More like the Canadian Shield 

than the Land of Muskeg

In August, 2000, four men descended the Sutton River, an overlooked river hidden in a corner of Hudson Bay Lowland. They found a land of contrasts: Canadian Shield-like rock outcroppings and a gorge in the midst of North America's largest wetland. Crystal-clear lakes and rivers in the kingdom of silt. Prized brook trout in a wilderness of pickerel and pike. 

Follow their journey in Jon Berger's sketches and Tom Terry's photos.

Photo: Tom Terry

Location Maps

Map: Sutton and Hawley rivers, northern Ontario

       

     

Map/Journal Index

 

N. Washagami Lake to Moss Lake (page 2)

Moss Lake to Pine Lake (page 3)

Pine Lake to Cross-Over (page 4)

Cross-Over to Sutton Creek (pages 5-7)

Sutton Lake to Hawley Lake (page 8)

The Gorge (page 9) 

Sutton River to Aquatuk R Junction (pages 10-11)

Sutton River to the Bay (page 12-13)

Technical & Background Notes (page 14)

Meet the Crew (page 15)

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