March 11, 2016

Our weather has turned and this year's snowmobiling season has come to an end!  We have sunshine and fifty degrees today with an even warmer day forecasted for tomorrow.  The ice is still safe for fishermen, but portages and land trails have quickly turned to dirt.  The Crane Lake Bar and Grill, Voyagaire Lodge and…
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March 7, 2016

The Crane Lake Challenge was a HUGE success!  Thanks to all of you who attended and also the many volunteers within the Crane Lake community.  Hundreds of people were here to enjoy the beautiful day and the number of entries for the snowmobile race was an amazing 163.  Top speed of the day?  174.08 in…
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February 23, 2016

Trails remain in good shape, despite warmer temperatures over the weekend. We have our snow base intact and about 3-4 inches of fresh snow since Sunday. Tonight groomers are heading south and tomorrow they will hit the north trail and do the link to Elephant Lake.  Then Thursday is north again, Friday south and Saturday…
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February 13, 2016

Since our last post, we have gotten a few more inches of snow and definitely more ice has built up.  Our snow base in the woods is about 16 inches or so.  Trails are great, grooming is in full swing.  The state has kept up on grooming their trails and our local clubs are running…
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February 8, 2016

Five inches of fresh new snow fell overnight here!  It is beautiful.  Our base is up to about 15-20 inches.  Groomers are out on their regular schedules (four nights per week) and riders have great reports.  Bring an extra layer or two (temps are chilly!) and join us for an awesome experience in Crane Lake.…
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February 2, 2016

We made it through the warm weekend without losing our snow base.  Riders are still enjoying our trails and groomers are still out in full force.  The forecast looks promising with temps between zero and twenty for the next week and snow in the forecast for Thursday and Friday.  Some fresh snow would help trails…
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January 25, 2016

We enjoyed a busy weekend with mild temps, perfect for outdoor winter activity.  Saturday night brought 3 inches of fresh snow and more is in the forecast for Wednesday.  Our groomers are out and lake riding is reported as "excellent".  Rainy Lake is a bit bumpy, but Kabetogama, Sand Point and Namakan are perfect.  Portages…
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BWCA & Quetico Park Maps (Click to Enlarge) Voyageurs National Park (Click to Enlarge) Test Interactive Google Map
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January 16th, 2016

Snowmobile season is off to a late start this year, but finally Crane Lake is open now and ready to welcome you!  The best riding is on the lakes in Voyageurs National Park.  Ice is safe and all of the trails connecting Crane Lake to Sand Point, Namakan, Kabetogama, and Rainy Lake (including Kettle Falls) are staked…
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August 3, 2015 – Fishing Report

At 20-25 foot depths, good Walleyes are being caught that fit in the slot of 15 - 17 inches. A few larger fish that are in the protected slot are being caught and released. Stop at Anderson's for your local bait & lures. Try those Mini Mites for Crappies, I have been told its the…
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