Tag Archives: lake trout

“Flat Stanley, do you want to go ice fishing on Lake Superior?”

Last week I opened the mailbox to discover a long white envelope with a return address from Connecticut. It was from an Internet friend, Susan, whose fourth grade students are learning about watersheds and how they can positively impact our … Continue reading

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Isle Royale–our guest blogger’s favorite place on earth

(Dear readers, how about welcoming another guest blogger?  This time it’s my husband, Barry.  He’s recently back from his favorite place on earth.  Want to guess where that might be?  Hint:  It involves boats, fishing and the Great North!  –Kathy) … Continue reading

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Eat local. Eat fish.

I like the concept of “eating local”.  How many of you read the book “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver?  Show of hands, please! How many of you then wanted to live an entire year eating only food produced in … Continue reading

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One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish…

Did you ever read that Dr. Seuss book as a child?  Or did you read it to your own children?  One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish.  It’s so catchy that you remember the title 20 or 30 or 40 years … Continue reading

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How to catch a zillion fish while ice fishing…NOT!

Sorry, you guys.  Didn’t mean to use the “zillion” word.  It was a moment of weakness. So how many of you have ever gone ice fishing?  Show of hands?  (And did you like your adventure on ice?) I never ventured … Continue reading

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Dreams of ice and sunlight

Silver-finned lake trout glide deep below the surface of Lake Superior, ice already submerging their midnight dreams.  On the rocky bottoms they move silently in almost total darkness.  Their eyes dream shadows.  They swim to a different drummer, an underwater … Continue reading

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