The Lunge Lodge

The Lunge Lodge on the Upper French River

Joe Vatter
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Vatter Feb 17, 2014. 2 Replies

Looking to buy the Navionics Prem-C6 map card for my Humminbird 898, is there any advantage to upgrading to the Platinum card for the UFR?Continue

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What is your favorite species of fish to target at The Lunge Lodge? (Due to recent spammers joining this site, failure to answer will result in declined membership.)
Bass, Pike and now Musky!
How many trips have you made to The Lunge Lodge? (Due to recent spammers joining this site, failure to answer will result in declined membership.)


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8th Vatter Trip

Posted on September 14, 2017 at 8:52pm 1 Comment

Just back from a 5 day trip at the Lodge. I guess we brought the good weather with us as reports of the week before were cold and rain. Fishing was slow at times but the weather and scenery reminded us how lucky we were to be there. Thanks to Mike, Mary, Scott for helping make this a memorable trip. Special thanks to Mike for taking me Musky hunting. Caught a 29 1/2 " Musky with the rod/reel combo that my co-workers bought me as a retirement gift. Guess I'll have to wait till next year for…


July 21st - 28th, Vatter Trip

Posted on July 29, 2016 at 7:08pm 0 Comments

Just back from our week at the Lodge. Special thanks to Mike, Mary and the staff for making it a great trip as always. Weather was hot, hot, hot and sometimes the wind blew hard but we still managed to catch some nice fish. Can't wait to return on mid September.

Vatter's 5th Trip

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 10:13pm 0 Comments

Completed our 5th trip to the Lodge on Saturday. Thanks to everyone at the Lodge for another great vacation. Managed to catch a few nice fish despite a week of more wind and rain than sun. Still haven't made it to Satchels and Bob's Bay. Well there's always next year! (planning already)

Vatter Trip

Posted on August 14, 2011 at 11:32am 1 Comment

Just back from 4 days at the Lodge. Caught lots of fish, nothing of spectacular size but plenty to keep us interested. Lots of small and large mouths, a couple walleyes and 3 very small northerns that wouldn't have made good hammer handles! Had wife and grandson Jake along. This is Jake's first trip into Canada and he had a lot of other firsts during the trip. Jake caught a 2.5 lb Largemouth our last evening. I believe it's the largest fish he's ever caught. He did a great job. The wife…


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At 12:59pm on August 25, 2010, Gary Bernhardt said…
Joe and Halaine Vatter, I had the same experience my first time in 1972. My 34th trip to Lunge will be in September 2010. You can't beat the scenery, food and fishing. Welcome

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French River Water Levels

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Walleye mortality

Started by Steve Mc Guire in Camp Fire Discussions Sep 25, 2018. 0 Replies

Is Ice out yet?

Started by Alan Kwiatkowski in Camp Fire Discussions. Last reply by Jason May 18, 2018. 1 Reply

Clearwater Fishing

Started by Fletcher in Camp Fire Discussions Jul 17, 2016. 0 Replies


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