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Unless you were a 24 inch fat northern, it was a great weekend to be at the resort.  The fishing was hot.  I have several groups sending me their fishing pictures.  All the fish were headed to the spawning beds from bluegills, bass,  northerns to crappie.  The elusive muskie was not far behind but I […]


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Bluegills that swallow the hook become dinner I found Mike and Ruth enjoying the warm temps and filleting a few fish that could not be released.  Mike had his handy dandy electric knife making quick fillets Nothing like a electric knife to make life easier in filleting little bluegills Ruth was doing her part cutting […]

Steve had an absolute gleam in his eye when he arrived today.  Did you know that mushrooms are out!  Forest guy had spent the last day coming the woods for mushrooms.  Oyster mushrooms to be exact, and expected me to get all excited and serve them for lunch…… They really do look like oysters.  I […]

Crappies are biting.  The big ones are coming in to spawn and it is time for some fishin fun Crappies just kept coming up the hill with everyone.  These were headed right to a fry pan in Shamrock Some were just arriving.  The Spencer family brings this old Sea King motor that dates back to […]

Word got out that the carp were easy to catch on Lower Kaubashine.  The great Arbor Vitae fisherman, Brian, stopped in to go for a spin on Lower Kaubashine to see what he could find with his secret carp catching bait Who knew carp had a taste for the Jolly Green Giant. Down to the […]

You can see Jaws floating in the middle of the swimming area.  Everyone cleared out and took pictures.  Early summer is fun to see the big Muskie’s and other fish come into the shallows to spawn.  This guy has hung out for a few days attracting a few other big ones to come in.  Call […]

I caught Billy Borger fishing in the lake mists.  Billy has caught at least 2 muskies this week at last count.  This is is favorite time to fish among the mists before anyone is up See you in June Billy.

I headed down by the road to catch these pics of Doug and Rob fishing on a beautiful night.  Calm lake, cool, but not too cool temps and fish biting They had just gotten the crappies to start biting when I got down there Life is good!

Beautiful afternoon and we escaped chores to go out for a little fishing adventure on the pontoon boat Wanna wow a teenager have them catch a big perch. The loon had to stop in and check out the fishing as well.   We spotted the new nesting spot of the loons in the back bay. […]

Ice going out on the edges, lake turning gray… who would possibly want to go out on the lake?  Answer, a certain breed of ice fishermen that love icefishing so much that they take their life in their hands, put on a life vest, spikes on their feet to negotiate the ice and find the […]