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  When we went in for 12 days in '73, we
  Posted by: ezwater on Jun-11-11 12:47 PM (EST)

took our own 18.5' supercanoe because it was fast and could handle heavy water. But, being inexperienced campers, we rented or bought nearly all the rest from an Ely outfitter.

Wrong way to do it! Our canoe was over 80 pounds, too hard to portage. The outfitter's food was mediocre, and there was too much of it!

Kayakmedic is right. Rent a boat, bring your own gear and food. AND you won't need to buy a Minnesota canoe permit for your boat.

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:


Paddler's Truck Rack

Kong Cable

2-Boat Free-Standing

Gear Bags

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