Calls, questions and uncertainty

I have started to get a few concerned calls and emails and thought I would put down in words a few thoughts. I always believe that the more we can communicate with our guests the better.  To us, it is simply too early to determine what is going to happen and make a call on …

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Thoughts from the bleacher seats

Things are rapidly changing throughout the world and I wanted to keep our guests apprised of whats going on at the lodge and our current thoughts.  Since our last post (@ a week ago) the US/Canadian border has closed.  Big news for the 200,000 people that cross it on a daily basis but enormous news …

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Hawk Lake Lodge COVID-19 Update: A message from Ted & Virginia Putnam

To our fellow guests and friends. We wanted to reach out to you with an update relating to the Coronavirus, the lodge and reservations. We have been monitoring the situation very closely and want to ensure you, our guests, that we are taking every precaution we can.   Some of you may be pondering about …

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Walleye Count

Here is the current walleye count   Length Total 27 inches 86 28 98 29 121 30 69 31 8 31.5 5 32 2 32.5 2    

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Summer fades away

Cooler evenings have started to creep in as summer begins to slip away.  Several weeks ago our first (and last) heat wave pushed many fishermen into the water to cool off while pushing the bass even deeper into the depths.  Many bass blitzes sometimes throughout the day are fun to see for sure.  Our out-lakes …

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Summer is back

Well after all of the rains last week we are finally into some stable and wonderful weather.  Nice breezes, temps in the high 70s and sun.  And as predicted the fishing has taken a major uptick as well.  Wolf has had boats with 60+ fish, as has Portage and Mud.  Sapphire, well you know Sapphire.  …

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Summer days

We are in throws of a typical Canadian summer.  Warm days, thunderstorms cropping up here and there, bass busting minnows and nice breezes at night.  The fishing has been quite good except for 3 days last week when the dreaded mayfly hatch hit (coupled with some bad storms).  While the walleye bite continues throughout a …

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The season is started…..

Okay, it started 2 months ago.  My bad.  I promise to try and get on these reports in a more timely fashion.  Lots of things have happened since we opened.  Let’s see. We had a late ice out so the open was a little slow.  Lake trout fishing was great, but the walleye and bass …

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In the homestretch

Hey guys and gals.  Been far too long since I have posted.  Been a crazy winter.  But don’t take our lack of silence as a sign of apathy.  We are working diligently behind the scenes to get ready for another killer season.  We have lots to report and seeing as I am recovering from the …

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Summer heat and hotter fishing

The last few weeks have seen some very hot weather and even hotter bass fishing.  Top-water bite has been good as bass regularly bust minnows all over the lakes.  The portage lakes have been on fire for sure.  Senkos have been producing well along with jigs and plastics.  Fish are very big and have been …

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