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A Brand New Year, Start Your Outdoor Plans
With a new year upon us, we outdoor enthusiast begin making plans to take advantage of the coming seasons. The ice fishing gear is in our trucks, waiting for the right day. The Spring fishing season seems like an eternity away, but we avid fly fishermen eagerly await it and tie an inventory of our favorite flies, waiting for May to arrive. Waterfowlers are thinking about the Spring Snow Goose hunt, and we recommend Prairie Rose Outfitters. Campers are looking ahead to the spring and summer camping seasons, making plans for weekend getaways and week long vacations. Whatever your outdoor passion, make your plans quickly and then begin to act. make this your best outdoor year ever. Happy New Year!
The End of Hunting Season
Hunting Season is over across the prairies, except for the stories of the recent hunt. The big buck at 150 yards gradually becomes 300 yards, on the run. The single mallard at 25 yards, feet down, becomes an 80 yard over the shoulder triple. We all have learned how to bend the truth a little in our hunting stories, often with a touch of rum to liven the atmosphere over the holidays as we gather with our hunting buddies again. It’s a great time to share your stories. Consider telling your tale in the The Campfire or are you looking to book your next hunting trip with an outfitter in Alberta, Manitoba, or Saskatchewan? We have the hunting links to help you out.
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A Look Ahead to Camping Season
Are you already looking ahead to another great camping season? We have some great resources for helping you find that ideal camping spot. Our Camping pages include links to Provincial Parks in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. As most campers are still thinking about their favorite winter activities, many are already thinking ahead to the day when they can pull out the tents, sleeping bags, and prep the trailers for the first trip of the year. Campgrounds wont open up for a few more months but the best time is now to begin thinking about the first camping trip. Wondering which campground suits you best? Check out the provincial park ratings in the links just below for each province or go straight our listings of Provincial Parks and Campgrounds. Will you go back to old favorites this year or try out a new spot?
AB Camping comments:
Good camping spot and close access to Crowsnest river some great fly fishing.
- Beauvais Lake
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SK Camping comments:
First time camping at Blackstrap and definitely the last.
– Little privacy in most sites, maybe 10-15 feet at most between most sites, some less and people were very noisy with stereo’s pounding until the wee hours of the morning and people yelling.
– Poor firewood supply
-Roads were pretty bad (not as bad as Rowans though)
-Very poorly designed campground and facilities layout
-Very poor signage in the park
-really not much to see or do except hiking and the trails for that are mediocre as far as scenery goes for the most part.
Crappy beach, crappy bathrooms, crappy roads, crappy firewood, crappy sites and the lake itself is just a couple big sloughs at the bottom of the valley which were dyked up and fed by canals from the South Sask river. I was hoping for a nice change from Buffalo Pound and Fort Qu’Appelle but was disappointed to find that Blackstrap is pretty much the same; too many sites crammed as close to each other as possible and poorly serviced and maintained facilities to squeeze a few more bucks out of the place. it’s just a teenage party place.
It could be a lot better with a proper planning, a little work and better serviced facilities.
Oh…and real fire pits, not those 70’s style bent bbq’s.
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MB Camping comments:
Falcon lake campground is becoming really run down. The washroom & shower facilities are disgusting. The toilets were continuously plugged, doors falling off the stalls, crumbling infrastructure and filthy. There appears to be little supervision or standards for grounds keepers and cleaners. They drive around in golf carts all day playing games on their phones. We witnessed them drive right over garbage! They told us all they do is change toilet paper. Sites are not cleaned when vacated; the beach is not raked and garbages are overflowing. There appears to be an adequate amount of staff but they do nothing. Too bad as it is a nice spot.
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