All GS2 Trips are personally outfitted/guided by BWJ publisher Stu Osthoff. With over 35 years of Quetico and BWCAW backcountry experience (guiding over 100 nights a season), I know where, when, and how to capture your dream trip.Get your group together and make that trip of a lifetime a reality with GS2. See below for 2017 openings.
QUETICO WILDERNESS SPORTFISHING/CANOE TRIPS
Target early season lake trout, cast for topwater smallmouth or tackle the canoe country Grand Slam. All trips are 8 days and customized to achieve your fishing goals. Expect the best in canoes, gear, and fresh food plus a 100% effort to produce the best fishing trip of your life. Group Size: 4–6 persons—$1200/person Individuals also welcome to join others.
BWCAW Fall Color Trip: Combines travel, fishing, hiking on/off trails, photography, and grouse hunting for those
interested. Peak fall colors, no bugs, rutting moose, howling wolves, and total wilderness solitude.
7 day package—$1200/person. Limited to 5 clients. Individuals welcome.
Sutton River Brook Trout Adventures
Spectacular action for big, bold, beautiful brookies in Polar Bear Provincial Park. Catch hundreds of 20–24" brook trout on fly rod or spinning gear. No portaging or serious whitewater. 9 day package—includes flights, canoes, gear, food, and guide service. $5000/person. Each trip limited to 7 clients.
2019 GS2 TRIP SCHEDULE
May 19-26… Quetico Pre-Spawn Smallmouth/Shallow Trout.. 5-Openings
June 1-8… Quetico Topwater Smallmouth…. Full
June 13-22… Quetico Ultimate Trophy Smallmouth (10 Days).. 4 Openings
June 27-July 4… Quetico Grand Slam… 5-Openings
July 12-19… Quetico Trophy Walleye…5-Openings
August 2-10… Sutton River Brook Trout Trip…Full (Booking 2020)
Sept. 7-14.. Colorado Archery Elk…Full
Sept. 16-23…Colorado Muzzleloader Elk… Full (Booking 2020)
Oct. 6-12… BWCAW Fall Color Trip… 7-Openings
BWCAW Archery Deer Hunts
REAL wilderness hunting for mature BWCAW bucks during the pre-rut over active scrapes/rub lines. Hike or paddle into proven treestand or ground blind setups. Deluxe, heated wall tent camp. 7 day package. $1500/person. Limited to 3 clients. Individuals welcome.
Colorado Wilderness Elk Hunts
Pack in on horseback to remote wilderness
wall tent camps. Spot/stalk/call in high alpine
meadows during the rut/bugling season. Lots of
300" bulls with a few up to 350". Semi-guided
7 day package. $3000/person. Limited to 3
Contact info: Stu Osthoff—BWJ/GS2 9396 Rocky Ledge Road Ely MN 55731