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Tales of a Winterman – March 22, 2021

Well they don't call it the first day of spring for nothing. Forget about April showers, I've got rain in the forecast and it was minus three degrees at 6 am this morning. Yesterday I reached a high of 10 celcius and with a wind from the south-east the snow on the...

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Tales of a Winterman – March 15, 2021

If the light show over camp last night was audible, it would be termed "in surround sound", as the skies all around the area flashed in waves like ghosts whipping it up at a square dance. If it was a hurricane, Gangler's lodge would have been the eye of the storm. If...

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Tales of a Winterman – February 22, 2021

I have a new friend in camp and a regular visitor to my cabin for morning breakfast. In the first photo, Foxy is watching Marty circle around at a distance. Sometimes the fox takes off in a sprint after the marten. There is a crow that stands a few meters away while...

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Tales of a Winterman – February 16, 2021

Morning The supplies flight was canceled yesterday because of fog in Thompson, as well as extreme cold conditions. It is re-scheduled for this afternoon but I haven't heard from the dispatch yet. Weather quite different here, it was clear skies here in camp and the...

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Tales of a Winterman – January 26, 2021

Tales of a Winterman – January 26, 2021

I was woken up in the early hours by a screeching racket outside my window, or under the cabin it seemed. I'm not totally sure but it sounds like the martens are scrapping and they can really reach a fiery pitch. Soon after I had moved into the cabin, back in...

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Big Slobbery Pike – Part 1

The winter is always a time for ‘Canadian pike cravings’ and on top of it, all of us have already endured a very challenging 2020. Better days are soon ahead and, in the meantime, what better way to lift the spirits than some of our favorite photos of some big...

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Tales of a Winterman – January 8, 2021

The weather has drastically changed and the mild temperatures are in the forecast for a while. Not quite melting, but I have few food items in my front porch "freezer" that are defrosting. Yesterday the airbag at the airstrip indicated a south-west wind. I was...

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Tales of a Winterman – December 31, 2020

Tales of a Winterman – December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020 I watched the full moon set this morning, giving out a eerie glowing light on the snow. The cold snap has broken with this new lunar cycle along with a clear sunny sky. Thanks to some hunters passing through towing loaded sleds, I have a perfect...

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