Even though we had a cold front blow in the pike were in shallow water.
by Family fish on Dec. 28, 2013
Several bites in a 3 hours, no fish pulled out though. Fun afternoon with the family.
by Swampdonkey on Dec. 22, 2013
Caught 7 today in a few hours, seem to be going after anything green or chartreuse.
by Hanzzy on Dec. 14, 2013
Ice Report: 16 inMiddle of the lake
by Cement head on Dec. 8, 2013
Slow morning bite , better in afternoon ... 4 on ice all around 20" and 1.5lbs
Ice Report: 17 inHard black ice , approx 8" snow cover
by iFish Guest on Dec. 7, 2013
how's the ice fishing?
by Cement head on Nov. 29, 2013
Ice Report: 9 in
by iFish Guest on Sep. 27, 2013
Caught one pike there. Little over 2 feet. Took 3 hours though. Fish weren't biting on the first 2 hours but then they started biting before I was about to leave!
by iFish Guest on Sep. 23, 2013
Caught 2 pikes at the southern canal entrance, 25 inches each.
by iFish Guest on Sep. 20, 2013
by Thegaddiman on Sep. 15, 2013
Went this morning for 1hr, C&R 4 smallish pike.
by JD-quarter-O on Sep. 12, 2013
by JD-quarter-O on Sep. 8, 2013
Caught 12 between a buddy and I with in two hours no keepers thoView on Map
Caught 7 pike in an hour and a half all were just shy of 24"View on Map
by iFish Guest on Sep. 7, 2013
Cought 9 pike and a pirch today I didn't think there was pirch in the lake anymore
by iFish Guest on Aug. 31, 2013
5 pike in one hour 3 legal 63-70 cm
by Armando on Aug. 19, 2013
It's easy to report those that are taking illegal fish. The report a poacher number is on the back of your license. Give them a call they are happy to hear from good people. I did and go a easy 400.00 and they lost all there gear and a nice big fine.
by iFish Guest on Aug. 10, 2013
Wow even with a boat the weeds are a little too much
by Fishing gal on Aug. 9, 2013
by Brazuca75 on Jul. 31, 2013
Fished from a kayak which helped, 9 pike, although no keepers, they are still fun. Weeds along the shallow are annoying.View on Map
A lot of weeds, still 9 pike on the north channel. Used a Rapala cranckbait, 1 to 2 feet depth. Had to keep it close to the surface because of weeds. Ok for 4hrs of fishing.
by iFish Guest on Jul. 9, 2013
If you don't have a boat is it worth trying here? Just getting into fishing with my kid now and would like to start out with some success hopefully to get him excited
by Viper on Jun. 15, 2013
9 pike in 3 hrsView on Map
by JonP on Jun. 6, 2013
I live a few blocks away and fish often, tons of easy to catch like in here.. Until the weeds grow out of control around the end of June. North canal is good until then. Just south of sandy beach is good as well
by iFish Guest on Jun. 4, 2013
Wonder there is any restric hours for evening fishing?
Is there any operation hours for chestermere LAKE????REALLY WANNA GO EVENING FISHING TO CATCH PIKES
by iFish Guest on Jun. 2, 2013
Caught a pike second cast where canal flows into lake, felt few nibbles after that. Got rained out. Seems promising
by A2theD on May. 20, 2013
There is an abundance of canoeing, kayaking, motor boating, jet skiing..and oddly enough bathing.. While fishing I did not notice any abundance of fish. Infact I didn't even get a nibble. Someone on the Ifish report said to fish under the bridge. Unfortunately there were kids chucking huge stones underneath - paying them $5.00 did the trick!
by iFish Guest on Feb. 24, 2013
Awesome day, caught 12 pike in a couple hours. Lots of missed opportunities as well, overall a great a day. Chestermere always seems to deliver!
by iFish Guest on Feb. 18, 2013
Great day of fishing!! caught 3 pike in 7 feet of water. seen one on the camera and 2-3 looking down our holes looking at the hook and missed them...... biggest was 4lbs. bigger ones we missed :( . the first pike hit my tip up with in 10 seconds of settin up my tip-up...did not even have time to stad up!!!! all and all great day! first time on that lake and catching pike
by Sherwin on Feb. 7, 2013
Are there actually perch in this lake?
by Burn on Jan. 20, 2013
Fished from 10 till 2pm in the derby, didn't catch anything, ice was 22"
by Syrinx on Jan. 19, 2013
Caught 3 pike yesterday from 11 to 3, not terrible.
by StoneFly on Jan. 5, 2013
Sorry south of sunset beach is what I should have typed
Most the activity on the lake is quads and snowmobiles, some people skating and the odd ice fisherman. Try just north of sunset beach, water gets daily deep past the weed line. I haven't ice fished by I can get non stop action out there in the summer
by Steve on Jan. 5, 2013
Are you allowed to drive a quad on chestermere lake to ice fish
by Thorn88 on Jan. 3, 2013
Ice is at about 16 inches
by Palmer44 on Dec. 29, 2012
Can anyone provide some info on where the best places to ice fish on this lake are?
by Weeds on Jul. 9, 2012
The lake is so full of weeds you have to clean prop out everytime you move boat.For 40 bucks a boat they should have the weeds clear. Nothing but weeds caught there in the last 2 days
by Curtisargao on Jul. 8, 2012
Do you have to pay to fish here ?
by Je on Jun. 3, 2012
GeT there before they open then its free
by gipper on May. 24, 2012
I have a 12' aluminum with a 10hp motor. I can carry my boat to launch it.... do I have to pay $40?
by Kold on May. 24, 2012
Water is up. Launch is open.
$40 a boat to launch. Or free if you live in Chestermere and registered with City Hall.
More info http://chestermere.ca/enjoying_chestermere/boat_launch_and_water_levels
by Lovetofish on Mar. 3, 2012
by bob on Feb. 7, 2012
Hello, I have never fished this lake and I would like to go out this weekend with my daughter. Where should I go and what do I need to use? I don't have my girl that often and would like to have some success. anything would help
by Fisher404040 on Feb. 3, 2012
I got 13 under the bridge View on Map
by Driveby fisher on Jan. 22, 2012
Tried fishing it on January 21st, the south end was busy with about half dozen ice sheds and another 4 groups scattered about. Went to the park and fire dept. access on the east side and tried to drill a couple of holes there. Drilled 3 holes, first one about 100 yards from shore and hit mud and rocks, second one about 200 yards from shore and it as about 6 inches of water after the ice and the third hole was about 250 yards from shore and there about a foot of water after the ice. This part of the lake is suppose to the the deep part. pretty much a waste of time, and I chipped my blades on my auger
by Dryrush on Dec. 29, 2011
About 11" last weekend
by Outofcontrol23 on Dec. 28, 2011
Anyone know ice depth?
by hunterdogfish on Oct. 31, 2011
I fish this lake every summer small pike but lots of them! Great lake to take kids they have lots of fun as the pike love to bite the will catch fish. 5 stars for a catch and release lake.
by Hunterdogfish on Oct. 31, 2011
by Rickard on Sep. 20, 2011
Was out sunday got 8 pike, the water was clear and clean,weeds wern't to bad Was a good day
by Russia on Jul. 10, 2011
Good for pike in canals on overcast days
by Oldskool on Jun. 8, 2011
It's good spot if u have a boat.
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