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Minipi Guides Report – September 2014, Season’s End

The guides and staff of Minipi with the last guests of the season!I wonder where time has come and gone so quickly. Although the fishing season is now over, three months seem like a few short days ago. Even the topsy-turvy weather that we experienced over the summer did not act as a deterrent in the overall success rate. I guess one can say that perseverance usually pays off! Our web manager Mandy will be cataloging the written log book for this past summer and make it available for everyone to see here on the Minipi website. A quick glance Continue Reading

Minipi Guides Report – August 2014

Minipi's big brookies

An amazing brookie caught near the end of AugustWith another fishing season coming to a close the Fish Log book entries confirm that 2014 has been a success. Cooler-oxygenated water at Minipi and Little Minipi saw river fishing maintaining consistent landings – those crazy weather patterns over the summer affected fishing very little there, if any. Of course the green drake hatch or the last big hatch saw West Bay, Lover Boy, Man-a-war and Burnt Lake created action with anglers’ adrenaline flowing much like a four-year-old child’s on Christmas morning. During the first two weeks of August we had very hot Continue Reading

The Artist and the Fly-Tier

My good friend, Bear Andrews, is a nationally and internationally well known fly tier, guide and booking agent. Bear was presented with the Federation of Fly Fisher’s “Buzz Buzek Award” for fly tying. To say that he is good at tying flies is something of an understatement – and he’s just as good at catching fish as he is at tying flies. Jeff (left) and myself at Anne Marie Lodge this summer. I have been to Cooper’s Minipi Lodges four times with Bear, and I believe he has been there at least 10 times over the last twenty years.  So Continue Reading

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