Trappers Landing Lodge
Travel Blogs from Walker
... to catch 9 perch and 2 rock bass. Our freezer is quite full and we'll have plenty of fish to eat during the year and even some to give away.
We're mostly packed up, and will throw the remaining bags and cooler full of fish in the car in the morning. It has been a lovely day...a mixture of fishing, packing, reading/relaxing, packing, a pizza picnic, more packing, and more reading/relaxing. Jared & Leah went with Luke and Tommy this evening to ...
... bring in 3 more perch. We also caught 2 bluegill, and even though they weren't keepers, it was fun to FINALLY catch something besides perch and rock bass. We had a rough, somewhat wet ride home, but still had a great time laughing and screaming with each wave we crashed into.
This afternoon we spent some time reading about spinal fusion in preparation for Leah's big surgery next Monday. It's starting to become more real to us, and we're all a bit nervous about what ...
... 1:00- Head in for lunch.
2:00- Tom- clean fish...count 11 for today.
Linda- sit by the lake and visit with cousin Deb.
3:00- Watch kids skiing and tubing, reapply sunblock, visit some more.
4:00- Get cleaned up and head to ForestEdge Winery.
5:00- It's Wine O'Clock! Taste many good wines...buy a few bottles for gifts and to ...
... to hit all of our favorite stores: Reeds, Christmas Point, Lundrigans, Walker General Store, Jenny & Company and Tiger Lily's. We had a nice lunch at the Village Cafe. The rain really came down for awhile, further justifying our choice of shopping for the day!
Tom and Dad had gone out to try their luck at fishing, but were soon rained out (and soaked!). After he dried out and the weather cleared, Tom biked down ...
... rest of the way to Grand Rapids.
After a few more winks of sleep, breakfast and coffee, Tom, Jared & I headed out to fish. Since Jared had only gotten a 24-hour license, he needed to get in at least one more trip to make it worthwhile. After being out for about 2 1/2 hours, and catching only 8 fish, Jared questioned whether the trip WAS worthwhile. Oh well, we'll have to try to win Jared over to fishing next year.
By late afternoon we decided to take ...