Category Archives: ice out

The status of things

We made it to camp on Monday – a gorgeous spring day for Red Lake. The ice is long gone.  The generator fired right up.  Travis’ new solar panel provided a trickle charge to the batteries and they wintered quite well. Four wheeler – check. Gator – check. Internet – check. Water pump – check. […]

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The post you have been waiting for!

We are in!  The ice is out on Red Lake! We arrived in Red Lake last Friday afternoon, just in time to watch the temperature gauge plummet.  Winter couldn’t resist one last gasp. What I was told: “The ice is out so early. It’s been so warm, like 70 degrees!” Reality: “There is a chance of […]

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The 2014 Season has officially started!

It is opening day here at Eagle Falls Lodge.  Whether we are ready or not.  I think Travis would agree that given the circumstances we did a bang up job.  He also may be wobbly with slurred speech when you ask him.  That guy.  He stayed up all night getting the camp in ship shape. […]

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MVP award goes to the golf cart!

Well, since we are burning the midnight oil tonight I thought I would share this little gem from earlier this evening. Yeah, that happened.  Lets recap, shall we… 1. We need boats on Red Lake so you can, you know, FISH 2. Mother nature dealt us a heavy blow, making 2014 the latest ice out […]

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High Water

No, the ice isn’t out yet.  We were hoping to make a town run today, but a north wind has pushed the remaining ice on Red Lake to our shoreline leaving us boxed in.  Hopefully tomorrow it will be out so we can get the barge out with some much needed fuel and supplies for […]

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Another ice-out update

If you’re coming to the lodge late in the summer you are probably getting sick of ice-out updates.  But, we are still getting plenty of questions on the ice status from the folks coming in May & June so here is today’s update. Rain and wind did some great work on the ice today.  Here […]

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An Icy Crossing – Part 2

You came back!  (If you missed the first installment you can catch up here).  Sorry to have left you hanging, but who doesn’t like a little suspense? So we left off with Cosmo now soaking wet – soon to be freezing – but at least all cargo was safely back in the boat.  Travis idled […]

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Ice melt update

    This was the view when we woke up last Wednesday morning: It just screams spring, doesn’t it?  Anywho… Despite the picture above we can tell you the ice is melting.  We’re pegging the ice out date on Parker Lake as May 16th.  We are still waiting on Red Lake.  The bay where the […]

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An Icy Crossing

Greetings from up north! We are well into our first week of Canadian wilderness and it is proving to be an adventure!  We crossed the border last weekend and played the waiting game until Tuesday, when we decided to attempt crossing Parker Lake.  We wanted to make it an honest challenge, so we waited until […]

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Red Lake 2013 Ice out pictures

Hello everyone! * A real quick phone/internet update: everything appears to be fixed and working properly.  We apologize to everyone who had a delayed email response or was unable to get a hold of us by phone while we were setting things up/dealing with issues.  Lets hope all operates as it should for the rest […]

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