Alphabet Soup

Posted by on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 9:24 am

This past week we attended the 87th NOTO (Nature & Outdoor Tourism Ontario) Convention in partnership with TNO (Tourism Northern Ontario) in Thunder Bay Ontario.  It was beneficial to network and learn from colleagues, presenters and other attendees.   By the time the 4 day event was over however, we were looking for some tomato sauce to go with the alphagetti.

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Canada Day – Brrr..

Posted by on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7:01 am

Canada Day was July 1.  Normally we wear summer attire, battle mosquitos, host BBQs, view fireworks and sit around camp fires.  Yesterday we donned jackets, couldn’t find a mosquito, wished for a warm bowl of soup, cancelled fireworks and lit the wood stove in the house.  By supper time temperatures were a nasty 6 C (42 F) and dropping – ...read more.

Close but not quite

Posted by on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10:12 am

On June 5, I posted a picture of Tom’s northern from 2013 on Seseganaga Lake and his mission to catch another 50 incher.  He tried his best but came up a few inches short this year.  Tom had to settle for a 46 incher this year. 

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A valiant effort and the best part is the fish went back to ...read more.

Come prepared

Posted by on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 10:12 am

This season has already been one for the record books.  It began exceptionally late with water levels as high as we’ve ever seen.  Docks are underwater and rivers are flowing fast.  We seemed to go from winter to summer without spring and now the last few days we’ve seen more April weather with frost yesterday morning in some areas. 

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Let the fun begin

Posted by on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Getting camps ready is always a lot of work.  When we get behind, we end up recruiting outside help.  Pete and Pam are no strangers to our camps since Pete worked for us many moons ago, and over the years, he has brought Pam with him on several camp cleaning trips. 

Of course, after the work, I guy has ...read more.

on the other line…

Posted by on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:41 am

Today is the opening of Walleye season.  This year, we have been “iced out” so our start is just a little late.  BUT… since it is walleye season… I just may be out walleye fishing anytime between now and October.   I may not get to fish often, but when I do it will be with Ignace outposts and I will not be ...read more.