2015 Moose Hunt

Hunting was a bit slow, we can blame it on the unusually wet and windy weather but the fact is the bulls just didn’t want to come out and play. The guests could hear the bulls back in the bush, as well the cows calling them back. Guide Johnny with guest Jeff on his first […]


Ways to Judge the Age of a Black Bear

Campers, hunters and wilderness lovers alike have probably encountered a black bear or two in their day. Unlike animals like deer, it’s often difficult to discern a black bear’s age—which can make hunting them tricky. Here are some tips on how to tell the age of the next black bear you encounter: Bass Pro suggests […]


How to Successfully Release a Fish

Many lakes, including Burntwood Lake, participate in catch and release fishing programs. While catching a fish is typically straightforward, the releasing part of fishing may be difficult for those who are new to the sport. To practice successful catch and release, follow these steps: When handling a fish, wet your hands or put on rubberized […]


Go Fish! Take Your Children Fishing

Have you been contemplating whether or not you should go on a fishing trip with your children? After reading about the benefits your children can gain from some good ole’ fishing, you’ll find yourself booking a trip with us sooner rather than later. Fishing isn’t just a way to pass the time; it can increase […]


Best Fishing Apps

In this high-tech world we live in, almost everything now is completely mobile based and users depend heavily on their phones, even avid outdoorsmen. If you’re planning on visiting us and going fishing at Burntwood Lodge, you will most likely take your phone along with you on the boat. You’ll want to have it to […]


Tips for Avoiding Sunburn While on a Boat

Back in the late 1990s, there was a famous essay entitled “Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young,” written by columnist Mary Schmich and published in the Chicago Tribune. It was a “hypothetical commencement speech,” the kind you’d hear at a high school or college graduation. Interestingly, the essay went “viral” via email […]

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The Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

When we were kids, our parents always told us “fresh air is good for you” or “go outside and get some fresh air!” Sure, they were probably just trying to occupy us for a while, but as it turns out, spending time outside has now been scientifically proven to make you a healthier person. According […]


Here’s Why You Should Plan a Fishing Trip

Do you love to fish? If so, you should consider booking a fishing trip to a place like Burntwood Lake Lodge sometime in the near future. There are many benefits that come along with taking a fishing trip, and you should keep them in mind as you consider the idea of planning one. Check out […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Hunters

It’s another New Year. Where has the time gone, right? It seems like only yesterday everyone was talking about the “new millennium.” Burntwood Lake Lodge, the best fly-in fishing and hunting lodge in Manitoba, offers this list of New Year’s resolutions for hunters. Enjoy. 5) Explore an area you’ve never hunted before, like the Canadian […]

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Reasons to Plan a Fishing Trip With Burntwood Lake Lodge

Fishing is one the few outdoor activities that can be done 365 days per year. Fishing is great for outdoor enthusiasts, as it provides a distinct adrenaline rush, but is also quite relaxing as you escape from life’s craziness. There are places to fish no matter where you live, but of course, some fishing spots […]


Interesting Facts About Moose Antlers

More often than not, hunters go after big game not just for the meat alone, but for the huge antlers that signify a successful hunt. Deer, moose, and elk for example have some of the largest of big game antlers and serve as a great souvenir of your hunt. Each set of antler is unique […]