The Scoop on Ice

    We took our first guests out onto Saganaga yesterday afternoon.  They didn’t get too far, but they are out canoe camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  The paddling season has arrived…

ICE STATUS as of 1530, Thursday, May 8, 2008


 Alpine, Banadad, Brant, Crocodile, Cross River to Long Island, Iron, Jap, Little Saganaga, Missing Link, Moon, Ogishkemuncie,  Portage, Round, Sawbill, Tucker, Two Island


Alton, Cherokee, East Bearskin, Flour, Frost, Hungry Jack, Kimball, Little Trout, Meeds, Mink, Seagull (especially on western end), Swan


Bearskin, Birch, Brule, Clearwater,  Davis, Duncan, Elbow, Gabimichigami, Gaskin, Gillis, Greenwood, Kemo,  Loon, Mayhew, McFarland, Musquash/Misquah, North Fowl, Pine, Poplar,  Rose, Saganaga (quite frozen, according to the pilot), South Fowl, Trout, east of Kimball Lake Campground), Tuscarora, Winchell

 The pilot feels that things will change quickly with the exception of the eastern side of the Gunflint Trail (Clearwater, Greenwood, Duncan, Pine, etc).