Category Archives: 2014

Results of 2014 Red Lake Net Survey

The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) provided some preliminary results from the Broadscale Monitoring (net survey) that occurred in August 2014.  We are patiently waiting for more detailed information to be released at a later date on other species, but the initial look at the walleye population in Red Lake provided some great news! Some […]

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Why fishing matters

A 2014 guest shared an assignment with us that his son completed in school.  It was a writing assignment and he chose to write about his trip up to Canada and Eagle Falls Lodge.  I asked if I could share it on the blog, because it is my new favorite thing.  Here are the front […]

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Leech Shortage in Red Lake

For those of you that like to fish with leeches, don’t plan on buying them in Red Lake this season.  Red Lake Marine and TJ’s Quik Stop have both indicated they are currently out of leeches and don’t plan to resupply this season.  You can’t transport leeches across the border so your best bet will […]

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Walleye Fishing Update

It’s early August and if you are still awaiting your trip to Eagle Falls Lodge we have an update on the walleye fishing.  We are seeing good numbers of eater size walleye and fish in the low to mid 20s.  Fish in the upper 20s are still few and far between. The curious thing has […]

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Two Ton Tanker Tammy

There is a whale of a fish patrolling Red Lake.  This monster Northern Pike must have nine lives as it has been hooked and sighted by anglers multiple times this season, but no one has been able to land and measure the fish yet.  Kyle Krohn aptly named the fish a couple weeks ago “Two […]

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Good weather, good fishing, great group…check, check, check!

We had a few different groups up this past week.  A big Missouri contingent, which I always appreciate.  It is comforting to be around some Missouri folks every now and again – reminds me of home!  This group makes the trek up every other year, so they were anxious to get their lines in the […]

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Mosquitoes: An uninvited guest

It has been a rough year for dealing with mosquitoes and other flying insects.  This seems to be the worst we can remember in our six seasons at the lodge.  It has been just wet enough that the mosquito population is very thick.  Usually when people question how bad the bugs are we can honestly […]

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Mid-July Fishing Report

Fishing continued to be productive this week despite a slow couple days after a heavy mayfly hatch on Red Lake on Tuesday & Wednesday.  Walleye were biting in 6-12’ on Parker Lake.  Some fish appear to be transitioning to the main lake on Red Lake.  Early in the week fish were hitting in 8-14’ in […]

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August Fish Survey

Next month the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) will be doing some netting on Red Lake as part of a long-term program to monitor the health of Ontario’s lakes.  Red Lake is one of 140 lakes being sampled this year.  The work will be conducted between August 5th – August 22nd. If you are visiting […]

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Guest profile….meet the Z-men

Meet Jeff and Andy Zwieg.  This father/son duo is from Wisconsin and they love to fish.  Most people who visit the lodge enjoy fishing, but these guys take it to another level.  You have probably seen their name all over the catch & release boards at the lodge.  Or you possibly saw them on TV […]

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