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2020 St. Paul Ice Show and Picture Challenge

I have to admit – the wrapping up of the 2019 open water season has me a bit anxious.  While I am ready for a mini sabbatical given the fact we’re coming off one of the busiest season in our history, I’m also excited to kick off the hard water season. A week ago today, I returned from Elk Hunting with none other than James Holst – the creator and host of the wildly famous fishing television show In-Depth Outdoors.  We spent a week out in Montana chasing elusive elk and had a pretty good time doing it. The required…

2019 Current Events

As the ice on Pasha Lake battled to stay intact, Ian and I were busy working on camp, updating cabins and making repairs from the damage caused by the harsh winter. On the top of our to do list was the conversion of cabin 9 from a standard to a deluxe. Each day while working, we’d eventually pause long enough to glance up, assesses the constantly changing conditions and update our predictions when the soft water would finally win the battle against the hard water. My annual notes told me ice out would be May 12ish, Ian’s experience told him…

Lake Nipigon

Pasha Lake Cabins & Lake Nipigon May 2018 Recap

Good Day Pasha Go’ers!  My Neanderthal brain is telling me it’s time to officially wrap up the 2018 open water season.  The short version – the fishing this year was epic, truly special.  In a decade and a half of doing this, we’ve never experienced the quality of fishing we had in 2018.  Both Lake Nipigon, and the inland lakes gave our guests some impressive bragging rights.  My hope in the coming blog posts is to capture how truly special it was.  (Get ready for the long version.)       May 2018 Tensions ran high in May, courtesy of…

The Reason Chad and Michelle Love their jobs

It’s comments like this that capture why Michelle and I love what we do.  This is an excerpt from an email I received today :   ” Hello Chad and Michelle:  I just wanted to thank you and your staff for the attention that you gave our group, during our recent stay with you, at Pasha Lake Cabins.  We had some unusual requests, due to our group dynamic, and you made every effort to support us with options and efficiency.  The true test comes during adversity, and you answered the call, when we had our situations.  We understand that there…