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Entry Point 24 - Fall Lake

Fall Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). This entry point is supported by Kawishiwi Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 7 miles. "Access is a boat landing at Fall Lake. Several trip options to Newton, Basswood, & Mud Lakes with additionalportages." This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 14
Elevation: 1324 feet
Latitude: 47.9527
Longitude: -91.7213
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flynn
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12/23/2018 06:59PM
 
New Trip Report posted by flynn

Trip Name: Cherry is a cherry!.

Entry Point: 25

This is a long one... grab a snack or two! First trip report as well. Let me know your thoughts!

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Driftless
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12/23/2018 09:43PM
 
Awesome report, thanks for sharing.
Northwoodsman
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12/23/2018 10:29PM
 
Very well done. Thanks for posting. Where was the very first picture in your report taken? I could paddle through an area like that all day long.
boonie
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12/23/2018 10:30PM
 
Not familiar with the area, but enjoyed your perspective on it and your trip.
flynn
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12/23/2018 10:50PM
 
Northwoodsman: "Very well done. Thanks for posting. Where was the very first picture in your report taken? I could paddle through an area like that all day long."


I think it was one of the portages right before Knife. You can line your canoe through the shallow water or portage it. That's just landing but overall the area from Carp to Knife is pretty great.
bwcasolo
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12/24/2018 09:00AM
 
nice, on my trip list.
bwcasolo
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12/24/2018 09:00AM
 
boonie: "Not familiar with the area, but enjoyed your perspective on it and your trip. "
steve we need to get familiar, what do you say?
SaganagaJoe
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12/29/2018 09:13PM
 
I really enjoyed this report. You take excellent pictures!


Cherry is now on my list to travel to.

aka HermitThrush "Such sights as this are reserved for those who will suffer to behold them." -Eric Sevareid
minnmike
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12/30/2018 08:07PM
 
Nice trip report, thanks for sharing. I was on Cherry a couple weeks after you, but I disagree with you. It's a crappy area and encourage everyone not go there. hehehe
flynn
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12/31/2018 04:27PM
 
Thanks everyone for your compliments! I am glad you didn't think it was too long or boring. :)


The camera used for all photos was my Fujifilm X100F, kept in a small dry bag in my day pack. Amazing camera. Most photos (landscapes) were shot around f/8 for maximum sharpness and large depth of field.


Yeah actually guys it turns out Cherry is pretty lame, don't think I'll ever go there again... waste of a trip... now ENSIGN!! There's a lake I can't wait to get back to again and again!! lol
SaganagaJoe
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01/05/2019 07:02PM
 
I had to come back and look at the pictures again. Gorgeous. Maybe my next trip!

aka HermitThrush "Such sights as this are reserved for those who will suffer to behold them." -Eric Sevareid
520eek
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01/08/2019 12:38PM
 
Thanks for posting, made my wait at the dentist office way more tolerable! I love that area...first time I ever went was in that region.

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it!
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