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by johnhens
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Preliminary Itinerary for May 2019 with fishing and canoe questions
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: Preliminary Itinerary for May 2019 with fishing and canoe questions

Five of Diamonds is my go to lure for Northern. I always bring a an assortment of spoons, Mepps (#4 and 5 Black Fury w/ squirrel tail with both silver and gold blades) and Rapalas (#13 jointed Perch) and surface baits (a blast to catch northern on). If you flyfish, try that for Northern, exciting. F...
by johnhens
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Voyageur's wolves eating beaver and blueberries
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Voyageur's wolves eating beaver and blueberries

Interesting that the wolves are spending time eating blueberries. Wonder if IR wolves do the same.
https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/ ... erries-not
by johnhens
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: GPIR Lines awarded ferry service contract
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: GPIR Lines awarded ferry service contract

Glad to see familiar, EXPERIENCED folks will be making the run from GP to IR!!! Look forward to transit on the VII.
by johnhens
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Food & Cooking
Topic: Mike and Jen's Hot Cocoa
Replies: 0
Views: 139

Mike and Jen's Hot Cocoa

I have had more than my share of instant hot cocoa over the many years of outdoor adventures. I am always on the lookout for the next new products, particularly food. I heard about Mike and Jen's Hot Cocoa out of Duluth and ordered some. I was very pleased with the mix (mix with hot water). By far t...
by johnhens
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Series of errors lead to Superior kaykaing deaths
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Series of errors lead to Superior kaykaing deaths

This accident occured this past summer (2018). Insight into what went wrong.
http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/series- ... iGF-4Ff_Uw
by johnhens
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Marten on Isle Royale
Replies: 4
Views: 541

Re: Marten on Isle Royale

Curious what's more likely: they crossed 16+ miles of ice or humans brought them over in the 90s (intentionally or not--although I'm not sure how hitching a ride would work). I'm inclined to lean toward the human explanation without any knowledge or evidence that martens may take that long of hike ...
by johnhens
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Wolves to IR from Michipicoten
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Wolves to IR from Michipicoten

Ingo wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:08 pm
Male wolves only seems odd to me.
Maybe to establish more breading pairs.
by johnhens
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Wolves to IR from Michipicoten
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Wolves to IR from Michipicoten

Wolves to be transported to IR after being trapped on Michipicoten Island on Superior.
https://kstp.com/news/more-wolves-comin ... k/5146592/
by johnhens
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: IR Wolf dies
Replies: 0
Views: 187

IR Wolf dies

WOLF REINTRODUCTION UPDATE: Since relocating four wolves to Isle Royale this fall, park biologists have been tracking them using GPS technology, which allows daily monitoring of movement. The National Park Service confirmed today that one of the wolves relocated to the park has died. Park staff beca...
by johnhens
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Sierra Club article about the wolves
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Sierra Club article about the wolves

Good article about the wolves. Did not know Mech had changed his mind about adding wolves to IR.
https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2018- ... ocking-zoo
by johnhens
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Canadian wolves may be added this winter
Replies: 0
Views: 264

Canadian wolves may be added this winter

Wolves from ON may be added this winter.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder- ... ibQBBN80CM
by johnhens
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TR 8/22-8/28, 2018 [RH-MB-HL-IM-FL-WC-RH]
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: TR 8/22-8/28, 2018 [RH-MB-HL-IM-FL-WC-RH]

Perhaps the "elk call" was a moose. Also, fox make an eery call.
by johnhens
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Should wolves be added to IR?
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Should wolves be added to IR?

I think it is good to look at both sides of the issue.
https://theconversation.com/restocking- ... ued-100808
by johnhens
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: 2018 wolf relocation is done.
Replies: 4
Views: 409

Re: 2018 wolf relocation is done.

Thanks for sharing the info.