Vol XVI # 027 – Meggen’s Monday

Report #5502 Photo: LR_4-25-16
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Saturday, April 23: The Joy Returns from Setting the First Net of the Season

6:00 am ~ 41° ~ Cloudy ~ Wind: E NE at 12 mph~ Humidity: 82%
Sunrise is at 6:41 am ~ Ave. Low is 35° ~ Record Low is 24° (1997)
2:30 pm ~ 44° ~ Rain Shower ~ Wind: North at 6 mph ~ humidity: 68%

Sunset is at 8:42 pm ~ Ave. High is 58° ~ Record High is 85° (1990)

Moonphase: Waning Gibbous ~ Pressure: 28.81in ~ Dew Point: 42° ~ Visibility: 7 Miles

Daylight: 14 Hrs 1 Mns
Forecast for 4/26/16 – AM Clouds –  High: 46° – Low: 34°

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Old Gill Nets Reflected in a Fishtown Window

The Joy’s fishing season is officially underway: the watermen set the first trap net over the weekend. And, if “April showers bring May flowers,” we should be expecting beautiful flowers in this area! 

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Recent Sunset at Good Harbor Bay


Biscuit and the lady from 7&4 News


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Jeff in Paw Paw
Jeff in Paw Paw
7 years ago

Come for the fish, stay for the sunset.

Judy in Grand Blanc
Judy in Grand Blanc
7 years ago

Very cool pictures Meggen! Thank you!

Shirley Fredrickson Ches in the NC Mtns.
Shirley Fredrickson Ches in the NC Mtns.
7 years ago

LOVE the photo taken thru’ the window of that fishing net on its frame. Takes me back to childhood trek to the Northport docks when the fishing boats came in. As a little girl in the late 30’s and early 40’s it was high adventure to be taken with my dad, Theodore, and my Grandpa Ole Fredrickson,to get fish fresh off the boat. I have a very clunky ‘wind chime’ I made of my personal treasures – old metal net floats, that clank away on my North Carolina back porch – the Little Tennessee River out back is a far… Read more »

Dick, in Rankin
Dick, in Rankin
7 years ago

And here I thought they were trolling.

Again Megen, nice pix.