2017 Season Underway!

What a beautiful morning for the walleye opener here in NW Ontario. Sunshine and very moderate temps on Saturday gave way to a few more clouds and a little wind later in the day, but for opening day it was fantastic weather overall. The fish were pretty cooperative as well, with good catches streaming into the fish house pretty much all day. Good walleye catches, including both eaters and decent numbers of fish over 20″. No real monster pike, but several in the 30-35″ class and a lot of smallies for a couple of groups that went after them. All in all, a great kick-off to the season. Biggest pike of the week went to Ron Plotner with a nice 40″ pig, and Dean Weismann took top honors on walleye with a gorgeous 27″ fish.

Saturday’s beautiful weather turned into more seasonable temps on Sunday and Monday with some pretty steady rains throughout. Not to be deterred, most everyone that took on the weather was well rewarded for their efforts with good catches of both walleye and pike. The Logansport, In guys had another great opener with great catches of walleye, smallmouth and some decent pike too. Steve Morgan and his son Jeremy had a nice trip and were thrilled with the results of their trip back to Lost Lake where the walleye were “automatic”.

Don Strafford and his son Steve were here (again). Don’s a rookie to this stuff, with this only being his 55th trip to camp! At 86 years old, he seems to love it just as much as always, and we are blessed to have him be able to continue to join us in camp for another opener.

All in all it was a great kick off to the year, I’ve posted just a small handful of pictures a few folks gave me on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Peffleys/?ref=bookmarks

Week 2 is underway and what a week it has been so far! Stay tuned for the update on this one…

Until next time, tight lines!


One Response to 2017 Season Underway!

  1. Great report Dave!! I have always enjoyed reading these weekly reports. Makes me miss camp just that much more. Looking forward to week 5.

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Peffley's Wilderness Camp is a family owned and operated camp. Dave has been fishing Wabaskang Lake for over 25 years and was previously a guest of this camp for 12 years prior to purchasing the camp in 2005. I am a proud supporter of our military and offer a nice discount during the month of July to our guests who have also served. I have three daughters ranging in ages from 16-21 who spend much of their summer with us in camp and have totally embraced the wilderness experience we offer. They have for years referred to it as the "best summer experience ever".

While rarely necessary on our lake, because I do have a very good working knowledge on how and where to fish on Wabaskang Lake and our portage waters, I will guide groups if asked to. Otherwise, I am always happy to share information with our guests and provide them well marked lake maps so they can start catching fish their first day in camp.

I pride myself on running a very clean and well managed camp with your satisfaction our top priority. Many guests who have fished from this camp for over 20 years, and several more that have fished here for over 30 years and even some over 40 years.

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