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Your Mar Mac wilderness adventure typically begins with a drive along the shore of Lake Superior to White River, ON. Last week we showed you our 5 favourite places to stop to explore the natural world along the beautiful, north shore of Lake Superior.  This week our stops center on our favourite man-made attractions that […]

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We are expecting many first time Mar Mac clients this summer with whom we are beyond excited to share our region of beautiful Northern Ontario.  The drive north of Sault Ste. Marie, ON will amaze you.   This picturesque route is one of the main reasons many travelers come to the Algoma Region. The two and […]

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A day with a fishing guide

February 16, 2021 Mar Mac Lodge

The Mar Mac team includes personable and professional guides for hire.  The guides are well-trained, know where the fish are and how to catch them.  They will provide you with an unforgettable day on Esnagi Lake. Your day with a guide starts on the dock after breakfast.  The guide will quickly get you to the […]

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Northern Pike fishing at Mar Mac Lodge

February 8, 2021 Mar Mac Lodge

Few sport fish will inspire tales like the great northern pike and Esnagi’s lunker northerns are legendary. Big waters produce big fish. Expansive weedbeds, deep main-lake basins, a large forage base and widely practiced catch & release have allowed an excellent pike fishery to flourish. Although many northerns are caught incidentally by walleye fishermen, the […]

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Imagine paddling a remote northern Ontario lake without having to bring a canoe full of supplies, without sleeping in a tent, and without having to cook your own meals.  Take advantage of our new Boreal Escape Package and make Mar Mac Lodge your home away from home as you explore the beauty that Esnagi Lake […]

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Introducing our Discover Fishing Package

January 18, 2021 Mar Mac Lodge

Mar Mac Lodge is excited to offer our new Discover Fishing package for first time fishing! This all-inclusive package has been created in conjunction with the “Experience Fishing” program and Destination Northern Ontario. Pricing and details will be available on our new website. We expect the site to launch in the next few weeks!  In […]

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Now offering one on one video calls!

January 11, 2021 Mar Mac Lodge

This is the first time in over 40 years one of our Mar Mac family members is not preparing to hit the road for the sportshow season. We know how important it is to meet prospective hosts before choosing a wilderness lodge. Unfortunately, face to face discussions aren’t an option right now and we have […]

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Walleye Fishing on Esnagi Lake

January 4, 2021 Mar Mac Lodge

Hands down, the most popular game fish in Ontario must be the walleye (Sander vitreus vitreus). Known for its frisky fight and finicky attitude the walleye is the shore lunch favourite of nearly all anglers who stay at Mar Mac Lodge. Arguably the best tasting freshwater fish, they continue to be the number one sought after […]

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Northern Ontarian Shore Lunch

December 14, 2020 Mar Mac Lodge

You hear about them, you see photos of them as you begin researching your wilderness vacation, but what exactly is a traditional Northern Ontarian shore lunch? A shore lunch typically consists of fish that were caught while you were fishing that morning.  They are filleted and battered and cooked over an open fire along with […]

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in no particular order as each reason is just as important! 1) Aesthetics. The iconic cedar strip simply looks beautiful upon the water. It truly is a symbol of the ultimate Canadian wilderness getaway. 2) Safety. These boats are the most stable of any on the market.  Large lakes sometimes get rough and we want […]

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