Canadian Wilderness Fly-in Fishing and Hunting Trips

June 21

Walleye fishing in the portage lakes has really turned on. large catches in Crooked and Storm lakes have been taken in the last few days. Schillings went into Storm and got as many as they wanted during mid day today. They also went to kMusky lake and caught a couple and had a bunch ofContinue 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

June 14

The fishing in the last 6 days has been very good to awesome at times. The trout are really starting to pile in at spots so the jigging is getting to be excellent. Bruce and David Turner have found the trout trolling and jigging. Today was very windy, rainy and cold so as the restContinue 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

June 6 D Day

Dan Schantz party left today.missed talking to them as I was hauling bear bait from Wisconsin. They did kill the northern in Rainmaker lake as usual. A double portage so doesn’t get fished much but they always go in and love it. Biggest trout in their 4 days was a big 29″. They caught aContinue 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

Hot and Humid

Our first guests of the year left yesterday and they all did very good. The frank Hansen group had the best fishing of all the 6 years they have come up, with Ralph Oestmann taking a big 32″ laker right by camp in the evening. Iwas sad to see Frank leave since it was theContinue Reading

May 27 2014 water is warming fast

For the last week its been in the 70’s near 80 and sunny. Water temp is still cold but will warm up fast with the weather the way it’s been. Frank Hanson group is catching lots of trout trolling small cranks. Franks been here 6 times and yesterday he got off the plane and inContinue Reading

First fish report 2014

Water is extremely cold due to late ice out. That means trout can be found anywhere in the water column, walleye are just starting to spawn and northern are very lethargic. We’ve done very little fishing but Eric has been catching trout out in front of camp on small crank baits. Can even get troutContinue Reading