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November 21 2017

Entry Point 41 - Brule Lake

Brule Lake entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Tofte Ranger Station near the city of Tofte, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 35 miles. Access is a boat landing at Brule Lake. Large lake with several campsites. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 7
Elevation: 1847 feet
Latitude: 47.9261
Longitude: -90.6448
Brule Lake - 41

Late May = No bugs!

by drkennedy5
Trip Report

Entry Date: May 23, 2005
Entry Point: Brule Lake
Number of Days: 4
Group Size: 2

Trip Introduction:
Our trip was the first to the boundary waters but definitely not the last. We have been going on trips each summer and each year they become more adventurous. We had great weather during the first 3 days of the trip, which was excellent considering the guys we met when we were pulling out had been in rain for 5 days straight. The fishing was good, but almost too much work was done on the portaging! We picked some longer portages hoping to get away from any people, but the portages we picked were only used by small animals, if any! ...meaning that they were very hard! All of our gear we packed was right on the money and it was an overall great experience, minus the last day of all rain, which we had to do 5 portages and paddle accross the mighty Brule in 35 mph winds to get to the car! Looking forward to another trip!

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