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Communication at the end of the Gunflint Trail

There was a time when I was alive…  We only had to dial the last four digits of a person’s phone number if they lived on the Gunflint Trail.  The only communication we had with most neighbors was done via

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Boundary Waters Fishing Opener

It’s difficult to believe this weekend is the Minnesota Fishing Opener but here it is. The excitement is in the air as folks make last minute preparations for the big day.  Boats on trailers, tackle boxes organized and bait in

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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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Walleyes spawning in the Seagull River

The spawn is on! We were able to see quite a few walleyes in the Seagull River yesterday. It’s always neat to see the various sizes of fish as they make their way against the current. We can’t wait until

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Frozen Saganaga Lake

This video is from a few weeks ago but rest assured, Saganaga Lake is still completely frozen over. We’re not sure what the beaver was doing on top of the ice so far from any open water. We’re hoping he

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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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Spring on the Gunflint Trail

Spring has sprung! Or it was supposed to have sprung yesterday in conjunction with the equinox. Instead, we woke up to a big dumping of fresh, moisture filled snow on the Gunflint Trail. It doesn’t look like spring around here

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Sauna time at the end of the Gunflint Trail

Matt and Cassidy have been busy this winter turning a bunkhouse into a sauna at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters.  This sauna will be available for guests of Voyageur to use when it’s completed.  It is located across the river and is

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Saganaga Lake BWCA Trip

Here’s another great video by photographer Layne Kennedy who recently visited the Boundary Waters and camped on Saganaga Lake. Our wilderness campsite on Saganaga Lake 2019 from Layne Kennedy on Vimeo.

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Moose swimming on Saganaga

Thanks to Voyageur Canoe Outfitter crew member Clay for filming this for us to share with you!

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