Basswood Lake Outfitters Blog

Winter is sure on the way!

Well we’ve got our first snow under our belts this past week so it appears we’re down for the count.


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Coming to Canada from England in 1849 – a Fascinating Tale!

William C Dobie – Crossing the Atlantic 1849


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YE OLDEN TYME - A VISITOR TO THE CANADIAN CAMP CLUB HOUSE ON BASSWOOD LAKE IN THE EARLY 1900’S

J.B. Dobie recounts a story of a rather odd visitor to the Canadian Camp Clubhouse on the north-east shore of Basswood Lake near the turn of the last century.


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YE OLDEN TYME - Recollection of the Early Days of Bruce Mines

Bruce Mines in the late 19th Century


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YE OLDEN TIME - The Beginnings of Algoma Mills and the Trials of a Pioneer Storekeeper

JB Dobie tells the story of the early days of Algoma Mills and how the railway affected the settlement


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YE OLDEN TYME - Early Settlement of St. Joseph Island and the Tale of Milford Haven

J.B. Dobie tells a great tale of an expedition to St. Joseph Island in the early days of the settlement of what is now a thriving and diverse community.


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Opening Day

Opening Day at Basswood Lake Outfitters!


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Raising Cattle in Algoma District

A brief profile of our observations related to cattle farming in Algoma


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YE OLDEN TYME - A Good Fish Story

This is a great story of a young boy around the time just before the American Civil War, undertaking to be ambitious in starting to chart his way in life.


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YE OLDEN TYME - Wolves in the Wilds of Algoma in 1900

Wolves and Wolf Stories have been a part of traditional folklore for many years, and even well before the story unfolded that he passes on in this “Ye Olden Tyme”.


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YE OLDEN TYME - 1890's Fishing in Algoma District

YE OLDEN TYME


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Algoma’s Love Affair with Horses

Algoma’s Love Affair with Horses


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Day Mills & Portage City

Day Mills & Portage City - The “twin cities” never did attain the heights that were hoped for at the turn of the last century.


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Remembering My Dad

Remembering My Dad - Bill Swain


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YE OLDEN TYME - Prospecting in the Early Days North of Basswood Lake

Prospecting in the Early Days north of Basswood Lake


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J.B. Dobie and “Ye Olden Tyme”

J.B. Dobie and “Ye Olden Tyme”


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Winter Won’t Go Away!

Winter Won’t Go Away!


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Winter Continues......

Basswood Lake Outfitters Blog - Winter Continues


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Basswood Lake Outfitters - Winter Birds

Winter Birds at Basswood Lake


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