Category Archives: Scenic Observations

Many areas around Hayward and northwest Wisconsin offer spectacular, untouched wilderness for your viewing pleasure – take a drive, bike or walk to discover the breathtaking beauty of this region.

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 in Hayward Wisconsin

I live on the shores of the Chippewa Flowage.  Neither pictures, nor words, can describe the natural beauty of this body of water. I live on a little bay name Twin Bay, off on the east side of the flowage.  … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing On The Chippewa Flowage

What a beautiful day! Finally, the winter air is hovering in the 30’s, the glorious sunshine pops out between the fast moving fluffy clouds and it is just a great day for snowshoeing. Of course, I dressed too warm, which … Continue reading

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A Northwoods Hike

Yesterday we went on a long hike through the woods.  It turned out to be a more taxing hike than I ever imagined…. I consider myself a fairly healthy person; I can manage at least a few years at a … Continue reading

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Chief Lake Lodge on Chippewa Flowage is Open!

Chief Lake Lodge is a fun destination on the Chippewa Flowage!  This four-season resort has an active Lodge/Bar/Restaurant, year-round cabins to rent, plus gas and bait for your recreation.  Rudy, the owner, usually closes the bar from mid-October through December, … Continue reading

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Challenging 2014 Gun Season Opening Weekend in Hayward Wisconsin

The 2014 gun deer season opener in Hayward has come and quietly gone without much to report.  This year was a buck-only season and as of the third day, I don’t think many bucks were taken from the Hayward area … Continue reading

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A Different View From The Treestand

Now that we’ve been hit with our first winter storm, my view from the tree stand has dramatically changed!  Instead of the dull brown carpet of leaves, everything is blanketed in stark white. The snow certainly brightens up the landscape … Continue reading

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