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Entry Point 54 - Seagull Lake

Seagull Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (10 HP (except where paddle only) max). This entry point is supported by Gunflint Ranger Station near the city of Grand Marais, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 50 miles. No motors (use or possession) west of Three Mile Island. Large lake with several campsites. landing at Seagull Lake. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 11
Elevation: 1205 feet
Latitude: 48.1469
Longitude: -90.8693
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smalltown
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06/28/2010 06:24PM
 
New Trip Report posted by smalltown

Trip Name: Voyage of the Sasquatch.

Entry Point: 54

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The best playgrounds are not on the ground at all!
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campnscrap
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06/28/2010 07:22PM
 
Awesome report! Loved the photos - looked like you had a lot of success fishing :) And a huge CONGRATS on your first trip without 'real' adults along - even though you are now considered an adult yourself ;)


Enjoyed the read - keep on posting!


Happy paddling....

THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. - Hunter S. Thompson
wawasee
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06/29/2010 12:26PM
 
What a great trip for two brothers! Yes you should have gotten more then 4 dozen leeches for a half pound. Keep going as long as the two of you can. Life is short!
fishguts
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06/29/2010 02:47PM
 
Sounded like a grat trip, love all the fish pictures!;-)

fishguts
bobby726
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06/29/2010 04:09PM
 
Man, sounds like a lot of fun.

Always be the second one in the outhouse, it's going to smell anyway so you might as well have a warm seat.
boonie
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06/29/2010 07:57PM
 
Thanks for the trip report. You guys had some pretty good fishing.
buz
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06/30/2010 08:23AM
 
Way to go on your first "solo" attempt. You guys are hooked, a good thing. Nice TR.
smalltown
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06/30/2010 08:47AM
 
Thanks everyone! :) Yeah I wish I could go again this summer but I think I have to wait until next year.:( But o well. Yeah the bw are a blast!

The best playgrounds are not on the ground at all!
cabman327
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06/30/2010 09:35AM
 
Great report! It is great to see young men such as yourselves enjoying the BWCA. There are many "real adults" in this world that would not be able to do a trip as well as you did. There have been many posts on this website about the average age of visitors to the BWCA getting older, so it is awesome to see a younger generation of trippers!!
keegan99usa
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07/15/2010 03:14PM
 
Very good read! Excellent fishing as well, thanks for the pictures. You guys will emember that trip forever!

Any time with family is good times!
TuscaroraBorealis
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07/15/2010 09:47PM
 
Nice report & photos. Really enjoyed it.
520eek
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07/21/2010 02:19PM
 
Flippin awesome trip! Thanks for the report, hope to see more over the years!

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it!
Dbldppr1250
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07/21/2010 06:28PM
 
I loved your report - I want you to be my fishing guide and trip with me sometime!

Walking School Bus
jamotrade
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07/26/2010 01:45PM
 
Nice job! That's how it's done!
wtgmonkey
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07/27/2010 08:07PM
 
Sweet report. Looks like you had a great time.

"Champions are measured by the adversity they overcome"
Bushwacker
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07/30/2010 03:15PM
 
Nice report. Lot's of big fish. Wish I'd been there. Good job!

"...not all those who wander are lost..." JRR Tolkien.
tremolo
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07/31/2010 10:42AM
 
That was fun to read--such zest! I liked how you were concerned about "leaving a trace". You parents must be awfully proud of you.
dring
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07/31/2010 01:00PM
 
Nice report. I teach high school students and you two are very responsible and mature. I am impressed. From a Christian perspective I love that fact that you read your Bible along the way. Awesome.


Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
BearBrown
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08/03/2010 02:12PM
 
Very good report. Sounds like an amazing trip with some excellent fishing. I've got to ask though... I noticed that you two had lots of fish on stringers (and some very large fish at that). From the looks of your photos, I couldn't imagine that just two of you ate all of those fish in the two fish meals you mentioned. What were you doing with all of those fish, was there a lot of waste or did you two manage to consume them all? That stringer of smallies alone looked like it could feed my family of five for two nights...

Richard "Bear" Brown
Bang
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08/05/2010 01:12PM
 
Outstanding report and excellent photos. Rock On!
smalltown
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08/06/2010 09:19PM
 
@ bear brown
o yeah we didn't eat all of them. We made a live well and left the fish in there to keep them alive. We did eat a good portion of them though. Yeah we weren't sure if we should injure the fish that we were letting go by punching a hole through their lip but we wanted the pictures but decided to. maybe thats unethical i don't know.

The best playgrounds are not on the ground at all!
Mongo65
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08/07/2010 09:56AM
 
Great report and nice pics

Sit back, relax, have a home brew.
BearBrown
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08/09/2010 02:44PM
 
That doesn't sound like the most ethical fishing scenario I have heard. Hopefully the fish you released survived. Smallies are resilient fish so they may have. Not sure if there are any legal ramifications for doing that, as long as you never had more than 6 smallies per person at anytime. I believe that is the possession limit. Most people would stress practicing catch and release after you have caught the fish you plan on consuming.

Richard "Bear" Brown
smalltown
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08/11/2010 01:26PM
 
@bear brown
yeah I guess maybe we should have thought about it more. I'm sorry. But I can assure you they were very lively and just fine when we let them go. I don't think one hole in their lip would kill them. But I can see where it would bother you and people. We ate over 75% of the fish we caught though so it was probably only 6 or 7 that we released and they all darted away when we put them back.

The best playgrounds are not on the ground at all!
muskrat
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08/11/2010 06:02PM
 
Consider yourself lucky you and your brother have such a great relationship !


If I had tried that at that age with my brother only one of us would have returned :)
lars54
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08/11/2010 06:54PM
 
that was a very nice trip report,thanks
Buck47
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11/17/2010 10:03PM
 
Nice trip guys. Great trip for brothers to do. I wish I would started canoe tripping at a younger age. I'll be looking forward to your future trips. You know where to find me if you are looking for some new trips to try.
Thanks for sharing. Mr. N

"Do Not Let What You Cannot Do Interfere With What You Can Do..." -John Wooden
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