Collins Lake Resort
Travel Blogs from Government Camp
... no clue why this is… But we take these fish and pitch them in the freezer… we need about 1700 Jacks annually to feed the sturgeon… once every 6-8 weeks we pull some out of the freezer… fire up a meat band saw and saw up 2” x 2” x 3” chips and re-bag them so that there are 10 gallons of frozen chips in each bag…. Each bag, with 6-7 fish represents a weeks worth of food... On exceptionally hungry weeks we might feed ...
Since our last post on September 11 we have had a lot of folks visit the hatchery. Some just wander around and drink in the beauty of the grounds. Some are very interested in the workings of the hatchery. We have, by necessity, learned a whole lot more about fish raising on a grand scale. You see, we are perceived by the public as fish experts. I assure you we are not.
A sampling of questions by frequency asked are:
"Where Can We Find Herman The Sturgeon"- Most ...
... to the mountain, we took OR-35 N and got off at the exit for Mount Hood Meadows Ski Resort. There wasn’t much snow, so the skiing area was closed. We parked just before the entrance on the side of the road at the trailhead for Umbrella Falls Trail (667). It was only a quarter mile to Umbrella Falls, a nice 60-foot waterfall with a veil over the bedrock. There was a footbridge crossing over the creek just below the falls ...
... of citizenship.
We continued down the Washington side of the river headed east. We cut across back to the south to hike a trail at the Mosier Twin Tunnels. The trail is paved, wide and relatively flat. Bikers use it too. The path used to be the site of the old highway. The tunnel remnants are an interesting historic feature, but the main attractions are the views of the gorge and the wild flowers. It is an up-and-back hike so you can turn around whenever you ...
We drove into Bend and up to our friends Jim and Joan Hinds (actually very old time friends of my parents) who put on a delicious brunch for our ragged and dirty brood - even though they themselves had just driven in from Seattle the night before. They have a beautiful alpiney house up in the hills of Bend, which is a very cool, sporty city. I could see us living in Bend, quite happily, ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking