Black's Cliff Resort's Birch Bark Blog

The projects, chores, and life of a family-owned, Northern Wisconsin resort.

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It has been really starting to look and feel like winter. I heard from an ice fisherman that we have 6 – 8 inches of ice on the lake I wait a bit longer to venture out on the lake. I heard a few walleye’s were the reward for early ice fishing on the lake […]

Oogie would like everyone to know we got some great snow to play in He also would like to report the ice is not quite safe as he took a very cold ice plunge next to shore. We think he might have learned a lesson in staying off the ice for awhile yet It was […]

I was a little under the weather this week so pictures of our deer hunters and Thanksgiving guests did not happen like usual Sunrise just before the big hunt The Evan’s family has been hunting with us for 20 years or so. They hunt the land across the road and got a nice 8 point […]

We have been talking for about 3 years of expanding the office into the old sauna. First we needed to build an area for our cleaning supplies which we did last fall. Next was the new sauna arriving and putting in our electric car chargers. We finished those projects in August Now it was time […]

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I tried to capture the beauty of the morning sunrise. We have had a busy week getting the resort ready for winter. Chris Moran and Steve were blowing off roofs They are next going to cut a bunch of wood into chunks for splitting with our splitter. Anyone interested just holler:) Jake and Grant were […]

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Sunrise picture from Muskie shared by the Peterman crew this weekend. It was a beautiful weekend at the resort We had a few nice muskie pictures shared from the Setzer guys who were up fishing the lake for the first time Nice Fish! All returned to the lake to be caught another day We have […]

First of all the big news of the neighborhood. There was a moose on the loose. This young male moose browsed through the neighborhood yards. He grazed got his picture taken and was in no hurry to move on Troy and I got no closer than this as stories of charging moose came to my […]

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This beautiful picture was shared by Kate Coyle. She caught the amazing rainbow over the lake between rain storms. Great picture! Misty lake pics taken this morning. The colors are just starting to peak through This chair was just asking to have its picture taken this morning What is a misty lake without a raft […]

The leaves are changing. Time to get up North to enjoy them We have some openings check out the availability page for details Annette and Brent shared pictures with me of fishing with a beagle I know they caught fish but I love the pictures of Moe sleeping through the whole thing Annette did catch […]

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This stunning picture was taken by Kevin Carr this week kayaking at sunrise. Amazing pic! The sunrises and sunsets have been spectacular these last 2 weeks Michelle Jacques took this picture of the dogs waiting for us to finish cleaning. Oogie is learning with Mack to stick close by We had our first electric car […]