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Paddle quietly and carry a Big Six

There’s no need to carry a big stick when you’re paddling and portaging in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area but you should probably think about carrying a Big Six Camp Chair made by Big Agnes.  This big and comfortable high

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Dog Found in the BWCA after 11 days

A dog went missing on portage in the Boundary Waters on September 17th. Eden is a Tibetian Terrier and only weighs around 25 pounds. When we heard the news about the dog being lost on the portage between Kiskadinna and

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Campfires allowed in the Boundary Waters

The campfire ban for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has been lifted due to the significant amount of precipitation received recently. That’s great news for people who love to spend time around a campfire.

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Boundary Waters bears and campfire ban

It’s been a dry summer so far in the Boundary Waters and the Superior National Forest has enacted a fire ban. This means no open campfires are allowed in the BWCA during the 4th of July and after until conditions

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Boundary Waters claims first life of the season

It’s always a sobering thought to think about death but especially when it happens in the Boundary Waters. We received news on the 20th of May a canoe had capsized on Tuscarora Lake and one person was missing. The first

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Boundary Waters bound walleye

Walleyes in Saganaga Lake of the Boundary Waters spawn in the Seagull River in the spring. They swim against the current and make their way through the rapids and to the falls between Seagull Lake and Saganaga Lake.  They don’t

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Boundary Waters open for camping

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area is open for overnight canoeing and camping. At Voyageur Canoe Outfitters we are super excited to be a part of your BWCA canoe trip. It’s been a crazy time for everyone these past couple of

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Boundary Waters is opening for overnight trips May 18th

Happiness is camping and canoeing in the Boundary Waters and starting May 18th the BWCA will be open for day use and overnight canoe camping trips. We’re super excited at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters and can’t wait to start outfitting folks

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Boundary Waters and Black Bears

I don’t like to see bears when I’m camping in the Boundary Waters or when they are rummaging through our garbage cans at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters but I do love to see them. They are such beautiful creatures and normally

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Ice is out on Saganaga

As far as we can tell the ice on Saganaga Lake is gone. Yesterday, the 5th of May, will have to be the official ice out date unless we hear otherwise as we weren’t able to go into the Boundary

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