Check List of Gear to Bring

Fishermen must bring all of their own fishing tackle for Trout, Northern Pike and Grayling. Nets and fish cradles are provided.

Hip waders are needed to assist in portages through a few rocky areas in the streams that join the lakes.

Bring your own sleeping bag and pillow. Thick foam mattresses are provided. You must also bring towels, toiletries, medications, sun screen, insect repellent and any other personal items. Guests requiring breathing–assist machines while sleeping must bring their own battery power systems as the generator is off during the night.

Rain gear and a variety of clothes are essential. The weather can range from very warm to snow showers.

Check out Mawdsley weather conditions at nearby Key Lake weather station.

Satellite weather images are also available.

Fishermen are strongly encouraged to bring their own life jackets for their comfort. Life jackets are available if you do not have one. Boat seat cushions are provided. Guests preferring boat seats with a back, are welcome to bring their own. Guests are encouraged to bring Boat Operating credentials if they have the same, otherwise this can be accommodated at the Lodge

Mawdsley is not licensed to sell alcoholic beverages so guests wishing to consume the same must bring their own.

Similarly, Mawdsley does not sell soft drinks, or boat snacks of any kind. You must bring these with you. Tea, coffee, water and complimentary wine served with dinner are provided at the Lodge at meal time. Water is available to fill water bottles.  Ice is available for your favorite beverage at the Lodge.