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May 10 2016 Extreme forest fire danger

The ice is off and Jake and I are getting ready to get into camp. We are currently waiting for our permits that will let us into Canada and then permits to get to camp. We hate this time of year having to deal with government regulations and people who don’t care if we’re thereContinue Reading

Schaumburg IL show this weekend

I will be at the Schaumburg IL show January 28-31. If your in the area call me and I’ll get u in for free. I could use the company, sometimes the shows are so boring. Call my cell at 262-893-5987 or text me. I’ll be doing shows in Milwaukee, St Cloud, and Minneapolis yet thisContinue Reading

2016 is filling up fast

Usually this is kind of the dead time of year when we get few people booking early. This year has been completely different. We’ve had our regulars booking super early and quite a few who have been up before but due to the economy hasn’t been able to come lately. We already have most ofContinue Reading

May 27

Ice has been off of Atikwa for over a month this year, completely different from last year. Jake reports the opening of the camp went about as good as you can get. Not much broke over the winter and the animals were kind to us and kept the cabins and lodge alone. Also a pleasantContinue Reading

2015 has big changes at Atikwa

2015 is going to be a very different year at Atikwa lake lodge. We are only going to be open June and parts of August and September. I have to have knee surgery and can’t get in til early spring. I was going to have it done after this season but after elk hunting thisContinue Reading

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