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"Basswood" Bob Oliva of Ely drives his 10-dog team of Alaskan huskies across Disappointment Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness at sunset on Feb. 5 after a day of ice fishing. An eight-dog team and a second sled follow Oliva on his way back to Smitty's Resort on Snowbank Lake near Ely. Photo by Sam Cook

Into the BWCAW by dog team

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ELY -- We had thought it was a lake trout trip, but the first walleye changed our mind.

Hey, we could be flexible. Lake trout? Walleyes? Who's going to be picky on a balmy February afternoon in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness?


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