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Roy Harden Roy Harden from Kipawa Quebec wrote on December 11, 2016 at 1:31 am:
Being born and raised on kipawa lake and knowing the Douglas family for the last 10 years, I truly know that they are some of the nicest, hard working people I know. They do an amazing job at constantly renovating cabins and making sure everything is in good running order for the guests. I would recommend Alwaki to anybody looking for a beautiful summer getaway. Alwaki lodge will always be a home away from home for me. Thanks guys for everything you've done for me in the last 10 years.
Butch Baker Butch Baker from Mercer, Pa wrote on September 8, 2016 at 3:28 pm:
Great week. Made reservations for next year. Looking forward to it already.
Robert Brooks Robert Brooks wrote on March 16, 2016 at 5:18 pm:
Actually stayed last July 2015, then as I just booked a week for this year I remembered I didn't write a review. This was a return trip to Lake Kipawa after last coming up the year after my father passed in 1994. As a kid this was our yearly pilgrimage and back then we stayed in what used to be known as Turtle Camp. I always told stories to my son about those trips and I was delighted when he said he wanted to go this year. Then realization set it in and donned on me now I need to do some research after being away for 21 years and also I better do some maintenance on my 38 year old boat. I choose to stay at Alwaki since it was close to the area I knew the old Turtle Camp had been sold and I was glad I did. What a difference, not that there was ever anything wrong with where we previously stayed but I was impressed right from the start. The cleanliness, overall upkeep of the cabins, friendliness and just a good natured attitude from our hosts was in evidence from the time we arrived till we left. Rob and Brian were very helpful with fishing tips, and questions I am sure they have heard a million times over but they never minded answering. These are folks who you can tell they truly enjoy what they do and will make you feel right at home. I wouldn't consider staying anywhere else.
Al & Joyce Al & Joyce from Stoneboro, PA wrote on July 6, 2015 at 7:19 pm:
Another fantastic 2 weeks at the outpost cabin. Fishing was great and the peace and quiet was much needed! Thank you Brian, Tina, Rob, Stacy and Roy for all your hard work so your guests can enjoy your beautiful paradise! See ya next year!!!
Brian Brian from Boswell PA wrote on July 6, 2015 at 5:15 pm:
Best Week of Fishing Ever, We really enjoyed ourselves. Must have spent 10 hours a day in the boat and never got bored. This place is a must visit.
Kathy Kathy wrote on June 28, 2015 at 8:52 pm:
Another amazing time up in northern paradise with great friends and beautiful scenery. It's hard coming back to reality. Miss you all already but will see you in 2016!!
Entry:   80 Time:   Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:23am
Name:   codi c City:   greenville pa
Message:  
Hello ! I just wanted to say that I used to say that I’ve vacationed at your lodge from the time I was 11 to the time Carl and merry and Gus couldn’t keep up with it anymore.  Your island changed my life from jumping off the rocks to slamming walley at the sand bank trolling into Kelley bay . Ide love to come stay again soon , it’s been a very long time . I just never New the last trip was the last trip . lake <3

 

Entry:   79 Time:   Sun Oct 5, 2014 08:02pm
Name:   Butch Baker City:   Mercer, Pa
Message:  
Another great week. This was our 8th trip to Alwaki Lodge. We will be back next year. Good fishing and very relaxing.

 

Entry:   78 Time:   Sat Jul 26, 2014 04:43pm
Name:   Bill Harrington / Ron Harrington City:   Oswego, NY
Message:  
As usual another very satisfying vacation @ Alwaki Lodge.
The fishing was good, caught more Northern Pike this year than we ever had…. and to top things off we seen a moose and her calf crossing the lake. (pic’s on Alwaki Lodge FaceBook page).
Thanks, to the Douglas family for making our fishing vacation great every year.Bill/Ron Harrington
Oswego NY

 

Entry:   77 Time:   Sat Jul 26, 2014 04:43pm
Name:   Bill Harrington / Ron Harrington City:   Oswego, NY
Message:  
As usual another very satisfying vacation @ Alwaki Lodge.
The fishing was good, caught more Northern Pike this year than we ever had…. and to top things off we seen a moose and her calf crossing the lake. (pic’s on Alwaki Lodge FaceBook page).
Thanks, to the Douglas family for making our fishing vacation great every year.Bill/Ron Harrington
Oswego NY

 

Entry:   76 Time:   Sat Aug 3, 2013 06:46pm
Name:   John Park City:   Mattawa
Message:  
Thanks again for a wonderfull stay, the whole family had a great time. Hope to see you guys again. John and Kayla

 

Entry:   73 Time:   Thu Jun 6, 2013 07:15pm
Name:   Jeff Pay City:   St. Catharines Ontario
Message:  
The Pay Boys 2013 TripThis is a very special trip for the three brothers Dave,Jeff and Greg Pay. Our Father Ron Pay introduced us all to Lake Kipawa in our early childhood years. The Lake has always been dear to Greg and Jeff (who worked on the lake after graduating high school) but our brother Dave has kept it alive in Dads memory as he continues to come up every year.
Thank you Alwaki
Dave,Jeff and Greg Pay

 

Entry:   70 Time:   Wed Apr 24, 2013 05:29pm
Name:   Bill Clark City:   Corry , Pa
Message:  
Six weeks and counting until another great week at the Lodge!

 

Entry:   69 Time:   Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:50am
Name:   Roger Duguay City:   Georgian Bay
Message:  

 

Entry:   68 Time:   Mon Jul 9, 2012 10:48am
Name:   Al Paterson City:   Laughlintown, Pa.
Message:  
Had another great week at Alwaki (June 30 – July 7).  The cabins/boats/location are unbeatable.  Thanks again for your hospitality.  Already looking forward to next year’s trip.

 

Entry:   67 Time:   Sun Jun 3, 2012 03:20pm
Name:   Peter M Kush City:   Swanton, VT
Message:  
Hello Brian, et all;Spoke with Brother Bob today.  He’s all excited about our stay in August.  So am I!!  Wonderful and special place for us for a very long time.  Love Kipawa, and it’s great walleye fishing.Thanks for the ever generous hospitality over the years.  You have created a beautiful camp in a wonderful place of North America. Kudos to you and staff.

My regards to you, Tina, Rob and Ted & Son.  All is well in Vermont.  Best Wishes. Peter Kush

Entry:   66 Time:   Sat Apr 14, 2012 05:05pm
Name:   Jim Sutton City:   Corry PA 16407
Message:  
I Will be a quest at you lodge the week of 6-10-12 with the Dave Dearborn group. Its been approx 9-10 years since the last time at this same lodge when Carl owned it.Looking forward to seeing the ole lodge and hopefully,so good fishing.

 

Entry:   65 Time:   Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:46pm
Name:   Molly City:  
Message:  
I work here!! 🙂

 

Entry:   64 Time:   Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:00pm
Name:   Bruce Andrews  [HomePage] City:   St. Marys
Message:  
Great website, great pictures. Best wishes for the upcoming season.

 

Entry:   63 Time:   Thu Sep 22, 2011 06:05pm
Name:   John City:   Lake Placid, Florida
Message:  
Had a great time, wonderful facilities, beautiful lake. Well run lodge, with very comfortable cabin. It was a long ride, but definitely worth the trip.

 

Entry:   62 Time:   Mon Sep 19, 2011 02:39pm
Name:   Theresa Wakem City:   St. Marys
Message:  
What an amazing weekend…..Thanks Tina, Brian and of course Ted for such a wonderful time.  I truly beleive that accumulating memories are what sustain us later in life and I can’t thank you enough for helping create such wonderful memories of Marg’s “Mystery Trip”.  You have a beautiful Lodge with breathtaking scenery – truly a magical place…..Thanks again

 

Entry:   61 Time:   Fri Aug 12, 2011 04:12pm
Name:   Francine and the kids City:   Gatineau
Message:  
We went to the Lodge this spring.  We absolutely loved it!!  The kids had a great time and I did too.  It is a great place to escape all the stress of work and life in general.  Heard so much about it from a former colleague that I had to go check it out for myself.  I enjoyed every single minute of the time spent over at the lodge.  I felt so much at home that I even made brownies while I was there.  Thanks for you hospitality!

 

Entry:   60 Time:   Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:21pm
Name:   Steve Ferguson City:   Ottawa Canada
Message:  
The four of us arrived may 21 and were so impressed with Brian and the gang. Our cabin and all facilities were great. Although the weather was very cool and wet, we managed to catch some nice fish. We are planning to return 2012. Tks Brian for a great week.

 

Entry:   59 Time:   Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:26am
Name:   RICK HAYWARD City:   Inglewood, Ontario
Message:  
I’m a first timer to Kipawa but have travelled the north country extensively.Alwaki Lodge is everything as advertised. GREAT SPOT, GREAT HOSTS, GREAT CABINS, GREAT FISHING, GREAT WATERWAY TO EXPLORE, oh did I mention GREAT FISHING. The next visit will include the bride of 40 years.She is going to love it!!!!
Rick Hayward

 

Entry:   58 Time:   Sun May 29, 2011 06:59am
Name:   vince City:   Pittsburgh, PA
Message:  
Man o’man, can’t wait to get up there someday with the whole family.
Maybe even Uncle Kook and the Turk can make it.
Been working real hard for what seems like forever.
Thanks for the great website and pictures.

 

Entry:   57 Time:   Fri Apr 29, 2011 02:59pm
Name:   Dorothy North City:   Toronto
Message:  
Would like to hear more about your lodge.
As a child I spent many years in the far north fishing with my family.What is your exact location.  Cost per week.  Type of fish.
Rings many old bells.
Entry:   56 Time:   Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:40am
Name:   ROLLY AND SYLVAIN City:   smooth rock falls and gatinue
Message:  
can hardly wait for this springs fishing trip going on may run for a week. yaaaaaaahoooooo

 

Entry:   55 Time:   Wed Oct 6, 2010 08:44pm
Name:   Tbone City:  
Message:  
I can’t imagine ever going anyplace else. Great accommodations; great equipment; continuous cabin improvements; accommodating hosts; perfect position on the lake. If you’re going up to Lake Kipawa for the first time you would be cheating yourself if you did not give Alwaki a call. Fishing:Nothing too huge, but a few nice 21”-22” walleyes, several 18”-20”, solid numbers for 15”-17”, silly numbers of 14”-16” walleyes. By the 2nd day two of us had over 130 walleye. Some nice pike too!

 

Entry:   54 Time:   Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:53pm
Name:   Zimmers City:   Polk PA
Message:  
2010 trip is over and we miss the peaceful quiet, relaxing days and of course the great fishing. Great to see Ted this year!  Thank you Brian, Tina, Jeff, Rob and Stacy. Planning for next year.

 

Entry:   53 Time:   Thu Jun 10, 2010 12:19pm
Name:   Al Paterson City:   Laughlintown, Pa.
Message:  
Had a great week at Alwaki, May 29-June5, 2010. Good fishing, great accomodations.  Thanks, Brian, for your hospitality.

 

Entry:   52 Time:   Mon Apr 26, 2010 08:01am
Name:   Brian & Laura Crawford City:   Seaforth , Ontario , Canada
Message:  
We met your parents in Agusta this year going to the masters and they told us about your website.Looks good. I think I would like to come there one day.

 

Entry:   51 Time:   Fri Apr 9, 2010 06:24pm
Name:   Ouellette Pierre City:   Cite Clarence Rockland
Message:  
I would like to reserve for the second week of June me and three other friends. I been to your place with Pierre Lortie and Gilles Joanice the last 4 years

 

Entry:   50 Time:   Fri Apr 9, 2010 06:23pm
Name:   Ouellette Pierre City:   Cite Clarence Rockland
Message:  
I would like to reserve for the second week of June me and three other friends. I been to your place with Pierre Lortie and Gilles Joanice the last 4 years

 

Entry:   49 Time:   Sat Nov 21, 2009 03:48pm
Name:   Cindy MacLure City:   London, ON
Message:  
I think this was trip #5 to Alwaki but this time we had my sister and brother-in-law as well as our regular group (Kelly and Josh).  Fishing was fantasic, tons of pickerel and I caught my first lake trout and pike. “Made up for the previous trip”. See you again real soon!  Cindy, Mark, Kelly, Josh, Ann & Ernie

 

Entry:   48 Time:   Sat Aug 15, 2009 04:51pm
Name:   Meg City:   Kitchener
Message:  
I just wanted to say how my summers at Alwaki Lodge have always been. I have been going since I was young with my Dad back when Carl and Mary had it. My last trip was in the summer of 2005 before my dad passed away. Alwaki Lodge will always be apart of my greatest memories, it was truly my Dad’s favorite place. I hope to come back with my children some day! Thank you for sharing your paradise!

 

Entry:   47 Time:   Sun Aug 9, 2009 02:41pm
Name:   Paul Fites City:   Indianapolis, Indiana
Message:  
Have been coming to Alwaki for many years now.
The lake area is vast I don’t think I could ever fish it all!
Alwaki is the best in hospitality, friendship and accomodating your needs.
I’m looking forward to my 2 week stay late August and for the first time, my wife too!
This area is RELAXATION and being on the water. The fish are a BONUS!
Entry:   46 Time:   Wed Jul 29, 2009 08:08am
Name:   BOB AND ELLEN FOSTER City:   THORNHILL
Message:  
It was the first time in 31 years married that my wife suggested to go fishing with me and I to pick the place. I had fished Kipawa many times before but not in this new area. Well with the complete help from Jeff and the gang—even though it rained everyday—the fishing was a blast and I even think it was slow for most—one of those years I guess. I would recommend this resort to anyone as the Hosts are great people and make your stay great. Thanks everyone and Jeff–

 

Entry:   45 Time:   Mon Jul 6, 2009 09:37pm
Name:   Al & Joyce Burgard City:   Stoneboro, PA
Message:  
Had another fantastic two-week vacation in Cabin 8 with our good friends, the Zimmers.  Thanks to Brian, Tina and Jeff for all you do, you’re the best.  PS:  Rob & Stacy …hope to see you next year – June 26-July 10.

 

Entry:   44 Time:   Sun Jul 5, 2009 06:39am
Name:   The Zimmers City:   Polk PA
Message:  
Just returned last night and suffering withdrawl symptoms.  Had a wonderful time as always. The countdown now begins for next year. Thanks Brian, Tina and Jeff for everything.

 

Entry:   43 Time:   Fri Jun 26, 2009 06:54am
Name:   Jack/Bonnie City:   Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Message:  
We had an awsome week at the lodge. The weather was the best and we got some fish.Brian,Tina and Jeff were the greatest hosts,hope to return some day soon.

 

Entry:   42 Time:   Thu Jun 25, 2009 07:58pm
Name:   Matt Chambers City:   St. Marys, Ontairo
Message:  
Fishing was great, I caught a 42″ pike and lots of walleye.

 

Entry:   41 Time:   Tue Jan 27, 2009 04:22pm
Name:   Brian & Jan Fisher City:   Philadelphia
Message:  
Looking forward to booking Aug 09.Cabin 8
Hope the bugs aren’t to bad

 

Entry:   40 Time:   Sat Jan 3, 2009 07:02pm
Name:   RICK KEITH  [HomePage] City:   QUINCY,MI 49082
Message:  
WEBSITE LOOKS VERY GOOD,LOOKS LIKE A VERY NICE PLASE TO FISH,CABINS LOOK AWSOME TO,IM GOING TO TRY AND GET UP THERE THIS YEAR.RICK

 

Entry:   39 Time:   Thu Nov 13, 2008 03:04pm
Name:   Doug/Dave and Dave City:   Oakville, Ontario
Message:  
We had a great time last summer, the abundance of pikerel was unbeliveable and the fact that you could catch them up until noon was something to experience.  It was also  fascinating to see blue pikerel as well. The camp BBQ was great.  It is now early November and we can not wait to visit again next July/09 and this time try for lakers.

Thanks again

 

Entry:   38 Time:   Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:44pm
Name:   Kevin Edwards City:   St Marys
Message:  
I will have to say this is by far the best fishing I have ever had. The camp is fantastic, and the host (Brian) is as nice a person as you will ever meet. Thanks

 

Entry:   37 Time:   Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:16pm
Name:   Paul Horscroft City:   Hamilton
Message:  
I would like to say thank-you for your assistance on the water the other day when you were heading to Subury to your son’s wedding.  I was the guy with the yellow coat that ran out of gas.  James sent one of his lads with gas and I wasn’t long in wait.  Thanks so much and I hope the wedding went well.  That was one expensive Grindstone walleye.  I made up for it the next day and caught a 31″ walleye the next morning.

Take care
Paul Horscroft

Entry:   35 Time:   Sun Jul 20, 2008 09:23am
Name:   zimmers City:   polk PA
Message:  
Thank you Douglas family for another great time at Alwaki.  Home only two weeks and next year seems so far away.  Great fishing, beauty, peace and relaxation.  We recommend Alwaki to all fishing enthusiasts.

 

Entry:   34 Time:   Sun Jul 6, 2008 07:01am
Name:   Jack and Sandra DeMone City:   Bridgewater , Nova Scotia
Message:  
The web site was very nice,and had a lot of information on it . My wife and I are avid fisher people and enjoy the outdoors.Next year is our 20th anniversary and we chose Alwaki Lodge to visit.Hope to catch some real nice fish.Can’t wait to go there and meet everyone  The DeMone’s

 

Entry:   33 Time:   Sun Jun 22, 2008 12:21am
Name:   Phil Heasley City:   butler pa
Message:  
alwaki is the best good time this year see you guys next year

 

Entry:   32 Time:   Wed Apr 23, 2008 03:07pm
Name:   Tammy Mongrain City:   Barrie, Ontario
Message:  
I often wondered who took over Alwaki Lodge. The previous owner, Carl, is my uncle(my Grandpa Ted’s brother). Having moved to Barrie two years ago I miss the lake terribly. My parents have a cottage on Grindstone and I go there as often as I can. Kipawa Lake really is as beautiful as everyone says, keep up the good work!

 

Entry:   31 Time:   Fri Apr 11, 2008 02:30pm
Name:   Erhart Group City:   Pennsylvania
Message:  
Great new web site. Good people, good camp. Look forward to returning in June 08. Last years fishing will be hard to beat.

 

Entry:   30 Time:   Wed Apr 2, 2008 07:19pm
Name:   Darlene McLaren City:   Kipawa
Message:  
I really enjoyed looking at the website. I even have the pleasure to say that i’ve worked at Alwaki Lodge from May 2007-September 2007. I had a wonderful time working there and meeting new people from outside of Kipawa! 🙂 And I can’t wait to come visit again this summer.

 

Entry:   29 Time:   Mon Feb 11, 2008 07:06pm
Name:   Butch Baker City:   Mercer, Pa
Message:  
Our group had a great time last year.  Beautiful lake and area. Great fishing. We plan on returning this year.

 

Entry:   28 Time:   Fri Jan 25, 2008 06:37pm
Name:   madisyn City:   mississauga
Message:  
I’M COMING HERE SOON FOR A  FATHER DAUGHTER ANNUAL TRIP!!!!! OH MY GOD THIS PLACE LOOKS SOOO BEAUTIFUL AND IM AM GOING TO CATCH SOME NICE FISH LIKE A 25 LBS!!!!!  CANT WAIT TO COME I HAV BEEN IM QUEBEC ONCE AND I DIDNT EVEN NOTICE CAUSE I WAS GOING TO NEWFOUNDLAND TO SEE MY FAMILY SO CANT WAIT TO COME SEE YA SOON MADISYN (REMEMBER THAT NAME IM GOING TO BE BIG ACTRESS WHEN I AM OLDER AND HAVE A HUGE FISH!!!) 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 :)BYE- BYE

 

Entry:   27 Time:   Sat Sep 22, 2007 09:20pm
Name:   Marg Luna City:   St. Marys, Ontario
Message:  
The 4 days I spent at Alwaki with friends were so relaxing and unforgetable.  Thanks Tina and Brian for your hospitality and friendship.  Your Lodge is unbelievably beautiful.