The Boat is Launched a Week After Ice Out

I was pretty sure I saw a turtle drying off on a log two days ago.  It surprised me because ice off on this particular pond was only a week ago.  Furthermore, it was cloudy and the temperature that day was barely 50°.  But I got off my bike and snuck around the swampy...

We’ll Gladly Settle for Pike

The forecast has been a little off these three days fishing Lake Superior.  Being surprised is kind of fun most of the time.  But today called for a few light showers and instead it was a deluge of rain affiliated with some serious thunder and lightning.   We...

The Best Fishing Trips Go Fast

Great trips go by in a blink of an eye.  This adventure with Midnight Sun Trophy Pike Adventures is no different.  I feel like I was packing a minute ago and now the trip is over.  But we ended with a bang.  Sammy got his sixth 47” of the week, Steve tied his week...

Northern Pike – The Bay of 40 Pluses

I woke up to the sound of humming engines today.  This means the Midnight Sun Patriot Catamaran was on the move to a new spot.  We only have two days left on this amazing northern pike trip so our move was three hours heading back towards Galena, AK on the Yukon...