No Net Northern

Posted by on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 12:19 pm

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Great catch and story to go with it:

“Our group of four loaded up our gear and went out on Little Metionga at the top of the falls.  No sooner did we get there, we started catching fish nearly every cast.  All of a sudden Zach has a large northern pike on and screams to Derek “Get the ...read more.

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Beginner’s luck?

Posted by on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:08 am

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“We just landed at camp and we figured we’d get our lines wet and put a few fish in the boat at the lower falls by Metionga camp.  At this point, Jake is somewhat new to open water fishing so he and I were going over a few basics on the gear and how to feel the lures, ...read more.

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Black Beauty

Posted by on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

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.

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Spring 2015 e-newsletter

Posted by on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2:09 pm

We just sent out our spring update by email. If you haven’t received it either you haven’t subscribed, it went to your spam folder or we have incorrect information. Use the sign up box at the bottom of the page or contact us to get you on the list.

In the meantime, you can check it out here.

Newsletter

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4 Seasons in 4 days

Posted by on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7:04 am

Opening weekend is always an adventure!  For the first time I have a guest blogger to give a first hand account of “life in the great white north”.  And for those in that one big country in the world which does not use the metric system – 80 to 100 mm of rain is about 3 to 4 inches.

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Walleye Opener 2015

Posted by on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 8:22 am

Walleye season is open and what better way to celibrate than fresh “walleye bite” appies.

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The best way to eat walleye are to eat them fresh.  These nuggets were swimming mear moments before being called for supper.

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Passing the Torch

Posted by on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:46 pm

Joey has been our camp attendant at Metionga Lake for the past few years.  Joey has moved on to a new job and Ted is taking over at Metionga.  Many will know Ted as our dockhand here in Ignace last summer.   Joey flew in with Ted today to met to pass on a bit of first hand knowledge and ...read more.

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Heating up

Posted by on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 4:08 pm

1993 Seseganaga Lake forest fire

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.

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