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by johnhens
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Ice Coverage
Replies: 10
Views: 644

Re: Ice Coverage

by johnhens
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: 1st Trip to Isle Royale
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: 1st Trip to Isle Royale

When backpacking, I carry a 7' 2 pc spinning rod (medium) with 12# test line. I use a spinning rod and reel. I carry a jaw spreader and forceps to remove lures, though barbless or pinched barb lures come out easier. I also have a 12" 20# steel leader. I will carry a 5/8oz Daredevil 5 of Diamonds. Al...
by johnhens
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Trail Cam
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: Trail Cam

Moultrie 30I. Share your results if you don't mind!! When are you going?
by johnhens
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Trail Cam
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Trail Cam

I bought a trail cam for the yard. Got me thinking about bringing it next time we go to the Island. Has anyone done this?
by johnhens
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Ice Coverage
Replies: 10
Views: 644

Re: Ice Coverage

by johnhens
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Counting Wolves from George Desort
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Counting Wolves from George Desort

George Desort will be making a presentation on his next project, Counting Wolves at Treehaven, Univ. of WI SP. March 13 at 7:00 Pm. Click on the link and toggle down for more info.
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/treehaven/P ... vents.aspx
by johnhens
Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Trip Trail Planning
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Trip Trail Planning

Dufresne's Book is a great planning source. He has put trail maps up on his page. Click on the link and page down to the Trail Guide section.
https://www.michigantrailmaps.com/membe ... onal-park/
by johnhens
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: 2018 Winterstudy
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: 2018 Winterstudy

Looks like both wolves are still there.
by johnhens
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: 2018 Winterstudy
Replies: 3
Views: 235

2018 Winterstudy

The Wolf Moose Winterstudy has bugun. The Crew helicoptered over and did a quick survey on the 16th. I checked the Wolf Moose site, no pics. FB had pics. https://www.facebook.com/Wolves-and-Moose-of-Isle-Royale-153522341415661/?hc_ref=ARSo_K9JSrNfvEV9swGKCdUPsXeRD6ZW9qCYGulpE3GHnn6JYfE4-kfvIQLwakKAJ5s
by johnhens
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Late May trip to the island
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Late May trip to the island

We have done many trips the week before Memorial Day. We have usually had one day of snow. Most days were comfortable, some warm. The trails will most likely be muddy particualrly if there is a late snow melt. We usually take the VII. I know we have been able to buy things at the Rock Harbor store M...
by johnhens
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Campsite Descriptions
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: Campsite Descriptions

I think MikeT either has, or is working on a collection of images of the plaques at each campsite that show location.
by johnhens
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: History
Topic: Shifting Magnetic North Pole
Replies: 0
Views: 192

Shifting Magnetic North Pole

Saw this, thought it was interesting given the magnetic compass issues some have experienced on IR.
https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/tracking ... etic-poles
by johnhens
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: "Book" American Wolf
Replies: 0
Views: 123

"Book" American Wolf

Doug Smith, the wolf biologist for Yellowstone National Park got his start working with Rolf Petersen on IR. Probably the best known wolf from Yellowstone was known as '06. A female, she did most of her hunting solo and was quite successful.We happened to be in a place to watch her take down a cow e...
by johnhens
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Are bikes coming to Isle Royale?
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: Are bikes coming to Isle Royale?

I would be ok with portage devices.