Aikens Lake News Archive - June 2007

New office unveiled!

Date Jun. 30, 2007

It has been a work-in-progress since the beginning of May, and we are finally there! The official move-in date was on June 25th, but we have been tweaking and moving in for the better part of 5 days. There sure were...

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New trampoline gets unveiled

Date Jun. 19, 2007

This is sort of a quirky news item, but it is of special note to the families that will be coming up to Aikens this summer! We have purchased a trampoline for Annika and eventually Martin, and set it up...

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Moose runs through camp

Date Jun. 16, 2007

For years and years, we had a cow Moose that would use the peninsula as a safe haven in the spring. We would often see her and her calf eating in Frosty's Cove (the last bay on the right before...

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New Lake Record Pike… 49”!!!

Date Jun. 14, 2007

This has been a great season for big fish. We are way ahead of last year's trophy pace... but not only that - we have already boated the largest trout since 1999 (42") and the largest walleye in the last few years (31"). ...

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Weekly update

Date Jun. 12, 2007

Sorry about the lack of updates lately... Julie and I brought the kids back to Winnipeg for the weekend because Julie was a bridesmaid for her good friend Tara's wedding!  Gerry and Lorraine were at the lodge to manage the...

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New re-circ hot water line in the ground!

Date Jun. 07, 2007

We have always strived to manage as "green" a camp as possible. GGO is a totally ecological building with solar power, composting toilets, and energy efficient appliances and lighting. Over the years, we've also done alot at the main camp. ...

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Triple-Trophy Day for father and son

Date Jun. 05, 2007

Steve and Brad White are already Aikens Lake veterans, having each caught a trophy in their “rookie season” last summer. However, even in their wildest dreams they didn’t imagine to have a day like this on Aikens! Fishing with...

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Charlie’s Trout (from a canoe!)

Date Jun. 03, 2007

Charlie and Turbo are both avid canoeists. Charlie brought his handmade canoe (called the Freddy Fudpucker) to Aikens last year and spent a lot of time in it during the evening. Last summer, Charlie and Turbo decided to take a...

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Hockey Night at Aikens Lake

Date Jun. 02, 2007

Since Gerry and Lorraine bought the lodge in 1989, there has been a conscious decision not to introduce satellite television into our camp... after all, people are here to catch fish and mingle with other guests and our staff! Therefore, we...

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