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ACTIVITIES YOUR WHOLE FAMILY WILL ENJOY

In our fast paced world its nice to know that when you reserve your cabin for a fishing vacation the kids won't be bored.  We offer different activities to keep them interested cause lets just face it they sometimes require a bit more to keep them involved.  You can fish for the day or morning come back to the lodge to rest or just to drop them off.  While at the lodge rest assured they will be safe and in good hands with our mature caring staff who most have children or already raised their family and enjoy being here as much as you do.

So get together and enjoy each others company memories will be treasured for a lifetime Lodge Eighty Eight.


Russ P.  Toronto Ontario

Born on The West Coast in a small fishing village called Spoke B.C., I grew up on the water. We enjoyed a lifestyle of fishing on the west coast as a family. I can remember a lot of great memories of fishing with my dad growing up. My dad has long since passed away, but those memories have always lived on. Although I have moved from B.C. to Ontario about 30 years ago, my passion for fishing has always continued even to this day. I am now a father of a son named Josh. You always wonder if your sons and daughters will share those recreational activities that you love. I am fortunate and blessed to have my son who loves to fish with me. For the past 7 years my son  who is now 17 has been fishing with me on fly-in fishing trips. We have been to numerous lodges, but one our favorites is Lodge 88. Lodge 88 offers unparalleled fishing for Pike and Walleye. Esnagi Lake is one of the truly special places where it is easy to catch fish and the average size fish is much larger than other lodges we have been at. This is important when it comes to taking kids fishing. At Lodge 88 the action is nonstop which is great in the fact that kids like my son never get bored.  One special moment occurred  when I was fishing last June with my son at Lodge 88. Every year I would always be the one catching most of the fish. I would continually be teaching my son all those tips on how to be a better fisherman. It was mid week, the sun was out, a slight chop to the water with a gentle west wind. We took off and headed to a few of our favorite hot spots. We stopped and started fishing the first hole. To my amazement Josh(my son) immediately hooked up to a beautiful 3-1/2 pound walleye. He then continued to catch one after another. I was being out fished by my son probably 2 to 1. Then we went to the next hot spot and the same result with Josh reeling in fish after fish.  As the day went on there was a sense of pride welling up within me. I looked over at my son and there was a confidence that I did not see in him before. I knew at that moment that he had come into his own as a fisherman. It's all about making memories and sharing those special moments with friends and family. A special thanks to Terry, Dave, and the hard working staff at Lodge 88. With first class accommodations, fishing, and service, Lodge 88 is one of top picks for a fly-in fishing package that continues to impress us year after year. 

 

 

 

 

WATCH THE PLANES COME AND GO.  LOVE THAT SOUND A POST WAR BIRD MAKES AT TAKEOFF WATCH THE TRAINS WERE ON THE MAIN LINE THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF TRAINS GOING BY GO FOR A SWIM. WE HAVE A TUBE AT THE DOCK PULL IT BEHIND YOUR BOAT

 

 

WE HAVE AMAZING BLUEBERRY PATCHES COME IN LATE JULY EARLY AUGUST FOR BEST TIMES GO FOR NATURE WALKS WITH THE KIDS WE HAVE MILES OF FUN WALKING TRAILS TO EXPLORE OUR WILDERNESS PLAY SOME POOL OR CARDS MAYBE OR SIT AND WATCH THE GAME ON TV

 

 

ENJOY A SHORE LUNCH ON THE LAKE WITH THE FAMILY HAVE A COLD ONE AT THE BAR WE HAVE EAGLES, BEARS, MOOSE SO MUCH TO SEE