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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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Boot Lake to Friday Bay

With storm clouds chasing us north we paddle across Boot Lake.  Waiting out a heavy rain on the portage between Boot and Fairy Lake we emerged on the other side to find sunny skies again.  We continue north through Gun Lake and  over the 300 rod portage.  In the series of rivers and lakes that […]

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Boot Lake to Friday Bay

Boot Lake to Friday Bay

With storm clouds chasing us north we paddle across Boot Lake.  Waiting out a heavy rain on the portage between Boot and Fairy Lake we emerged on the other side to find sunny skies again.  We continue north through Gun Lake and  over the 300 rod portage.  In the series of rivers and lakes that […]

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Lake 1-2-3-4

Late in the summer with a few warm sunny days hanging around we head down the Fernberg road to Lake 1.  The sun was shining down on us as we talk a little bit about orienteering as we paddle through Lakes 1, 2, 3 and to the edge of 4 where we stop for lunch.  […]

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Lake 1-2-3-4 – The Show

Lake 1-2-3-4 – The Show

Late in the summer with a few warm sunny days hanging around we head down the Fernberg road to Lake 1.  The sun was shining down on us as we talk a little bit about orienteering as we paddle through Lakes 1, 2, 3 and to the edge of 4 where we stop for lunch.  […]

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Hegman Lake Show

Hegman Lake Show

Hegman Lake is a great little day trip out of Ely.  It starts out with a 60 rod portage from where you park your car down to South Hegman Lake.  A short 10 – 15 min paddle to the other end brings you to a an even shorter 5 rod portage from South Hegman Lake […]

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