Category Archives: Lake Michigan

Vol. XX – #203 – Meggen’s Monday

    The weekend rain cleared on Sunday just in time to walk up to the overlook at the Leelanau Conservancy’s Whaleback Natural Area. Sunlight danced on the waves. This morning, the fall jewel tones kept showing, even if a teeny bit past peak at this point.    The Leland Report 2021 Calendar is shipping now, get them while they… Read more »

Vol. XX – #170 – The Wind and Leelanau State Park

(Report by Jim) The weather has rarely disappointed this year, today being no exception! 30+ knot winds out around the islands in the afternoon and 20+ onshore from the Southwest gave us and opportunity to view the waves crashing from a different angle. We got a little wet on the big wall, but the waves were not breaching it. The… Read more »

Vol. XX – #169 – Paddling the Cedar River

(Report by Jim) Beautiful morning clouds on Lake Leelanau against the haze coming from the western forest fires. My sister Mary is coming to Leland from Oregon, which has been suffering from the fires along with California and Washington State. In the afternoon I finally got to paddle Victoria Creek (Cedar River) from Cedar to lower Lake Leelanau. Quite a… Read more »