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  1. I'm in, and likely bringing a buddy along. ...

    I'm in, and likely bringing a buddy along.

    Aiming for Friday night too.
  2. Mmm... Tasty! I remember these from when I...

    Mmm... Tasty!

    I remember these from when I used to have aquariums. Daphnia make great fish food for baby fish in an aquarium.

    Thanks for sharing!
  3. Nice pics! That looks like one gorgeous trip! I'm...

    Nice pics! That looks like one gorgeous trip! I'm in for the next trip up there.
  4. Emergency rooms and rattle snakes.... Getting...

    Emergency rooms and rattle snakes.... Getting even better!!
  5. Emergency rooms? Hopefully nothing serious! I'm...

    Emergency rooms? Hopefully nothing serious! I'm on the edge of my seat after this tease.
  6. Thanks Keeway! I only took a few pics. This...

    Thanks Keeway! I only took a few pics.

    This really was a great trip for June. I was worried about the bugs, but the site choice and cooperative breeze really kept them back in the bush.

    Such a...
  7. Thanks all for another great EGL weekend! ...

    Thanks all for another great EGL weekend!

    Special thanks to my remedial canoe paddling instructors. I was hoping I was just rusty, but it turns out I'm starting from scratch.

    Pickering Rouge...
  8. My plan is to be at Fleming's Landing around noon...

    My plan is to be at Fleming's Landing around noon on Friday too, Jimmay. I'll PM my phone number and maybe we can head out together.

    I don't imagine it'll be too hard to find your space blanket,...
  9. That is a nice pic, Hoolio! Looks so relaxing! ...

    That is a nice pic, Hoolio! Looks so relaxing!

    Never been to Noganosh, so I'll follow the lead/wisdom of the group.

    If all goes to plan, I should be on the water at Fleming's Landing just...
  10. There's a trip report on MyCCR that goes over the...

    There's a trip report on MyCCR that goes over the route and portages from Fleming's Landing to Nogy.

    Another one (longer loop) starts out from Lost Channel Inn and Marina to Smoky Creek, which may...
  11. EGL Spring Canoe trip 2019 -McIntosh Lake, Algonquin Park

    Nice write-up, Bubba. I love all the pics. Looks like you guys had a good time!



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  12. Looking forward to the trip reports!

    Looking forward to the trip reports!
  13. If you guys can swing next weekend, go for it!! ...

    If you guys can swing next weekend, go for it!!

    It'll just give me a little more leverage with wifey to join one of the fall trips. [emoji6]
  14. That's a bummer! Any other ideas? I'm booked...

    That's a bummer! Any other ideas?

    I'm booked for the next two weekends, but June 1st weekend is an option for a Chicamoula trip. The bugs will get a headstart though!
  15. Sounds like moose and calf sightings are at a...

    Sounds like moose and calf sightings are at a peak this week. Shutterbugs bring your nice lenses!

    I've been skunked the last few years, so looking forward to seeing a few of my namesakes on this...
  16. I'm renting a boat at 8am, so I'll be going in...

    I'm renting a boat at 8am, so I'll be going in with ggreaves (wave 2 I guess).
  17. As per Chard's suggestion, I'm posting some group...

    As per Chard's suggestion, I'm posting some group gear just in case you're trying to lighten your load...

    I'm packing:
    -buck saw
    -small hatchet
    -12' x 12' spare nylon tarp
    -2L pot
    -fillet...
  18. Group soup Saturday sounds good to me!

    Group soup Saturday sounds good to me!
  19. Great! Thanks Chard! Looking forward to some...

    Great! Thanks Chard! Looking forward to some peace and quiet... and meat over a fire. Fingers crossed for the ice-out!

    I'm planning to solo paddle in on Friday morning, renting a boat at the...
  20. Thread: UGQ tarp

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    Had the same question when mine arrived. You...

    Had the same question when mine arrived.

    You can use them as cinch buckles... Read more here : https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/133456-Dual-split-rings-on-tarp
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    I've been out there in September. It is beautiful...

    I've been out there in September. It is beautiful and you should make reservations. We drive out to Prince Edward Island annually from Toronto through the States, and often in the fall.
    Hotels in...
  22. I'm putting the wifey on notice for this one!...

    I'm putting the wifey on notice for this one! I've been reading reports from Chicamoula trips over the past couple years. The dates might actually line up this time!

    Looking forward to getting...
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    The more the merrier, Anti! Maybe we could...

    The more the merrier, Anti!

    Maybe we could get a U.S-side group hang together some time. I've been eyeing Letchworth or Alleghany State Parks for potential long weekend trips.
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    Sad to miss the gathering. Especially sad to miss...

    Sad to miss the gathering. Especially sad to miss the corned beef and cabbage!
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    I've had good luck using...

    I've had good luck using http://www.campsitepictures.com/ to check out sites. The have more pics than the Parks website for each site. They also have trail photos for Algonquin trails.
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    I'm also out of commission with a bug... Ugh! ...

    I'm also out of commission with a bug... Ugh!
    It's going around!
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    That site (like many others in Pog) gave us...

    That site (like many others in Pog) gave us direct lake access for our kayaks (had we brought them). The various outfitters will deliver rental canoes right to your site if you want to do some...
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    Pog Lake would also be a decent option. For my...

    Pog Lake would also be a decent option. For my wife's first camping trip in decades, we stayed at site #345 last summer at the end of June and had lots of space. Hammocks were hung near the water...
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    I'm open to some light backcountry or any other...

    I'm open to some light backcountry or any other options. Been couped up for a few months, so a bit of exertion would probably do me some good. I'll follow the crowd.
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    I could be in for March 16th, Highboy. I'll leave...

    I could be in for March 16th, Highboy. I'll leave it at that for now, and let the gang coordinate this coming weekend, before talking options/planning for March.
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    Hey EGL'ers, If you missed the back country...

    Hey EGL'ers,
    If you missed the back country canoe symposium ticket sales, I have two that I can no longer use. PM me if interested.
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    Just finished Kevin Callan's new book and now I'm...

    Just finished Kevin Callan's new book and now I'm itching to get outside, but I've got my dad's b-day this weekend.
    Have fun if you guys go!
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    Nice plaid! Reminds me of photos from folks...

    Nice plaid! Reminds me of photos from folks camping back in the 50s. I'd like a tarp in that pattern.
    Congrats!
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    Thanks for the report, Bubba. Nice pics! Glad to...

    Thanks for the report, Bubba. Nice pics! Glad to hear nobody starved on an EGL hang! Seems like a close call without 14 quarts of pea soup and ham! [emoji6]

    Looking at the fun you guys had, I...
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    So how did it go? Did you guys have a good time,...

    So how did it go? Did you guys have a good time, or do we need to send out search and rescue?
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    Another DIY Tensahedron Hammock Stand

    Nice stand... I keep toying with building one, but not sure I'd use it enough.

    On the military-use comments, my grandfather came home from WWII with an RCN-issued hammock... You can see it in the...
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    I did some searching last year on Torrance...

    I did some searching last year on Torrance Barrens... inconclusive...

    It looks like some back-country camping is/was tolerated, but they've been clamping down on it for the usual reasons (trash,...
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    I drive my wife nuts watching those Almazan...

    I drive my wife nuts watching those Almazan kitchen vids! They look so tasty!
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    Did you guys take your hammocks, or did you just...

    Did you guys take your hammocks, or did you just crawl under the piles of bones for shelter? Looks like an epic feast for sure.

    Also, good to see highboy left the canned goods home this time!...
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    Hopefully you guys get some winter weather next...

    Hopefully you guys get some winter weather next week! I've got my father-in-law's 80th party, otherwise I'd come out and test my gear/fortitude. Here's hoping for a midweek blizzard and winter...
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    To elaborate on my setup in case it helps... one...

    To elaborate on my setup in case it helps... one Eno bracket is bolted into a triple 2x10 beam that runs the width of my house and acts as a support for the floors above, and the second is centered...
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    I've installed the Eno kit in my basement and...

    I've installed the Eno kit in my basement and have been using it for a couple years. No issues and I'm on the heavier side at 6'3" and 275lbs. Easy to install and pretty minimal looking.
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    Ah! That makes sense. Thank you both.

    Ah! That makes sense. Thank you both.
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    Giblets mentioned Gostwear.com as a source for...

    Giblets mentioned Gostwear.com as a source for wool pants, but there was a wool supplier in Northern Ontario that you guys were talking about around the fire.

    I thought Niagara mentioned Hegley,...
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    I snapped a few shots. I especially like...

    I snapped a few shots. I especially like KeeWayKeno dreaming of warmer weather with his beach umbrella... Perhaps on a beach in Italy!? Oddly similar...
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    I'm in for the symposium, and got spousal leave...

    I'm in for the symposium, and got spousal leave for Saturday night at Valens.

    Heading down from Ajax early Saturday morning if anyone needs a carpool ride from the big city.

    Hopefully the...
  47. Poll: "Honest, officer! This is just a baggy of...

    "Honest, officer! This is just a baggy of oregano! Luvmybonnet has the marinara!"
  48. Poll: I'd say mould as well. [emoji1785] ...

    I'd say mould as well. [emoji1785]

    Regrettably, I need to bail on the Autumn trip... Vacation days evaporated.

    I eagerly await your fall photos and backwoods tales.

    Chicamoula waits...
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    I hemmed and hawed too long last year and missed...

    I hemmed and hawed too long last year and missed out. Got one this time!
  50. Poll: That's cool... never seen these before. Having...

    That's cool... never seen these before. Having joined up fairly recently, it's interesting to recognize you guys in these videos.

    Giblets, you look like you've been getting younger since these...
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