Clearwater entry: Fish, fun and the virgin latrine (22 photos)
Island emerging from the fog
This is the island as the fog cleared on Wednesday morning
Ducks at Sunrise
I caught some ducks on a fly by as the sun cleared the trees
The calm before the caffeine
Jim getting water for coffee - Dark Roast Sumatra in a French Press. No better combination than good coffee and a beautiful sunrise in the BWCA
Jim's turn for coffee
My buddy getting water for the morning coffee...I must confess he almost always makes the coffee.
Eric posing for a pic at the upper section of Johnson Falls
The swimming hole
The boys enjoying a swim in the pool below the lower falls
Not your average family photo
My buddy Jim and his boys at Johnson Falls
Morning has broken
The dissipating fog reveals an enchanting view down the lake
The fog has mostly broken leaving a nearly perfect island reflection and a mist in the hills across the lake.
Sunrise on a foggy morning from our site on Caribou Lake
We could barely see the island right in front of our site.
19.5 inch smallie from our first day on Caribou Lake
Our campsite on Caribou Lake
That is my tent in the foreground and the "living room" of the site right at water's edge. The other 2 tents were back further to the left out of the pic.
Jim and the boys enjoying a Temperance River massage
Cliff diving on the Temperance
We all enjoyed jumping into the Temperance but the young pups were a lot more daring than us old guys.
On the Baptism
A Cedar Waxwing poses in a tree on an island in the Baptism River
The Baptism River
The Baptism rushes by just a few feet from our tents in one of our favorite campsites in Minnesota