Igloo Lake Lodge speaking @ Opportunities North 2017
March 19, 2017 - We're looking forward to speaking at the St. John's Board of Trade "Opportunities North 2017" on March 27 event @ the Sheraton Hotel in St. John's - Igloo Lake Lodge is proud to be operating in its 44th year in the Big Land! [ Read More ]
Visit us at the Newfoundland Sportsman Outdoor Expo March 24 - 26!
February 5, 2017 - Visit us at the Newfoundland Sportsman Outdoor Expo at the Paradise Double Ice Complex on March 24 - 26, we still have a few good dates remaining at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge for 2017! [ Read More ]
Visit us at these Fly Fishing Shows - January, 2017
January 3, 2017 - Looking forward to attending two great Fly Fishing Shows this month! The Marlborough Fly Fishing Show on January 20, 21 & 22 and the Somerset Fly Fishing Show on January 27, 28 & 29. If you live in this area - please drop by our booth and say hello! [ Read More ]
New Fly Fisher TV Show - Igloo Lake Lodge
December 13, 2016 - New Fly Fisher did a great TV Show at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge - check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfopFCTMH5s
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2018 Fishing Dates just uploaded to our web site for Igloo Lake Lodge!
October 5, 2016 - We just uploaded "2018 Fishing Dates" to our web site! Exciting news for 2017 & 2018 ..... optional fly-outs for Arctic Char - please email Jim for further details! [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake Lodge in September's American Angler Magazine!
October 3, 2016 - Check out our "Latest Critique" section (front page of our Igloo Lake Lodge web site - top right area) and read the latest article on the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge written by Paul Smith. [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake shoreline in Canada's newest National Park!
September 18, 2016 - Extremely pleased to see some of Igloo Lake's shoreline (North & East shoreline) in Canada's newest National Park - Mealy Mountain National Park. [ Read More ]
Lodge is winterized!
September 16, 2016 - We departed Igloo Lake Lodge today with heavy hearts after a most successful season of brook trout fishing! Many thanks to the 130+ guests that visited our beautiful Igloo Lake this year! A privledge to have great staff at our Lodge - thank you for your passion - amazing people! Looking forward to 2017 - big time! Cheers! Jim [ Read More ]
4 visiting guests hook over 50 Brook Trout yesterday!
September 12, 2016 - Were hoping to have our Lodge winterized this Saturday and our visiting 4 guests had an amazing day yesterday hooking up over 50 brook trout at Igloo Lake. It's been a great season and we're looking forward to an exciting 2017! Photo - Edwin, Calvin & Colin placing shutters on Labrador Room. [ Read More ]
We are renovating!
September 11, 2016 - Today we installed a new kitchen window at Igloo Lake - so far this year, we have completed our Gazebo, built a new tool shed, expanded the size of our generator building and purchased a 12 KVA Lister generator (second generator). All guests are brook trout fishing and will be back at 6pm for our big turkey dinner! A full report on their ... [ Read More ]
Outstanding September Brook Trout fishing at Igloo Lake!
September 7, 2016 - Guests are having unbelievable Brook Trout fishing at Igloo Lake this week! The September colours are amazing! Tomorrow we'll have 4 guests depart Igloo (& 2 guests depart Friday) and we'll have 5 guests arrive Igloo Lake on Friday for what will be the last week of the 2016 fishing season. It's been a great year! [ Read More ]
Tomorrow is switch day at beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge!
September 1, 2016 - We have 6 guests visiting the beautiful Igloo Lake Sept 02 - 09 and many Igloo Lake Brookies are bright red this time of year! Water levels are med / low and the water clarity is fair. [ Read More ]
Great Arctic Char fishing!
August 27, 2016 - Today was a special day - Jim, Vince & Calvin flew North in the Beaver and had a great day catching Arctic Char. We seen over 1,000 Arctic Char - a National Geographic moment! [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake is featured in Septembers issue of American Angler Magazine!
August 19, 2016 - Check out the latest American Angler Magazine - Paul Smith has a great article on the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge! Today is switch day - we had 7 guests depart and 5 new guests arrive. One guest had landed a 7 1/2 pound brookie at Cabin Pool prior to lunch hour! Water levels are medium & brook trout fishing remains brisk at Igloo Lake Lodg... [ Read More ]
Lot's of new things happening at Igloo Lake Lodge!
August 13, 2016 - The past couple of weeks we have been busy doing some reno's at the beautiful Igloo Lake lodge - painting our main lodge ceilings & building a new tool shed next to the guides camp at Igloo Lake Lodge. We have a new group of guests arriving at Igloo on Tuesday this week. [ Read More ]
New Group of 10 guests arrived yesterday at Igloo Lake
July 30, 2016 - Our new group of 10 guests arrived at Igloo Lake yesterday and two guests visited Burton's Pond and had fantastic brook trout fishing. Several Pike & Brook trout being caught at Igloo Lake this morning! [ Read More ]
Big Results at Salmon fly-out from Igloo Lake Lodge!
July 29, 2016 - We had numerous Atlantic Salmon fly-outs this past week from Igloo Lake Lodge and guests had "Big Results" - a total of 34 fish hooked and released (only 2 grilse and 32 Salmon over 15 pounds each!). We also had outstanding brook trout fishing at Igloo Lake, especially at Burton's Pond. Shawn released a huge 9 pounder at Honey Hole! [ Read More ]
Today is switch day at the beautiful Igloo Lake lodge!
July 22, 2016 - 7 guests departed the Lodge this morning and we have 8 new guests arriving today. Some of the highlights of this past week include our first fly-out for Atlantic Salmon and both guests hooked up with large Salmon! We have Mike & Steve from the USA (& guides Alvin, Colin and Edwin will alternate) visiting Owl Brook for 7 days! We also have... [ Read More ]
First Atlantic Salmon Fly-Out from Igloo Lake today!
July 18, 2016 - We flew some sports to the Upper Eagle River - Owl Brook this morning to fly fish for trophy Atlantic Salmon - water levels are excellent and the Salmon pools are well defined. Great action yesterday at Burton's Pond with all sports hooking up with large brook trout! Water levels at the Igloo Lake Lodge are medium and clarity is good. Out... [ Read More ]
Exceptional fishing this past week!
July 16, 2016 - All guests had a most memorable brook trout fishing trip at the popular Igloo Lake this past week. In a three day period, Joe & Denise New released 103 brook trout! We're hoping to visit Owl Brook (Upper Eagle River) tomorrow and try some Atlantic Salmon fishing! [ Read More ]
Big Action - Big Day at Igloo Lake Lodge
July 9, 2016 - Outstanding action today at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge, Brian & Gord Cuming each released 24 brookies and lost 10 brookies each at Burton's Pond! Dave & Edgar Thyret released a couple of huge brookies at close to 8 pounds & some northern pike! Rik & Glen had great action at Igloo Lake releasing some northern pike & a few brook trout! ... [ Read More ]
Very good Brook Trout fishing today at Igloo Lake!
July 2, 2016 - All guests are hooking up at Igloo Lake Ldge today! Newfoundland Sportsman are busy producing a TV Show on Brook Trout fishing and other guests are reporting very good Brook Trout fishing around the Lake. Southeast winds today and the temperature is 13C. [ Read More ]
Happy Canada Day! Newfoundland Sportsman visiting Igloo this week!
July 1, 2016 - Today is switch day at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge - we have 11 guests visiting and 11 guests exiting. This week we are fortunate to have Newfoundland Sportsman at the Lodge producing 2 TV Shows. Brook Trout fishing is spectacular at Igloo Lake! [ Read More ]
3rd Group of 12 fishermen (for June) visit Igloo Lake
June 25, 2016 - Our 3rd group arrived at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge yesterday and they experienced great brook trout fishing today. Most of the snow around the lodge has melted! Water levels are medium high. [ Read More ]
12 Fishermen at Igloo Lake Lodge this week!
June 17, 2016 - An excited group of 12 fishermen are at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge this evening until this Monday when another group of 12 are expected to arrive. This year we have over 130 guests visiting from all over North America! [ Read More ]
14 Brookies Released last evening at Igloo Lake
June 12, 2016 - 3 guests at Igloo Lake Lodge had a blast releasing large brook trout last evening! Justin released a 7 lb whopper! We are expecting 6 new guests on Tuesday & 12 guests on Friday. [ Read More ]
Lodge Opens This Week - Did you see the latest Esquire Magazine?
June 5, 2016 - Our first guests arrive on Saturday June 11 & we are in for a very busy summer with over 120 guests booked to visit our beautiful Igloo Lake. Check out this months Esquire Magazine (June 2016) there is a 15 page article on John Lahr's 2015 trip to the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. [ Read More ]
Having fun at the Newfoundland Sportsman Outdoor Expo
April 30, 2016 - Lots of folks dropping by our booth yesterday & today asking about our large brook trout at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. We are giving away "DVD's & Igloo Lake coolers" while supplies last! Drop by and say hello! [ Read More ]
Visit us April 29 - May 01 at the Newfoundland Sportsman Outdoor Expo at the RE/MAX CENTRE!
April 17, 2016 - We're proud to be an exhibitor at the 2nd Annual Outdoor Expo at the RE/MAX CENTRE in St. John's April 29 - May 01. Drop by and have a chat with us and see what's planned at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge this summer! [ Read More ]
Great opening day at the New Brunswick Sportsmen's Show!
April 1, 2016 - Lot's of interested fly fishers dropped by our booth today to chat about Brook Trout fishing in Labrador. Nice to chat with our industry friends & fellow outfitters from Labrador! Our veteran guest to beautiful Igloo Lake - Brian Cuming dropped by our booth today and gave us some of his AAA+++ Salmon flies! Thanks Brian! [ Read More ]
Visit us April 01 - 03 at the Moncton Coliseum!
March 25, 2016 - Next week we'll be attending the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show April 01 - 03 in Moncton, NB - come visit us & get complete details on our beautiful location in Labrador, we'll be in booth # 427. Photo is our great friend Horace from Moncton who has visited Igloo Lake 11 times! See you soon Horace! [ Read More ]
Newfoundland Sportsman visiting this July!
February 14, 2016 - Igloo Lake lodge is proud to announce that Newfoundland Sportsman will be visiting the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge this July to produce an exciting TV Show on huge Brook Trout. [ Read More ]
Last guests of 2015 season depart tomorrow!
September 10, 2015 - Tomorrow is our last day at Igloo Lake for the 2015 brook trout fishing season. Lots of highlights this season but perhaps the most memorable would be our September Brook Trout fishing - such spectacular colours (breeding colours)! Our Lodge should will be closed & winterized on September 16 - looking forward to 2016! [ Read More ]
Labour Day weekend - BIG Brookies at Igloo Lake
September 5, 2015 - 6 Igloo Lake Lodge guests are having fun catching brookies this morning at Archie's Pool with 3 - four pound brookies being released by Craig & Liam. Work continues on our new patio and we're hoping to start work on closing the lodge next weekend. [ Read More ]
Brookies are showing their colourful breeding colors!
August 31, 2015 - 6 guests at Igloo Lake Lodge are having a blast catching and releasing large colourful brookies this week! Guide "Doug Wentzell" (guiding with our family over 20 years) commented yesterday that his sport released the largest brook trout he's seen at Igloo Lake! This Friday (Sept 04), we'll have 8 new guests visit the Lodge as we continue ... [ Read More ]
Bright colours on Brookies!
August 26, 2015 - Warm day at Igloo Lake (80F) & water levels are med / low & water clarity is fair. Many brook trout at Igloo Lake are now showing their bright red / orange breeding colors – beautiful looking fish! We’re also doing fly-out’s to Owl Brook (Eagle River) for Atlantic Salmon – 2 sports are at Owl Brook today and are expected back to t... [ Read More ]
6 rods arrived yesterday!
August 22, 2015 - 6 fly fishermen from the United States arrived at beautiful Igloo Lake yesterday and the brook trout fishing has been very good! Water levels are medium and water clarity is fair. [ Read More ]
4 guests depart & 5 guests arrive Igloo tomorrow
August 17, 2015 - Tomorrow we have some guests departing and arriving for a few days brook trout fishing at beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. Our new gazebo is under construction & really taking shape - we're hoping to have our first guests use it this weekend (great place to store waders). Our new veranda is also finished! Photo attached are 4 very close friend... [ Read More ]
Brook Trout fishing great at Burton's Pond!
August 10, 2015 - In a 3 hour period yesterday two guests released 9 large brook trout at Burton's Pond. Renovations are continuing with the addition of a new veranda & Gazebo at Igloo Lake Lodge. Water levels are med / high with the clarity of the water being fair. We did a flight to Owl Brook yesterday (Salmon fishing) where water levels are high - hopin... [ Read More ]
New construction happening at Igloo Lake!
July 30, 2015 - We'll be building a new gazebo at Igloo Lake Lodge this weekend along with a new patio & veranda. Water levels are medium and big brookies are being reported in Cabin Pool. A mother bear with 3 very small cubs where spotted this morning near the Lodge. [ Read More ]
Interesting flyfishing stories from Igloo Lake!
July 29, 2015 - We had an email today from Rune & Inger and they wanted to share some interesting (funny) stories from their fishing experiences at the beautiful Igloo Lake lOdge last week.
Runes email to us -
As Inger and I was casting in the boat our lines crossed, and we stripped the mudlers towards each other. At the same time as the two flies m... [ Read More ]
Lots of action at Igloo Lake!
July 27, 2015 - We have 6 guests flyfishing for Brookies today at the beautiful Igloo Lake. Burton's Pond remains "Top Gun" and Cabin Pool has some big brookies! We did our first flight to Owl Brook (Upper Eagle River) yesterday and positioned our boat for future fly-outs for Salmon. [ Read More ]
Burton's Pond offers Hot Fishing!
July 17, 2015 - Today is switch day at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge and departing guests are commenting that brook trout fishing at Burton's Pond is exceptional. We would like to thank departing guides, Edwin Dominey, Perry Vey & Perry Munro for their outstanding workmanship in guiding this summer - thank your gentlemen! Here's a recent Facebook postin... [ Read More ]
Drizzle & Big Brookies!
July 12, 2015 - We have drizzle & fog at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge today and our brook trout fishing has been very good this week. Water levels are medium and the clarity is good. We're hoping to fly down to Owl Brook this week for our first 2015 "fly-out for Atlantic Salmon." [ Read More ]
Rain, drizzle & fog at the Lodge today but guests are having great fishing over the past 48 hours!
July 5, 2015 - Despite the weather at Igloo Lake today the brook trout fishing has been exceptional. Over 40 brook trout released by two sports yesterday. Water levels are medium and the water clarity is good. [ Read More ]
Today is switch day at Igloo Lake.
July 3, 2015 - Today we had 8 guests leave and we have an additional 8 guests staying at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. Water levels are med / high & this week promises to have great brook trout fishing. Salmon are just arriving at the mouth of the Eagle River so we hope to be doing fly-outs for Atlantic Salmon from Igloo Lake in approximately 2 weeks. [ Read More ]
Hatch's are always welcomed at Igloo Lake Lodge. :)
June 29, 2015 - Some good fishing last evening at Igloo Lake with two sports catching and releasing some trophy brook trout near a hatch of May Flies. The recent warm weather at Igloo is a treat as June month has been unusually cool. Most of the snow is gone except for a 1 foot portion of snow near the west end of the main lodge. [ Read More ]
60 Brookies released by 3 fisherman at Igloo Lake today!
June 27, 2015 - Outstanding brook trout fly fishing today at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge - over 60 spectacular looking brookies released by 3 fisherman! Water levels are med / high and clarity is very good. [ Read More ]
12 guests depart tomorrow and 10 new guests arrive - great fishing!
June 24, 2015 - Our first 8 pounder of the season was released this week at Igloo Lake. Lots of large Pike (20 pounders) being released too! Great weather this week - calm winds permitted some outstanding dry fly fishing on the Lake. Water levels are high (dropping nicely) - we still have snow banks at the west end of the main lodge. [ Read More ]
Burton's Pond - Hot Fishing!
June 18, 2015 - Guests had a great experience trout fishing today as they released in excess of 100 Brooke's at Igloo Lake Lodge. Our 8 guests that arrived on Wednesday depart tomorrow and we have 12 guests arriving late tomorrow evening. [ Read More ]
11 guests at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge!
June 13, 2015 - Our first group arrived at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge this morning. We'll be uploading photos over the next few days! [ Read More ]
Ice is finally breaking up at Igloo Lake
June 2, 2015 - Looks like we'll be able to land our floatplane at the beautiful Igloo Lake this weekend. We're excited as our first guests arrive Igloo on June 09. It's going to be a great season! [ Read More ]
Lots of ice and snow at Igloo Lake!
May 13, 2015 - We received this photo from our helicopter pilot friend "Adam" (thanks Adam!). Photo was taken late this afternoon - we're hoping to land our floatplane at Igloo Lake on or about June 05. Old man winter does not want to go away! Regardless, we're excited & really looking forward to an exciting brook trout fishing season at the beautiful I... [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake Lodge appears in Sporting Classic Magazine
April 28, 2015 - Great article written by Paul Smith on Brook Trout fishing in Newfoundland & Labrador. [ Read More ]
Visit us March 27 - 29 @ the Moncton Coliseum
February 11, 2015 - We'll be attending the New Brunswick Sportsman Show on March 27 - 29 in Moncton. Please drop by and say hello! [ Read More ]
Visit us this weekend at Somerset, NJ "Fly Fishing Show"
January 24, 2015 - We're midway through the Sports Show in Somerset, NJ and have experienced great interest in Brook Trout fishing & Atlantic Salmon fly-out's from our beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. If your in the area - visit us at Booth's E13 & E14. [ Read More ]
Visit us this winter!
November 16, 2014 - We are attending two great Sports Shows this winter. Please visit us between 23-25 January 2015 at the Garden State Exhibit Centre @ Somerset, NJ as we'll be an exhibitor at the Fly Fishing Show. We'll also be attending the New Brunswick Sportsmen's Show in Moncton, NB from March 27 - 29, 2015. Please contact us and we'll arrange to get y... [ Read More ]
Back to Igloo Lake tomorrow!
August 24, 2014 - We'll be visiting Igloo Lake tomorrow after closing the Lodge last week! Our two generator mechanics will be finishing the overhaul on our Lister generator. Exciting things happening at Igloo Lake for 2015! [ Read More ]
Last guests of 2014 departed Igloo Lake today.
August 14, 2014 - Our last "4" guests departed beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge today for the 2014 fishing season. Tomorrow we'll be visiting Owl Brook and storing away our boat for the 2014 season. We'll also be doing some maintenance on our generator tomorrow. [ Read More ]
8 guests at Igloo Lake this weekend
August 8, 2014 - We switched groups today at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge and departing guests released an abundance of large brookies last week!
We have two sports going to Burtons Pond tomorrow & we're hoping to visit Owl Brook soon for Salmon Fishing. [ Read More ]
Good brook trout fishing at Igloo Lake
August 2, 2014 - We switched sports yesterday at Igloo Lake and departing guests had very good brook trout fishing. Some guests had 6 & 7 pound brookies. Our fly out to Owl Brook ( Upper Eagle River ) last week seen us release a 12 pound Salmon on the Newfoundland Sportsman TV Show ( will air the winter of 2015 ). [ Read More ]
Newfoundland Sportsman doing fly-out for Salmon tomorrow.
July 24, 2014 - We are switching today with 4 guests leaving tonight and 3 new guests arriving. Newfoundland Sportsman will be flying down to the Owl Brook for a morning of Salmon fishing ( short 15 minute flight in our Beaver floatplane ). The attached photo shows Newfoundland Sportsman, Jim Burton and the winner of the 4th Annual "Take Me Fishing" cont... [ Read More ]
Great action today at Burton's Pond!
July 21, 2014 - Newfoundland Sportsman visited Burton's Pond this morning and released 35 brookies ( two boats ). Hot & humid at the Lodge today with some thunder storm activity this afternoon. We're hoping to visit Owl Brook tomorrow or Wednesday and try some Salmon fishing with Newfoundland Sportsman. [ Read More ]
Newfoundland Sportsman visiting the Lodge
July 20, 2014 - Newfoundland Sportsman are producing a TV Show this week at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. This is their 8th visit to Igloo Lake - this visit is unique as they will be doing a Salmon show ( fly out to Owl Brook ). [ Read More ]
80 brookies released by 3 guests at Burton Pond!
July 17, 2014 - Another great day of Brook Trout fishing at Igloo Lake yesterday - 3 guests released 80 brook trout at Burton's Pond. Two other guests each released a seven pound brookie on Igloo Lake. Tomorrow is switch day with 10 new guests visiting Igloo Lake including Newfoundland Sportsman. [ Read More ]
Brook Trout Heaven!
July 8, 2014 - Great article in the July 05 Telegram on huge brook trout at Igloo Lake by Paul Smith. [ Read More ]
Post Hurricane "Arthur" brings rain & wind but guests release big brookies!
July 6, 2014 - Despite the unpleasant weather, guests had fun catching and releasing large brookies today at Igloo Lake. Tomorrow we have two guests leaving and 4 new guests visiting for a total 8 guests at the lodge. [ Read More ]
Another 8 Pounder released at Igloo Lake Lodge!
June 30, 2014 - We currently have a group of "12" at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge and guests are having great brook trout fishing, one sport released a "8 pounder" yesterday! We have a midweek switch day tomorrow - 12 guests visiting until Friday. [ Read More ]
Over 60 brookies released ( 2 guests ) in one day at Igloo Lake!
June 22, 2014 - Two guests released over 60 brook trout in one day at Igloo Lake last week. The May Fly hatch is currently on at Igloo Lake and the big brookies are gorging! [ Read More ]
Outstanding Brook Trout fishing at Igloo Lake lodge!
June 20, 2014 - Our first group arrived back from beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge this evening and all guests report outstanding brook trout fishing ( two guest actually released 60 brookies in one day ), outstanding staff & outstanding accommodations - Igloo Lake makes for an outstanding destination! :) [ Read More ]
2009 tagged fish caught & released today at Igloo Lake
June 19, 2014 - In 2009 we tagged a 17 inch, 2.5 pound brook trout - that same fish was caught today and measured 21.5 inches & weighed in at 5 3/4 pounds. Catch & Release works! [ Read More ]
Opening Lodge tomorrow - Igloo Lake is ice free!
June 8, 2014 - We'll be opening our Lodge tomorrow ( yes!! ) as the Lake is ice free - our first guests arrive on Friday June 13. A recent aerial view shows no ice or snow around the Lodge. We're hoping to position our Beaver floatplane in Labrador this week - weather providing. :) [ Read More ]
May 29 Ice Report - Labrador Sea
May 29, 2014 - We hope to be opening Igloo Lake Lodge June 07. One Lodge located 30 miles from Igloo Lake is opening this weekend, however all other Lodges are reporting "100% ice coverage". We'll post further ice conditions as they come available.
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Ice Conditions in Labrador
May 19, 2014 - Hoping to open Igloo Lake Lodge around June 01 if Mother Nature cooperates. Currently, there is an abundance of snow & ice that needs to melt in & around Igloo Lake Lodge! [ Read More ]
New Fly Fisher TV Show Tomorrow - Igloo Lake Lodge
April 25, 2014 - The World Flyfishing Network ( free subscription for month of April ) will be airing a New Fly Fisher TV Show - Igloo Lake Lodge Trophy Brook Trout & remote "fly-out" Atlantic Salmon fishing in April.
Dates & times:
Saturday 26th of April, 2014 @ 10:30am & 19:30 EST
Sunday 27th of April @ 1:30am EST
Tuesday the 29th of April, 201... [ Read More ]
Pike about to spawn as frozen waters soon melt.
April 8, 2014 - National Award Winning Columnist "Mark Blazis" latest interesting article on "Pike about to spawn as frozen waters soon melt" can be viewed at this link.
http://www.telegram.com/article/20140407/COLUMN10/304089957/1009/sports [ Read More ]
Come visit us in Moncton on March 28-30!
March 16, 2014 - March 28, 29 and 30th will see Igloo Lake Lodge attending the Boat / Sportsmen and Fly Fishing Forum Show at the Moncton Coliseum. It is going to be a great show for fly fishing, boating and hunting. Come see us at booth number 427. [ Read More ]
Newfoundland Sportsman TV Show on Sunday March 02 @ 5pm
February 27, 2014 - Exciting Newfoundland Sportsman TV Show on NTV this Sunday @ 5pm ( Newfoundland Time ) – Jim Burton flies his 1951 Beaver Floatplane to a special location where Dwight Blackwood produces a TV Show fly fishing in an area containing hundreds of Arctic Char!
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Visit us at Somerset, NJ - January 24, 25 & 26
November 19, 2013 - Come visit us at the Fly Fishing Show in Somerset, NJ this January 24 - 26 at the Garden State Exhibit Centre. [ Read More ]
Last guests of 2013 depart Igloo Lake today.
August 19, 2013 - Our last guests for the 2013 season leave the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge today and we plan on winterizing Igloo Lodge and closing for the 2013 season on August 20. It was a most successful season and we are excited about the 2014 fishing season! Watch for the New Flyfisher TV Show airing this winter - lots of big brookies & a couple of la... [ Read More ]
7 Pounder released at Archie's!
August 12, 2013 - High winds ( 50 km per hour ) at the Lodge today did not stop guests from catching some huge brook trout!
4 large trout - 5 ½ to 6 pounds each were caught and released at Cabin Pool today & a 7 pounder released at Archies Pool at Igloo Lake! On Saturday past, one guest at Igloo Lake released 18 large brookies! [ Read More ]
Award presented at Igloo Lake today!
August 9, 2013 - The 2012 Ches Loughin Conservation Award ( Presented by SPAWN ) was presented to Jim & Vince Burton today at the beautiful Igloo Lake lodge. This Award was presented for making ground breaking moves in designating Flowers River & Igloo Lake Lodge as Hook & Release ONLY. It's also in recognition of making Flowers River Lodge a Solar Power ... [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake Featured on "World Fishing Network!"
July 30, 2013 - Igloo Lake Lodge has been featured on the World Fishing Network.
To view the article please visit
http://www.worldfishingnetwork.com/newfoundland-fishing-guide/post/wild-brook-trout-of-labrador [ Read More ]
July 30, 2013 - We currently have 8 guests at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. A recent day trip to Burton's Pond seen a visiting couple release 16 Big Brookies! Yesterday we had numerous brook trout released including a nice 5lb trout! [ Read More ]
Outstanding day "dry fly fishing" at Burtons Pond!
July 23, 2013 - New Fly Fisher ( TV Show - Production ) had some awesome brook trout ( dry fly ) fishing today at Igloo Lake Lodge. This exciting TV Show will air this winter on the New England ESPN Network. After a day of wind yesterday we had a afternoon of calm water today and the brook trout ( dry fly ) fishing was very good at Igloo Lake. Water leve... [ Read More ]
New Fly Fisher TV Show lands two large Salmon today!
July 19, 2013 - Our fly out in our Beaver Floatplane to Owl Brook at the Eagle River was most productive today with Rebekka ( TV Show host ) landing & releasing two Atlantic Salmon ( one Salmon at 12.5 lbs & one at 10 lbs ) - great work Rebekka! Today is also switch day at Igloo Lake Lodge - we had 10 guests depart the Lodge and we currently have 9 guest... [ Read More ]
Guests visiting Burton's Pond released over 40 Brook Trout yesterday!
July 18, 2013 - Yesterday was a very productive day at Igloo Lake Lodge with 4 guests releasing over 40 large brook trout @ Burtons Pond! We also had our first fly out for Atlantic Salmon for the 2013 season and hooked a 20 pound Salmon! [ Read More ]
Great Day Salmon Fishing with New Fly Fisher (TV Show)
July 17, 2013 - Today we visited the Owl Brook on the Eagle River and seen several large Salmon jump & Rebecca ( TV Show host ) hooked into a large 20+ Atlantic Salmon. We plan on revisiting the Owl Brook again soon to complete the TV Show. [ Read More ]
10 guest at Igloo this week!
July 10, 2013 - 10 guests are having fun releasing huge brookies at Igloo Lake this week! There was 20+ brook trout released yesterday at Burton’s Pond. Next week we’ll have a TV film crew ( New Fly fisher ) at Igloo Lake!
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Happy Canada Day!
July 1, 2013 - Brook Trout fishing is very good the past few days at Igloo Lake. Two guests, "Don & Hanns" both landed and released brook trout yesterday over 6 pounds each! It's July 01 and we still have a very small piece of snow remaining in front of the Lodge. [ Read More ]
Great Brook Trout Fishing!
June 23, 2013 - This weeks group flyfishing at Igloo Lake Lodge are having great success Brook Trout fishing. Several guests caught & released many large brook trout yesterday. Tomorrow promises to be equally exciting as light winds are forecasted making it ideal conditions for dry fly fishing. Only patches of snow now remain in front of the Lodge.
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Some snow & lots of Trout!
June 9, 2013 - We have approximately 3 feet of snow in front of our lodge and our guests are having a blast catching brookies this week at Igloo Lake. Here’s a quote from one of our guests - What an absolutely amazing day!! 35+ fish all between 3-5 lbs. Awesome!!
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Opening Igloo Lake Lodge June 03
June 2, 2013 - We are opening our Lodge June 03 & our first guests arrive this weekend ( June 07 ) for trophy Brook Trout flyfishing at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. Photo of Beaver at Newton Lake, Newfoundland was taken May 29, 2013. [ Read More ]
Ice & Snow ( & lots of it ) at Igloo Lake!
May 26, 2013 - First 2013 photo of Igloo Lake Lodge shows the lake frozen and we’re estimating 5 feet of snow ( or more ) in front of the Lodge! We hoping to be able to land our Beaver Floatplane at the lake in one week ( if Mother Nature allows us ). [ Read More ]
May 11, 2013 - The excitement is building as we are on the eve of opening the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge for the 2013 season. Igloo Lake is still frozen but all streams entering & leaving the Lake are wide open and we anticipate landing our Beaver Floatplane on the Lake in approximately two weeks. Check out the latest Magazine Articles ( just released... [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake - Moncton Fly Fishing Show
February 24, 2013 - Please come visit us at Booth 427 at the Moncton Outdoor Show ( Dieppe Flyfishing Show ) March 15 – 17, 2013. Photo shown is the Igloo Lake Lodge & Flowers River Lodge "Show Booth" which measures 20 feet long.
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2012 Ches Loughlin Conservation Award
February 6, 2013 - SPAWN “Salmon Preservation Association for the Waters of Newfoundland” has established a special award recognizing a group or individual for contributing significantly to the protection of Atlantic Salmon, "The Ches Loughlin Conservation Award." The SPAWN Board of Directors is pleased to announce “Jim & Vince Burton” have been sel... [ Read More ]
Sports Show in Germany!
January 28, 2013 - This week we are in Dortmund, Germany attending the 2013 Jagh & Hund Show! Falconry is very much alive in Germany. It's been said, if polo is the sport of kings, falconry is the sport of emperors. It dates back to 2000 BC. [ Read More ]
Visit us in Somerset, New Jersey Jan 25, 26 & 27
January 22, 2013 - We’ll be attending the Fly Fishing Show in Somerset, NJ this Friday to Sunday. Please drop by our booth and say hello! We are off to the “Jagh Und Hund Show in Dortmund, Germany January 29 – February 03, 2013 – please visit us there too! [ Read More ]
Take Me Fishing Contest is back!
December 10, 2012 - The 3rd Annual Take Me Fishing Contest is officially back! We’re giving away a “Fishing Trip of a Lifetime” ( Valued at $15,000 ) to some lucky resident of Newfoundland & Labrador under the age of 16 and their parent or guardian next summer! All you have to do is write an essay of 500 words or less about My BEST Fishing Story! Pleas... [ Read More ]
November 23, 2012 - The Burton Family wishes to express it’s sincere gratitude to all who sent online messages, emails, phone calls, flowers and charitable donations in Dorothy’s ( Mom ) memory.
Our very dear friend Mark Blazis said "Mom was one of Newfoundland & Labrador's most beautiful flowers - inside and out - but picked far too early for all of u... [ Read More ]
Visit us at the Somerset Show January 25, 2013!
October 14, 2012 - We’ll be at the Fly Fishing Show in Somerset, NJ from January 25 to January 27, 2013.
Please drop by our booth and say hello!
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We are officially closed for the 2012 season!
September 21, 2012 - We officially closed our Lodge yesterday for the 2012 season.
Lot's of exciting things happened......new cooks quarters, new pantry, new laundry and new separate Lodge, 5 new fibreglass boats and we installed a new foundation for the main lodge!
Our brook trout fishing season was most successful! Please keep checking back for news on ou... [ Read More ]
New addition taking shape at Igloo Lake!
September 13, 2012 - Our Igloo Lake Lodge now officially has a new cooks quarters, pantry & laundry room off the main kitchen area. While the renovations continue today, Mark & Helen Blazis are visiting Burton’s Pond with Master Guide Wayne Moores for some trophy brook trout fishing!
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25+ Large Brook Trout Released at Igloo!
September 11, 2012 - Mark & Helen released over 25 Brook Trout at Igloo Lake yesterday in the 4 1/2 to 6 pound range! All the brook trout looked beautiful as September fish are in their breeding colors! The renovations at Igloo Lake Lodge continue as our carpenters got the roof completed on the new addition at the east end of the main lodge.
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Moving ahead with renovations!
September 9, 2012 - The new “Labrador Room” is completely finished and we are now focusing on replacing the foundation of the main lodge. After the new foundation is completed we’ll be adding a 25 ft X 10 ft extension to the east end of the main lodge. We have two couples at the lodge having a blast catching huge colored brookies! Sue released a 6 ½ ... [ Read More ]
Magazine article currently being completed at Igloo Lake!
September 5, 2012 - Hal & Karin Lyon are at the lodge from the USA & Munich, Germany respectively. They are completing a story on trophy brook trout fishing at Igloo Lake! We also have three additional couple’s visiting Igloo Lake this weekend. The air temperature is dropping fast and fall weather is definitely in the air. Our carpenters arrive on Saturday... [ Read More ]
Happy Birthday Ken Watkins & Happy Anniversary Calvin & Queen Burton!
August 26, 2012 - The staff and management at Flowers River Lodge & Igloo Lake Lodge would like to wish Mr. Ken Watkins a very Happy Birthday & Happy Anniversary to Calvin & Queen Burton. Ken & Calvin has added to the life & success of our family businesses – helping us with the “customer logistics & lodge maintenance” for many years! Great employees... [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake welcomes the Fly Shack from Gloversville, NY!
August 25, 2012 - “Mike Bokan & Hugh” with the “Fly Shack” from Gloversville, NY are currently at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge for the next few days. Vince, Jim & Wayne visited Burton’s Pond today and released 6 large colorful brookies in 1 ½ hours of fly fishing.
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Renovations at Igloo Lake will continue until Sept 30!
August 23, 2012 - We are currently building a large addition to the main lodge at Igloo. The cooks will have their own sleeping quarters along with a pantry, laundry & a washroom. This will be built onto the eastern end of the main lodge. We are also replacing the foundation of the main lodge and finishing the newly built Labrador Room.
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Monster 5 pound brookies being released at Igloo!
August 17, 2012 - We have 3 sports fly fishing at Igloo Lake and they are experiencing awesome brook trout fishing. Yesterday, 27 brook trout in the 3 pound to 5 ½ pound range were released and today some 36 similar brookies were released. Tomorrow we have a corporate group of 8 arriving for two days of fly fishing.
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Brookies at Igloo Lake are huge!
August 11, 2012 - Brookies at Igloo Lake are huge!
We have 6 guests at Igloo Lake Lodge and the brook trout fishing has been incredibly good! Today we had 6 brookies released between 4 ½ pounds to 6 ½ pounds! Yesterday we had a family of four release some 50 brook trout in the 2 to 3 pound range! Water levels are low / med and clarity is poor with alg... [ Read More ]
Canada’s first Astronaut Marc Garneau is brook trout fishing at Igloo Lake Lodge.
August 5, 2012 - Marc Garneau (Canada’s first Astronaut & Liberal MP from Montreal ) & Jim Danahy ( Chair of Board of Directors with Hope Air ) arrived at Igloo Lake Lodge this evening.
Large brookies are being caught and released at Igloo Lake today by the Brown family!
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One brook trout close to 8 pounds released today!
August 3, 2012 - Nine Brookies released today at Igloo Lake in the 4 to 6 pound range. The brook trout close to eight pounds was caught on a blue charm salmon fly! On our Salmon fishing fly out to Owl Brook yesterday we seen several large fish and one guest rose a couple of nice large Salmon……one estimated at over 20 pounds!
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Great Brook Trout fishing in Cabin Pool area today!
August 1, 2012 - Newfoundland Sportsman released several outstanding 4 to 5 pound brookies today at Cabin Pool. Tomorrow morning we are planning an early 7am departure to take 3 guests to Owl Brook on the Eagle River ( short 15 minute flight ) for Atlantic Salmon fly fishing. [ Read More ]
Over 100 trout released at Burton's Pond today!
July 31, 2012 - Outstanding trout fishing today at Burton's Pond ( 3 miles northwest of Igloo Lake )! Felix, Colby & Dale Loveless from St. John's released over 100 brook trout today in the 1 1/2 pound to 3 pound range! Laura & Brian Peckford from Lewisporte, NL fished Cabin Pool today and reported the pool is filled with monster Brookies! Water clarity ... [ Read More ]
Newfoundland Sportsman at Igloo Lake!
July 30, 2012 - We have Newfoundland Sportsman at the Lodge this week filming a TV Show on Huge Brookies & Atlantic Salmon. We are making our second trip tomorrow to Owl Brook ( some 20 miles from the nearest Outfitter on the Eagle River ). On our last visit we landed a 10 pound Salmon and seen many large – “20” pound plus Salmon leaping. [ Read More ]
Fly-out for Salmon fishing tomorrow!
July 25, 2012 - Tomorrow we make our first flight with a guest to Owl Brook ( remote upper Eagle River ) for Atlantic Salmon fishing. [ Read More ]
New group of 7 arrived at Lodge today!
July 13, 2012 - Brook trout fishing remains good at Igloo Lake and we’ll be doing our first optional fly-out Wednesday for Salmon on the Eagle River. We have a new boat positioned on the Upper Eagle River for exclusive Salmon fishing.
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Four very happy guests departed Igloo Lake today!
July 9, 2012 - Chris Crosbie says "Lived all my life in Newfoundland but what an eye opener this trip was! Unreal!!! Thanks!"
Chris Crosbie / Fabian Clarke (group of four) departed today & they reported having a fantastic brook trout flyfishing experience at Igloo Lake Lodge. Fishing on the Lake was exceptional right up to boarding the Beaver Floatplan... [ Read More ]
Group of 4 release over 100 fish in 5 days!
July 4, 2012 - Brook Trout fishing at Igloo Lake was great for the Bennett Family as they released over 100 fish in 5 days! Today we flew a boat to Owl Brook on the Eagle River ( 25 miles east of Igloo Lake ). Owl Brook is known for Large Salmon and huge Brook Trout. Starting immediately, we are offering optional fly-outs to Owl Brook from Igloo Lake fo... [ Read More ]
Recent rain makes for interesting fishing!
June 28, 2012 - Guests at the Lodge had great fishing today after an inch of rain last night. Tomorrow is switch day at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge. Please see our recent angler comments.
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Outstanding Trout Fishing at Burton's Pond!
June 19, 2012 - 4 guests visited Burton’s Pond today and had outstanding brook trout fishing. Many trout in the 4 to 6 pound range were released. Water levels are unusually low for this time of year and the hot weather ( 31 C today ) continues. [ Read More ]
May Fly Hatch has started!
June 16, 2012 - Nine guests arrived at the lodge yesterday and we are expecting an additional guest to join the group early next week. The May Fly Hatch has just started! We are anticipating great brook trout fishing over the next few weeks! [ Read More ]
New Boats Air Lifted via Helicopter today!
June 13, 2012 - We transported our 5 new fibreglass boats 240 km's on the Labrador Highway and slung them in individually via helicopter.
Special thanks to Helicopter Pilot - Greg Baikie......thanks Greg!
Bravo to Jim Barrett, Tina Holden & Craig Blake for helping as well! [ Read More ]
Outstanding day at Burton's Pond - 60+ trout released by two fisherman!
June 10, 2012 - Lot's of action today at Igloo Lake Lodge! Two guests released 60+ brookies at Burton's Pond. 4 other guests had lots of action in other area's. at Igloo Lake Sucker fish are spawning in the streams. [ Read More ]
Opened the Lodge today - still ice in Lake!
May 25, 2012 - We opened Igloo Lake Lodge at lunch hour today ( landed via helicopter ) and there is no snow. Igloo Lake has open water on the northern end and the southern portion has ice. We should be able to land a floatplane on the lake over the next couple of days. Work will now continue on the new 2 bedroom Labrador Lodge located next to the main... [ Read More ]
Opening Lodge May 26
May 10, 2012 - We'll be opening our Lodge on May 26 ( arriving by Helicopter ) to complete the renovations on our new Labrador Room. Igloo Lake is still frozen and we anticipate it being open ( free of ice ) around June 01. [ Read More ]
New Fibreglass Boats enroute to Igloo Lake!
April 8, 2012 - Our new fibreglass boats are enroute to Goose Bay from Glenwood, Newfoundland. We'll be slinging the 5 new boats via helicopter as soon as the lake is clear of all ice. [ Read More ]
Special thanks to Horace - a true ambassador to Igloo Lake!
March 25, 2012 - Thanks to everybody who visited us at the Dieppe Fly Fishing Show this past weekend in Moncton. We distributed 280 FREE HD dvd’s on the beautiful Flowers River & Igloo Lake Lodges! Special thanks to Horace who helped us set up our booth, talk to customers about his outstanding 6 trips to Igloo and he helped us dismantle our show booth. [ Read More ]
Visit us this weekend in Moncton!
March 23, 2012 - Visit us at the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show in the Moncton Coliseum on March 23rd to March 25th at Booth 427. We’ll be giving away our new high definition DVD on trophy Brook Trout flyfishing at Igloo Lake Lodge! If you cannot make the show……email us and we’ll mail you a FREE DVD! [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake Lodge partners with Global Rescue
February 19, 2012 - Igloo Lake Lodge is excited to announce its new partnership with Global Rescue, the leading provider of medical advisory, field rescue and medical evacuation services. Please visit http://globalrescue.com/igloolake/
“As part of our longstanding commitment to client safety, we have identified Global Rescue as the best company to prov... [ Read More ]
Sister Lodge on TV - February 12th & 19th!
February 3, 2012 - Newfoundland Sportsman will be airing two new exciting TV Shows on large Atlantic Salmon at Flowers River on February 12 & February 19, 2012 on the NTV Network. If you don't receive NTV, you can visit the Newfoundland Sportsman web site and order DVD's of the TV Show(s). One can also view a short video of each TV Show at www.newfoundlands... [ Read More ]
Visit us in Somerset, NJ - January 27 - 29
January 25, 2012 - We'll be attending the Fly Fishing Show in Somerset this weekend.
If you are in the area.......please drop by our booth and say hello! [ Read More ]
Successful Show in Germany!
January 22, 2012 - Our first Outdoor Show in Europe has been most successful. We met many folks that plan on visiting Flowers River or Igloo Lake in the near future.
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Augsburg, Germany - Jagen Und Fischen Outdoor Show 2012
January 19, 2012 - A most interesting day at the Jagen Und Fischen Outdoor Show in Augsburg, Germany. Many hunters & fisher people visiting our booth. Check out the video we uploaded on the "German Hunting Horn".
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Igloo Lake Lodge visiting Germany!
January 13, 2012 - Igloo Lake Lodge will be exhibiting at a popular Sports Show in Augsburg, Germany the week of January 16 – 22!
AGEN UND FISCHEN, SPORTSCHÜTZEN 2012
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New Videos Uploaded to our Web Site!
December 17, 2011 - Newfoundland Sportsman had spectacular brook trout fishing for their TV Show at Igloo Lake lodge........catch all the action in our Video Section or purchase the recently released DVD's at the Newfoundland Sportsman web site www.newfoundlandsportsman.com [ Read More ]
Visit us at the Somerset Fly Fishing Show January 27 - 29, 2012
December 6, 2011 - Come visit us in Somerset, New Jersey January 27 - 29, 2012 as we'll be an Exhibitor at the Somerset Fly Fishing Show! Check out our new modern display booth, a 20 foot image of Igloo Lake Labrador! [ Read More ]
Take Me Fishing……It’s Back!
December 2, 2011 -
The 2nd Annual “Take Me Fishing” Contest is back.
Please see attached flyer in photo section for complete details!
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Vince Burton wins Conservation Award!
November 25, 2011 - “SAEN” Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland presented Vince Burton with the 17th Annual Guenter Behr Award on November 07. This award is presented annually by SAEN to honour those individuals, corporations, and agencies which have demonstrated outstanding conservation or protection activities related to the salmon and trout po... [ Read More ]
Igloo Lake Lodge will be visiting Germany January 19 - 22, 2012
November 24, 2011 - Igloo Lake Lodge has been chosen as one of the Outfitters to exhibit under the Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism banner in Germany at the Jagen Und Fischen Show in Augsburg, Germany - January 19 - 22, 2012. Check out www.jagenundfischen.de
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Igloo Lake Lodge is on New England Sports Network October 29 & 30
October 27, 2011 - Brook Trout fishing @ Igloo Lake Lodge will be featured on the New England Sports TV Network October 29 & 30 @ 12:30pm...........please let us know what you think of the TV Show. [ Read More ]
NEW WEB SITE!
October 21, 2011 - You are now looking at our new web site! We would like to take a moment to thank Geoff Smith with www.versustechnologies.com
Thanks Geoff........we love our new web site! [ Read More ]
New Lodge, New Dock, New Boats at Igloo Lake!!
October 9, 2011 - Exciting things are happening at Igloo Lake! During the month of August & September we demolished an older building at Igloo Lake ( building was located between the main lodge and the guides lodge ) and constructed a new large building....the "Labrador Room". The Labrador Room consists of two large bedrooms with two full ensuites, a large... [ Read More ]
Visit us at the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum March 23 – 25, 2012
October 9, 2011 - We are taking our show booth on the road this winter and will be attending the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum at the Moncton Coliseum on March 23 – 25. We'll also be visiting other area's ( please keep checking our web site for future "fishing & outdoor shows")! Please drop by and say hello!
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Newfoundland Sportsman visiting in 2012!
October 9, 2011 - Newfoundland Sportsman will be visiting Igloo Lake lodge this summer and anticipate filming two TV Shows on huge brook trout!
For information on previous TV Shows produced at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge please visit newfoundlandsportsman.com
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