Lake View from the Base Camp and Pickerel Arm Camp in Ontario, CanadaWhat to Bring

What we provide and what you need to bring to the camps.

DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP LISTS :Base Camp List
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FLY-IN OUTPOSTS LISTS: Base Camp List
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DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP:
WHAT WE PROVIDE at the DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP:
  • Deluxe housekeeping cottages
  • Bed linens
  • Modern kitchens
  • Dishes and all cookware
  • Microwave
  • Free Wifi
  • 3 or 4 piece bathrooms
  • Electric heat
  • Coffee maker
  • Fans
  • Outdoor propane BBQ
  • DVD player with Flat Panel Screen
  • Drinking water coolers
  • Ice cube machine
  • Laundromat
  • Central pay telephone
  • Cement boat ramp
  • Live and frozen bait
  • Minnow buckets
  • Landing Nets
  • Life vests
  • Store with basic groceries and tackle
  • Fishing licenses for sale
  • Freezer facilities
  • Dock – handy battery charge for private boats
  • Fish cleaning house plus 12+ hour daily dock service
  • Dish towels and dish soap
  • Boat Rentals
  • Bath towels not provided (available on request)
    Shorelunch frypans are available on request
Small Mouth fish caught at Pickeral Arm Camp



WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING for the DRIVE-IN BASE CAMP:
  • Groceries (consider shopping in Dryden just before reaching camp or Sioux Lookout)
  • Small cooler for ea. 2 people/boat beverages
  • Clothing (extra cover for cool mornings or evenings)
  • Raingear
  • Rods & reels, tackle, spare line and pliers
  • Towels for boat use.
  • Bath towels
  • Soap and toiletries
  • Small first aid kit
  • Cap and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Camera
  • Foil, Saran wrap, ziplock bags

If you bring a trolling motor we do have electricity on the dock. You can bring a battery charger and 25 foot extension cord to charge batteries in the boat at night.

The Base Camp Kitchen

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FLY-IN OUTPOSTS:
WHAT WE PROVIDE at the fully equipped FLY-IN cabin sites:
  • 15 & 25 h.p. motors (applying to size of lake)
  • 14' aluminum boats with swivel padded boat seats (16' boats on Lac Seul)
  • Large coolers for block ice and your beverages
  • Gas, no limit
  • Propane BBQ grill
  • Propane burner for frying fish outside (cooking oil not included)
  • Shore lunch frying pan
  • 110v charging station for recharging cameras, depth finders, etc.
  • Good docks
  • Life vests
  • Solar charged electric lights
  • Hot water & showers
  • Large refrigerators
  • Full-size stove with oven
  • Individual beds with mattresses, pillows and pillow cases
  • All essential cookware, frypans, dishes, etc.
  • Kitchen towels and dish soap
  • Wood stove for heat
  • Screened in porch
  • Minnow buckets
  • Coleman lantern
  • Block ice
  • Landing Nets
  • Whistle, bailer and throw rope for safety kit. (You provide flashlight and batteries)
  • Showerhouse at the basecamp
  • Summer discounts for families and children
  • Return trip discounts
  • Basecamp bunkhouse available for additional charge
A Trophy Pike caught at the Base Camp

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WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING for FLY-IN OUTPOSTS:
  • Sleeping bag (roll up tight to save space)
  • Groceries (limit really large or heavy-weight boxes)
  • Bath towels
  • Small cooler for ea. 2 people/boat
  • Canned or plastic bottled beverages only (No glass)
  • Clothing (extra cover for cool mornings or evenings)
  • Rain gear
  • Rods & reels, tackle, spare line and pliers
  • Rags for wiping off wet hands while in the boat.
  • Soap and toiletries
  • Small first aid kit with extra bandaids
  • Cap and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight
  • Camera
  • Depth Finder/Batteries
  • Foil, Saran wrap, ziplock bags
  • Consolidate small items into boxes or duffels
  • Avoid unnecessary items

If you have a CPAP breathing machine, please bring your own battery or call in advance and we will provide one for you

Try and limit rod tubes to 4" in diameter
Remove reels from rods so they fit better into rod tubes
Coolers not to exceed 30" in length

Outpost Aircraft

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SUMMER CONTACT (May 1-October 31)
Pickerel Arm Camps
Box 458, Sioux Lookout,
Ontario P8T 1A8 Canada
Phone: 807.737.2499 - Fax: 807.737.4058
Toll Free:1.800.872.7403
lee@pickerelarm.com

 

WINTER CONTACT (November 1-April 30)
Lee and Julie Edwardson
2722 Harvard Drive,
Janesville, WI 53548 United States
Phone: 608.758.0128 - Fax: 608.758.0128
Toll Free:1.800.872.7403
lee@pickerelarm.com

 


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