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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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Stewart River to Boulder Bay

The sun is shining on a hot day in August.  The wind gently cools us off as we paddle north on the Stewart River.  The Stewart River is a winding river littered with dinner plate sized lilly pads and portages thick with foliage.  We make our way on through Stewart Lake and into Boulder Bay.  […]

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Stewart River to Boulder Bay

The sun is shining on a hot day in August.  The wind gently cools us off as we paddle north on the Stewart River.  The Stewart River is a winding river littered with dinner plate sized lilly pads and portages thick with foliage.  We make our way on through Stewart Lake and into Boulder Bay.  […]

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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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Horse River

Leaving Lower Basswood Falls we head south paddling up the Horse River.  Emerging from the thick vegetation along the sides of the river we catch a glimpse of a deer nibbling its way along the shore.  The glass like water made for an enjoyable paddle as we find a group of turtles sunning themselves on […]

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Horse River – The Show

Horse River – The Show

Leaving Lower Basswood Falls we head south paddling up the Horse River.  Emerging from the thick vegetation along the sides of the river we catch a glimpse of a deer nibbling its way along the shore.  The glass like water made for an enjoyable paddle as we find a group of turtles sunning themselves on […]

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Winter Camping Into Good Lake

On a sunny Friday afternoon we head off into the Wood Lake entry point on the Fernberg Road.  Our goal for the evening is to set up camp in Hoist Bay which is on the South side of Basswood lake.  This is BWCACAST’s first winter camping trip. We have a canvas tent and a titanium […]

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Winter Camping Into Good Lake – The Show

Winter Camping Into Good Lake – The Show

On a sunny Friday afternoon we head off into the Wood Lake entry point on the Fernberg Road.  Our goal for the evening is to set up camp in Hoist Bay which is on the South side of Basswood lake.  This is BWCACAST’s first winter camping trip. We have a canvas tent and a titanium […]

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Snowshoeing Into the Devils Cascade

Snowshoeing Into the Devils Cascade

We continue our trip on the Little Indian Sioux under sunny skies.  Our goal is to experience the Devils Cascade in the winter.  Jesse and I had visited this beautiful place last summer and were itching to see how snow and ice would transform the shaded rapids.  Along the way we find where a bird […]

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