Category Archives: Rivers and Lakes

Vol XIX – #199 – A Colorful Day

Report by Jim Today was a day for having the drone up so I headed down French Rd and Gauthier, Lake Leelanau and up Bay Hill for some shots. I was planning on leaving for Illinois today, but lingered a bit too long. Tomorrow should be stunning as well, so I’m heading down M22 to Pt. Betsie and Frankfort, and… Read more »

Vol XIX – #198 – A Vintage Kind of Cruise

Report by Jim The Burnhams and the Shea family were Summer neighbors from the 1940s to the middle 90s. We were so close physically that I remember someone sneezing at one house and someone at the other house said: “Bless you”! It was quite a thrill today when Mike Shea texted me to say he was taking the Waterboy out… Read more »

Vol XIX – #126 – Meggen’s Monday

  Sunday morning on the Manitou Passage out of Leland: quite a few boats took advantage of the excellent conditions for fishing. Here’s a glimpse of trap net setting, which requires two boats. The smaller skiff pulls the anchors out into position. After taking a few pictures, I set the camera aside and rolled up my sleeves, fully participating as… Read more »

Vol XIX – #119 – Meggen’s Monday

  There’s something marvelous about a visit to the Dune Climb at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, no matter how many times you may have visited before. I had the privilege of taking my dad along with three boys, 12, 12, and 14, to run and tumble and jump, some of us moving faster than others. Sand went everywhere. “Auntie… Read more »