BWCA Entry Point, Route, and Trip Report Blog

December 10 2019

Entry Point 1 - Trout Lake

Trout Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). This entry point is supported by La Croix Ranger Station near the city of Cook, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 30 miles. Access from LakeVermilion via 60-rod canoe portage or 180-rod portage that allows the use of portage wheels. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 14
Elevation: 1381 feet
Latitude: 47.9144
Longitude: -92.3220
Trout Lake - 1

Insula 6-19-13

by sippi
Trip Report

Entry Date: June 19, 2013
Entry Point: Lake One
Exit Point: Lake One (30)
Number of Days: 5
Group Size: 6

Trip Introduction:
First time trek was very good.

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Once we got into Insula and got setup it poured all night and the next night, it rained most of the trip but the fishing was very good. We caught all the 14-18 inch walleyes we wanted, most on jig and leech or bobber and jig with a leech. We got a few nice pike and some nice smallies. Chris was reeling in a 17 inch smallie when a pike attacked the fish 3 times, when he got it in it was all cut up. I ran over and he said it was a big pike with marks, I casted in with a big spinnerbait and he ate it. The marks I think were from a eagle, you be the judge. All in all a great trip.  

 


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