Archives for "August 2019"

The Boat Ride Home

October 16, 2019 by dmorin No Comment

It’s May 15th. Julie is bundled in a survival suit, I’m in Gore-tex layers, and Kip’s ears are flapping in the wind, his nose is pointing home, toward Two Moon Point. It’s our first trip back to the lodge this year. We don’t know this will be our old Labrador retriever’s last trip to the ...

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10 Reasons to Love Fall on Kipawa

September 6, 2019 by dmorin No Comment

There is a certain manliness about being on the lake in the spring during the height of mosquito and blackfly season that makes a guy itch to be out fishing with the boys. But if common sense counted for anything, the last week of August into the first half of September would be considered the ...

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The long and Short of Conservation

August 23, 2019 by dmorin No Comment

When we were operating our first outfitting business near Chapleau, Ontario in the 1990, I was negotiating with an outfitter who was motivated to sell because he believed the MNR was putting him out of business. His reason: the walleye spawning inlet of the lake was to become a fish sanctuary. In his short-term view, ...

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Strategic Napping

August 5, 2019 by dmorin No Comment

Fishermen are athletes. I think we all agree on the fact that, as an athlete, you strive to eat well, keep hydrated, and maintain the optimum body mass index to allow maximum performance. Sure you do. It follows then that the athlete will improve their game by adhering to developments in the field of Sports ...

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Non-negotiable Memories

July 25, 2019 by dmorin No Comment

“While Daddy is out fishing, Mother relaxes and sun bathes while the children play and swim safely in the water.” – Two Moon Lodge brochure, circa 1975 Seems a little dated, doesn’t it? Certainly times have changed since this brochure was printed in the 70’s, but it does speak top the long tradition of families ...

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