This job I have is unique. Day to day is a guess as to what will be on my agenda. I wouldn’t change it for anything! I can be a pilot, a marketer, an office worker, a paper shuffler, a listening ear, a handyman, a painter, a salesman, a blogger, a fisherman, and the list goes on. One thing I ...read more.
The Beaver is known for its blunt nose. Without its engine it is even more blunt (if that is a proper term). We had the engine removed to fix a bearing problem and it will soon be returned to the aircraft and will be ready to go as good as new this spring....read more.
During the summer months, we have hundreds of guests drive to Ignace to experience the great Ontario wilderness and abundant fisheries. The highway through this part of the country is mostly two lanes and we often share the roadway with moose and tractor trailers.
During the winter months we have another thing to deal with. Moose don’t hibernate so ...read more.
The last loads are always a mix. As we empty and shut down the camps for another winter, we get all the left over garbage, motors, and other assorted items out.
The last week we fought some nasty fall weather getting our hunters and their moose out of the bush. Today was picture perfect for ...read more.
The Joe and Randy log cabin repair team ventured to Gamble lake to replace a rotten log on the log cabin. This type of job requires time and a little know how. Joe has the skills and patience and with Randy they make a formidable team.
There is still another day’s work to be done fitting the ...read more.
This time of year we not only continue with hunters, there is no shortage of other work to be done too. Hunters don’t want us making noise while they are hunting so we service the camps and pick up moose only when required. We try to focus our work efforts at lakes other than where hunters are or here around ...read more.
Even at Seseganaga Lake our camp manager Joe has a little office. We call it the phone booth and I know for a fact he spends very little time there. Everyday about 7 AM, I get a “Everything’s OK” check in call and unless Joe has a list if things needed at camp, the conversation is over quickly. Joe is ...read more.
Most folks get Labour Day off. Not in the outfitting business! And yes that is how it is spelt in Canada.
I have no shortage of “buddies” who are willing to help me with my camp work. Of course, they do take a moment or two to catch supper, but generally they are good workers. Since I am rather ...read more.