A Bad Day of Fishing?

Posted by on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:58 am

Besides running our own fly in business Ignace Outposts we operate Ignace Airways as a charter air service.  This means we also fly for others.  One group of avid anglers from Wisconsin have a club which has several of their own cabins.  One of these cabins is on Bell Lake.

The last fishing party we usually fly at the end of ...read more.

Un-natural environment

Posted by on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 5:22 pm

This bird is all dressed up and has no place to go.  In early May, the Beaver and his airplane friends start getting a little anxious to begin flying anglers into our remote lakes for a little fishing vacation.  It is a working aircraft and it wants to work. 


Today it sits with the snow banks but ...read more.

April 20/2013

Posted by on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 10:28 am

This morning we took the dog out for a walk.  This was our thermometer reading!


I really think someone needs to rethink this global warming thing.  My suggestion: we stop fighting it and try to sign up for some more.

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How it is Done

Posted by on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:46 am

As many are aware, we are one of the few fly-in outpost camp operators that still endeavour to have ice in our ice houses for our guests in the summer.   This is just another service we offer our guests. 

In Ignace ice is cheap.  In the bush, in July or August,  it is worth more than gold. 

The ...read more.

Simple fish recipes

Posted by on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I have a fondness towards walleye.  Eating tasty, well prepared walleye is high on my list of preferred activities.  I also like to cook.  Combining these activities makes for a pleasurable meal.

Recently, at a sport show, I was treated to some very tasty and well prepared walleye.  Starla Batzko from Starla’s Seasonings and Dips, www.ilovedip.com was doing a presentation on ...read more.

Feb desktop calendar

Posted by on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Karen has put up her Feb desktop calendar.  You will find the various sizes here .


Feb is still in the middle of our winter.  This morning I woke to –36C (temp – not wind chill).  No matter what temperature scale you use, this is getting close to “rather cold”.  After the dog insisted on his normal walk, (he ...read more.

Moose Hunt with Backwoodstv.com

Posted by on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 7:48 pm

Backwoods TV was up at our camp on Metionga Lake last fall to film a fly-in archery moose hunt. The episode they shot is going to be aired this week on the Sportsman Channel. Watch for it if you are interested in an archery moose hunt. Joey, our camp attendant on Metionga guided Dan to a successful kill. You can ...read more.