Tony Dahl’s July 22-25 Chairman II Trip

July 22, 2013 Tony Dahl and guests Tom, Mike, Tom, Al, and Gary arrived Sunday evening.  The group dined at Thunderbird Lodge and spent the night on the Chairman II.  We left port at 7:30 AM and headed for Brule Narrows. We had a forecast calling for some rain and 10-15 mph northwest winds.  Half […]

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Bill Watkin’s Family Trip July 19-26, 2013

I have been conversing with Bill for a good part of the winter about him bringing his daughter’s, their husbands, and grand kids to Rainy Lake Houseboats for a week. In the past I have fished with Bill during the month of  May. Kevin Erickson and I met them at the Idle Hour Bay mooring […]

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Jason Gatts Financial Group July 18, 19, 20, 2013

Jason and his customers came from all parts of Texas, Grapevine, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin and Houston. We left port on the Chairman II Thursday morning. Breakfast was served under way and our mooring location was Hitchcock Bay East. Jason had set up a fishing contest for the trip. Every walleye over 15” was measured […]

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Larry Keep Rainy Lake Oil July 10-14

We hosted Rainy Lake Oil for four days on the Chairman II.  Larry and Steve have been using the Chairman for the past three years. The trips are different than regular trips in the respect that they bring in guests for a day and a half and then bring in new guests. We get to […]

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Ladd Ojala July 7&8, 2013

I had a treat in store for me on this trip. Ladd Ojala a former guide at Rainy Lake Houseboats was coming to fish with me for two days. He brought Reynold Lofgren from Littlefork, Minnesota and Tom Jackson from Minneapolis. Ladd last guided with me in 1994. He moved on to a successful career […]

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June 30 – July 1, 2013 Frank Doucet

Frank and his partner Tony rented our two – person boat for a weeks fishing on Rainy Lake. Frank and Tony like to fish with artificial baits. We started in the weedy bays casting for northern. We saw what Frank called “zoomers” small pike flashing like lightning at the Johnson Silver Minnow. We moved out […]

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