Look, No Ice

Tim Wagner (left) of Hi-Banks Resort and Duane Brown of Duane’s Outboard Repair Services guide a pontoon boat onto a trailer at Fish Lake Monday morning. THE ICE IS OUT      The ice went out on Fish and Island lakes north of Duluth on Saturday. Anglers and resort owners have been concerned whether the ice…
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Tischer Creek, In A Hurry

Lots of water flows down a set of falls on Tischer Creek in Duluth on Sunday afternoon.      Rivers in northern Minnesota are full of water with recent rains. Walking along Tischer Creek Sunday afternoon was a real treat. The creek was humming with runoff, cascading down the steep drops in the rocky canyon.     …
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Nice May Day In Duluth

Leaving Fitger’s Brewery Complex after lunch today, I had to stop to check out the lake. A Northeaster had some decent waves rolling in along the Lakewalk. I grabbed a few shots before heading back to work. While it was fun to watch the bigger waves breaking on this lump of rock, it was just…
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Its Beak Can Hold More Than Its Belly Can…

That’s right. Pelicans. A bunch of them are hanging out on Perch Lake along Minnesota Highway 23 between Gary-New Duluth and Fond du Lac. Check ’em out if you get a chance. One of the coolest things about pelicans is watching them land on the water. They set their wings on final approach a long…
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Chance Of Rain, 100 Percent

Raindrops hang from the buds of a birch tree on Friday morning.      The rain on the roof sounded good early Friday morning. You could argue that we’ve had enough rain and snow and cool weather lately, but, as they say, it is what it is.      I was talking to some older gentlemen down…
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