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Dad is the reason they keep coming back

Liz Richter above with her father George Weber and Boone and Crockett caribou. Father's Day takes place on Sunday, June 18 this year and not only does it bring back fond memories of our own outdoor adventures with Dad, it does the same for our guests, many of whom return to our lodges years after

Why fishermen return to North Knife Lake

Trophy hunters, fast-action fishermen, families, couples and corporate groups all have their different reasons for returning to North Knife Lake Lodge, but there are certainly common threads among them. For starters, they're all real people, just like you. And all have a taste for something just a little bit special -- that out-of-the-ordinary experience that

Fly fishing for sea-run brook trout, Wild places

The Migration. Aurora Fontinalis. Sea-run brook trout in Hudson Bay tributaries. Excerpt from Fly Fisherman Magazine, March 2017 Photos and story by Brian Irwin,  New England Field Editor, Fly Fisherman Magazine "NO ONE." THAT was Stewart Webber’s response when I asked who else had fished the upper Menahook River, south of where it empties into Hudson

Spring fishing for trophy northern pike!

Pre-spawn prime time for trophy northerns When the ice starts to melt, big northern pike go on the prowl, not just for food, but for the ultimate spawning ground. As the sunlight attacks and the ice starts to trickle into the water, northern pike start moving into areas adjacent to the shallow sun-warmed spawning sites.

Corporate retreats at North Knife Lake Lodge

Corporate wilderness retreats have made a huge comeback over the past few years, especially at remote Canadian fishing lodges, and for good reason. Nature, physical activity, and team building without the hyperspeed distractions of today's busy world, form an extremely healthy corporate cocktail when it comes to increasing productivity at work. Webber’s Lodges has been

Fly fisherman finds gold in trout, polar bears

Imagine casting your fly into a pool of water that has never seen a human and having it attacked by a voracious 20-inch brook trout of the same bent. The winner is the trout that gets there first. And you "It was incredible," said Brian Irwin, the New England Field Editor for Fly Fisherman Magazine

Best of 2016 — Webber’s Lodges Year in Review

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges With 2017 fast approaching, and most of 2016 in the rear-view mirror, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the highlights of our 2016 seasons. Spring Musk Ox Hunting Weston Millward with his Musk Ox. Week one of our spring Musk

Father-son tradition continues at North Knife

Dick Gadomski with Lake Trout at North Knife Lake. A fisherman, a philanthropist, an engineer, a company builder and a rocket scientist went fishing together at North Knife Lake Lodge earlier this summer. Guess who caught the most fish? Dick Gadomski. Sorry, that was a trick question. The 76-year-old Gadomski is actually

Small Lake fly-out, big fish, stronger family

Jeff Knaebel won't soon forget hooking into a monster 47-inch northern pike while fishing with Webber's Lodges last year, nor will his brothers, uncles and cousins, who were on the fly-out fishing trip to Small Lake with him. The core group of brothers Rich, Joe, and Al, has been fishing with Webber's Lodges for 15

Vukelics celebrate 20 years at North Knife Lake

Greg, Paul and Gene Vukelic. All smiles at North Knife Lake. They came for the fishing and stayed for the family. Twenty years ago, Gene Vukelic, Chairman of Try-It Distributing Co. Inc. in Buffalo, New York, was part of a large group on a Labatt-sponsored trip deep into the heart of polar bear