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08/01/2012 10:55PM  
New Trip Report posted by walllee

Trip Name: A mile of hell to get to heaven

Entry Point: Quetico

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08/02/2012 12:51PM  
Very entertaining trip report! Congratulations on your trip across that very long portgage. Beautiful pictures - especially the red sky sunset picture - it's fabulous.
08/02/2012 03:20PM  
Great trip report, your writing style was very entertaining :) Glad to hear you had a great trip with great fishing.
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08/09/2012 12:55PM  

My compliments on a great trip report. Your dry humor is absolutely a blast. I am so familiar with that particular area that I can identify with most every evil and frustrating thought you express! So funny!

Have seen the deer skull before, but the moose skull is new. There was a large wolf pack in that area 2 years ago, but did not hear or see them last year. Did you hear any this year? Perhaps the moose simply died during the winter.

Old Hoosier
08/09/2012 08:55PM  
Don, did not hear any wolves this trip, but did see tracks.
08/10/2012 01:34PM  
Great read and pics! Esp the sunset and the moose rack. You have a great writing stlye, thanks!
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08/10/2012 02:51PM  
Sheeze, I'm not sure how much of that was BS, exaggeration or exaggerated BS but still a great read!

So do you still have a garden center in Bloomington, IL? The wife and I will be in Bloomington Saturday morning, September 1 (staying Friday night at the Doubletree) on our way to the Minneapolis before heading up to the Gunflint Lodge for four nights.

I would make the wife stop in just so I can meet you!
08/10/2012 03:07PM  
Drought, yes we still have Garden center here. We are located on Fox Creek Road very easy to get to, feel free to stop by I would love to meet you. I was up the Gunflint trail a couple weeks ago and stopped at the lodge to show a buddy around.
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08/10/2012 04:24PM  
Great report. Makes Me want to reread Corndog's report. I look forward to next years!
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08/10/2012 08:45PM  
Lee, I got the wife to read your trip report and she is on board for stopping in! We're trying to get to Minneapolis late afternoon so if we can swing it, we will stop by between 8:00 and 9:00 am on Saturday morning (I'm assuming those gardeners like to start early!).

Again, that was a great read. We both were happy not to be the ones on that portage!
08/10/2012 09:19PM  
That sounds great, We open at 8a.m. so if you want to stop by earlier feel free. We are located about 5 minutes from the hotel. Head south 4 stoplights, make a right and were down about 100 yards on the left. Big building with a bunch of greenhouses around it.
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08/11/2012 12:22PM  
Although somewhat of a "crappy" start, it looks like you had a great trip. Thanks for writing it up...great read.
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08/11/2012 06:24PM  
Decided to stop reading the report after the border crossing stuff . . . jeez! --Goose
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08/15/2012 05:50PM  
Thanks for the great trip report Wallee, I really enjoyed reading it.
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