We were doing some reminiscing with members of former owner Donald Jorgenson who were here to celebrate his life and times in Ignace. Don passed away February 22, 2015 just two months after his brother, Gerald who started the Ignace Airways in the late 50’s and sold it to Don in 1972. Don and his son, Don Jr, ran it for about ...read more.
A long time guest sent this note. “I bought this pole and reel combination the first year I started fishing in Canada. It’s about 45 years old. The reel has been rebuilt 3 times and the pole once. I couldn’t even count the Northern and Walleyes I caught with this. My kids said they are going to fight over it ...read more.
In 1993 a lightning strike started a forest fire just east of our Seseganaga Lake cabin #2.
The 2015 season is starting out with very dry conditions. The fire hazard is high. Today we expecting some rain but it will be coming in thunderstorm with very high winds.
Check out the Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Situation website to see what is currently burning where....read more.
As we up graded cabins over the last 30 years, an invisible part of the job was getting rid of the old cabins. The new cabins were built and then the old cabins were removed from the site. Of course the easist and most efficient method of removing an old cabin was in the winter with a match.read more.
It is not often that our aircraft get to be on wheels. In 1993 when we had our Beaver painted, it was flown on wheels from Ignace to Cambridge Minnesota by Randy and Brad. It was painted the yellow we recognize it today and then flown back to be put back on floats. I think the aircraft is more comfortable ...read more.
Doing the “little” things is what sets Ignace Outposts apart from the rest of the pack. Over our thirty years in Ignace we’ve done lots of “little” things. In 2003 we had hunters on Hilltop Lake who upset their boat while returning to the cabin with their trophy moose on board. The moose, the antlers, and much of their gear ...read more.
Many think our job is the best in the world. I do agree. But it is not without hard work. Sometimes near the end of the day the couch becomes a place to recharge.
Many will remeber Keith and BJ. Both worked hard while here and continue to do so with their lives away from Ignace.
Keith (on ...read more.
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.