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March 8th, 2022

2022 and beyond!

If the world was a boat, it got rocked for the past couple years. We could make innumerable parables between fishing and our situation, so let’s take the bait. Aikens Lake Wilderness Lodge had to learn to pivot, twist, swivel, bend, and like a taut monofilament line, avoid snapping while we tackled the tug-of-war between safety and travel.

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March 4th, 2022

The 2021 Year In Review

What an absolute whirlwind finale to the season in 2021! As we’ll explain later, the six weeks from mid-August to late September was the best end to a season we’ve ever experienced. That said, we…
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April 14th, 2021

Boat Makeovers

Father Time catches up to everything. Equipment is not impervious to this reality either. Aikens Lake Wilderness Lodge has been diligent in its approach towards maintenance and renovation. From the…
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February 10th, 2021

Portage into Bonaventure Lake

Gorgeous Canadian shield scenery? Check. 100 fish days? Check. Unforgettable adventure as the only boat on a pristine lake? Check.   At Aikens, we love to delight guests with unique…
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February 10th, 2021

Unique Couples Trips

The European tour, the Caribbean cruise, the weekend in Vegas, the memorable trip to wine country in Napa; these are all reputable ways to woo and celebrate your spouse. May we be so bold…
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January 25th, 2021

Aikens 2020 Fishing Report

While many would’ve loved to have been fishing at Aikens Lake in 2020, we were pleased to offer our world-class experience to our faithful local guests. Last season, the jig bite was hot, the…