Canadian Fly In Fishing
Canadian Fly In Fishing

It’s almost over….

September is almost here and our season has started to wind down.  We are getting our plan together to start closing the camps and getting some jobs done in preparation for next season.  Docks, roofs and some other upgrades are planned already and the material is being hauled in on the empty backhauls.  It is getting to the time of year where we get to spend some time in the bush.  Even though we are working, it doesn’t feel like it. 🙂

 

We have been very busy the entire season and the fishing has been awesome!  Walleye fishing has been exceptional and the big pike are becoming more aggressive as fall approaches.  The fish continue to occupy many different depths and change daily.  From 5 feet along the weeds one day to 23 feet off windy points the next.  Having a depth finder has proved to be essential this summer.

The Sporre party fished Cherrington lake recently and had a blast catching fish all over the lake.  They had great weather which allowed them to spend some time out on the big lake catching those big walleye and fishing deep for lake trout.  Here are some pictures from their stay with us.

Sid Webb and his buddies always stay at the Cobham Daniel cabin and just enjoy their time in the bush.  This year was no exception,  they caught lots of fish, had a lot of laughs and relaxed.  A great flyin fishing vacation again. 🙂

Almost every trip ends with a beautiful sunset at Amik Outposts.

Fishing in the rain has been awesome!

The last post jinxed us.  We have had some bad weather and lots of rain in the north!  We are not sure how much rain we got up in the far north but we had 2 low pressure systems that sat up there for 3 days 2 weekends in a row.  Needless to say we were delayed almost every day but were able to get all of the people moved to and from the camps the day that they were scheduled. 🙂  Water is now high.  If you are going to Cobham Daniel, Morley or the River please bring some rubber boots.  The water is over the dock.  Cherrington, Vee, Findlay and Loree are higher as well but still below the dock.  Let’s hope the weather dries up.

Fishing during this cloudy misty weather has been great.  Those are the best fishing days.  Walleye have been most active and have been in 8-12 feet of water.  More large walleye have been caught and released this past week than the week before.  More trophy pike this week as well.  Plenty of 40 inch fish caught and released!  Here are some pictures from recent trips.

The Tylinski Party fished Jeanette lake recently and had a great time.

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I would say that the fish are feeding!!

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The Caribou are back around the cabin at Jeanette.  There are 2 of them at times this year.  They must feel safe around the cabin and people.  And usually pay no attention to the fishermen in camp.

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The Delforge family went to Shearstone and the sun shined……

For 45 minutes after I dropped them off.  Then it rained and misted for 4 days straight!  They had a great family vacation and caught a ton of fish.  With more cabin time there was lots of laughs and card playing while their gear dried out so they could head back out to catch more big fish.

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A sucker puts up a heck of a fight!!!

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Here are a few more pictures from the Bowling party who went to Cobham Daniel recently.  It looks like we had a great day to fly in!

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They fly fished quite a bit and did very well on catching some big pike!

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Every once in awhile you run into some of the local residents out on the lake.

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Fishing overall has been great during the crappy weather but we would rather see the sun!!!

 

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The weather has started to straighten out and lets hope it dries up for awhile to let some of this water drain away.

 

Here is a great picture of Vee Lake from 5500 feet on our way home from the Cobham River yesterday as the weather finally began to clear.

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We had a day where we had to stop and do some work at Darkwater Lake and had a couple hours to fish.  Of course Dustee had to keep us company and keep us safe.  We caught a bunch of fish and saw 3 moose.  Here is our new dockhand Scott with a 23 inch walleye.

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Tips for your upcoming trip.

We take great pride in doing our best to show you an excellent fishing vacation. Here are a few tips for your consideration when planning your trip.

GAS is much more expensive in Canada. Remember to fill up your vehicle in International Falls before you cross the Border where it is cheaper. This should be enough to get you to Red Lake and in some vehicles, back to Dyden where the price is somewhat cheaper than Red Lake. If you are coming from the west and travelling through Manitoba, fill up in Prawda, MB where the price of gas is generally 10 cents less per litre than Ontario.

Weight: Flying an Otter, we try and accommodate every group and the gear they require for a great fishing trip, which should be no more than 100 pounds per person. We do have some flexibility regarding weight but if you and your party show up at our base hundreds of pounds over your allowed weight, you will be asked to get rid of a hundred pounds or more of gear, which is harder than you think. Plan ahead, weigh your personal gear before you buy groceries. You should have no more than 60 pounds of personal gear, including your tackle, depth finder, batteries, sleeping bag, clothes and anything that isn’t food. Have and shop from a menu.  You do not need to buy large quantities of anything and it helps to keep your weight down.  This should allow ample room for the food for your trip. We see a lot of people over pack on clothing, remember that when you are in camp, you will most likely wear the same clothes for most of the week. Another tip is to pack a seperate bag for travelling and leave it in your vehicle in Red Lake with your travelling shoes etc. Leaving anything unneccesary behind. We do our best to utilize our aircraft and your party is entitled to 100 pounds per person of that plane. You need to be close to your allowed weight so that the supplies needed can get to the outpost camp and so we can send a cooler of ice with you.

Travel insurance When ever you are travelling outside of your home country, you should have travel insurance. A visit to the doctor for any reason, could add up to big $ if you are not prepared, even in Canada for a simple fish hook removal. If you are injured at the outpost and need a flight out for medical attention immediately, we will arrange for an aircraft to take you out but YOU are responsible for the cost of that special charter. If you have insurance, it may be worth a call to verify that you are covered in Canada.

Ontario Outdoors Card and your fishing licence If you have a green or blue Ontario Outdoors card, even an expired card, make sure to bring it with you when you come to see us. If you have not fished in Ontario in the past or do not have one, we will issue a temporary Ontario Outdoors card here at our base for you. We can renew your card at our base as well and also issue you your fishing licence here in Red Lake.  If you have renewed your Outdoors card online be sure to bring a copy with you when you come.

Groceries and Bait If you need us to help with getting groceries, bait, or beverages for your trip, please remember to get your orders into us at least 2 weeks prior to your fishing trip.

Water  Being that water is very heavy, we are suggesting to our guests to bring a good quality water filter to cut down on flying in bottled water.  These filters are light weight and can be a gravity feed system or a UV light system.  The water in the North is all natural water on deep moving watersheds.  Please look into this and keep it with your Canada gear to use each year.

Lifejackets We supply lifejackets at our outposts for our fishermen. But we suggest that if you are a large person and require a bigger lifejacket, please bring your own. Also, if you have children coming with you, please bring a lifejacket for them as well.

Your phone and Photos.  We love to get photos from our guests of their trip.  We also worry about our guests dropping their phone in the lake or losing it somewhere on your trip.  We would like to remind everyone who makes the trip north to back up their contacts and empty the photos to provide you with plenty of room for the picturesque vacation you will be on.

Times in and out We do our best to get all of our fishermen in and out of the outposts as quickly and efficiently as possible. We are the only outfitter that will give you a time that you are flying in to the camp and a time that we will be at the dock to pick you up. Barring weather, we are on time 90% of the flights. There are a few things to remember that may affect our time schedule. Here they are starting in the morning.

-We operate on a river and there are times where we have localized fog which backs us up for the day.

Bad weather When flying on floats, we have to be able to maintain visual contact with the ground. Our aircraft are not equipped for flying into or above the clouds like other commercial jets. Rarely, but sometimes we are a day late getting you into camp and someone has to stay an extra day in the bush. We can only do what Nature allows us to do in regards to flying safely.

Problems at a camp. If there is a problem at the camp with anything, John must take the time to repair it. It affects the rest of the day slightly.

Please remember that we offer personal service for your fishing vacation. We have 24 years of experience in the tourist business with Amik Outposts, almost since the companies inception. Rena is excellent at helping you pre-plan every aspect of your trip, right down to the last detail. Her experience is a great asset and she will do her best to ensure you have all your bases covered. John with 23 years of flying in the bush knows the country in which you will be flying like the back of his hand. Thousands of hours logged, all in the same area, showing people great vacations. Around the camp, he has been maintaining the equipment since day one.

In order to offer you this personal service we schedule our trips throughout the day. We cannot fly everyone at 5am but we do not send you out with a pilot who is new to the area and has no clue as to how to fix anything around the camp.

We are looking forward to seeing you this summer. We hope these tips help. Remember, you are on vacation. Enjoy it.

It’s Over…..

Another season is over.  It is always bitter sweet to see another season come to a close.  But as the weather changes into winter, Mother Nature is pushing us out the door.  The Otter will be put away for a much deserved break this week and Rena and I will be back on the Prairies soon.  2016 was a great year, Thank you to all of our awesome guests who made the trip up to Red Lake this summer.  If you do not receive our newsletter, please sign up by clicking here.  We will be sending out our end of season newsletter soon.

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Moose Hunting 2016

Hunting moose is no easy undertaking.  2016 was no different.  We tried to delay our hunt to coincide with the moon cycles to be closer to the rut and stay away from some of the warmer windy weather we sometimes have during an early moose hunt.  There was lots of moose action right from the first night of the hunt.  I have moose hunted for 23 years and have seen many different things, the rut seems to be hard and fast or long and drawn out.  This year it was long and drawn out.  The moose would rut 2-3 days a week, depending on weather,  You had to be in the right place at the right time, and had to make the right calls at the right time.  I believe the rut is still going on and the cows were not receptive to the bulls until we were done our hunt.  I always say, “These damn moose don’t go by the calendar!!!!

During the first week we had only 2 guided hunts taking place and on the first night one of our hunters got his opportunity(which during moose hunting, sometimes that’s all you get) A big bull came right to the call but it was a difficult shot and he missed.  Then the rain came….. for 3 days.  It was brutal rain and wind that never seemed to end.  After that it went quiet for the rest of the week.

The guy I was guiding had been with us before and had opportunities on his last trip but came up empty.  This time Mike was determined and patient, which was difficult during the 3 days of rain and getting wet each day.  We were diligent.  I know that you just need to keep going.  There has been many times that the last day is the day.  You just need to stay focused and be ready all the time.  Mike was definitely mentally prepared as we headed towards the last day of the hunt.

On the last morning of the hunt, it was perfect!  We were heading to our spot, sneaking in slowly to a spot where we had seen a cow moose alone a couple of days prior in the hopes that a bull was nearby.  This was the sunrise on our way in.

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As we were quietly getting up on the rock to get set up I heard a grunt.  We turned around and Mike said, “There is a moose!”

Then I said, “There is another one!”

A bull was following the cow out into the lake about 300 yards away.  Then the adrenaline kicks in.  Mike trying to find a good rest in a hurry as the moose moved closer to us, trying to determine which was the bull and which was the cow as they came from the shadows into the sun.   At about 250 yards the bull presented a good shot.  Boom!  Miss, but they just stood there.   I could hear Mike breathing hard and I am sure he was shaking like a leaf!  I told him to take his time, take some deep breaths.  Boom! That one hit!  My next words are always the same! “Keep Going!”  Then the shooting gallery began.  2 more shots all hitting the moose at 230-225 yards!  The bull moved up to the shoreline and disappeared!!!!  Neither one of us saw him go down as we were trying to find bullets to reload.

The next 45 minutes were excruciating!  Waiting to see if he was still on his feet, listening intently, we never heard a sound.  We figured he went down but could not say for sure.  Once we waited long enough we went over to have a look, ready for him to stand up…

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Last day moose!!!  Patience, persistence paid off.  13 days of hunting and Mike finally got the opportunity he had been waiting for.  And he finally got to wear the fabled moose hat!

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And of course Inside Loins for supper!!  Along with a little Jagermeister!

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The second week of our hunt proved to be just as difficult but provided multiple opportunities.  We had 4 groups of hunters out and the action happened early in the week on some lakes and all week on others.

Our hunters on Findlay  lake were first time moose hunters and were excited as school boys on the way in.  Nick, who knows Findlay well checked out his first spot for sign.  As he got into the bush, he gave out his first moose call ever…  Then he heard a grunt and sticks break about 80 yards away!  He could make a out a huge bull moving through the bush towards him.  Let the leg shaking begin!!!  He called again and the bull kept grunting and moving closer, Nick said he was shaking so much he could hardly stand it.  The bull moved within 30 yards of him and stopped behind some thick cover so he waited…..  He never heard the moose again.  He was gone like ghost.  It is hard to believe how they can do that but believe me it happens.

They had more action the next morning in the same spot seeing a bull moving in the bush but never fully showing himself to get a shot.  As well during the week they were close to more moose, coming back to the boat after hunting all day and seeing fresh moose tracks right by the boat that were not there when they went in.  They learned a lot and I think they have the bug, they will be back to hunt those black monsters again!

Our unguided hunters at Shearstone Lake had been with us 2 years ago and were successful in harvesting a big bull.  They were back for more.  This year it was Nate’s turn.  Early in the week he was hunting near the cabin, walking in the burn he called all day.  As evening approached and he had not had any answers yet, he grunted very aggressively a few times.  He was right beside a moose.  A grunt and a few thrashes and he stuck his head out down wind from him…..  Just enough to get a shot.  He went down and Nate thought he had a looong haul out but realized he had walked in a half moon and was near the main lake so it turned out to be not so bad.  Here is a beautiful bull.

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I guided Janet whom I guided 3 years ago and had an opportunity that didn’t pan out so she was back for more.  This year was tough.  We heard moose pretty much every day, from 20 minutes of grunting and not moving any closer to one to three grunts as well as a few cows calling.  One day we had something right beside us moving within a couple hundred yards but would never call back or move any closer.  Like I said earlier it was a long drawn out rut and the moose were in no rush to come out in to the open.  The weather was very warm which also drags out the rut.  Janet is alrady making plans to come back next year to chase the wiley moose once again!

It was a great hunt, all our hunters were happy to spend time in the bush.  Moose hunting is tough but so rewarding when you get one.

Here are a few pictures I took from the past couple of weeks in the bush.

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Dustee waits on that rock for 2 hours every night while we are hunting. Waiting for us to bring back the meat! She is as happy as we are when we get a moose!

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And Dustee does her part to help clean the head before it heads to the taxidermist.

 

 

Winding down.

It is down to the last stretch of our 2016 fishing season.  September is here, the days are short, the leaves are changing and the geese are beginning to move.  Moose hunting is 3 weeks away!!

Until then we still have fishermen to come through our doors in search of the Big Fall Pike and Trophy Walleye who should be fattening up for the upcoming winter.  Fishing has remained constant but remaining in the wide range of depths from 8-28 feet as they have for most of the season.

We are starting to close camps and do work at the camps in preparation for next season.  This is the time of year I like the most. Fall.  The boys and I have been in the bush for a few nights each week working hard all day and catching fish each evening, Having a few beers and playing cribbage.  This week we were at Cherrington, building new boat ramps and other odd jobs around camp.  Here are a few pictures of the new ramps at Cherrington.

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Of course my right hand had to come along.  Dustee was always 10 feet from me, watching me work or hunting mice, chipmunks and whatever else was making noise close by.  She was always nearby except for a hour or two each afternoon she would be gone, always coming back soaking wet, dirty and tired, sleeping away the rest of the day.

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The Broadwater party fished Blackbirch lake recently and had a great time.  Perfect weather and lots of fish! Here are some pictures they shared with us.

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Truly alone…..

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A rare catch but this is even a trophy for a Sucker!!!

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We are continuing to book dates for next year so please do not waste any time in booking yourself a date!  Please click here to inquire about booking for 2017.

Love the Smiles!!

Our season continues to roll on and as certain people walk through our door we know what time of year it is because of the date they have occupied on a certain lake every season!  We really appreciate our guests and the fact that they love to be in the bush as much as we do.  That is part of what drives us to do our best and show them a great time.

Our weather has continued to be very unsettled and ever changing in some regions while in others not so much.  We had some very hot weather in the past 10 days with some vicious thunderstorms, many beautiful days, but have also had some days and nights in the 40’s. As the weather has been weird, so has the fishing been.  The fishing has been spectacular and it has been okay.  Experience, ability to adapt to changing conditions(follow the fish), the weather, and if they used any kind of bait or not are the biggest factors I consider when hearing fishing reports.

Most of the fish have began to settle into some fairly consistent depths of around 10-12 feet of water.  The pike have began attacking walleyes again and most of the big ones were caught while walleye fishing.  Walleye numbers have been more consistent as well since they too have started to hang around the windy points and shorelines in 12 feet of water.  Earlier last week there was reports of walleyes from 2 feet to 20 feet.  There was even fish caught in 20 feet suspended over 50 feet of water.  Many weather changes at times has forced our fishermen to put their thinking caps on and try some different tactics but those days appear to be behind us.

Here are some pictures we have received this week from our guests.

The Lawrence party made their first flyin trip to Dark Water Lake and had a blast!  Catching many 21-22 inch walleyes with the largest measuring 24 inches and plenty of nice Pike.  Kirby was the youngest in the group and of course caught the biggest fish of the trip!  A 36.5 inch pike!

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The Hendricks family has been going to Vee Lake for a few years and are getting to know it quite well.  This year they caught great numbers of fish and had one spot in particular where they nailed them!  in their new favorite spot they caught a 25,24, lots of 22-23 inch walleye.  Fast action with big fish! Here are a few pictures from their trip.

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The Berg party had a younger group this year to partake in the crazy walleye fishing Cherrington Lake is known for.  The fishing out on the Big Lake has turned on! July is the best time out there.  Walleyes are usually all over 20 inches long or better and all have shoulders on them.

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Photo Contest 2016

Just a reminder to anyone who has already been up with us that we are once again having a Photo Contest.  Please send us your best pictures from your trip to be entered if you have not done so yet.  The contest will be hosted on our FaceBook Page and the winner will be selected by which photo gets the most likes.  The Prize?  $500 off per person towards a trip in 2017 for the number of people you had in your party this season!  Please email them to amik@frontiernet.net

 

Here we go!!!

The camps are all open and full of fishermen already!  The weather changed last week from hot and dry to warm and showery.  We are still under a fire ban but hopefully we will continue to get some timely rains to green things up and lift the ban on open fires.  A couple of groups of fishermen came out today from Cherrington and Cobham and both reported catching lots of fish but no monsters.  Both lakes caught 24 inch walleyes as the largest and 38 inch pike!

 

Here are a few pictures from the last few days around the bush!

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Shearstone was so calm the day we opened it.

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Dustee was in heaven as usual and is sooo happy to be in the bush with me opening camps!

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And of course the sunrises never get old.  It is the best time of day by far.

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The smoke and fires were getting to be quite large but the recent cooler weather and rain has helped immensely.

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But this is one of the best parts of being in the bush!!

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Are you still thinking about booking a trip this summer??  How about taking an adventure on the Cobham River to chase some Monster Pike??  We have only one date available at this Trophy Outpost and it is Aug 27- September 3.  Please click here to book your awesome fly in fishing trip with us to this World Renowned Trophy Lake!!

Half the camps are open!

We have had a nice spring ……

That is until recently!  Mother Nature reminded us as she does every so often that she is in charge.  We had been on a roll opening camps and preparing for the season for the first few days, Knocking off 4 camps in 5 days.  We headed north to start opening the camps further away.

 

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Dark Water Lake and Blackbirch Lake will each have beautiful new Lund Boats this season!!  Other improvements for 2016 are

Findlay Lake- Solar freezer/fridge, New Grill and Fish cooker as well as New Chairs and Mattresses

Jeanette Lake-New Mattresses and boat ramp

Loree Lake-New Grill

Cobham River-New windows, Grill, Fish Cooker, Back Steps

Vee Lake- New Grill and Fish cooker, New Mattresses

Cherrington Bay- New Fish cooker

Cobham Daniel- New Chairs

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It was very dry, the water levels were a little low and there were a few forest fires burning already west of Red Lake and towards Kenora.  Some windy days and 80 degree temperatures got the fires going wild and were getting to be very large.

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We were ready to begin battling the smoke as the winds began to change.

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After a day and a half of warm beautiful weather up north we had opened up one Cherrington camp and Cobham Daniel and went over to Morleys to begin cleaning it up for the season when the wind got a lot cooler and the mist began to come from the North blowing in something.  I could see the weather closing in on us and we headed back to Cherrington early because we didn’t have our gear to spend the night.  The temperature was dropping fast and the mist was getting thicker…

 

The next day we awoke to horrible weather and couldn’t fly at all so we opened Cherrington Bay.  We always save some work where we are staying in case we have a bad weather day. But it got colder throughout the day.

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As the temperature dropped the rain began to get heavier and fluffier….

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And it proceeded to snow all night, all day and all night again!  The wind howled from the North and the water froze up tight.  Great.

We stayed busy for most of the day and got some things done we normally would not have, and also playing a few games of cribbage while inside drying off. 🙂

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After the 2 day weather delay we got right back at it preparing for the busy season ahead!  Here is Julien hauling a big JackPine out of the bush for firewood at Cobham River.

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We are home for a night to get some rest before heading right back north to open the rest of the camps!  Some of our fishermen must be peeing their pants  about now.  The forecast is for very warm temperatures!  THE MONSTER PIKE ARE WAITING!!!!

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We are continuing to fill our remaining holes for this summer.  If you are  interested in going on a trip this summer just click here to enquire about dates to a great fishing vacation!

Planning tips for your trip this season

We take great pride in doing our best to show you an excellent fishing vacation. Here are a few tips for your consideration when planning your trip.

GAS is much more expensive in Canada. Remember to fill up your vehicle in International Falls before you cross the Border where it is cheaper. This should be enough to get you to Red Lake and in some vehicles, back to Dyden where the price is somewhat cheaper than Red Lake. If you are coming from the west and travelling through Manitoba, fill up in Prawda, MB where the price of gas is generally 10 cents less per litre than Ontario.

Weight: Flying an Otter, we try and accommodate every group and the gear they require for a great fishing trip, which should be no more than 100 pounds per person. We do have some flexibility regarding weight but if you and your party show up at our base hundreds of pounds over your allowed weight, you will be asked to get rid of a hundred pounds or more of gear, which is harder than you think. Plan ahead, weigh your personal gear before you buy groceries. You should have no more than 60 pounds of personal gear, including your tackle, depth finder, batteries, sleeping bag, clothes and anything that isn’t food. Have and shop from a menu.  You do not need to buy large quantities of anything and it helps to keep your weight down.  This should allow ample room for the food for your trip. We see a lot of people over pack on clothing, remember that when you are in camp, you will most likely wear the same clothes for most of the week. Another tip is to pack a seperate bag for travelling and leave it in your vehicle in Red Lake with your travelling shoes etc. Leaving anything unneccesary behind. We do our best to utilize our aircraft and your party is entitled to 100 pounds per person of that plane. You need to be close to your allowed weight so that the supplies needed can get to the outpost camp and so we can send a cooler of ice with you.

Travel insurance When ever you are travelling outside of your home country, you should have travel insurance. A visit to the doctor for any reason, could add up to big $ if you are not prepared, even in Canada for a simple fish hook removal. If you are injured at the outpost and need a flight out for medical attention immediately, we will arrange for an aircraft to take you out but YOU are responsible for the cost of that special charter. If you have insurance, it may be worth a call to verify that you are covered in Canada.

Ontario Outdoors Card and your fishing licence If you have a green or blue Ontario Outdoors card, even an expired card, make sure to bring it with you when you come to see us. If you have not fished in Ontario in the past or do not have one, we will issue a temporary Ontario Outdoors card here at our base for you. We can renew your card at our base as well and also issue you your fishing licence here in Red Lake.  If you have renewed your Outdoors card online be sure to bring a copy with you when you come.

Groceries and Bait If you need us to help with getting groceries, bait, or beverages for your trip, please remember to get your orders into us at least 2 weeks prior to your fishing trip.

Water  Being that water is very heavy, we are suggesting to our guests to bring a good quality water filter to cut down on flying in bottled water.  These filters are light weight and can be a gravity feed system or a UV light system.  The water in the North is all natural water on deep moving watersheds.  Please look into this and keep it with your Canada gear to use each year.

Lifejackets We supply lifejackets at our outposts for our fishermen. But we suggest that if you are a large person and require a bigger lifejacket, please bring your own. Also, if you have children coming with you, please bring a lifejacket for them as well.

Your phone and Photos.  We love to get photos from our guests of their trip.  We also worry about our guests dropping their phone in the lake or losing it somewhere on your trip.  We would like to remind everyone who makes the trip north to back up their contacts and empty the photos to provide you with plenty of room for the picturesque vacation you will be on.

Times in and out We do our best to get all of our fishermen in and out of the outposts as quickly and efficiently as possible. We are the only outfitter that will give you a time that you are flying in to the camp and a time that we will be at the dock to pick you up. Barring weather, we are on time 90% of the flights. There are a few things to remember that may affect our time schedule. Here they are starting in the morning.

-We operate on a river and there are times where we have localized fog which backs us up for the day.

Bad weather When flying on floats, we have to be able to maintain visual contact with the ground. Our aircraft are not equipped for flying into or above the clouds like other commercial jets. Rarely, but sometimes we are a day late getting you into camp and someone has to stay an extra day in the bush. We can only do what Nature allows us to do in regards to flying safely.

Problems at a camp. If there is a problem at the camp with anything, John must take the time to repair it. It affects the rest of the day slightly.

Please remember that we offer personal service for your fishing vacation. We have 23 years of experience in the tourist business with Amik Outposts, almost since the companies inception. Rena is excellent at helping you pre-plan every aspect of your trip, right down to the last detail. Her experience is a great asset and she will do her best to ensure you have all your bases covered. John with 22 years of flying in the bush knows the country in which you will be flying like the back of his hand. Thousands of hours logged, all in the same area, showing people great vacations. Around the camp, he has been maintaining the equipment since day one.

In order to offer you this personal service we schedule our trips throughout the day. We cannot fly everyone at 5am but we do not send you out with a pilot who is new to the area and has no clue as to how to fix anything around the camp.

We are looking forward to seeing you this summer. We hope these tips help. Remember, you are on vacation. Enjoy it.

The Fish.

We can talk about our good service and beautiful cabins all day but the real reason you want to fish with us at Amik Outposts is the fish!!  With our long running Conservation Policy we have had in place since most of our lakes were first fished in 1992, you are able to fish untouched gene pools of Trophy Pike and Huge Walleye.  At times you will have trouble to catch walleye small enough(under 18″) to eat!  Most of our guests are return customers and know how fantastic the fishing in our part of NW Ontario is.  Many of our customers have fished all over Canada and all of them say the same thing.  “This is by far the best fishing we have seen anywhere!!!”

 

Check out the pictures below and tour around our website.  All pictures are from last season and were released back into the water to grow bigger, only to get bigger for the next fishermen to catch!!

 

Contact us here to inquire about dates for a exciting trip with Amik Outposts this summer!!

 

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