PHIL'S WEATHER REPORT
More snow....12 degrees but the sun is out. 9th grade fundraiser today--Join us 7:30-11:00 for All U Can Eat Breakfast.
Snow, Snow, and more Snow! Where was winter in March? Snow and cold thru Wed at least. I thought we would be putting docks in by now--not shoveling and plowing every day. Joe, Carl, and Tony even got the snowmobiles back out. This is not helping us get ready for the summer season, but Mother Nature has her own ideas. The ice is going out on some of the smaller lakes but not so much on the medium and large lakes. If we ever get a break it will leave us quickly--I hope.
The ice is still solid-- 4 wheelers and snowmobiles on the lake. At least 1 more weekend of ice fishing with the 5 day forecast. There is still white stuff on the ground but it is melting fast in todays sun. Forecast is winter like for a few more days...then who knows .... it is the Northwoods. MAPLE SYRUP FEST in Phelps April 2nd---It is gonna be big as the sap is running and the syrup will be boiling hot. Make plans today and mention the Maple Syrup Fest special for buy 1 get 1 night free. (plus Linda's yummy chocolate chip cookies) Carl and Tony have their 9th grade class breakfast fundraiser at Sunrise April 9th--always something going on at Sunrise Lodge. Serving Breakfast 3 meals dails until May 6 and then serving 3 meals daily--7 days a week.
I go out to West Yellowstone snowmobiling for a few days and leave everyone else in charge of the weather and we get 60 degrees and wiped out snowmobile trails. Well at least I am out riding. Have to put the sleds away when I get home Friday.....SAD. Unless we get a big dumping and cold the season is over. Great weather for being out on the ice.
10 degrees with a high of 25 the next couple of days--40's return on Sunday. Winter for a few more days. Mark Sitasz pointed out largemouth bass fishing is open on LVD so tip ups are allowed--just not catching walleyes or northerns. All local snowmobile trails have been groomed and ready for what appears the last weekend of quality riding---barring a snownami.
PHILS' FISHING, HUNTING, SNOWMOBILING, and SKIING REPORT
Snowmobile trails are in good shape and the lake is looking a lot less slushy. The Kids fishing jamboree was a huge success yesterday. A 29 inch northern and a 14 inch crappie took home the big prizes.
Snowmobile trails are good. We rode 100 miles yesterday and all was well. Kinda nice not riding at -10. Staying light out a lot longer as well. Lots of northerns in the fish house as well as some perch. Not too many Bluegills or Crappies. We see trucks all over the lake. I think the warm up helped lake conditions. Still winter.
There is some slushy spots out on the lake. I have not seen them when snowmobiling by the barrels but we had 1 group get their truck stuck Friday. Getting to be quite a bit of snow on the ice. Did see some nice walleyes and northerns in the fish house Sunday so somebody did well in that COLD weather. I rode to Land O Lakes and Phelps last night and all trails were AWESOME!
Winter at its best for snowmobiling, icefishing, and skiing.
Bear, deer bow and grouse hunt seasons have begun and other seasons will start soon.
SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER HAVE LOTS OF HAPPY FISHERMEN AT SUNRISE.
The 2015 fishing season. 2016 is underway and more pics to follow soon.
Nice Bass are being caught too.
Northern and Musky aren't too shabby either.
John Brust has the start of a good fish fry with Crappies caught in June, 2015
PHIL'S WORDS OF WISDOM ???
Cooking lesson #1: don't fry bacon in the nude.
PHIL's Sports Report
No Packers, Brewers, or Bucks...Go Badgers
The Packers specialize in Hail Mary's! Great game ---bad outcome.
There is always next year....now I sound like a Cubs fan.
Go Pack Go!
Augie - Here is that picture of you wearing a Packer shirt....again and again!
It isn't easy being green.