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Week 9 Update – The Week of 100s

What is the significance of 100? As most Scott Lake anglers are aware, this number represents a lofty goal of angling success for a week. While everyone catches fish and most everyone catches...

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Week 8 Update: The Week of Our 1000th Trophy of the Season.

It would have been a great week for kite flying or windsurfing. There is no way to paint the picture other than conditions were tough, an arctic cold front came sweeping down to chill the water and with it came the wind…. lots of wind. The 25 intrepid anglers gave it...

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Week 6 Update : Fireworks On And Off The Water

At fishing lodges around the world, you often hear: “Should have been here last week”. Well, the guests at Scott Lake Lodge who arrived at Scott on July 4th were celebrating all week and they were saying: “Good thing we were here this week.” It was a week of fishing...

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Week 5 Update: Despite The Weather, The Trophies Keep Coming

It was an auspicious week. We didn’t just celebrate Canada Day on July 1 with flags, toasts, a rousing performance of O Canada and a glorious feast of elk loins, maple glazed cedar plank salmon and ribeye steak topped off by a Maple Leaf birthday cake; We celebrated...

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Week 4 Review : Return of the sun, return of the trophies.

WEEK 4 UPDATE: Back to back years, back to back trophy fish! Does lightning ever strike the same place twice? Can two pike of exactly the same size in two separate lakes ever be caught on the same day exactly a year apart? How lucky or good can one angler be? These...

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Week 3 Review: A Week of Two Extremes

When the Sun Shines, the Fishing Shines You’ve read this in other updates but some things are just plain true and deserve repetition: when the sun shines the pike fishing shines. In the early season water temperature is the #1 factor in pike fishing success—they just...

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Week 2 Update – The Return of Summer

        The Return of Summer What a difference some sunshine makes! During our first week (we call our 5-day trips weeks because, well, just because it’s easier) of operations, there were precious few times when the rays of the intense sub-arctic sun hit the faces of...

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Weather in Stony Rapids

Clear
Friday
Clear
High 72°/Low 51°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday
Chance of a Thunderstorm
High 66°/Low 55°
Rain
Sunday
Rain
High 62°/Low 52°
Rain
Monday
Rain
High 57°/Low 48°
Overcast
Tuesday
Overcast
High 66°/Low 49°