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The 2020 Season Begins

May 16, 2020

We’ll be opening on Monday, May 18, 2020!  There are the same birds and trees, flowers and fish as other years; we’ll just be keeping a little more distance than previous years (6′, one moose apart).  We’ll also be wearing... 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

Pooh just is

February 15, 2018

I’m re-reading The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff for the umpteenth time.  It’s a great bit of philosophy using Winnie the Pooh-isms and scenes from the great A. A. Milne children’s books to explain Taoism – The Way.  I... Read More

The woods are hugging me back…

February 15, 2018

Nancy and I were talking this morning about how we got here.  Thinking about how we both felt a special connection to the northern forest early in our lives.  Despite the cliché “tree-hugger” moniker we get for other reasons, we... Read More

Permits open up Jan 31

January 16, 2018

Boundary Waters entry permits will open up beginning January 31, 2018 for the coming summer season.  You don’t have to be ready that day but if you plan to start your trip on a holiday weekend, fishing opener or the... Read More

Greetings from Hungry Jack Lake

January 2, 2018

Greetings from Hungry Jack Lake! Winter Solstice 2017 Reflections. Tanner Lake in early October looking smooth as glass, mirroring bright sunshine, forested shores and azure blue sky. A few days ago we were able to skate across Bearskin Lake, gliding... Read More

Spring Sprucing Up

March 27, 2017

While winter is still holding court, we’re imagining warmer days and cabin guests. We (well mostly Dave) are giving Cabin 2 a little sprucing up. We’ve wanted to put in new flooring for years, maybe even decades. As long as... Read More

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