spring in the north channel

The day the ice leaves the North Channel of Lake Huron signals the start of camp season for us. The coastwatch website has daily pictures that, provided there aren’t too many clouds, give us daily updates. http://coastwatch.glerl.noaa.gov/modis/modis.html. Check out the difference between the last 2 days:
That’s the mighty Manitoulin Island which forms the south coast of Lake Huron’s legendary boating destination ‘The North Channel’. Here is the wonderful map from famous retailer Turner’s (est. 1879) in Little Current on Manitoulin.
turners map
And here are some shots of what we’re waiting for:
Lake Kukagami 3Lake Kukagami 4Lake Kukagami 2Lake Kukagami 1aLake Kukagami 5