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Boreal Bay – Ice-out – 4/24

I’m feeling very confident today, the ice will go out on Kakagi (Crow) Lake. Yesterday the ice sheet was just off the east end of Two Mile Island, clear to the south and ice to the north. We have plenty of wind (and snow) today which should push the ice around against the islands to… Continue Reading

Boreal Bay – Ice-out report

Reports from Lake of the Woods is about 12″ of ice left, thus Crow Kakagi Lake probably has near 18″  ice.  Estimate of late April as to when we are expecting ice-out. The Ice-out Lake Trout will be a welcome adventure and tasty meal after a long winter season.   In 10-14 days I will be at the… Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

2016 was wonderful year and a sad year. 2016 was a crazy busy year, but we had fun each and every week. Many shared fishing successes and stories from what they saw in the woods. We shared meals and we shared laughs. Lots of great memories that will be with us for many years to… Continue Reading

Boreal Bay Lodge 2016 season

Thank-you to all who were able to come and spend time with us in 2016. We are looking forward to the 2017 season, the excitement it will bring and the good time adventures you share with us. 2016 had many exciting adventures…   Great fishing for Walleye’s early, mid-summer and late in the year on… Continue Reading

RIP – Zelfa – July 10

A long time friend to many Boreal Bay Lodge guests died yesterday early in the afternoon. Our understanding is it was caused by a brain aneurysm. Zel loved to dance and to teach people dance steps.  Dancing on our docks, dancing in the streets. Every time we built anything that could resemble a dance floor… Continue Reading

Boreal Bay – winter videos

Hope all have enjoyed a Happy Holiday Season! Many are getting excited about the coming 2016 season and have been talking with us and making plans to stay with us this summer. We are home in Buffalo, MN and thought maybe we should share some of the winter activity caught on camera at the resort. Suggest full… Continue Reading


We have lost two amazing resorts dogs to the blastomycosis disease and we learned that it probably was curable, if the correct steps had been followed in the treatment. Misty was only 15 months old and died in early 2015. Her symptoms started with a sore leg just before Christmas… the leg seemed healed on… Continue Reading


This past Saturday Dr. Ralph Hartsough passed away. An Emergency Room Doctor from Indiana who many knew as  “Doc”.  Doc was in his 90’s and unable to come and stay with us the past couple years but Doc was a 50 year guest of Crawford’s Resort / Boreal Bay Lodge where he made many friends… Continue Reading

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