Pine Knot News - A hometown newspaper with a local office, local owners & lots of local news

Pine Knot Outdoors: Moose whisperer works his magic


October 4, 2019

Mike Creger

You are much more likely to capture a gorgeous sunset off the Gunflint Trail, or catch a walleye or northern, than glimpse a moose. Here's one of those sunsets on Gunflint Lake in September.

I was heading back down the Gunflint Trail from a full day of guiding on Lake Saganaga, or Big Sag as the locals refer to it. I had a young couple from the Cities who were excited about the cooler of fresh walleyes, bass, and lake trout collected from the rootbeer-stained water of Sag. But they both hoped to end their day laying eyes on their first moose.

Somedays I would get lucky and a cow or calf would linger in the moose pond adjacent to the guides' landing on the Sag corridor. Always a welcome addition to the experience, a moose sighting sat atop many visitors list. Most of the time, a...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 10/20/2020 05:59