Where, When, How?
Maps, Directions and CANPASS


 




WHERE:

SAGONTO is located on Red Pine Island on BIG SAGANAGA LAKE (Sag Lake), Ontario, CANADA. Saganaga Lake is a border lake shared by the United States and Canada. Saganaga Lake (pronounced Sag-gan-ah-gá) is a trophy fishing lake for walleye, northern pike, lake trout, whitefish and small-mouth bass.

SAGONTO is a rustic wilderness resort, just over the Minnesota border.



WHEN:

Year round lodging!
Spring opening fishing season, the third Saturday in May, through the end of September. Winter accommodations: Sleeping bags are required as bed linens are difficult to wash
during the freezing months. Please phone for current ice conditions.



HOW:
For reservations and information:

Please phone for fastest response (our preferred method of communication)
(218)370-1074 (US Phone Number)


Address: Madsen/Manzo's Sagonto,
48 Moose Pond Dr., Slip No. Five,
Grand Marais, MN 55604.


E-mail (Checked often.)
Note: Please use the subject: SAGONTO_RESERVATION_and_Information to help us identify your e-mail quickly.




REQUIRED PERMIT CANPASS - RABC:
(Remote Area Border Crossing) PERMIT


SEE IMAGE SAMPLE of BRIEF APPLICATION FOR RABC PERMIT BELOW.


Use the following CURRENT ADDRESS to MAIL your permit application

CBSA, 201 N MAY STREET, THUNDER BAY, ON P7C 3P4, CANADA


(Mail sent to Canada must have addresses printed in all uppercase - large letters.)
(NOTE: The address on the RABC website and on application form
has not been updated and is no longer valid.)

Download Printable CANPASS (RABC) Application:
PDF file.
Advantage of this PDF download is that you can type right onto the form and print it.
(Alternate option for printing below*)

(The free Adobe Acrobat viewer required to view printable PDF files.)

IMPORTANT: To load all pages of the RABC PDF scroll to the end page of the PDF and then print all pages. Application includes four pages total.)



Option 1: Call Immigrations and they will send you the application in the mail.

807-624-2162 (Thunder Bay)
807-964-2093 (Pigeon River)


Option 2: Call us!

We are happy to assist you in answering questions or assist you in filling out your form over the phone. If you have reservations with us, we will be happy to mail you an RABC application.

Phone: (218)370-1074 (US Phone Number)



FOR RENEWALS: All that is required is the brief application submitted along with the credit card number and signature (No ID documentation necessary).

FOR NEW PERMITS:
Two pieces of ID documentation are necessary for each adult listed on permit. Example:(ONE) PRIMARY DOCUMENTATION (ONE) SECONDARY DOCUMENTATION. Each child or dependant (under 22 years of age) must provide only a single primary document.
Example:
(ONE) PRIMARY
DOCUMENTATION

(ONE) SECONDARY
DOCUMENTATION
Birth Certificate
Passport
Citizenship Certificate
Resident Alien Card
Record of Landing
Driver's License
US Social Security Card
Canadian Social Insurance Card

SEND COPIES ONLY, NOT ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS!
Send copies of all those you wish to be on the permit (Head of household, spouse, dependents). The highlighted areas of the form are to show the general information required.


Sample Form (pages 2 and 3) Below with Brief Application.

$30 Canadian dollars (approximately $26 USD) per family
Fee for RABC permit (payable by Visa, MasterCard, or American Express ONLY.
Permit good for one year from the next birthday of the primary permit holder
(usually head of household).


RABC NUMBERS TO CALL:

807-624-2162 (Thunder Bay)
807-964-2093 (Pigeon River - border before entering Thunder Bay)
We are happy to assist you in answering questions or assist you on the phone concerning the RABC Permitting process.
Phone: (218)370-1074 (US Phone Number)


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