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by senior packrafter
Sat May 14, 2016 5:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2016 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!
Replies: 23
Views: 7438

Re: 2016 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Unfortunately I had to cancel my trip posted here May 9. I sincerely hope that all of you that have posted on this Forum have the best trips of your dreams on IR this season.
by senior packrafter
Mon May 09, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2016 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!
Replies: 23
Views: 7438

Re: 2016 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Name: Alan G. ("Senior Packrafter") Email: algr6@yahoo.com Hometown: Farmington Hills, MI Arrival Date: May 16, 2016 Departure Date: May 27, 2016 Coming From/ Via: Copper Harbor via Isle Royale Queen Itinerary: 5/16: Tobin Harbor paddle (or Tobin Harbor Trail if wind-prohibitive); Mt. Franklin Tr so...
by senior packrafter
Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:12 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Average daily/monthly attendance
Replies: 6
Views: 1227

Re: Average daily/monthly attendance

Nym 90, thanks for the explanation. My understanding is that "backcountry" permits are issued for staying at existing designated campgrounds and "cross-country" permits may be issued for overnight camping at your own non-designated campsite.
by senior packrafter
Sun Apr 03, 2016 5:44 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Average daily/monthly attendance
Replies: 6
Views: 1227

Re: Average daily/monthly attendance

Tom,
On page C-5, Overnight Stays, can 69% Backcountry vs. 10% Campgrounds be correct or is it just the opposite?
by senior packrafter
Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Itinerary Advice Please [Paddling]
Replies: 9
Views: 2081

Re: Itinerary Advice Please [Paddling]

Thanks for the excellent advice Ingo. On my 1:12,500 scale mytopo.com maps it looks like north from Greenstone Beach around the west end of Dustin Lake then up to L. Whittlesey would be a good route. And the western end, south shore, of Chippewa Harbor out near a creek inlet then southwest to Bluebe...
by senior packrafter
Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Itinerary Advice Please [Paddling]
Replies: 9
Views: 2081

Re: Itinerary Advice Please [Paddling]

Would this reverse route be better than original itinerary? May 15: 10 hour drive to Copper Harbor (any suggestions for overnight accommodations?) May 16; Queen Ferry to Rock Harbor; Tobin Harbor paddle or Tobin Harbor Trail; Mt. Franklin Trail south to Rock Harbor Trail to Daisy Farm CG May 17: Fis...
by senior packrafter
Sun Feb 07, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Itinerary Advice Please [Paddling]
Replies: 9
Views: 2081

Itinerary Advice Please [Paddling]

I would greatly appreciate any suggestions and changes for the following proposed itinerary for my 12 day packrafting/fishing trip: May 15: 10 hour drive to Copper Harbor ( any suggestions for overnight accommodations?). May 16: Queen Ferry to Rock Harbor; Tobin Harbor paddle (or Tobin Harbor Trail ...
by senior packrafter
Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:03 am
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Fishing Potential Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 3002

Re: Fishing Potential Questions

Many thanks to you Rob for the excellent information. I did see your previous posts, but this info and maps are even more helpful.
by senior packrafter
Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Fishing Potential Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 3002

Re: Fishing Potential Questions

Thanks for your responses. Seems to be a lot of interest in fishing but somewhat of a lack of information for some of the locations I inquired about. Well, that gives me even more incentive to try those lakes off the beaten path and report back my results. I've had the fish survey spreadsheet for qu...
by senior packrafter
Thu Jan 14, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Fishing Potential Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 3002

Fishing Potential Questions

I am planning my itinerary for a proposed 12 day mid-May packrafting/hiking/fishing trip. Good specific fishing info seems hard to come by for some of the lakes I plan to try. I would greatly appreciate it if anyone can enlighten me as to the fishing potential (for the month of May with a normal Spr...