Category Archives: NORTHWOODS LIFE

Hayward Harvest Moon 2017

As fall deepens, we find ourselves scrambling to get in ‘one more pontoon ride’ before it is too late.  Sometimes just the last hour of the day is all we can manage, but the short ride is always worth it. The … Continue reading

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A Fall Eve Pontoon Ride on the Chippewa Flowage

Its the first weekend of the 2017 fall season and I have to say, our northwoods area has had the strangest weather!  Torrential rainfall last Friday, along with a bit of hail and winds left many residents with flooded basements … Continue reading

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Out in the middle of the forest

A gloomy, wet day for opening bow season here in the Northwoods. We are out in the middle of the forest scoping out a good place to put up a tree stand. The dampness calls out every blood-thirsty mosquito within … Continue reading

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Chippewa Flowage Late Summer

I am fortunate to be on the Chippewa Flowage – the natural shorelines offer such mesmerizing scenery. Fall is rapidly approaching in the northland though; a few weeks ago I could see just a hint of drabness among the majestic … Continue reading

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Chippewa Flowage Bog August 21, 2016 & Updates

August 21st 2016 the bog moved up against the bridge on highway CC. It looks like access is blocked unless you have a very small boat. August 22nd 2016 7:42 p.m. the bog is still in front of the bridge … Continue reading

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Chippewa Flowage water level 8-10-16

Tonight we boated over to The Landing to watch the last pow wow. The Chippewa Flowage is down almost 1 foot. According to the Xcel Energy website,  full pool is 1313 and as of today the water level is at … Continue reading

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Chippewa Flowage Hwy CC Bridge Bog July 24, 2016

As of 7 pm tonight, the big Bog has shifted towards The Landing, from its previous position in front of the bridge. Most of the waterway under the bridge from one side to the other is open plus there is … Continue reading

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