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The Final 2021 Season Update

With deep regret, knowing we tried our best to make a truncated season happen...we have to make the decision to cancel 2021 in its entirety. Travel issues, border doubt, short timelines and the lack of confirmed guests just made the risks too great to bear. Owner Tom...

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The Final 2021 Season Update

The Final 2021 Season Update

“You can’t push the river” was a catchphrase of the late 60s, attributed to everyone from obscure Chinese philosophers to New Age guru Fritz Perls.  Whoever said it first fully understood the type of dilemma we faced here at Scott Lake Lodge after the surprising and...

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The July 20 Update: Enigma Cracked

The July 20 Update: Enigma Cracked

The enigma has been cracked. Yesterday the Canadian government announced that the border will be open for non-essential visitors. And Scott Lake guests that means YOU.But we can’t get ahead of ourselves. To open our doors involves a lot of time, effort, and expense....

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The July 12, 2021 Covid Update

The July 12, 2021 Covid Update

“A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.”  Winston Churchill, October 1939 Churchill of course was talking about Russia’s unclear intentions at the dawn of World War II, but he could have been talking about Canada’s equally unclear border opening intentions...

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July 2021 Covid Update

July 2021 Covid Update

It’s summer, right? Time for a roller coaster ride! If you have followed the Canadian Border Saga, you don’t need one. All our staff and guests have been on a dizzying ride for the past fifteen months. We are all exhausted, but the ride continues.In our June update,...

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June 2021 Covid Update

June 2021 Covid Update

For weeks, the management of Scott Lake Lodge has been asking anyone and everyone in Canada’s chain of command what the key metric will be for opening the US/Canadian border. Well, we finally got an answer, but it’s one we don’t like.The government’s current position...

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Fishing for Trophy Lake Trout at Scott Lake Lodge

Fishing for Trophy Lake Trout at Scott Lake Lodge

Imagine yourself in the middle of a pristine wilderness lake on the 60th parallel in northern Saskatchewan or the Northwest Territories.Your guide takes you to his favourite spot, a rocky ledge dropping off into a sandy basin...a favourite spot for summer lake trout...

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The Fishing Season Ahead

The Fishing Season Ahead

As promised a month ago, we have been waiting and watching. Carefully. While the Covid news on the US side of the closed border has been a stream of good news with the return to normal life just around the corner, the news from the north is not so good. Canada is in...

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