Some exciting news… First, Algoma Country and The New Fly Fisher are hosting a Best Catch photo contest open to all guests who have photos of last year’s catches – all fish considered. Our own super-guide Ryan is featured in the promo materials for the contest above, from when Mark Melnyk of The New Fly Fisher visited us in the Spring (full episode will be released this Winter)
But, also, please email us your photos as well and we will try and highlight them all here on the website… send to: email@example.com
Second, in addition to seeing us from Loch Island at the at the Ultimate Fishing Show this week, Thurs, Jan 10th to Sun, Jan 13th, The New Fly Fisher’s Mark Melnyk and Colin Mckeown will be in the Algoma booth as well. You can talk to Mark about his experience at Loch Island, fishing both on the big lake and outpost lakes. Short video from their trip can be viewed on this blog post.
Come see us this week, Thursday – Sunday… details below:
Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit – Novi, MI
See us in Booth: 1004
Show Dates & Hours:
Thu, Jan 10: 1pm – 9pm
Fri, Jan 11: 11am – 9pm
Sat, Jan 12: 10am – 8pm
Sun, Jan 13: 10am – 5pm
The state-of-the-art Suburban Collection Showplace in the Detroit Suburb of Novi, MI is the premier facility with over 200,000 square feet of multi-purpose exposition space and 10,000 square feet of meeting and convention rooms.
If you haven’t been to Loch Island in a while, you’ll be amazed at what we’ve done in the last 6 months! The entire island is now connected via boardwalks! It all started with a replacement deck on Cabin 3. The old porch was very small and needed to be upgraded. While looking at it, we decided to go big or go home! With a brand new 8′ X 16′ deck on the cabin and a connecting walkway, it was looking good! It was then we figured, “why not do them all?” and that’s what we did.
This fall, we’ve been working hard at the three bedroom cabin (Big Otter) on Otter Island! Returning guests will notice many improvements made for the 2019 season, and new guests will enjoy Big Otter’s wilderness comforts.
We have been having a great couple months now and the fish are biting. Wanted to share a few guest fish pictures and let you know some of the news around here. In early June we were honored to host the guys from The New Fly Fisher TV program. Expect the full episode soon, but down below we have a short preview of their adventure. Also the Outdoor Life article is now available to read online [Click Here or Image Below].
News around the island includes a new Georgian Bay cedar boat from Giesler and Sons, that we are using for guest pickups.
Video of some Brook Trout Fishing…
First up, Mark Melnyk from The New Fly Fisher (with our guide Ryan) catching some Brook Trout and more, on our outpost lakes and Wabatongushi. You can check out the show’s website here and we will also let you know when the full episode is being broadcast and available online. Towards the end is a highlight of Taylor cooking up fresh fish at our unique shore lunch offering. You can reach us by train, float plane or drive “as far as you can” for your wilderness vacation.
Some Good Fish This Year So Far…
There have been bigger ones caught (and released) so far this year, but here are some photos that you all have shared with us this season… ( you can email us photos at: firstname.lastname@example.org ) This first one of Maryann Schutte is blurry as it’s a photo of the back display on a camera…
If you have photos you’d like to share from your trips (past or future), just send them onto us at: email@example.com
and the Georgian Bay in service…
Some fun on the water….
We look forward to seeing those of you who will be visiting us yet this summer. Still have some openings available, and we are already booking for next year as well, so contact us if you have any questions!
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Two classic cedar strip boats for sale! These boats are directly from a private cabin on the lake that we purchased back in 2004, and were never used in our rental fleet. The first is a 75th anniversary edition 1954 Peterborough Lakeside, 16 foot runabout. It’s in original condition with factory stickers and has been stored inside for it’s entire life.
The second boat, and certainly the rarer of the two, is a 1962 Reg Harran 15 foot runabout. This boat was made by Reg Harran who worked for Peterborough Boat Company until they went belly up in 1961. Reg started his own boat company after Peterborough went out of business and made a few of these wonderfully made runabouts. Mr Jack Moore who used to own the Patterson Bay cabin on our lake purchased both of theses boats new. They were stored in his boat house which is still on site at the Patterson Bay cabin. The Harran is one of only two known to exist at this time.
Both boats are now in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, stored inside and are for sale to interested buyers. For more details contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org