Trip Reports

IMPORTANT PARKING NOTICE

The parking scenario has changed dramatically for the 2015 season.  Gone are the public lots at Snug Harbour and Bayfield Inlet, they’re now resident-only.  A $50 parking ticket will be issued (as I unfortunately found out) for parking in those lots. SPECIAL BYNG INLET NOTICE:  Wright’s marina is no longer interested in launching or landing […]

American Mink, Chicken Liver Channel, Georgian Bay

Inlet to Inlet: Bayfield to Byng

Bayfield Inlet to Byng Inlet:  A Georgian Bay Sectional August 19 to 28, 2013 Charts:  Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart 2203 – Carling Rock to Byng Inlet (Sheet 3) Topographic Maps:   041H10 Naiscoot River Maps:  None Intersecting Trip Reports:  Byng Inlet to the Limestones and Back 1.  Bayfield Inlet to Chicken Liver Channel. 2.  Chicken Liver […]

Wild deer, Killbear Provincial Park, Georgian Bay

Killbear Season Opener

Killbear Season Opener – or – Sometimes You Win The Prize May 11-14, 2012 Charts: Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart 2224 – Rose Island to Parry Sound Topographic Maps: 041H08 Parry Sound Maps: Ontario Parks Killbear Campground Map Killbear Provincial Park, a broad peninsula that forms the division between Parry Sound and Georgian Bay proper, is […]


Snug Harbour lighthouse and kayaker, Snug Harbour, Georgian Bay

Franklin Island Classic

Franklin Island Classic – or – Out With The Old, In With The New August 28-30, 2011 Charts: Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart 2203 – Carling Rock to Byng Inlet Topographic Maps: 041H08 Parry Sound Maps: The Adventure Map: Franklin, Minks, & McCoys 1.  Snug Harbour to Franklin Island. 2.  Franklin Island circumnavigation. 3.  Franklin Island […]

Star trails over lighthouse and ranges, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Voyageur Loop

Voyageur Loop – or – You’ve Got Mice, That’s Your Problem August 11 to 19, 2011 Charts:  Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart 2204 – Byng Inlet to Killarney Topographic Maps:  041H14 Collins Inlet, 041H15 Key Harbour Maps:  French River Provincial Park Map 1.  Key River to the Bustard Islands. 2.  Bustard Islands to the Voyageur Channel. […]

Moonrise Trees, Big McCoy Island, Georgian Bay

Byng Inlet to the Limestones and Back

Byng Inlet to the Limestone Islands and Back June 17 to 26, 2011 Charts: Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart 2203 – Carling Rock to Byng Inlet Topographic Maps:  041H15 Key Harbour, 041H10 Naiscoot River, 041H08 Parry Sound Maps: The Adventure Map: Franklin, Minks, & McCoys Intersecting Trip Reports:  Inlet to Inlet: Bayfield to Byng 1.  Little Britt […]


Lightroom, Western Islands, Georgian Bay

Western Islands Light

 A Tour of the Western Islands Light – or – Canadian Coastguard Shame October 14 to 17, 2010 Charts:  Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart 2242 – Giants Tomb Island to Franklin Island Topographic Maps:  041H01 Sans Souci Maps:  None 1.  Twelve Mile Bay to Doubletop Island. 2.  Doubletop Island to Sans Souci/Massassauga Provincial Park Atypical for […]

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