Category Archives: Sunrise/Sunset

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- #40 – Yesterdays Fishtown Seiche

It has been reported by many, that yesterdays rise in the water level in Fishtown was caused by a seiche. A seiche may occur in any semi – or fully- enclosed body of water. Seiches are typically caused by strong wind and rapid changes in atmospheric pressure push water from one end of a body of water to the other…. Read more »

Vol XIX- #35 – Kayaking and Droning

  (Report by Jim) What a difference a day can make! Lake Michigan was a sheet of glass as Gwenn Stevenson led me on a kayak run up the north shoreline. A bit chilly, but the sun came out and it turned into a beautiful day. Thanks, Gwenn! You can find her decorative rock art frames at Greta’s in Leland…. Read more »