Camp Information

Everything you need to know – From what to bring, to Canadian border crossing information.

We want you to be informed about what you’ll encounter on your trip to Obabikon Bay Camp, including what to bring as well as what to expect when crossing the Canadian border.


Canada is nearby and accessible, but has a number of border crossing regulations travelers should be aware of. Crossing the border is a smooth procedure if you’re able to follow these instructions and border-patrol directions. Bookmark this page for when you come up north. If you need further information, give Canada Customs a call at 1-800-461-9999.

Citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States need a drivers license and birth certificate or proof of citizenship (passport) to enter Canada. ALL persons over the age of 18 are required to have passports to re-enter the United States.

What to Bring

Here is what to bring to Obabikon Bay Camp – This gear checklist will give you the essentials you should bring: From fishing gear and equipment to clothing for any season, food and beverages, camera, film, insect repellent, personal toilet items, snacks, and cooler. Learn more about what to bring.

Location and Directions

The closest point of entry into Canada is through Baudette, Minnesota which brings you to Rainy River, Ontario. From Rainy River take highway 11 east to Sleeman (approx. 10 miles) then turn north on highway 621 and drive approximately 32 miles to the landing located at Gill’s Morson Marina at Hanson Bay.

Lake of the Woods Fishing Map

Our Navionics Web API allows Obabikon Bay Camp guests and Lake of the Woods visitors to see the terrain and contours of Lake of the Woods. This mapping feature includes SonarCharts™ HD bathymetry, which is a map featuring extraordinary bottom contour detail.

Monthly Fishing Patterns

Historic Obabikon Bay Camp provides excellent accommodations for your Canadian fishing adventure on world-famous Lake of the Woods. Whether you are looking for a leisurely angling vacation on Canada’s most beautiful lake, or want to fish hard for trophies from dawn to dark, we have the information to help you this season.




Plan Your Next Canadian Adventure.

Amason’s Obabikon is Your Gateway to Northwest Ontario

Summer Address

Obabikon Bay
Sleeman, ON P0W1M0

We welcome any inquiries, suggestions, and comments. It would be our pleasure to host you in Northwest Ontario.

(618) 322-4759

Winter Address

1674 Gladys Lane
Centralia, IL 62801

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Contact Info
  • Jared Amason
  • Obabikon Bay Camp
  • Winter Months:
    1674 Gladys Lane
    Centralia, IL 62801

    Summer Months
    Obabikon Bay
    Sleeman, ON P0W1M0
  • (618) 322-4759