Tag Archives: Lake Superior

Commission: GL sea lamprey declining

By Howard Meyerson ANN ARBOR, MI — A draft Great Lakes Fishery Commission assessment of sea lamprey populations in the Great Lakes contains good news and, well, not-so-good news. Sea lampreys in the Great Lakes basin have declined by nearly … Continue reading

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Sunset Over Superior

Minnesota photographer and kayak guide, Bryan Hansel says it’s time to start packing up the gear. The paddling season is about over. His sunset over Lake Superior conveys it well. Check out his work at Bryan Hansel Photography on Facebook

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Wave sensor warns kayakers of dangerous water conditions

As a long time sailor and paddler, I’ve learned, sometimes the hard way, that next to packing the right gear for a trip, there is nothing more important than a current weather forecast. Weather can make or break a day. … Continue reading

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The Flip Side: A calm day on Lake Superior

Lake Superior is notorious for its rough, terrible water. That’s where the Edmund Fitzgerald sunk and became legend spawning Gordon Lightfoot’s classic tune. On the other hand it is also known for its magnificent sunsets. Here’s one captured by photographer … Continue reading

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Isolated Isle Royale wolves “hanging by their teeth”

On Isle Royale in Lake Superior the wolf population is in decline. Experts say their numbers have dropped from 30 wolves to nine over the last six years The reasons cited in a story today on Michigan Radio’s Environment Report ,  include … Continue reading

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