Aikens Lake News Archive - May 2003

First guest, first day, first trophy

Date May. 24, 2003

The trophy count now stands at 7. Tonight, mere minutes after leaving the dock, one of our loyal guests, Mr. Roger Ingerson, boated a 28.5" walleye! Trolling in the Back Bay has been very successful thus far! Later on in the evening,...

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High-Speed Internet at Aikens Lake!!!!

Date May. 23, 2003

    Believe it or not, we are wired at Aikens! What an incredible thing to be able to update this newsletter while staring out at the beach and the lake! With our new satellite internet, we now have full time internet...

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Incredible Pike!

Date May. 20, 2003

    Last year, our chef Megan landed her dream fish while fishing with Rob... a 48" pike. However, not being able to bear the weather today, she decided to head back to the lodge. Rob and Danelle (the assistant-chef) headed back out....

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Boardwalk Chalet #2 Construction on schedule

Date May. 20, 2003

Since getting to Aikens at the beginning of the month, we have been working on opening up the camp. However, with the help of some good friends, we have also been continuing the masterpiece that will be the second Boardwalk...

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First trophy caught!

Date May. 17, 2003

Mere hours after arriving at the lodge, Julie Turenne had already accomplished one of her goals for the week... catching a Master Angler fish! With her sixth trophy walleye in the past few seasons, Julie is now going to set...

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Happy Mothers Day

Date May. 11, 2003

Aikens Lake would like to wish all the best to the fisher-mothers of Aikens Lake. No matter how many times I have guided a couple, or a mother and child, or sister and brother... the women always outfish the men....

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Dock repairs

Date May. 09, 2003

For those of you at the lodge last season, you will remember that the dock had a little dip in it near the first crib. Well, since that crib (the closest one to shore) is out of the water right...

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Owner’s Arrival!

Date May. 06, 2003

This morning, Gerry flew to Aikens along with Maurice and Denis. They were also accompanied by the super-excited puppy, Kody! Things appear to be fine around the lodge. Last year's problem of the prairie chickens flying through windows and...

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