Born and raised at Gunflint Lodge, Bruce is a true north shore native. Bruce grew Gunflint Lodge from a small seasonal resort to a year round operation until retiring in June 2016 after leading the operation for 50 years. Bruce has 55 years of experience owning and operating resorts, outfitters, supper clubs, a campground in northern Minnesota, teaching at the University of Wisconsin at Stout, plus additional marketing and educational activities. During his career he was recognized as the National Outfitter of the Year, and the Resorter of the year in Minnesota. He is our in-house expert on the Gunfint Trail area of our community.