The Beaver and me

Posted by on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 8:01 am

In one month’s time on Aug 16, 2017 the de Havilland Beaver will celebrate its 70th anniversary!

It’s hard for me to imagine a day without a bright yellow piston Beaver on floats at my front door.

De Havilland (DHC-2) Beaver C-GZBR and I go way back; all the way to my arrival home, at birth, from the hospital. ...read more.

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On assignment

Posted by on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 6:32 am

Check flights often include more than a casual visit to an outpost.  Besides regular duties such as checking on guests, facilities, fuel and propane supplies and maintenance, additional staff might ride along to update photos and do the little things such as measure the cabins for curtains.

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2007 storm remembered

Posted by on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 7:50 am

On the morning of June 26, 2007 a severe storm rolled over Ignace causing extensive damage to property. Thankfully, there were no injuries.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunset storm

Posted by on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7:45 am

When you have some valuable equipment tied to the dock outside your home, you tend to keep your eye on the sky (and the weather radar!)

Sunday evening, we noticed a line of heavy rain headed our way and went out to check that lines on the aircraft were secure.

After the rain and winds passed, the sun peeked out ...read more.

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Staff Shuffle

Posted by on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 4:11 pm

TEAM

Over the years we have seen some very good staff come and then eventually move on.  Change is a constant in our lives.  This year we mark the moving on of a long time team member.

Joe at Ses has retired as camp attendant. Joe ran this camp for us for 8 seasons and did an awesome job ensuring ...read more.

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Reel Simple Baked Walleye

Posted by on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you are tired of heavy oily deep fried walleye, try this simple baked walleye.

Ingredients

4 walleye fillets 6 – 8 tablespoons of butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/3 cup of fresh mushrooms 2 – 3 tablespoons finely chopped onions.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Dip fish in melted butter, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Place fish ...read more.
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Fly-in fly fishing

Posted by on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 10:05 am

When describing our business, there’s often confusion about the ‘fly’ part. We have seaplanes to ferry anglers to remote outpost cabins thus fly in. Fly fishing is a very small part of the angling opportunities we offer. Most of our guests jig or troll with great success for abundant northern and walleye in our outposts lakes. Occasionally we get some serious ...read more.

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Check the expiry date

Posted by on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 2:18 pm

US-passport

A valid passport is required to reenter the States after your Canadian fishing adventure.   

It is 10 years since the United States implemented the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.  This required all travellers, U.S. citizens and foreign nationals alike, including children to present a passport or other acceptable document that denotes identity and citizenship when ...read more.

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