1948 or 2008?

Posted by on Friday, October 10, 2008 at 7:38 am

At two of our outpost camps we have camp attendants. Joe our camp attendant at Seseganaga Lake was caught doing his laundry on his cabin deck. When you spend the summer “in the bush” you make do without some of our modern conveniences. Joe has a ringer washer to do his laundry. It works well. Looking at a picture like ...read more.

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Son-in-law or not…

Posted by on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 7:32 am

While visiting from BC, my son-in-law Scott wanted to catch a ride to our Flindt Lake cabin last weekend to exercise his walleye muscles. Living on the west coast offers him limited walleye exercising time. I capitulated to his request but reminded him of how empty the wood shed often is at this time of year.

Knowing his next walleye ...read more.

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Things are wrapping up already

Posted by on Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 8:18 am

As our fishing parties phase out for the season and with hunters coming soon, we start shutting down camps and facilities not needed for the rest of the season.

Water systems are drained, and boats are pulled and turned for winter. We fly out all our motors for winter maintenance and/or replacement if needed.

Metionga Lake boats ...read more.


Tying one on

Posted by on Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 7:53 am

Another segment of our how it’s done series.

This boat is being flown from our Gamble Lake camp to Seseganaga Lake.

All our boats are flown into the lakes with the Otter. This is how it is done. The boat is tied onto the side of the Otter. We use Herc straps however ropes are sometimes used. Making sure the ...read more.

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Office with a view

Posted by on Monday, September 15, 2008 at 7:54 am

I know guys who spend their whole career chasing the prestigious corner office. Personally I gave that up years ago. I prefer the front office, left seat, a few thousand feet up. It’s nothing fancy, no coffee delivered, the seat is slightly uncomfortable, no executive bathroom but the view is perfect.

One of the best parts of my ...read more.

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