Paul Peterson, a local from Michigamme, offered to take Mr. Backes to a lake he had been dreaming of fishing.Â The infamous Ned Lake was within our grasp.Â Paul picked us up in his big dodge ram diesel. After a rugged hour plus ride across swamps and boulders we made it to the lake and […]
Little Greenwood After seeing a crowd on Greenwood Reservoir (there must have been 6 boats!) we decided to try a smaller part of the lake across the road which I dubbed Little Greenwood.Â It was a precarious launch of the trailer with not much more than a beach and a couple ruts of a road […]
We went out to Greenwood Reservoir today and Mr. B caught a huge 20″ bass, here are some shots of the happy fisherman: He caught the fish back in the stumps area of the lake, here is another shot of Mr. B, a bit shaken up after the long fight.Â I remain in awe of […]
Crooked Lake Crooked lake is a walk in lake.Â Fortunately Mr. B has a boat stashed there with oars.Â Here is a pic of one of the bald eagles flying around. This is the eagles tree: At lunch we had a friendly critter visit.Â It appears he just shed his old skin.
Thomas Lake Here I am catching my first big fish of the trip! Mr. B got a whopper as well.Â It was starting to look bleak, then… Mr. B pulled out a nice fish, right off the rock, he knows this lake inside and out.Â He’s been fishing Thomas since he a boy. I managed […]
Lake Michigamme Upon arriving, with the weather threatening rain we decided to have quick trip around Lake Michigamme.Â Mr. B grew up in Michigamme, MI and his summer cabin is on the lake.Â His neighbor (and cousin) Nancy and Barry have a nice dock for the boat and so we easily got underway.Â Needless to […]