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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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First day trip of the year

We had a wonderful time canoeing on Sunday. There is still ice on Saganaga and the bigger lakes on the Gunflint Trail so we found a creek to paddle. The weather wasn’t perfect as it was in the 40’s and

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Boat Launch across Saganaga Lake

Ferry service on Saganaga Lake.  Tow to entry point on Sag Lake. Ferry, transport, haul you and your canoes farther into the Boundary Waters. No matter how you say it Voyageur Canoe Outfitters is your Boundary Waters outfitter for a

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Moose Moseying on the Gunflint Trail

While there are fewer moose on the Gunflint than in the past there are still moose and it’s always entertaining to see them. A friend on his way up to Saganaga to go snowmobiling encountered these two moose the other

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Canoe Registration for paddling the Boundary Waters

There was a time when any canoe being paddled in the Boundary Waters needed to be registered. That has changed for non-residents of Minnesota. If you’re a Minnesotan who owns a canoe you probably know you need to register your

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Saganaga Fire across the border from the BWCA

There have been a few small fires  in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and across the border on Saganaga Lake recently. One potentially dangerous wildfire was prevented by a group of homeowners and volunteers in the Northeast Arm of

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Tow Boat Service on Saganaga Lake

Looking for a tow boat ride across Saganaga Lake? Look no further, we’ve got you covered. We leave right from our dock on the Seagull River and can give you a head start on your BWCAW trip or  Quetico Park

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Saganaga holds onto its ice

An icy opener on Saganaga this year. Not enough to stand on but not enough to push through either. We’ll see what this week brings but we’re guessing it will be gone by next weekend!

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BWCA open for business

Great news for people looking to head into the BWCA! Saganaga Lake is open all the way to Clark Island! OK, so it’s the first island on Sag but keep in mind there are campsites on Clark and in the

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Harvesting Ice

It’s been a few years since I helped with ice on Saganaga. On the Canadian side of the lake the resorts would harvest their own ice to use during the summer. Last year Cassidy and Matt went to help Ryan

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