Lake View from the Base Camp and Pickerel Arm Camp in Ontario, CanadaWhat to Bring

What we provide and what you need to bring to the camps.

DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP LISTS :Base Camp List
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FLY-IN OUTPOSTS LISTS: Base Camp List
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DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP:
WHAT WE PROVIDE at the DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP:
  • Deluxe housekeeping cottages complete with bed linens, kitchen facilities, dishes, cookware, coffeemaker and Microwave ovens
  • 3 or 4 piece bathroom
  • DVD player/Flat panel screen
  • Free WIFI
  • Electric heat
  • Outdoor propane BBQ grill
  • Screened Porch
  • Bottled water coolers
  • Ice cube machine
  • Store with groceries and tackle
  • Life vests
  • Minnow buckets
  • Landing Nets
  • Dish Towels and Dish Soap
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fishing licenses for sale
  • Paper towels
  • Garbage bags
  • Live and frozen bait
  • Laundromat
  • Central pay telephone
  • Cement boat ramp
  • Freezer facilities
  • Dock outlets for battery charging
  • Fish cleaning house and 12+ hour daily dock service
  • Boat Rentals
  • Bath towels not provided (available on request)
    Shorelunch frypans are available on request
Small Mouth fish caught at Pickeral Arm Camp



WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING for the DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP:
  • Clothing etc. (extra cover for cool mornings or evenings)
  • Bath Towels
  • Raingear
  • Rods & reels, tackle, spare line, and pliers
  • Cooler for each boat
  • Towels for boat use
  • Camera
  • Groceries (consider shopping in Dryden just before reaching camp, or at Sioux Lookout)
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent

If you bring a trolling motor we do have electricity on the dock. You can bring a battery charger and 25 foot extension cord to charge batteries in the boat at night.

The Base Camp Kitchen

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FLY-IN OUTPOSTS:
WHAT WE PROVIDE at the fully equipped FLY-IN cabin sites:
  • Excellent walleye and northern pike fishing (smallmouth bass & musky at Lac Seul)
  • 2-way satellite phone communication between outposts and base camp
  • Fully equipped cabin sites
  • 9.9, 15 & 25 h.p. motors (applying to size of lake)
  • 14’ aluminum boats with swivel padded boat seats (16’ boats on Lac Seul and Wapesi Lake)
  • Large coolers for block ice and beverages
  • Gas, no limit
  • Propane BBQ grill
  • Propane burner for frying fish outside
  • Shore lunch fry pan
  • 110v charging station for recharging cameras, depth finders, etc.
  • Solar charged electric lights
  • Hot water & showers
  • Large refrigerators
  • Range with oven
  • All essential cookware, frypans, dishes, etc.
  • Wood stove for heat
  • Screened in porch
  • Block ice
  • Selection of 10 different lakes
  • No weight restrictions
  • Showerhouse at base camp
  • Various rates according to distance to lake and number of people in party - an affordable option to fit your individual budget
  • Summer discounts available for families and children
  • Discounts for any return trip in the same year minnow buckets
  • Life vests
  • Landing nets
  • Kitchen towels & dish soap
  • Toilet paper & paper towels
  • Garbage bags
  • Pillows and pillow case
  • Basecamp bunkhouse available for additional charge
A Trophy Pike caught at the Base Camp

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WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING for FLY-IN OUTPOSTS:
  • Clothing
  • Sleeping bag
  • Groceries (utilize coolers & limit large or heavy-weight boxes)
  • Towels for use out in the boat
  • Canned or plastic bottled beverages only • Raingear
  • Rods & reels, tackle, spare line and pliers
  • Small cooler for ea. 2 people/boat
  • Bath towels, soap, toiletries
  • small first aid kit
  • Cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Bandaids
  • Flashlight
  • Camera
  • Depth Finder/Batteries
  • Consolidate small items into boxes or duffels
  • Avoid unnecessary items

If you have a CPAP breathing machine, please bring your own battery or call in advance and we will provide one for you

Try and limit rod tubes to 4" in diameter
Remove reels from rods so they fit better into rod tubes
Coolers not to exceed 30" in length

Outpost Aircraft

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SUMMER CONTACT (May 1-October 31)
Pickerel Arm Camps
Box 458, Sioux Lookout,
Ontario P8T 1A8 Canada
Phone: 807.737.2499 - Fax: 807.737.4058
Toll Free:1.800.872.7403
lee@pickerelarm.com

 

WINTER CONTACT (November 1-April 30)
Lee and Julie Edwardson
2722 Harvard Drive,
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
Phone: 608.758.0128 - Fax: 608.758.0128
Toll Free:1.800.872.7403
lee@pickerelarm.com

 


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