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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 XVIII – #155 – Morning Fog and Clouds

(Report by Jim)   During my morning “shower” I saw a fog bank moving across the south side of the upper lake. I ran to the house, grabbed my camera and boated out to the middle. This is a four shot vertical panorama. The shot below is the fog at it’s peak.     This afternoon we helped rescue a… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #119 – A Perfect Fishtown Day

Today is one of those days that the clouds rule the sky.   (Jim) I took a break today and drove over to Fudgie Beach to catch a Cumulus forming over Lake Leelanau. I heard this storm produced heavy rains and lightning in Traverse City. This is all we got, shame. 😉   

Vol XVIII – #118 – Sailing Day

  A nice day for a sail with friends. Made it all the way to Robinsons Bay from the North end in an hour when the wind just decided to go somewhere else. Dead calm and a mile from home. Being close to sunset, we were running out of time to get back up to the North end when who… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #27 – A Fishtown Day

We were invited to visit the work being done at Falling Waters and were impressed.  The rooms have been upgraded and exterior structural work now being done bringing the lodge in first class condition for this seasons opening.      

Vol XVIII – #25 – Meggen’s Monday

It was a banner weekend up north! Shipping traffic on the Manitou Passage is back. Ever wonder which ship or freighter or tug you’re seeing, way off in the distance? My go-to website for that info is ais.boatnerd.com. Have a great and sunny Monday.