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The Undiscovered Minipi Watershed

When you picture a perfect day of fly-fishing, what do you envision? Do you catch lots of fish? Few but primarily large fish? Do you imagine trekking trails to find a secret spot that no one has been to before, or do you picture a leisurely spot that has been tested and proven fruitful over many years? Like many of our anglers, we’re guessing that exploring new and yet-untouched lakes and rivers might be what you’re looking for. Previous guests Duncan Lewis and Howard Guptill have told us of spots that, to their knowledge and their guides knowledge, had never Continue Reading

A Walk to the Falls

It isn’t far from Minipi Lake Lodge to the Falls, but it’s a most interesting ramble. There’s a lot to see and learn here about this northern black spruce ecosystem.  Just keep your eyes open and listen to your guide. This is a landscape shaped by fire, something that becomes obvious as soon as you set off across the sandy hills by the Lodge. There are hardly any spruce here. The low-growing, bushy northern birch is the dominant plant with patches of blueberry and caribou lichen interspersed.  Look for bear, wolf and moose tracks in the damper sections.  A fire Continue Reading

Minipi’s Wildlife

Andre and guest

One of the great things about fishing at Minipi Lodge is, despite the fact that you’re going to have fun catching world class brookies, you never know what nature is going to provide you. On one particular day me and my guests Steve, Lewis and Terry decided to go fishing on the Little Minipi River. So as usual Chris the pilot flew us to the Little Minipi OutCamp so that we could take a boat and navigate to the river. To reach the river we had to navigate for about 30 min to cross the lake and get to the outlet. The scenery was beautiful. To be there Continue Reading

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