Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Scenes That Make Me Think About... (1).

Photos From Along The Way.

[Photo: Makes me think about fishing on Canada Day]

 Thinkn about a trip to far horizons

 Thinkn, where are the perch?

 Thinkn about makn a splash

 About flying home in ten minutes

 About buying a small condo

 Renting a boat for the afternoon

Thinkn about a BLT, table for one

Please link to Small Pleasures 8.

Photos GH.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Motorcycle Miles 5: Many Boats Afloat

Must be Time to Catch Perch.

[Photo: More boats than you could shake a stick at]

Take a fishing pole, bait, a bucket, chair, umbrella, a couple of Cokes and a few sandwiches wrapped in Saran.

Be patient. You shouldn't have to wait long. The fish are biting.

PHOTOS from Port Bruce. Boats are everywhere on the water:

 Boats, as far as the eye could see.

 Everybody is catching perch.

 S'mart Art or Sludge. 

Okay, so boats weren't 'everywhere'.

"Slippery as an eel"

Photos GH

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Motorcycle Miles 4: Beauty and the Birds.

'Tis The Season.

[Photo: A very quiet Monday afternoon at Port Bruce]

June will be full of surprises at Port Bruce as the water warms and the winds blow. Wave action will at times drive fisherman off the pier while stirring up new colours for the watchful eye. Skies will then be very clear, and the lake's sights and sounds will be clean and crisp.

Photos from along the way:

He's thinkin', I can see all the way to Cleveland. 

 "Uncle Louie Walks The Dog"

 This will be a big year for swallows and their new mud nests

 Stylish condos for families, 2018

Under the bridge on Crossley-Hunter Line (south of Belmont) 

I had the place to myself yesterday.

Getting there is half the fun. I parked my Yamaha at Crossley-Hunter bridge and counted pairs of swallows in the air. They darted over my head and warned others I was back again, and not going away. Big numbers, big year, I thought.

Once under the bridge I stopped counting mud houses at sixty. Anxious swallows were everywhere - so quick I couldn't see them - so I didn't want to overstay my first visit. By my 3rd or 4th visit they will be less jittery and feed their young while I stand in the middle of the creek bed to watch. 

I'll be back.

Photos GH