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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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RainGearRight
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09/01/2011 12:13PM
 
New Trip Report posted by RainGearRight

Trip Name: Who Brought a Pillow?!?!.

Entry Point: 54

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There's always money in the banana stand.
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PineKnot
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09/01/2011 12:46PM
 
Excellent report and fun to read. Even after 40+ trips, stuff happens and I'm still learning new things almost every trip. The importance of a list cannot be overstated.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are -- Teddy Roosevelt
TuscaroraBorealis
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09/01/2011 12:48PM
 
Sounds like you had a great trip to me. The brook trout alone would've made it worth it for me. Nice fish! I don't believe there is much (if any?) natural reproduction of brook trout in the BWCA? All the fish are stocked by the DNR.


Thanks for taking the time to share your story & photos. Catchy title for your report too. :)
nojobro
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09/02/2011 01:20PM
 
Is a pillow a man-card item? Help a gal out.


;-)


I personally love my pillow. Ha ha.


Great report...enjoyable read. Thanks!!!
nojobro
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09/02/2011 01:21PM
 
quote TuscaroraBorealis: "I don't believe there is much (if any?) natural reproduction of brook trout in the BWCA? All the fish are stocked by the DNR."


Why is that? Habitat issue?
RainGearRight
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09/02/2011 03:31PM
 
quote nojobro: "Is a pillow a man-card item? Help a gal out.



;-)



I personally love my pillow. Ha ha.



Great report...enjoyable read. Thanks!!!"



I love my pillow too. I just hid it better. I have a medium thermarest that packs a lot smaller than a regular pillow:)

There's always money in the banana stand.
TuscaroraBorealis
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09/02/2011 05:25PM
 
quote nojobro: "quote TuscaroraBorealis: "I don't believe there is much (if any?) natural reproduction of brook trout in the BWCA? All the fish are stocked by the DNR."



Why is that? Habitat issue?"



Yeah. They need running water that is the proper temperature to spawn. Most of the lakes stocked up there don't have that.
wawasee
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09/04/2011 09:52PM
 
Sounds like fun, a rather large brook trout.
luft
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09/04/2011 10:22PM
 
My favorite new line for trips will now be...


“If you don’t paddle we are gonna die!”


I am a great fan of lists and always use one but end up writing myself notes on each trip of things I wish I had thought to bring. So I guess my lists are not fool proof!
AndySG
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09/05/2011 09:17AM
 
"...wishing the whole time I was soaking wet under a tarp, in a wind storm, slipping ‘um from shore, drinking low-proof booze, smoking shitty cigars, laughing with my friends."


That pretty much says it all RGR! Great report and wonderful photos. Thanks!

"WWJD"
nojobro
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09/05/2011 02:02PM
 
quote RainGearRight: "quote nojobro: "Is a pillow a man-card item? Help a gal out.




;-)




I personally love my pillow. Ha ha.




Great report...enjoyable read. Thanks!!!"




I love my pillow too. I just hid it better. I have a medium thermarest that packs a lot smaller than a regular pillow:)"



Oh...a regular pillow. I see. Yeah, one must have a packable pillow, not a regular one.
HikingStick
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10/04/2011 07:48PM
 
quote nojobro: "quote RainGearRight: "quote nojobro: "Is a pillow a man-card item? Help a gal out.





;-)





I personally love my pillow. Ha ha.





Great report...enjoyable read. Thanks!!!"





I love my pillow too. I just hid it better. I have a medium thermarest that packs a lot smaller than a regular pillow:)"




Oh...a regular pillow. I see. Yeah, one must have a packable pillow, not a regular one. "



On my recent solo, I took a full size memory foam pillow with me. It weighed quite a bit, but I could squish it down so small! It was fantastic having it--it was worth the weight.

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
paddlefamily
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10/04/2011 09:59PM
 
That was a hilarious report. When we go on a trip with a newbie, we check their gear a week before departure. Always entertaining to see what others will bring (or forget). Glad you had a good time and found others to go with you.
Stumbler
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10/12/2011 01:20PM
 
Nice Report. I enjoy going up with Bdub newbies,(sometimes) it is interesting how they act the first day or so. (can they handle it) But yes lists are very important to me as well. I still have the original list I made 8 years ago and every year I get back from my 7 day trip something is either add or taking off. Its starting to get a little mess though maybe time for a new one. A good light solid boat is always a bonus when doing a loop.
hcarter
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10/26/2011 02:59AM
 
nice catch you got there! I'm so jealous i didn't get a trout a big as that during my first fishing trip! I'm quite frustrated with my catch actually because when i was a kid my dad used to bring me fishing but i only got to watch him do the fishing and he always gets the big fish! will plan my next fishing trip soon! hope i could get a big fish as well! more power!
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