Time to head to Cedar Falls 10 minutes from the resort to see the fish spawning in the water fall.  This is a yearly ritual for many locals in Hazelhurst who remember going to the water fall with their parents and grantparents, bringing along a picnic lunch and enjoying an afternoon of fish jumping and kids screaming and hopefully not wet.  There is always someone around that has the big ones spotted, like the guy above pointing out the big 40 – 50 inch muskie’s to Troy.  It is easiest on a low light day to have polarizing sunglasses to see the fish in the dark water

There are 2 big muskie’s under the depths in the above picture.  It was a hard day to catch pictures with the lighting.  Also I believe the Willow Dam has been closed holding back the water from the Mississippi so some of the falls our favorite ones are under water where we have taken some of our best fish jumping pictures.  We were restricted to the upper fall by the bridge

This sequence of pictures cracks me up.  I was sure someone was going in the drink.  But when you are 16 and your buddy is already out on the rock this does not come to your mind

Come on you won’t get dirty honest

This is the moment you are sure something is going to go bad…

Come on you can do it… is that a big fish about to climb the falls and bit your toe?

How much trust can you put in your friend?

Brian you could just let go right now and have revenge for something Jake has done

Guess you can trust him

We made it mom, and no search and rescue helicopters needed, our shoes are tied and we look cool!

Bryon (the other Bryon) tickling suckers out of the water.  He touched them but was not able to get them out of the water

Now on to the pictures everyone loves the fish jumping in the waterfall.  Today we mainly caught suckers

You know when you can get 2, 16 year olds to sit down and enjoy something it is pretty neat.   They enjoyed every moment of the afternoon and did not have to be told to put away the ear phones or Iphones or anyother devices they left them in the car!  Yeah!

The fish are a couple of weeks behind due to the cold weather and should be spawning for a couple of more weeks probably.  It is a neat site to see if you get a chance and always one of our favorite spring afternoons