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missmolly
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07/15/2017 04:22PM
New Trip Report posted by missmolly

Trip Name: Molly's Folly or the Best Laid Plans of Moose and Mollies.

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07/15/2017 04:54PM
Enjoyed your misadventures by cavalier and clay; sorry they ended the way they did. I've had way too much of the hospitals/funerals thing lately. That's not fun at all. I hope you can get back out there soon.
Northwoodsman
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07/15/2017 08:21PM
I enjoyed reading your report. I'm sorry that it ended like it did. Maybe someday you can attempt it again.
07/15/2017 09:02PM
You are an adventurer! Kudos for taking on those back roads. Do you need a permit to camp in these places? I would like to see pics if you can. Any of your buried truck? Sorry you had to cut it short in that manner. I worry about that kind of thing happening to me. Especially when I see a float plane. Thanks for the write up.
missmolly
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07/16/2017 09:08AM
quote TomT: "You are an adventurer! Kudos for taking on those back roads. Do you need a permit to camp in these places? I would like to see pics if you can. Any of your buried truck? Sorry you had to cut it short in that manner. I worry about that kind of thing happening to me. Especially when I see a float plane. Thanks for the write up. "

Here are couple pics of the rescue. I think I'm more of an idiot than an adventurer. There were times the ride was violent. The water wasn't a big deal. I drive through lots of water longer and deeper than that and cross streams too. It was the quality of the clay. I literally sank up to my thighs.



missmolly
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07/16/2017 09:33AM
It wasn't all rough roads. One of my favorite lakes was right beside the road. I parked my car behind some trees 20 yards from the highway and the lake was five yards away. I was last there about eight years ago and it seemed like no one had used my campsite in all that time. I love that campsite. It's the knoll of an island with big trees for shade and a fine view. Unfortunately, I spent too much time watching the wind whip the water into froth. At least the lake was small enough for me to fish here and there.
07/16/2017 10:46AM
When the red clay roads around here get wet, they are about as slick as ice, too. Pretty nasty stuff - my cousin and I buried a Jeep so deep one time, we had to crawl out the windows.
missmolly
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07/16/2017 11:07AM
quote boonie: "When the red clay roads around here get wet, they are about as slick as ice, too. Pretty nasty stuff - my cousin and I buried a Jeep so deep one time, we had to crawl out the windows. "

Holy-moly! How long did it take to clean that critter?
07/16/2017 02:10PM
quote missmolly: "quote boonie: "When the red clay roads around here get wet, they are about as slick as ice, too. Pretty nasty stuff - my cousin and I buried a Jeep so deep one time, we had to crawl out the windows. "


Holy-moly! How long did it take to clean that critter?"


You clean yours? :) It took a while . . . even just hosing it out.
missmolly
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07/16/2017 06:12PM
quote boonie: "quote missmolly: "quote boonie: "When the red clay roads around here get wet, they are about as slick as ice, too. Pretty nasty stuff - my cousin and I buried a Jeep so deep one time, we had to crawl out the windows. "



Holy-moly! How long did it take to clean that critter?"



You clean yours? :) It took a while . . . even just hosing it out."


They're so noisy when they reach asphalt with all that packed clay being shucked by the tires.
07/16/2017 08:43PM
Thanks for the pics. Do you ever get to the parks or do you just stay on Crown land?
missmolly
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07/17/2017 06:25AM
quote TomT: "Thanks for the pics. Do you ever get to the parks or do you just stay on Crown land? "

Just Crown Land. I'm greedy. I want the lakes to myself.
misqua
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07/17/2017 07:33AM
I also only stay on Crown Land when I go into Canada. I rarely see anyone else unless I stay close to a main road. Its a great deal since it doesn't cost much.
missmolly
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07/17/2017 02:15PM
quote misqua: "I also only stay on Crown Land when I go into Canada. I rarely see anyone else unless I stay close to a main road. Its a great deal since it doesn't cost much."

How do you shop for your lakes? I use Google Earth and fish online.
Laketrout58
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07/17/2017 07:03PM
You are still wonderwoman! Better trips ahead Molly. Marc
Laketrout58
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07/17/2017 07:03PM
You are still wonderwoman! Better trips ahead Molly. Marc
07/17/2017 07:15PM
quote misqua: "I also only stay on Crown Land when I go into Canada. I rarely see anyone else unless I stay close to a main road. Its a great deal since it doesn't cost much."


Boy, my crown land pernits cost the same as the parks I thought.

Miss Molly, I hope your emergency turned out ok. Your such a great adventurer.
heavycanoe
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07/20/2017 11:14AM
You are way braver than I am, but I enjoy reading your adventures.
 
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