Memories from Selwyn Lake Lodge 2015

The smoke was back this morning at Selwyn Lake Lodge.  There was so much of it that there was concern about flying out on our way home.  But although we were late, not leaving till 5 PM, we made the first leg to Stony Rapids on the Beaver.  Departing at 5 was in a...

Bonus Time at Selwyn Lake Lodge

It was time to begin the journey home today and wouldn’t you know, there was no smoke and not a cloud in the sky.  I was aggravated to say the least knowing that if today were yesterday we’d have flown to the Sand Dunes and Hunt Falls.  But sipping coffee outside my...

Athabasca Sand Dunes Out of Reach

6 AM came early but we had a full day of flying planned to some special places, the Athabasca Sand Dunes and Hunt (Lefty’s) Falls.  There was some fishing involved too.  The flats in front of the Sand Dunes for pike then Arctic grayling at the falls.  But the venture...

Double Trouble Fly Fishing for Lake Trout

We could have done better with our time today.  It was no ones fault but we didn’t fish much.  It’s simply that the fires down south keep getting worse and worse and closer as well.  The smoke finally showed up here and its clogging the lungs badly.   Ron got...

Fly Fishing Selwyn Lake at Thousand Pike Bay

We awoke to a spectacular day.  There was hardly a cloud in the sky and regardless of being on the Saskatchewan/Northwest Territories border it was hot and humid.  Down south the fires continue to get worse.  They are evacuating at Missinipe on Otter Lake where we...