Pike Cool Down…Walleye Heat Up — Wilderness North

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Pike Cool Down…Walleye Heat Up

Menza 26+ Walleye ZigZag 2007, Wilderness North fishingHistoric walleye lake “keeps on – keepin’ on”
Just ask Bob Menza of Iron Mountain, Michigan. He and his group are returning guests to Wilderness North’s Zig Zag Lake. They registered four trophy walleyes from last week’s trip … three were twenty six inchers, and one a 28.5 inch big girl. Bob caught two of the 26 inch fish, while Mr Usitalo  caught the the big 28.5. Congrats also to Brian La Chapell for his 26 incher.

Usitalo 28.5 Walleye, Wilderness NorthTheir choice of lures was mostly jigs and night crawlers some on harness rigs. Orange was their colour of choice. Their trophy fish brings the total number of registered trophy fish to 97 as of today. Twenty six of these are walleye over 26 inches, seventy one are pike over 40 inches. A new Master Angler list is available now on the website.

Zig Zag is well known for iťs big walleye. Anglers can really fish two lakes when they stay at this outpost cabin on the eastern end of the Ogoki River watershed. Crescent Lake is often the most productive of the two manageable lakes at this popular outpost destination Zig Zag lake starts at the Jackfish River and ends at the rapids that form Moule Lake. Iťs a half hour flight from our Armstrong Base camp, is the only cabin on the lake, and can welcome eight guests. Propane lights, stove, fridge, and water heater create the creature comforts this outpost camp offers.

ZigZag July 30 2007, Wilderness North

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