Little Indian Souix River North
by ChicagoJosh

Trip Type: Paddling Canoe
Entry Date: 05/14/2010
Entry & Exit Point: Little Indian Sioux River (north) (EP 14)
Number of Days: 3
Group Size: 5
Trip Introduction:
5 man trip from entry point 14. this is my 1st ever trip report on bwca.com so bare with me lol
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alright im not totally sure what people typically put in these but i'll do my best.

-1st off. sadly to say 2 of my friends were attacked in Ely the night before we left with a lead pipe. my one friend needed 17 stitches in his head. the other broke his hand blocking the pipe and then retaliating.

I only mention this as a percaution to others. it seemed as though this was a "locals who don't like tourists" type of attack. i was asleep when it happened and can't provide and more real detail.

-Little Indian Souix River North. water levels are low. beavers are hard at work, and created an extra little portage just north of the 160 rodder.

-we caught a LOT of fish. ate about 6-7 per night. northerns, walleye, bass, perch (we think)

-black flies had not hatched yet, but were due to anyday.

-we stayed at nice site. in particular i liked the one on east loon bay that had a private cove with sand beach!

-On Lower Pauness we caught may fish with minows and bobbers right from the shore.

great weather and great trip besides the Ely incident...look out for them crazy locals.

Lakes Traveled:   Upper Pauness Lake, Lower Pauness Lake, Loon Lake, Shell Lake,