Sportsman's Lodges, Lake of the Woods
Travel Blogs from Baudette
The countryside north of Caliper Lake
is gorgeous; slowed the truck and trailer down a bit while a momma
Ruffed Grouse walked her seven chicks across Highway 71. The Lake of
the Woods at Sioux Narrows is extremely high and most of the
campsites are too wet to even walk on.
We secured a neat spot on a knoll
surrounded by oaks with an empty group site next to us which gave
Bogie a fishing pier. The ...
... the Caliper Lake Provincial Park
which opened the day we arrived. Scored a lakeside campsite that was
easy to drive in but a little bit of hell getting out the next
morning. The wind off the lake kept both mosquitoes and Black Flies
away while we had an organic pasta dinner with Tofurky.
Left early the next day since this
campground was a little on the ...
Brutal driving for Ken due to heavy rain and wind. Arrived at my brother's little cottage located at Regina Bay, Sioux Narrows, Ont. A beautiful waterfront location, quiet and relaxing except for the mosquitoes, horseflies, sand flies, no-seeums, and wood ticks!!! We plan to ...
Today was another day of driving. I couldn't convince Don that we should visit Winnipeg this time but maybe on the way back we will make a stop. We did do a drive-through in Kenora looking for the best price for diesel and found one of those historic chip wagons in the process. That helped to break up the day a bit!
We have never traveled south on hwy #71 and then #11 from Kenora to Fort Frances ...
... and summer. I am not sure how the day would pan out, but I rent a 17 foot boat with an outboard motor to go out into the bay.
We got as much advice as we could, stocked up with a huge bag of guppies, and headed out to the bay by about 9am. For nearly 2 hours it was quite windy and extremely choppy. Our boat was really bouncing, and I was replacing guppies almost nonstop, which prevented me ...