If you have a large group of family and friends that you would like to share an unforgettable experience with, Cherrington Lake is the perfect place to bring them all.  The Davis party was a group of 12 spanning 3 generations.  The fishing was superb, some of the new guys were reduced to giggles as the fish were on the line so fast.  Their jigs not even reaching the bottom at times before another one was on!  There was a few guys in the group that caught  100 fish per day almost everyday.  The really big ones were on hiatus like most of the lakes but they caught tons of walleye measuring up to 25 inches.  The biggest Walleye was caught by Todd measuring 25.5 inches.  Cole had the biggest Northern measuring 37 inches.  They estimated that there must be 20 million walleye in Walleye Alley.  The hands on these guys on the way out were cut and sore.

Twin 20 inchers, nice double.

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These 3 eleven year olds play sports together and now going on fishing trips.  I am sure they will be bringing their boys on trips 20 years from now.

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Here are some of the nice ones they caught.

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Getting to ride up front!

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We have had more incidents this year than normal involving fish hooks in the hands.  None of these people had to be flown out, they dealt with it at camp and were prepared with a pair of good side cutters to cut the hook once it was pushed through the skin to expose the barb.  I had a guest ask if we could supply a good pair of side cutters at the cabin. After some thought, I don’t think you would want to use a pair of pliers that had someone elses blood on it previously.  Please make sure you bring this for yourself.  One per group, everyone does not need one.  This should be inside your small first aid kit.  The best way to make it easier to remove a hook is to pinch your barbs and remove extra hooks from your plugs and rappallas, leaving only the hook on the back.  Our guests usually catch LOTS of fish that fight like crazy and your odds go up because of it.

Another item a lot of people don’t think about is Travel Insurance.  If you have it through work or other plan it would be prudent to call them prior to your trip to find out if you are covered in Canada.  Even getting a short term plan for the duration of your trip is a good idea. A trip to the hospital or an emergency medivac flight is expensive.  We rarely have any problems in the bush but you have to remember that you are in a remote area and you should be prepared.