STEP 1: Make first cut by grasping fish between the gills and poking knife into softer throat region ahead of the two front fins STEP 2: Slide knife forward towards tail of fish between the two middle fins and stop by the bottom fin just in front of tail (Still) STEP 2: Slide knife forward […]
How to Eat A Northern Pike Y Bone Picking 101 Instructor: Joe Baltich, C.N.P.E. Northwind Lodge – Come catch a northern and eat him right here! There’s absolutely no mystery in figuring out how to eat a northern pike fillet. Northern pike caught in cold water are delicious fish with more body and taste than […]
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As the summer winds down in the North Woods so does migratory bird watching. The Warblers are getting prepared for their southern decent to their winter home. As our group heads north from Illinois for our late summer fishing adventure, I may be fortunate enough to view a few birds before they are gone. Two […]
Not only could we bird watch taking short outings down Fernberg Trail (which is really a road), we birded right out our cabin window while eating breakfast.
At first I thought it was just a good sized small mouth bass, but it just did not budge
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When you stay at Northwind Lodge, you re probably going to go fishing for our great bass, northerns and sunfish in Jasper Lake. It’s not unusual to catch 4-5 lb. small mouth bass and 5-6 lb. large mouths. What can really make the day exciting is catching sunnies and having the northerns tear them […]
Hiking Trails: Canoe Day trips: These are both routes that take you through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and require that you have a day permit (no charge & reservations needed). Metal cans and glass bottles are not allowed with the exceptions of fuel containers and personal toiletries. Plastic bottles are OK, but you […]
Plant Name Bloom Time Habitat Image Actaea rubra Red Baneberry May-Sept part shade, shade; woods Actaea pachypoda White Baneberry May-Sept part shade, shade; rich wood Adoxa moschatellina Moschatel-muskroot May-Sept part shade, shade; moist rich hardwood forest Andromeda polifolia Bog Rosemary May-Sept part shade, sun; cedar/spruce bogs, sphagnum wetlands, acidic shores Anemone […]