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Knife to Ottertrack

On a nice sunny day we leave our camp on Knife Lake traveling east along the boarder into Ottertrack Lake.  We wind our way down this narrow lake with high cliffs on our northern flank.  At our new camp we do a little swimming before cooking up some fish for dinner.  What a great day […]

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Vera to North Arm Knife Lake

We continue our way North East from Vera portaging our way into Knife Lake. With crystal clear waters and a fresh breeze blowing in our face we work our way to the North Arm of Knife Lake where we camp for the night.

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Moose to Ensign

After a winter of frozen lakes and trees covered in snow we find ourselves at the Moose Lake entry point for our first trip of the summer.  The skies are mostly cloudy and the days are just starting to warm up.  The temps are just perfect for paddling in the BWCAW.  I am joined on […]

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Geb-e-on-e-quet to Lynx Lake

Our loop out of the Little Indian Sioux entry point is coming to an end.  After a heavy rain throughout the night we woke to sunny skies and calm waters.  Looking at the maps we find a day filled with portaging ahead of us.  With over 800 rods of portaging we knew our shoulders would […]

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North Fowl Lake to Mountain Lake

With a nice tail wind we continue our way along the Voyagers Highway.  Leaving North Fowl Lake we portage through thick vegetation and a few mosquitoes.  Back on the water we come across a couple of loons swimming on the horizon.  One puts on a bit of a show as it takes a bath.  We […]

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John Lake to North Fowl Lake

On a beautiful sunny day we find ourselves back at the John Lake entry point.  A light breeze is blowing and the crystal clear waters are beckoning.  Jim and I begin our trip along the Border Route much like we had the year before.  Traveling along the Royal River you are surrounded by cliffs and […]

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Fishing in Never Fail Bay

On a calm summer day in the Boundary Waters we decided to try our luck at catching some lunch.  Fishing in the bays of Lac La Croix has provided us with some great experiences over the years.  On this particular trip we decided to fish in a little bay just North of Never Fail Bay.  […]

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Crooked Lakes East End

Our July trip is coming to a close as we paddle towards the East end of Crooked lake.  The narrow passageways make for a very scenic paddle catching glimpses of wood ducks, loons, eagles, and even a mink.  The episode comes to a close with the magnificent cliffs that tower over the end of the […]

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Crooked Lakes East End

Crooked Lakes East End

Our July trip is coming to a close as we paddle towards the East end of Crooked lake.  The narrow passageways make for a very scenic paddle catching glimpses of wood ducks, loons, eagles, and even a mink.  The episode comes to a close with the magnificent cliffs that tower over the end of the […]

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Ottertrack Evening Paddle

After pushing it pretty hard for the last few days we found ourselves really enjoying the natural beauty of Ottertrack Lake.  With the sun slowly dipping behind the horizon and a near full moon brightening the evening sky Matt and I head out for an evening paddle.  The water was like glass as we listened […]

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