Fly-in Fishing at Aikens Lake Lodge

Fly-in Fishing at Aikens Lake Lodge

From the moment we are greeted as the float plane landed at the lodge until we left four days later we experienced hospitality as good as you will find at any major resort. The staff were amazing. The shore lunches were a treat. And the stories and laugh will stick with us forever.

Dreaming of the big one.

Dreaming of the big one.

As taken from my January 23 cover story in the Winnipeg Free Press travel section. While the only fishing many may be thinking about at this time of the year is through about 3 feet of ice, in fact, it is the time when the many fly-in lodges of Northern Manitoba are...
Memories of a Great Fishing Experience at Big Sand Lake!

Memories of a Great Fishing Experience at Big Sand Lake!

The de Havilland Dash 7 lifted off the gravel runway, rose above the water, and then banked over the main lodge at Big Sand Lake. As it did what flooded my mind beyond the memories of four days of exceptional peace and camaraderie was the question of why more,...
Polar Bears In The Wild!

Polar Bears In The Wild!

  Every year around this time, starting from late fall to winter, tourists from Great Britain, Germany, Japan, along with many Americans, make the journey to northern Manitoba, one of Canada’s most northern regions. For many it will be their trip of a lifetime....