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By -G-
#649346
After longer Michigan winters, there's nothing I seem to think about more than waking up in my hammock to the view to the river.

So I did as you do in MI when looking for adventure... drive north.

I watched the bland leafless trees turn into green cedar and white pine as I neared where I was going.

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The first night Linds joined me. Between wedding planning and trying to find a house in our towns crazy market we both figured a night up north talking about something else for once was much needed. We set up our camp as the sun was going down.
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Cracked a few of these.
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And watched the stars.
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Woke up to this sight.
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..and when you wake up to a beautiful river, tailgate french press is in order. Fresh roasted Haitian Blue if available.
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A few days later I found myself exploring some new water with Spence. I've lived in Michigan my entire life and theres still more floats I haven't done than I've actually done so it was nice to check another one off my long list.

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After about 15 damn portages, I found this fish hanging in some shallow water under his log. The number of good fish I've caught on a fuckn rubber legged wooly bugger, after throwing large articulated stuff all morning still blows my mind.

This one was purty.

Even jumped once for us.

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I drove to camp alone at a new spot.
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The next day I floated solo on a familiar stretch. Water was beautifully high but would blow me and my 1 man raft past all the spots I wanted to work hard.

So I started noticing the finer things.


Common Grackle's were out, and kingfishers were looking for fry in the sloughs.
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I found this guy while looking for mushrooms.
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And the turkeys were out in numbers strutting their stuff.
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I was thinking to myself how much I rely on nature to find peace and am damn thankful for the public lands we do have.


But now it's back to board studying.



Cheers fuckos
Last edited by -G- on Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:59 am, edited 2 times in total.
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By fly-chucker
#649347
yo G, most of your picture links are busted, can't see shit
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By -G-
#649348
fly-chucker wrote: Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:25 am yo G, most of your picture links are busted, can't see shit
Shit, I'm sorry. Tried a new uploading site- unsuccessfully apparently. Fixed
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By yard4sale
#649356
Good shit G!
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By Vito
#649362
Northern Michigan is a great place to hit reset. Done the same many times myself. Seems to be a theme when I see your TRs. I think we come from the same cloth. :cool
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By ScottP
#649364
Real nice; that's some beautiful country. I especially like the Siamese gobbler in the last pic

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By ironman
#649365
Nice, G.

Fell in love with Michigan last year. Thanks for the reminder.
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By gankadank
#649374
Alright then. :smile That was succinct. Thanks for getting oot and aboot and coming back here to share

I hope that kingfisher scolded you proper as you passed
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