Planning Your Trip
Here is a checklist to assist you in booking your next fishing vacation with Pipestone Fly-In Outposts.
- Determine availability of dates and make a reservation by contacting us at 218-395-0103 or by filling out our Contact Form. Reservations should be made as soon as possible to ensure dates and outpost of your choice.
- Pay your deposit within 10 days from booking your reservation. A $500 deposit per person is required ($250 for Slender Lake). These deposits are non-refundable but transferable to available dates in the same calendar year. Deposits are not transferable to the next year.
- Decide your mode of Transportation to our airbase.
- Make Motel Accommodations.
- Contact us for a suggested packing list. Guide and food packages available upon request.
- ADVISE US OF SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS.
- CHECK YOUR PASSPORT EXPIRATION DATE! All travelers to Canada by land must have a valid Passport or Passport Card to re-enter the U.S. from Canada. All travelers to Canada by air must have a valid Passport to re-enter the U.S. from Canada.
For more information about the USA Passport, Click Here.
To view travel requirements to enter Canada, Click Here. It is important that all visitors to Canada check the rules and regulations for crossing the border before leaving home. Understand what you can legally bring across into Canada for tobacco, liquor and food items, etc.
- Pack your bags, you’re going fishing!
STOP WISHIN’ & COME FISHIN’!
WHAT TO BRING
- Clothing, potentially including rain gear (jacket & pants, and warm clothes such as hats and gloves. Check the weather
- Camera, film and extra batteries (if needed)
- Insect repellent
- Prescription Medication (make sure to carry enough for your whole trip)
- Toiletries, including towel & wash cloth
- Sleeping bag & pillow
- Fishing rods & reels, fishing tackle, and depth finders
- Your Passport!
In order to comply with safety regulations determined by Transport Canada, Pipestone Fly-In Outposts must carefully plan for weight limits on all flights. Setting weight restrictions also helps us to reduce operating costs, which in turn makes it possible for us to keep our rates reasonable.
IS YOUR LUGGAGE SAFE?
Items that are not permitted on the aircraft:
- Strike Anywhere” matches
- Blue Flame” or “Cigar” lighters
- Lighter fuel and lighter refills
- Camping Stoves and fuel containers containing liquid fuel for a camping stove
- Pepper Spray
- Dry ice
- Safety matches or cigarette lighter – must be carried on the person
- Non-flammable gas cylinders for inflatable life jacket containing carbon dioxide or other suitable gas – up to two small cylinders per person and up to two spare cartridges
- Spare lithium or lithium ion batteries (low power, less than 100 Wh for portable devices) – no more than 2 spare batteries, individually protected to prevent short circuits, must be in carry-on baggage
- Spare lithium or lithium ion batteries with more than 100 Wh but not exceeding 160 Wh – no more than 2 spare batteries, individually protected to prevent short circuits, must be in carry-on baggage. Batteries with more than 160 Wh must be reported to operator for special packaging.
- Ammunition – must be securely packaged as cargo in quantities not exceeding 11 lbs per person for that person’s own use. Allowance for more than one person must not be combined into one or more packages.
- Sealed Batteries are preferred over acid filled batteries for your fish locators.
- Cloverleaf, 1-807-482-2793
- Sportsman’s Landing, (on Clearwater Lake), 1-807-482-3943, (Monday-Saturday 7-7 p.m., Sunday 11-6 p.m.)
- Village Variety, 1-807-482-1247
Pleasure Craft Operator Card
Non-residents are required to go through a “Boat Rental Safety Checklist” prior to operating a rented boat. We will have this available for our guests using our boats.
Non-resident who operate their own pleasure craft in Canadian waters for less than 45 consecutive days do not need proof of competency. Proof of residence will be required on board at all times.
For more information please click here.
Our species guide not only describes the beautiful fish that you’ll pull from Canada’s finest waters, but also specifically where you can expect these fish to be in Wabakimi Provincial Park and our boat-in lakes. Click the fish for more information.