Interesting Facts About the Bull Moose

North America is home to large concentrations of bull moose, and they attract wilderness lovers because of their massive size and interesting traits. Bull moose are actually docile and predictable creatures, making them a top pick for hunters in the Burntwood Lake area. Appearance One distinct feature on a moose is the bell, which is… Read more »

What to Pack For a Hunting Trip

Fall is the perfect time of year for hunting bears and moose. Conditions at this time of year are ideal, as the animals are out scavenging in preparation for winter, and temperatures are generally mild and pleasant. But without proper packing, your perfect hunting day could still go awry. So what should you take with… Read more »

Ways to Judge the Age of a Black Bear

Campers, hunters and wilderness lovers alike have probably encountered a black bear or two in their day. Unlike animals like deer, it’s often difficult to discern a black bear’s age—which can make hunting them tricky. Here are some tips on how to tell the age of the next black bear you encounter: Bass Pro suggests… Read more »

How to Successfully Release a Fish

Many lakes, including Burntwood Lake, participate in catch and release fishing programs. While catching a fish is typically straightforward, the releasing part of fishing may be difficult for those who are new to the sport. To practice successful catch and release, follow these steps: When handling a fish, wet your hands or put on rubberized… Read more »

Go Fish! Take Your Children Fishing

Have you been contemplating whether or not you should go on a fishing trip with your children? After reading about the benefits your children can gain from some good ole’ fishing, you’ll find yourself booking a trip with us sooner rather than later. Fishing isn’t just a way to pass the time; it can increase… Read more »

Best Fishing Apps

In this high-tech world we live in, almost everything now is completely mobile based and users depend heavily on their phones, even avid outdoorsmen. If you’re planning on visiting us and going fishing at Burntwood Lodge, you will most likely take your phone along with you on the boat. You’ll want to have it to… Read more »

Tips for Avoiding Sunburn While on a Boat

Back in the late 1990s, there was a famous essay entitled “Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young,” written by columnist Mary Schmich and published in the Chicago Tribune. It was a “hypothetical commencement speech,” the kind you’d hear at a high school or college graduation. Interestingly, the essay went “viral” via email… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

When we were kids, our parents always told us “fresh air is good for you” or “go outside and get some fresh air!” Sure, they were probably just trying to occupy us for a while, but as it turns out, spending time outside has now been scientifically proven to make you a healthier person. According… Read more »