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Date May. 18, 2017
Note: Aikens guest Tony Capecchi shared this essay with us about fishing with his dad, which we thought we’d share as other Aikens anglers can likely relate.
“What’s the one fish that got away that...
Date May. 05, 2017
As our Facebook friends know, we love posting big fish photos and sharing in our guests’ excitement over a giant walleye, trophy pike or perhaps their first-ever lake trout. Any picture filled with a fin or a grin...
Date Apr. 20, 2017
Dennis Munson and his sons, Jake and Eric, had a great first trip to Aikens in 2015, with Eric catching not one but two Manitoba Master Angler pike (41 inches or bigger). When they returned home to Solon, Iowa, Dennis discovered...
Date Mar. 24, 2017
Art Gaffray bought his first float plane in 1954. In the 63 years since, he’s flown to all corners of the Canadian wilderness, harvested wild rice with Goldy the Ox and watched his sons follow in his footsteps as full-time...
Date Mar. 06, 2017
Some fishing stories are so bizarre they must be true. This is one of them.
Philippe Defoy, of Montreal, Quebec, had only fished twice in his life before coming to Manitoba’s Aikens Lake Wilderness Lodge last September. Those...
Date Feb. 23, 2017
After a dozen years of transporting Aikens guests, having two of their children work summers at the lodge and building countless memories, Michelle Gervais and Roger Chamberland are retiring from OTours Transportation. The family-run tour company shuttled Aikens guests from...
Date Feb. 07, 2017
When you arrive in early May to open camp and the very first evening a staff member catches a 41-inch Master Angler pike for the first fish of the year, you get a funny feeling it’s going to...