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BWCA update by Mike Prom

Mike was on the Duluth News last night talking about the Boundary Waters opening on May 5th this year. Check out this link for the video, https://kbjr6.com/2020/04/16/businesses-brace-for-ripple-effect-from-bwca-closure/. Here’s the article in case you don’t want to see him:) GRAND MARAIS,

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Luxury Items for a BWCA Canoe Trip

“What is one luxury item you always bring canoe camping in the BWCA?” That’s today’s question for Voyageur’s Epic Giveaway. I remember when Mike and I were at our pre-wedding marriage encounter weekend and we took a unique questionnaire. It

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Games we play in the Boundary Waters

Uno, Dos, Farkle, Yahtzee, Spot it, Exploding Kittens, Phase 10? “What is your go to camping game for the Boundary Waters?” We have a small pouch with our favorite games in them that we bring along on vacations and into

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Best fishing lure for the BWCA

Today’s task for Voyageur’s Epic Giveway is to, “Describe the lure you won’t go on a BWCA canoe trip without.” Maybe it’s the standard red and white spoon or a rattlin’ rogue or Sutton spoon or maybe you have a favorite

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Best Footwear for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Most everyone who has paddled and camped in the Boundary Waters has an opinion about the best footwear for a canoe trip. Heck, I even had an opinion back in 2005 according to a long ago published blog I wrote

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Campfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

When I solo camp and paddle in the Boundary Waters I never start a campfire. It isn’t because I don’t like campfires it’s just that I’m too lazy to gather firewood, I don’t want to worry about making sure it’s

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When is your favorite time to paddle the Boundary Waters?

I’ll take a Boundary Waters canoe trip any chance I get but if I had to plan one trip sometime during the paddling season I would have to choose late August or sometime during the month of September. I love

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Cooking fish at your BWCA campsite

One thing loyal blog readers probably know about me is I don’t like to cook. This lack of love for cooking is just as prevalent at home as it is when I’m camping in the BWCA. Combine the fact I

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Best BWCA Food and Menu Hacks

We’re looking for your best food and menu hacks for your Boundary Waters canoe trip. We sometimes act like we know everything but I know there food tips and tricks out there I have never thought of.  As a person

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Boundary Waters Traditions

Is getting there half the fun of a Boundary Waters canoe trip? Maybe not, but even I have a tradition for post BWCAW canoe trips. It depends upon where we paddle, camp, enter and exit the Boundary Waters but no

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