COVID 19 Update
COVID 19 Update

COVID 19 Update

In light of all of the recent events surrounding the COVID 19 virus, we would like to assure people that we are optimistic that our season will continue as planned. As of right now the schools and establishments with public gatherings of 50 or more, have closed down operations until April 3rd and reopening after that. There has been a lot of media speculation and articles floating around, we have been following the guidelines on the government of Ontario web link We will take every precaution necessary to ensure the cabins, office, aircraft etc will be sanitized and cleaned. Just think, a remote lake and private cabin with no one else around is the perfect place to be to relax and get away from it all.

We will keep you updated as things happen. Always feel free to call us at 807-227-5473 or email us at if you have any questions.

On a lighter note, we have lots of birch bark around if we run out of toilet paper.

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What to Pack

Nothing’s worse than looking forward to a great trip and realizing you’ve forgotten something last minute. Be sure to read through our packing lists to ensure you make the most of your adventure. Our float plane limits are below. Try to keep your rod length under six feet and group your rods into one or two rod tubes. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us Toll-Free at 1-800-230-5519

Wilderness Air Escapes will make your trip as effortless and enjoyable as possible. Let us make your local taxi arrangements and/or local motel reservations, or arrange satellite phone rentals. If you are flying in commercially, we can purchase your groceries and have them ready and waiting for you. We are a full-service, customer-oriented outfitter!

We Supply:

  • Round trip air transportation to your cabin from our airbase in Vermilion Bay, ON
  • Fully equipped kitchen with all utensils and pans
  • Propane fridge, stove, solar lights, BBQ’s, fish cooker
  • Beds, mattresses, sleeping bags
  • Linens, dish towels, pillows
  • Mosquito coils
  • 14 ft. boats, 8 h.p./9.9 hp motors, fuel, boat seats
  • Cushions, paddles, minnow buckets (where applicable)
  • Pre-cut firewood
  • Check flights, satellite phones (where applicable) & lake map
  • Some Toilet paper, paper toweling
  • Life jackets, anchors, landing nets
  • Drinking water in 5 gal jugs (bring your own re-usable water bottle)

You Supply:

  • Clothing – rain gear
  • Food, beverages
  • Fishing, hunting gear
  • Fishing, hunting licenses
  • Cooler
  • Personal items
  • Bath towels
  • Do not forget your medications

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Personal Gear

  • Medicine, aspirin
  • Cough drops
  • Toothbrush/paste
  • Comb, brush
  • Wash cloth
  • Bath Towel
  • Hand/Shower Soap
  • Lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Razor, shave cream
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses, hat
  • Camera, film
  • Binoculars
  • Batteries
  • Passport, Photo id, birth certificate (for border crossing)
  • Airline ticket (if applicable)
  • Credit card, travelers checks, cash
  • Extra set car keys

Fishing Gear

  • Fishing license
  • Rain gear
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Fishing rods
  • Extra reels
  • Rod tubes
  • Fillet knife
  • Knife sharpener
  • Hand held GPS (optional)
  • Fish finder (optional)
  • Angler’s journal, pen
  • Tackle Box
  • Lures
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Jaw spreader
  • Spare spools
  • Fishing gloves
  • Nets

Hunting Gear

  • Hunting license from home state
  • Orange jacket or vest
  • Export Permit
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm & waterproof clothing including gloves
  • Life jacket – float coat
  • 1 to 2 pairs of hip boots per group
  • Come-a-long
  • Rope 100 feet
  • Meat saw & hunting knife
  • Chain Saw
  • Cheese cloth (for covering meat)
  • Guns & ammo (30-06 or 3-0-8 recommended)
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & film
  • Coolers (optional) for transporting meat
  • Food and beverages for your whole trip.

Don’t forget to include the guide when packing your food.