Bear's Den Lodge rentals are 16 foot and 14 foot Lund & Nadan aluminum V-hull boats with matching 25, 20 and 15 HP. Mercury and Yamaha outboard motors.

  • Boats are equipped with:
  • Cushioned swivel seats for your added comfort
  • M.O.T. approved life preservers
  • 1 Anchor per boat
  • Paddles
  • Safety kit
  • Fish measuring tape with slot limits
  • Additional equipment for rent or purchase at the Bear's Den Tackle & Gift Shop:
  • Depth-fish finders
  • Trolling motors (transom mount)
  • Canoes
  • Bait - Worms
  • Ice – twice the ice for half the price!
  • Rods & reels
  • Handmade fishing lures & tackle
  • Bear's Den Lodge custom clothing
  • French River Maps, detailed for only $2.00
  • Groceries - basic food & snacks
  • Extra boat rental fishing information:
  • Boats do not have running lights and are used by guests after dark at their own risk
  • Gas & oil refills are also available for those renting our equipment at Bear's Den Lodge dock.
  • Floating bait buckets and landing nets are available upon request at no additional charge.
  • All French River rental equipment is maintained in top condition and serviced daily.
  • A certified scale is available at Bear's Den Lodge Tackle Shop to weigh your trophy fish.
  • Boat side safety check lists are done for those renting without a motorized boat-operator license
  • Assistance is available for the safe handling and operation of the equipment
  • Renters assume all damages incurred
  • Are you going camping in the French River Provincial Park? We offer boat rentals to campers in the French River Delta
French River Provincial Park, Backcountry Camping Boat Rentals AVAILABLE!

Your hosts, Art & Brenda Barefoot

Bear's Den Lodge

2870J Hartley Bay Rd.
Alban, Ont. P0M 1A0
Tel: (705) 857-2757

Winter Address:

124 Shagbark Rd.
Alum Bank, PA 15521
Tel: (814) 839-2443

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