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Cinnamon/blonde bear taken! Plus more

The last 2 weeks have been excellent bear hunting. Pete Hohn and Dez Weber each arrowed nice bear and made it easy on us making perfect shots. Pete’s had a nice white patch on it, perfect for a full body mount. They saw a few other bear but had some weather issues to begin theContinue Reading

Aug.25 Huge Cinnamon bear hitting !!!

Check out our trail cam pics of the 2 cinnamon bear we have hitting our baits. One is a True Giant bear, easy over 400 pounds, possibly quite a bit more. The other is a nice shooter that anyone should be happy with. On the picture the date is wrong for the bigger of theContinue Reading

August 4

The Joe and Jennifer Becherer family just flew away today and we’re gonna miss them. They drove all the way from Texas to come to Atikwa lake lodge and they did real well. Joe, Jennifer and 5 boys all caught their limits, did real well on walleye in Old camp lake and saw and caughtContinue Reading


Bear are finally coming to the baits regularly and have some nice ones coming in. Blueberry crop is only moderate this year so that helps. Starting some new baits tomorrow for a test and will have some more coming up. Todd

Braided line. A scam on the North American fisherman

FISH CAN SEE LINE! The new fishing  lines all the tackle places sell today, ie spider wire, triple braid, etc are not necessary. They are made to pull 8 pound bass out of heavy cover, or cast for large northern and musky. But most people have them on ALL their reels. For walleye, trout, andContinue Reading

High water is causing logs and debris

The hi water is causing a lot of logs and other things to be pulled off of the shore line. A boat hit a floating log a few days ago and completely ruined our stainless steel skag protector. It did save the lower unit which saved the 2 guys $1500, so be very careful. TheContinue Reading


It has rained several inches again in the last few hours. Rainy River is flooding all along the border. Roads have been washed out in several places so be careful as you drive from Fort Frances to the junction. Emo and Rainy River has been hit especially hard. Here in camp you must bring good,Continue Reading

June 14

Very wet up here! It rained up here for almost 24 hours straight so the camp is a muddy mess. Also the portage lake trails are muddy and slippery. Bear Trap portage is almost impassable due to the water. More rain on the way, off and on for the next 7 days. It’s been coolContinue Reading

Mosquito Hell

Unfortunately I’ve never seen the Mosquitos as bad as they are this year. It is making going to a portage lake almost unbearable. Something has happened to make the perfect storm for mosquito hatching. On the good news the last storm just missed us to the south and dumped huge amounts of rain that IContinue Reading

Most repairs are finished

Atikwa lake lodge was hit hard by last winter. Today we finished the last power line and mast that was ripped off cabin 7. Also the deck on cabin 7 collapsed due to the snow load and we finally got that jacked up and new supports flown in and installed. Generator is fixed and theContinue Reading