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Scoot

Resort in Obabikon, Miles, NE side of Big Island?

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Will any of the resorts in this area offer a room that does not have to include the American plan? I will not stay at a place that requires the American plan- I'll camp on an island first. Any that are particularly affordable? I need very little- just a place to rest my head when I'm not on the water (and I'll be fishing from dawn to dusk). How much would they cost?<P>------------------<BR>Scoot<P>So I got dat goin’ for me… which is nice.

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You may want to look into Buena Vista Resort in Morson,Ontario. We stayed there two winters ago and ice fished. I don't remember the cost.

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Scoot

More info please! I'd like to get off the mainland.

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widetrack

Scoot,<P>If you are ever interested I can set you up on the cheap over on the West side.<P>Cheap, meaning leave it like you found it, or a little better.

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Thanks widetrack, I appreciate that. I may just take you up on that offer some time. Of course I'd do my best to schmooze your double-top secret muskie spots outta ya if I get over that way!<BR>Thanks again for the great offer.<P>------------------<BR>Scoot<P>So I got dat goin’ for me… which is nice.

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widetrack

Lets see...<P>Your dads a rod builder, and I know of a lot of good Muskie spots...<P>I love the barter system.

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Scoot

You're not dummy, are ya?!?! It's funny how a 7' medium heavy acid wrap baitcaster can jog a guys memory!<P>------------------<BR>Scoot<P>So I got dat goin’ for me… which is nice.

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widetrack

You might get accomodations, and a full guided tour of the West side for that!<P>My mother always told me to choose friends wisely! <P> smile.gif

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benelli_dude2002

Miles bay camp, New Moon Lodge, Grassy Narrows Camp, just to name a few. I do know the owners of New Moon Lodge and they do have nice place kind of on the west side of Miles bay. i do have some cousins that are guides out of Grassy narrows Camp. I there is a lot of good musky spots in that area. Hope this helps but not sure on their prices. Good Luck! BRian<BR>

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Do a search for Myliesplace or Hanson's King Island Lodge. Also check out Morson.org. Mylies is reasonable I believe and you can also camp there if you wish. They have a lodge/resteraunt also but are on mainland. Hansons(sp?) is a great place but prices may be up there now. Located on a beautiful little island east of Mylies.

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rckwll

I second Grassy Narrows although they don't offer housekeeping plan until after July due to being able to sell out all cabins on American Plan thru July. Hey Brian, I didn't know you were related to the Grassy guides. Those guys are great if not a little crazy sometimes. Great bass fishermen too.

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