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KarlBAndersen1
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01/07/2022 09:04AM  
I just had this idea while watching a download take place on one of my pcs -
What does everyone have on their desk top for a photo?
Are yours canoe related?
(It might also make a good "Topic of the Month")
It might give us all something to look at and think warm thoughts.
This is mine - I think this was on Caribou:
 
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papalambeau
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01/07/2022 09:36AM  
Love the cedar strip! I sold mine a few years ago and still miss it but love paddling the Northstar.
 
TuscaroraBorealis
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01/07/2022 09:52AM  
 
01/07/2022 09:56AM  


What can I say, the kid loves trees
 
PineKnot
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01/07/2022 10:55AM  
Photo from July 2009 on North Bay after a great evening of topwater fishing for smallmouth.....




 
smoke11
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01/07/2022 11:01AM  

This is my current one.
 
PeaceFrog
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01/07/2022 11:08AM  
Not On my computer desk top but certainly on my "desk top". My kids are a bit older but some favorites non the less.
 
JWilder
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01/07/2022 11:16AM  


Certainly not canoe country. But I share it because it is my current desk top photo of outdoor habitat and well, it is my “Listening Point”.

JW
 
01/07/2022 11:34AM  
My desktop photo is from Quetico's Sarah Lake:



TZ
 
01/07/2022 12:40PM  
One computer is a drone picture I took of the Miss River around here this summer. The other computer has my german shorthair on point
 
01/07/2022 01:04PM  
Fire Lake (I think it is time for a change. I have this on my profile and also my computer and my iPad. Need to look around my files for something else, maybe. But I have always liked it. It sort of makes me feel like I am back there.)

 
01/07/2022 01:14PM  
Taken in May of 2020 on Saganaga

 
lindylair
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01/07/2022 01:24PM  




I seem to change mine every couple months or so. This is from Banning State Park in central MN and one of my favorite spots in MN
 
sedges
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01/07/2022 01:38PM  
Not canoe related, but the Tugaloo River is in the background. One of my favorite birds. It has been my desktop for almost a year. Time to find a new one!
 
BonzSF
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01/07/2022 02:30PM  
I had this one for a while. Sunrise on Birch

Then I changed to Yosemite Nevada Falls

I'll probably switch back to a BWCA photo from last trip as we get closer to the next trip's departure day. 223 days to go!
 
01/07/2022 02:37PM  
Luna with her first frisbee

 
EddyTurn
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01/07/2022 02:37PM  


Temagami, Wolf lake
 
Stichy64
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01/07/2022 05:41PM  
This is mine. It was the first time to the BW for both boys. Good memories!
 
Lightfoot
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01/07/2022 06:11PM  
Have this one on this computer.

Getting ready to load-up on John Lake.

 
dogwoodgirl
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01/07/2022 06:15PM  
Miss Amelia and my boots, on the SHT.

 
beanpole
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01/07/2022 06:19PM  
My home computer has my childhood dream come true (I got to be Han Solo with my own Wookiee).





My work computer has a photo from a campsite on our first Boundary Waters trip.

 
Minnesotian
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01/07/2022 06:26PM  
Taken in September 2021 on my month solo trip west. This is from my tent overlooking Death Canyon from the Death Canyon Shelf in Grand Teton National Park.



 
MHS67
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01/07/2022 06:31PM  

I took this because of the reflection of Rock Mountain off the lake. Taken in the spring on the ranch.
 
lindylair
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01/07/2022 06:58PM  
Slightly OT...

Sedges, what kind of bird is that? Looks similar to a Cedar Waxwing but not quite the same. One of my favorite birds too and I have some nice shots I have used for my desktop off and on.
 
Ohiopikeman
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01/07/2022 07:41PM  


Picture from Alaska's Innoko River June 2018. All four of us were simultaneously battling our own northern pike. You can see our Ally Pack Canoes that served us well for the trip.
 
sedges
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01/07/2022 08:38PM  
lindylair: "Slightly OT...


Sedges, what kind of bird is that? Looks similar to a Cedar Waxwing but not quite the same. One of my favorite birds too and I have some nice shots I have used for my desktop off and on. "


That is a Cedar Waxwing. We get some big flocks wintering in north GA. They are also very rare residents.
 
Tony
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01/07/2022 08:53PM  






These are the two that I have on my phone they're from 2018 so I should probably update them with new screensavers.

Tony
 
Banksiana
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01/07/2022 09:04PM  
 
01/07/2022 10:03PM  
Banksiana: " "

Looks smokey. Is it from this past summer?
 
Speckled
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01/07/2022 10:24PM  
Spartan2: "Fire Lake (I think it is time for a change. I have this on my profile and also my computer and my iPad. Need to look around my files for something else, maybe. But I have always liked it. It sort of makes me feel like I am back there.)

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I almost thought - that was one of my pics. I've got a few that are very similiar. Wonder what model of Bell they're paddling in that photo.
 
Speckled
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01/07/2022 10:25PM  



Lately, I've been alternating between these two.
 
01/07/2022 11:29PM  


Rainbow over Lake Superior. Not canoe related but close to the BW.
 
01/08/2022 06:41AM  
Speckled: "Spartan2: "Fire Lake (I think it is time for a change. I have this on my profile and also my computer and my iPad. Need to look around my files for something else, maybe. But I have always liked it. It sort of makes me feel like I am back there.)


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I almost thought - that was one of my pics. I've got a few that are very similiar. Wonder what model of Bell they're paddling in that photo."


Wow! In looking at your photo, I see what you mean! It is a Bell Northwind, green (Spartan green) on the outside. We bought it in 1998, and I believe this photo was 2006. The wood doesn't look nearly this good anymore, as we have neglected proper care, and perhaps this is one reason I love this photo so much. Brings back memories of better, easier times.

I have also used the photo below as a desktop photo at another time.

 
907Tundra
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01/09/2022 02:07AM  


Our last paddle of the year in 2021 on Red Shirt Lake near Willow, AK.
 
Michwall2
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01/09/2022 10:18AM  
This is now. I have been working on genealogy since I retired. This is my mom's grandmother.





I have had this one on my desktop before. It's one of my favorites.






I have also used the 2019 Photo Contest winner in the past. Here is link to that thread:

2019 Photo Contest Winner
 
hobbydog
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01/09/2022 11:09AM  
Taken on Seagull Lake 2010

 
01/09/2022 12:14PM  
Hustler Lake 2014. Two days after the big July storm.
 
schweady
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01/10/2022 09:24AM  
Ely Birches
Along the road near Blue Heron B&B
A fall picture displayed year-round might seem weird, but it has been our iMac desktop photo since October 2018.

 
01/10/2022 10:02AM  

I would have a Desktop photo of the BWCA except for this picture from 2019 on the Yellowstone River just below Gardner. My wife's first Brown trout while fly fishing!
 
SkiYee
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01/10/2022 10:40AM  
Honestly, I've downloaded DOZENS of photos from the various photo contests, have them all saved in the same folder, and set my computer to use those photos as my background/wallpaper. I also set it so that it changes the photo about every 10 minutes.
 
KawnipiKid
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01/10/2022 09:37PM  


Sea kayaking with two of my sons in 2018. Resurrection Bay, Alaska. Usually have something from the BW/Q.
 
PaddleIN
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01/11/2022 08:47PM  
Malberg Lake, June 2021.
 
DMan5501
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01/12/2022 09:58AM  
Backyard on Park Point... Winter in AZ
 
01/12/2022 10:42AM  
I can't seem to get tired of this one. My wife made it out alive.

 
01/12/2022 01:48PM  
Range River.
 
MikeinMpls
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01/12/2022 02:19PM  


A pine marten in a tree, working on a deer carcass. Taken at a cabin that abuts the BWCA boundary. We named him Barton the Marten.

Mike
 
MikeinMpls
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01/12/2022 02:25PM  


I'm going to switch to this: me and the Granite River, circa approximately 1984.

Mike
 
BearBurrito
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01/12/2022 02:37PM  


This is what I have
 
papalambeau
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01/12/2022 02:52PM  
PaddleIN: "Malberg Lake, June 2021.
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Great memories of this campsite on Malberg. Back in the late '90's we had a bear come into our camp and made off with the food pack. Only ate all the sweets but left everything else.
Also had a cow moose and calf come through this camp on the same trip.
 
BuckSgt2034
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01/12/2022 02:55PM  
 
lundojam
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01/12/2022 08:48PM  
LindyLair, that's Wolf Creek Falls. That's where we would go when we skipped out of school in Sandstone.
 
DougD
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01/12/2022 09:06PM  


My wife at Curtain Falls
 
01/12/2022 10:48PM  
This is by far the best picture of me any photographer has ever captured. everyone who has seen it say I look beautiful.
 
goatroti
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01/13/2022 07:02AM  
My boy Sherman at the mouth of the Albany River January 2018. -35C...who cares?

 
RiverFisher
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01/13/2022 07:39AM  
 
MReid
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01/13/2022 12:29PM  
Minnesotian: "Taken in September 2021 on my month solo trip west. This is from my tent overlooking Death Canyon from the Death Canyon Shelf in Grand Teton National Park."
One of my favorite places in the world. Sometimes I'd get paid to camp on the shelf.
 
01/13/2022 02:58PM  
 
Twins87
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01/13/2022 03:52PM  






My favorite campsite on Gaskin from 2016. It's my desktop image on my work computer and on my iPhone.
 
squirrelMN
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01/14/2022 08:19AM  


Fall in the UP. Relaxing by the fire.
 
smoke11
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01/14/2022 08:28AM  

My sons nice Brown trout never gets old.
 
01/14/2022 09:19AM  
Curtain Falls 2010. Never get tired of seeing it when I open my laptop.
 
MagicStik
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01/14/2022 10:26AM  
 
MikeinMpls
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01/14/2022 10:39AM  
Twins87: "



My favorite campsite on Gaskin from 2016. It's my desktop image on my work computer and on my iPhone. "


I know this campsite! Nice photo. I lost my crawlers there one year after a heavy rain. Did you happen to find them?

Mike
 
Twins87
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01/14/2022 11:59AM  
MikeinMpls: "Twins87: "



My favorite campsite on Gaskin from 2016. It's my desktop image on my work computer and on my iPhone. "



I know this campsite! Nice photo. I lost my crawlers there one year after a heavy rain. Did you happen to find them?


Mike"


One of our all-time favorite places but no crawlers on the site. We were slated for a return visit this past August but then forest fires shut things down.
 
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01/14/2022 01:09PM  
MagicStik: " "


I like how the guy sitting on the top of the rock is wearing a yellow shirt while the guy sitting on the bottom of the rock is wearing an orange shirt.
 
MagicStik
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01/14/2022 01:40PM  
Unas10: "MagicStik: " "



I like how the guy sitting on the top of the rock is wearing a yellow shirt while the guy sitting on the bottom of the rock is wearing an orange shirt."


Must have been the sun angle? Looks cool upside down too. I saw my 11 year old son wading out to the rock. He climbed up and just sat there for a few minutes...just soaking up the moment. I know he's ready for a father/son trip now.



Magic
 
BearBurrito
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01/14/2022 02:00PM  
Unas10: "MagicStik: " "



I like how the guy sitting on the top of the rock is wearing a yellow shirt while the guy sitting on the bottom of the rock is wearing an orange shirt."


LOL, I didn't notice that right away! Thanks for pointing it out.
 
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01/15/2022 06:19AM  


 
01/15/2022 08:04AM  
Mine is a collage of photos from a family hike on the Caribou Rock Trail
 
01/15/2022 09:18AM  
MikeinMpls: "


I'm going to switch to this: me and the Granite River, circa approximately 1984.


Mike"


Is that Little Rock Falls?
 
Minnesotian
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01/17/2022 02:16PM  
MReid: "Minnesotian: "Taken in September 2021 on my month solo trip west. This is from my tent overlooking Death Canyon from the Death Canyon Shelf in Grand Teton National Park."
One of my favorite places in the world. Sometimes I'd get paid to camp on the shelf."


Hiking that 5 miles of shelf has been hands down in the top 3 of all backpacking I have done. Any glance of the scenery was just a wallop of a view, no matter what direction. I would stop and look for a second, soaking it all in, and then just start laughing to myself at the amount of beauty in front of me. It was absurd.

Let me know if you need an assistant the next time you head out to get paid.
 
01/18/2022 06:10PM  
My current favorite…….taken in 2021 on LLC….
 
MikeinMpls
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01/19/2022 10:23AM  
johndku: "MikeinMpls: "



I'm going to switch to this: me and the Granite River, circa approximately 1984.



Mike"



Is that Little Rock Falls?"


I believe so. Or the Blueberry Portage. Sorry, but I can't remember exactly. I've done the Granite River route at least 15 times, so one would assume I'd remember... but I'm getting old.

Mike
 
01/19/2022 11:15AM  

Here is mine. From a few years back, getting close to Baker Lake landing.
 
01/19/2022 01:10PM  


sipping coffee on Snipe Lake
 
01/20/2022 03:54PM  

 
wrestlencanoe
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01/20/2022 07:01PM  
Just something about the big lake.
 
01/20/2022 07:31PM  
 
01/20/2022 07:36PM  
smoke11: "
My sons nice Brown trout never gets old."


I really like that picture. Something about it reaches out to me.
 
01/20/2022 07:45PM  
lindylair: "



I seem to change mine every couple months or so. This is from Banning State Park in central MN and one of my favorite spots in MN"


Wow, that's really pretty!!
 
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