Photo of the Day

September 26, 2022

September 26, 2022

Stan was practicing his drone skills during his fishing trip this past week. This is a ring shot of the camp - I'd say it's very impressive, well done Stan! We have some guests fishing this weekend and despite the fall weather they have been catching a few fish....

September 25, 2022

September 25, 2022

Matt harvested this black bear this past week. I went trout fishing yesterday, fishing was slow as we only caught one trout. Today's forecast - mix of sun and cloud, northwest winds gusting to 40km, high of 12C.

September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022

Mike with a good sized bass he caught while fishing with friends this week. Despite some nasty weather on their last day, they enjoyed good fishing. Today's forecast - Mainly sunny but increasing cloudiness. High 13C

September 21, 2022

September 21, 2022

This photo was taken late August, not sure if it was a sunrise or sunset, but it was beautiful. As predicted the weather has changed. It's windy and cool, 10C.

Tuesday July 12, 2022

Tuesday July 12, 2022

Congratulations Danielle on landing this huge walleye, and thanks for releasing it back to the lake. Large fish are the producers of the small fry so by releasing the larger fish we ensure it keeps our fisheries in a healthy state. We've had plenty of rain over the...

Wednesday July 6, 2022

Wednesday July 6, 2022

One of our guests captured the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) on Sunday night. Northern Lights are always a delight to see. This group also caught some nice fish stay tuned for those photos. Today's forecast - Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind...

Tuesday July 5, 2022

Tuesday July 5, 2022

Someone landed a good size walleye. Looks like the day they caught it was a pleasant day, we haven't had too many days like that lately. We had a fair bit of rain last night and it feels warmer this morning than it did yesterday. Today's forecast - Cloudy. 70 percent...

Sunday July 3, 2022

Sunday July 3, 2022

It was a chilly day of fishing but first timer Kat, landed this Northern Pike. Kat and her family enjoyed some good fishing throughout their trip. Our weather certainly hasn't been the greatest, we've had some pretty windy days and temperatures in the morning have...

Tuesday June 28, 2022

Tuesday June 28, 2022

Check out the lure that bass bit on, it must have been hungry. There's some trophy size bass in all our lakes and they're fun to catch. Today's forecast - Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this morning with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming...

Monday June 27, 2022

Monday June 27, 2022

Dale landed this monster Northern Pike while staying at our Mount Lake Outpost. Yesterday was a nasty day, windy, rainy and cold day. Hard to believe we're at the end of June and you still need layers on when out on the lake. Today's forecast - Mainly sunny. Wind...

Saturday June 25, 2022

Saturday June 25, 2022

First time fishing at Hyatt's Manion Lake Camp, Emily is proud of the big lake trout she caught. It was a hot and humid day yesterday, we had a storm overnight but it still feels humid this morning. Today's forecast - Showers ending this afternoon then a mix of sun...

Thursday June 23, 2022

Thursday June 23, 2022

Mary was the winner for the big fish of the day and she needed a bit of help to get this photo. After pictures were taken this one went back into the waters, which is much appreciated. We're in another heat warning as temperatures are heating up. Today's forecast - A...

Wednesday June 22, 2022

Wednesday June 22, 2022

Someone caught a beauty lake trout while fishing at our Mount Lake Outpost. Fishing has continued to be good even when the weather got hot, hot, hot. Temperatures have dropped back to more seasonal, a good relief for everyone. Today's forecast - Clearing this morning....

Monday June 19, 2022

Monday June 19, 2022

One of our recent guests sent us this stunning photo of a double rainbow. Look closely because you can see the rainbow's reflection in the water. Water levels have continued to drop and things are drying up. Don has hooked up the docks at Mount Lake. Our temperatures...

Wednesday June 15, 2022

Wednesday June 15, 2022

This couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by canoeing our chain of lakes. Weather was going to be a bit rough so Don gave them a ride from the portage on their departure day. We had a good storm roll through yesterday evening, although there was some good...

Tuesday June 14, 2022

Tuesday June 14, 2022

Once again, Stacey was the big winner with this monster northern pike. Yes there are some huge fish in our lake but they aren't that easy to catch, well done Stacey! It looks like our weather is finally going to warm up as today we are in a special weather statement...

Monday June 13, 2022

Monday June 13, 2022

Don has a new toy for the portage. He has to wait for a calm morning to take it to the portage so for now I'm enjoying using it around the main camp. Today's forecast - Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h near noon. High 23....

Sunday June 12, 2022

Sunday June 12, 2022

Stacey was the winner of the day with this huge walleye that was released back into the waters. Today's forecast - Increasing cloudiness. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 22. Tonight Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight...

Saturday June 11, 2022

Saturday June 11, 2022

Pat caught and released this beautiful walleye. Releasing big fish helps with the sustainability of the lakes so this was very much appreciated. Weather has been very pleasant over the last few days and our lake levels have dropped significantly. We are beginning to...

Wednesday June 8, 2022

Wednesday June 8, 2022

After taking photos of this 23 inch walleye, Pat returned it to the lake. Fish these size are the ones that produce the small fry, so thanks for putting this one back. Weather has been improving, we've had a few sunny days but nothing too hot. Today's forecast - Sunny...

Sunday June 5, 2022

Sunday June 5, 2022

Mike caught this huge northern pike while fishing on Manion. We haven't seen one this big for sometime, just imagine what this fish has been eating. Of course with the size regulations it went back to the lake. Our days have been quite cool but we haven't had any...

Wednesday June 1, 2022

Wednesday June 1, 2022

Father and son spent a few days at our Mount Lake Outpost and this was one of the monsters they caught. This huge Northern Pike almost took Finn out of the boat!! Here we are at the beginning of June, at this rate the summer will be over before we know it. We received...

Friday May 27, 2022

Friday May 27, 2022

In the background is the waterfalls that you see at our bridge. This winter there was hardly any water coming over the drop but as you can see here you can't see any rocks. The good news is the water is dropping. We still have some water over our road where you can...

Friday May 20, 2022

Friday May 20, 2022

Despite the high water, Don has been able to get to Mount Lake to survey the docks. He was very pleased to find them all sitting where he built them, they just aren't attached to the shore. He'll have that on his "to do" list this weekend. We have a cool, cloudy day...

Wednesday May 18, 2022

Wednesday May 18, 2022

This picture was taken on Sunday at the portage on the Manion side, lots of water. And guess what? It's raining this morning yet again and just when we thought the water was beginning to recede. Luckily Don has some inside work to do today on some of our cabins on...

Tuesday May 17, 2022

Tuesday May 17, 2022

Well I'm back online again. Ice went off Manion on May 13 but with lots of snow over the winter, many rainfall warnings we are now in a flood situation. As you can see here, cabin #5 is surrounded by water. The portage is also flooded. It will be a quiet opening...

Saturday April 23, 2022

Saturday April 23, 2022

Well as predicted we have been experiencing some heavy rainfall. The rain started yesterday around 5pm and we have received 26mm of rain so far and it is still raining. We have had thunderstorms as well, there was a good one throughout the night and we just recently...

Friday April 22, 2022

Friday April 22, 2022

Yet another cloudy, windy day but this time we're in a rainfall warning. That should help with the ice conditions and we're grateful it's now snow. Yesterday Don rode up to Mount Lake are said the lake was very slushy. Today's forecast - Mainly cloudy with 60 percent...

Tuesday April 19, 2022

Tuesday April 19, 2022

Look at the sun this morning! Although it was minus 11C this morning the sun has enough heat in it that it's warming up the snow and creating the fog. Unfortunately the sun is not going to stick around for long as we expect snow and rain by tomorrow. Don is going to...

Monday April 18, 2022

Monday April 18, 2022

We received yet again more snow overnight making us wonder if we are in the spring season or not. There is just so much snow to melt maybe this weekend we will begin to see it disappear. We had a very quiet Easter Weekend, no bunnies hopping around. Hope our family...

Thursday April 14, 2022

Thursday April 14, 2022

Someone has told us that it's spring but I think Mother Nature wasn't given the memo. We received about 15cm (6 inches) of snow overnight and it's still snowing. We are still in a snowfall warning for most of the day. There is just so much snow to melt before we can...

Wednesday April 13, 2022

Wednesday April 13, 2022

Phew, it's been a while since I last posted a photo but rest assured there really hasn't been that much happening lately. This picture was taken this morning, and as you can see the lake is still packed with ice, there's about 3 feet of the frozen stuff. We have a...

Friday March 18, 2022

Friday March 18, 2022

Our morning view as the sun rises, there's a little fog hovering over the lake. With our warm temperatures we are beginning to lose some snow but there's a lot to lose. We plan on doing some fishing this weekend as we have some family coming for a few days. Today's...