Tag Archives: Miminiska Lodge

Touchdown Miminiska!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Each year, we get better at flying to Canada and the procedures of flying across the border get easier and easier. Last year, we had our first Cirrus join us, … Continue reading

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Canadian Fishing Fly-Out Attracts Top Gun Pilot

by Dave Weiman What pilot can honestly say that as they push in the throttle of their Cessna, Piper, Beechcraft or Cirrus, and roll down the runway, that they have never thought of the theme music for “Top Gun” (Kenny … Continue reading

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Beluga Whales, White Fox & Polar Bears…. Destination Churchill, Manitoba

by Herb & Mary Zimmers We are not sure how Churchill, Manitoba on the Hudson Bay, got on our bucket list; maybe we have been reading too many National Geographic magazines. At any rate, once on the list, Churchill had … Continue reading

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Canadian Fishing Fly-Outs… Fast-Paced For Some – Relaxing For Others

by Dave Weiman Last year, participants in the “Canadian Fishing Fly-Outs” promoted by Midwest Flyer Magazine, had their choice of two fishing lodges, or they could opt to visit both lodges. The trips resulted in good fishing, wonderful pilot camaraderie, … Continue reading

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On Wheels or Floats, This Canada Flying Fishing Trip Is For You!

Wilderness North is hosting two Canada Flying Fishing Trips For Pilots In 2015 to its “Miminiska Lodge” facilities, located 196 nm north of Thunder Bay, Ontario.  Miminiska Lodge is one of few Canada lodges that have their own airports (CPS5, … Continue reading

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Not Snowbound For Long… Preparations Underway For 2014 Canada Fishing Fly-Out & You Are Welcome To Join Us!

by Dave Weiman Feeling a bit snowbound? Who isn’t. It has been a bitterly cold winter and many of us have been getting more hours shoveling out our hangars, than flight time, but not for long! Soon we will be … Continue reading

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Wheeling It To Canada’s Lake Country

Midwest Flyer Magazine Makes Seventh Trip To Northern Ontario by Dave Weiman S ome pilots think of a Canadian fishing fly-out as flying a floatplane to some remote outpost on some gorgeous, clear water, lake. But unknown to many are … Continue reading

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Flying On Wheels In The Canadian Bush…

Midwest Flyer Magazine Makes Sixth Trip To Northern Ontario by Dave Weiman Pilots who have participated in the “Canadian Fishing Fly-Out To Miminiska Lodge” in northern Ontario, have indicated that they enjoy the excellent fishing for trophy Walleye and Northern … Continue reading

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Canadian Fishing Fly-Out Group Holds Holidays Get-Together

MADISON, WIS. – Participants in the annual Canadian Fishing Fly-Out to Miminiska Lodge, Ontario, promoted by Midwest Flyer Magazine, got together for brunch at Pat O’Malley’s “Jet Room” airport restaurant at the Wisconsin Aviation terminal building on the East Ramp … Continue reading

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10 Planes To Miminiska

by Dave Weiman Seven years ago when my neighbor and I started flying to Canada, we were hopeful that such a trip would interest others. To be successful, we felt that the destination had to be to a remote location, … Continue reading

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