Travel Blogs from Ely
... Tara took to it all right away, and Glenn was a trooper, though not enjoying the muddy spots. Kevin, Carol, and Karl's experience guided us through the tough day which ended with setting up camp where we would stay four nights. The lake turned out to be nice for swimming and doing day trips, but not so good for fishing. Tara caught a Bass and Kevin a Walleye. Karl also caught a fish but ...
We caught TONS of giant smallmouth bass! The weather was decent, except for a couple of super windy days. We managed to avoid any bears or scary wildlife...just lots of chipmunks! As usual, the scenery was great. There's just something so cool about nature that's virtually untouched by man.
... hands on and staying up all night polluting the quiet wilderness that is the great outdoors. Bear Head is completely and utterly anything but. We stayed at a tent campsite, which includes the staples of any camp site; fire pit, picnic table and flat, boulder free ground to set your tent on. Our site was surrounded by ample greenery, enough to give each camper a sense of seclusion and privacy. Outhouses were but a 2 or 3 ...
... bears ate, one went into his den to have a nap, and the other went into the woods. We went to the exhibits, and learned that bears are mostly feared due to how they are portrayed in the media. Black bears aren't really that dangerous. Bears have 1-3 babies at a time. They hibernate due to lack of food not cold weather. After that, two of the bears were back out. The girl bear, Honey, had more to eat, ...
... his culinary skills. We had some fabulous meals. Believe it or not, I actually fished and asked to fish a second and third day! We had quite a feast of Walleye one night. We also caught Northern Pike (photo). The moon was phenomenal during our time here. It was like having a night light on at night to help find the bathroom.....but that's a whole other story!!! Jason spoiled us with espresso ...
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