Lake St.Joseph Root Bay Outpost

Guests: 2 to 10
Flight Distance: 71 miles, 30 minutes
Fly-in/Out Days: Any
Fish Species: Walleye, Northern Pike
Lake Size: 140,136 acres, massive
Shoreline: 1046 miles (1683 km)
Portage Lakes: No
Other Camps on Lake: Yes, but the Slate Falls Outposts Eagle Island outposts are the only cabins on the west end of the lake; and the Lake St. Joseph is massive!

Camp Description

This site is a solitary outpost at the extreme west end of Lake St. Joe at the river outlet. The cabin is a 4 bedroom cabin situated on a quiet bay. Three directions to travel are available to you here. North to the Cat River inflow, south to the Root River outlet or east towards Eagle Island [20 miles distant]. The boats here are only 14 foot alumarines as this end of the lake is more protected but you still get 15 hp motors to get you around to those distant exploration places. One of the big features here is the river outlet or the Cookie Jar, ½ mile distant, where the entire lake drains out through a narrows creating a 5 mph current and a walleye factory, pretty much any time of the year.

Portage Lakes

None.

Camp Amenities:

  • Running Water: Yes
  • Washroom: Indoor
  • Shower: Yes
  • Fridge: Propane with freezer
  • Stove: Propane Stove
  • Lights: Solar
  • Electricity: None
  • BBQ: Propane
  • Heating: Wood Stove
  • Deck: Yes, covered
  • Radio or Satellite Phone: Yes
  • Boats: 14′ Alumarine
  • Motors: 15HP Honda 4-stroke
  • Other: Board walks, Boat Slips

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