The Old Doc’ Buggy

Posted by on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 6:51 am

In the mid 60’s Ignace Airways purchased a new 1965 Ford Econoline pickup truck.  Soon after it was aquired, it had a closeup encounter with a moose on the highway.  Rather than scrap a still good vehicle that happend to have some front end damage, the truck cab was cut off and the interior was removed.  The truck was now ...read more.

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The Bat House

Posted by on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 am

This original Metionga Lake cabin was not named after the caped crusader.  It actually had a fair population of bats.  I understand they did keep the mosquito population under control but it was quite the trade off.   You would have to be sure to sleep with either a fly swatter or a tennis racket within reach.

In the 90’s the ...read more.

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Beer batter

Posted by on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 6:29 am

Yes I do cook and have cooked a fair bit of fish.  When on the lake, shorelunch is one of the best places on earth to prepare and eat fresh walleye or northern.  I am often asked how I do my beer batter.  Here is my secret. When I do beer batter the secret to a light batter is lots ...read more.

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Dressed for success

Posted by on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:00 am

We can honestly say we don’t hire our staff for their fashion sense.  In fact I think we have had some very colorful people working for us over the years.

1987 seseganaga Fern

On the right is Fern our Seseganaga Lake camp attendant in 1987.  He was also our attendant at Metionga ...read more.

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1, 2 or …. 3

Posted by on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:53 am

Trip planning (or not) is almost half the fun in making a fly in fishing vacation memorable.  Some groups have several “meetings” over the winter to plan and others will leave the fun up to one guy.  As I do have a little experience in helping plan fly-in adventures, I will occasionally post a few tid-bits which may be of ...read more.

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Shows by the decades

Posted by on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:07 am

One of the best parts of this business lifestyle is the variation in our job as the year progresses.  In the summer we are fishing experts, bush pilots, and hosts.  In the winter we are sales people and office staff.

Sportshows have been a part of our life for the last 30 years.  We are are in Chicago on the ...read more.

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Some week long vacations last a lifetime

Posted by on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 7:09 am

“My best vacation/fishing trip ever!”

A quote we hear frequently at Ignace Outposts. Gather your friends and family. Step aboard one of our aircraft and fly to our fully equipped outposts. You add the excitement, anticipation, comradery and fishing expertise. Nature adds the beauty, great fishing, pristine lakes etc… which adds up to an easy understanding how Ignace Outposts is ...read more.

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Desktop calendar January 2015

Posted by on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 10:57 am

Water in all three states (liquid, vapour and solid) at the same time and place make for spectacular scenes. Perhaps you’d like to enjoy this one on your desktop this month.

Free desktop calendar January 2015

You can read more about this image and select from different screen resolutions at imagesofmybackyard.com

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