BWCA canoe trip through Frost River

Frost

Frost River

Boundary Waters Canoe Route - Frost River

BWCAW  Entry Point 50 Cross Bay, Entry Point 51 Missing Link, Entry Point 52 Brandt
Minimum Trip Length 6 Days


Route Description coming soon.

BWCA Maps Needed:
  • Fisher Maps: F-12
  • McKenzie Maps: 7
  • Voyageur Maps: 6, 8, 9

Fast Facts:
Lake DNR # Fish Species Maximum Depth Acres Elevation Campsites
Cross River H-1-119 Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike unknown 18.6 miles 1691 0
Ham 16060800 Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike 40 100 1699 4
Cross Bay 16052600 unknown 10 15.8 1708 2
Rib 1605440 Northern Pike 10 82 1735 1
Lower George 16054600 unknown 10 21 1745 0
Karl 16046100 Lake Trout, Northern Pike 70 105 1762 1
Long Island 16046000 Lake Trout, Northern Pike 85 864 1762 14
Gordon 16056900 Northern Pike 95 139 1776 2
Unload 16057000 unknown unknown 8.1 1774 0
Frost 16057100 Lake Trout, Northern Pike 88 236 1773 5
Octopus 16057800 unknown unknown 34 1739 0
Frost River H-1-113-19 Northern Pike unknown unknown 12 miles long 0
Chase 16057500 Northern Pike, Walleye, Largemouth Bass 95 31 1704 0
Pencil 16057600 Unknown Unknown 15 1700 0
Afton 16074000 Northern Pike unknown 29 1653 1
Fente 16074100 unknown unknown 34 1642 0
Whipped 16073900 unknown unknown 55 1629 1
Time 16073800 unknown unkown 18 unknown 0
Mora 16073200 Northern Pike 40 205 1614 3
Tarry 16073100 unknown 53 44 1615 0
Crooked 16072300 Lake Trout, Northern Pike 66 233 1637 6
Gillis 16075300 Lake Trout, Northern Pike 180 570 1651 7
Bat 16075200 Lake Trout 110 80 1704 3
Green 16062800 unknown 20 141 1704 0
Flying 16060200 Unknown unknown 45 1736 0
Gotter 16060300 Northern Pike unknown 21 1756 0
Brandt 16060000 Northern Pike 80 104 1759 3
Edith 16060400 Northern Pike 44 10 1756 0
West Round 16060500 Northern Pike, Perch, Sucker 20 10 1756 0
Round 16060600 Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike 45 154.48 1744 0


Portages:
Portages out of Ham
 
Portages out of Cross Bay Portages out of Rib Portages out of Lower George
-North 40 rod
-South 24 rod to Cross Bay
N 24 rod to Ham
-W 47 rod to Snipe
-S 56 rod to Rib
-N 56 rod to Cross Bay
-S 37 rod to Lower George
-N 37 rod to Rib
-S 28 rod to Karl

 
 
Portages out of Karl Portages out of Long Island Portages out of Gordon Portages out of Unload
N 28 rod to Lower George
-SW 35 rod to Long Island
NW 35 rod to Karl
-NE 109 rod to Cave
-E 4 rod to Muskeg
-S 5 rod to Gordon
-N 28 rod to Long Island River
-S 13 rod to  Cherokee
-W 140 rod to Unload
-E 140 rod to Gordon
-W to Frost
 
 
Portages out of Frost Portages out of Frost River Portages out of Octopus Portages out of Pencil
-E to Unload
-SW 130 rod to Frost River

 
--W 15 rod to Octopus
-W 10 rod through river
-W 25 rod through
-W 20 rod through
-NW 30 rod to Chase
-10 rod through
-5 rod through
-10 rod through
-15 rod through
-20 rod through
E 15 rod to Frost River
-W 10 rod to Frost River

Portages out of Chase

-SE 30 rod to Frost River
-SW 15 rod to Bologna
-W 10 rod to Pencil
 
-E 10 rod to Chase
-W 50 rod to Frost River

Portages out of Afton

-20 rod SE to Frost River
-20 rod NW to Fente
 
Portages out of Fente
 
Portages out of Whipped Portages out of Time Portages out of Mora
SE 20 rod to Afton
-SW 300 rod to Hub
-NW 15 rod to Whipped
SE 20 rod to Fente
-N 100 rod to Whipped
-NW 45 rod to Little Saganaga S 100 rod to Whipped
-N 10 rod to Tarry

 
 
Portages out of Tarry Portages out of Crooked Portages out of Gillis Portages out of Bat
-S 10 rod to Mora
-N 50 rod to Crooked
-S 50 rod to Tarry
-E 55 rod to Owl
-N 90 rod to Giliis
-S 90 rod to Crooked
-NE 25 rod to Bat
-NW 25 rod to Fern
-S 25 rod to Gillis
-E 20 rod to Green
 
 
Portages out of Green Portages out of Flying Portages out of Gotter Portages out of Brandt
W 20 rod to Bat
-E 70 rod to Flying
SW 70 rod to Green
-SE 50 rod to Gotter
-NW 70 rod to Fay
 
-W 50 rod to Flying
-E 100 rod to Brant
W 100 rod to Gotter
-E 35 rod to Edith
 
 
Portages out of Edith Portages out of West Round Portages out of Round  
W 35 rod to Brant
-E 50 rod to West Round
 
W 50 rod to Edith
-SE 85 rod to Round
-NW 85 rod to West Round
-SW 142 rod to Missing Link
-E 50 rod to Ham (through cross river)
 
 

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