KENYA: A TIMELESS SAFARI

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By:  Bruce  Ter Beek. Last June my wife Nancy and I had just returned from a four week European trip.  We were both tired and suffering from jet lag.   She said she was all adventured out and just wanted to enjoy our home but commented “You have that funny look on your face.  What are you planning now?” “Africa” I replied.  Thus began the odyssey of a life time. Over the next few weeks we defined the type of trip we wanted to take.  We both wanted to learn about the culture of the people … Read More

The Unconventional Fish Story

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By: Adrian Zarantonello My adventurous wife, Rachel, and I planned a backpacking excursion on the Manistee River Trail this spring. We both agreed to pack our fishing poles in hopes of catching some trout. The weekend arrived and our trek to our camping spot began.  After setting up camp we decided to wet a line. I caught a small brook trout and lost a nice one so I gave my spot up to Rachel and slid downstream so she positioned five feet upstream of me,  right behind a nice slack water eddy. After casting for a while with no action we noticed a big fish splashing around, swimming in … Read More

Do it! Hike it!

Wild Game DynastyTake A Hike!

Spend a day or afternoon on a section of the North Country National Scenic Trail (NCT) in the 500,000 acre Hiawatha National Forest.  The NCT meanders through the Hiawatha “playground” for 82 miles. Pack your daypack, take water, and dress for the weather and season. Stroll along an ancient sand dune ridge.  Wander under whispering red pines.  Rest on the banks of a gurgling brook, or trudge beside the Niagara Escarpment outcrop.  Enjoy the Lake Superior waves lapping the sandy shoreline along the Whitefish National Scenic Byway. Experience the amazing four seasons on the NCT.  … Read More