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Winter in September

While the other day we experienced summer in September today we had winter. Rumors circulated about the sighting of snow falling around the mid-trail region but we didn’t see any flakes at Voyageur. It was chilly with a high temperature

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Other Owatonnanians at the end of the Gunflint Trail

I think I made that word up but doesn’t it look cool? Last week I introduced Matt Ritter, one of our Voyageur Crew members from Owatonna and today I’ll introduce two others. Paul Swenson is a friend of Matt’s and

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Loon News

We’ve seen quite a few new loons this year on Saganaga Lake in the Boundary Waters. Guests have also reported seeing a normal amount of baby loons in the Quetico Park and BWCA. Unfortunately many loons this year were challenged

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Posted in Chik-Wauk

The Best Canoe and Kayak Magazine Cover Ever

What makes this month’s Canoe and Kayak Magazine’s cover so amazing? It features a Boundary Waters lake on it and not just any lake in the Boundary Waters. It’s a photo of our very own Saganaga Lake taken by one

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Bears and Dumpsters

In case you didn’t already know it bears love dumpsters. Dumpsters for bears are like an all you can eat buffet for people. Two nights ago two bears had as much as they could eat at our dumpster. The Voyageur

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Boundary Waters Canoe Trips

Our Voyageur summer crew has been getting out into the Boundary Waters on canoe trips. It’s so nice to have them take advantage of where they live and make the most of their time on the Gunflint Trail. We’ve had

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Tow Boating the Boundary Waters

When the ice goes off of Saganaga Lake we’ll have three new tow boats to try out.  Tow boats take alot of abuse over a summer between the rocks in the rapids and the pounding of the waves.  They can

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Sagnaga Lake Speaks

This is a great article about our neighbor up on the Canadian side of Saganaga Lake. On remote island, Northland man has lived a life beyond the grid By Sam Cook on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. SAGANAGA LAKE,

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Boundary Waters Maps

There’s something about Boundary Waters maps that I just love.  I can spend hours looking at the names of the lakes, the BWCA routes I’ve taken or planning a route for my next Boundary Waters canoe trip. When we first

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Fishing on Saganaga

Yesterday was spent on Saganaga Lake in the BWCA fishing for Lake Trout. While we didn’t catch any Lake Trout we sure had a good time trying. The weather felt more like a fall day than an August one. The

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