Love many, trust few, learn to paddle your own canoe!

March 25, 2024

***We’ve filled all our positions for the 2024 season*** Apply here — 2024 HJO job app * Hungry Jack Outfitters is looking for three or four fun people to join our 2024 summer crew! We are located midway up the Gunflint Trail,... Read More

Used canoes for sale 2023

August 31, 2023

We have several canoes for sale this year.  Some are recoated and fully reconditioned.  Some are being sold “as is” with appropriately lower prices.  All are in usable condition.  The Grey Duck canoes are close to new. Give a call... Read More

BWCAW Permits 2022

January 18, 2022

Boundary waters permits for 2022 will start being reserved on January 26th, 2022 at 9 AM.  We reserve permits for most of our guests but you are welcome to reserve your own too.  It’s not a complicated process and can... Read More

Ice is out early on HJ lake

April 27, 2021

This beautiful loon photo was taken last summer by our good friend and longtime guest Eric Baker. He has many great phots on his website. You can reach him at: There are waves lapping against the shore, the loons... Read More

Summer Staff at HJO

March 15, 2021

Apply here 2021 job app *****All our positions are filled for the summer of 2021**** Each year we hire several staff members to help with outfitting folks for their BWCA adventures and cabin stays on Hungry Jack Lake. This summer... Read More

2021 is finally here

January 26, 2021

Howdy folks!  This last year has been crazy.  I’ll just leave it there.  2021 has to be better. A trip to the Boundary Waters is certainly a welcome addition to any year. BWCAW permits open tomorrow January 27th and we... Read More

We’re Open!

May 19, 2020

We’re open and looking forward to seeing you this summer.  We’re doing extra cleaning and disinfecting, but it’s the same place you come to to recharge your soul.  Call or email us to set up your escape. See you in... Read More

2020 at HJO

May 3, 2020

Dear Friends, The 2020 summer paddling season is almost upon us.  We will open when Minnesota is open for traveling away from home and the BWCAW is open for canoeing and camping. As you can imagine, Hungry Jack Outfitters will... Read More

BWCAW Permits 2019

December 28, 2018

New for 2019! BWCAW permit reservations will have a new process this year.  A new company has the contract to reserve, manage and issue permits.  We will still be reserving permits for most of our guests so if you want... Read More

Plein Air in the BWCAW

March 20, 2018

Plein air painting in the BWCAW September 4-6, 2018 Hungry Jack Outfitters is offering our 3rd Paint and Paddle trip to Duncan and Rose Lakes this fall. Plein Air painting instructor Neil Sherman will help you take your painting to the... Read More

"We are still thinking about what a good BWCA experience we had this week. Thank you for such great outfitting!"