Nothing makes an outpost trip more unbearable than a few doing all the work while others who may be used to 24-7 maid and butler service sit about and complain that their beverages are not cold. While at camp, it is best if everyone has assigned jobs. This part of the planning is usually fun and best done as a ...read more.
Author Archives: Brad Greaves
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.
Every one of our camps has a BBQ or two. They all have gas grills and good old style wood or charcoal grills. Steak, in my opinion, tastes best when done on wood or charcoal. The problem with most urban outdoor cooks is a lack of patience. When cooking with wood or charcoal patience is key, especially while waiting for ...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.
One thing I’ve learned about a fly in trip:
Never run out of bacon!...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.
Finding partners to go fishing at Ignace Outposts is not a daunting task. You might be suprised who may say “sure” and join you on a fly in adventure.read more.