10 weeks, hundreds of fish and unforgettable memories…. It was with mixed emotions we pulled out of Pasha Lake Cabins and headed south back to The States and eventually South Dakota. We were planning on staying a few weeks longer but hitch itch got the wheels rolling early Sunday morning.
This area is one of our favorite hang outs for the year and we are going to miss it. Most of all we are going to miss Chad, Michelle and Wanda whom we spent countless hours hanging out, walking or spinning tales. We also reconnected and met with other friends while on their annual fishing/hunting trips; Bob, Chad L, Nate E, Kim….for some this is the only time we will see them for the year while others we hope to catch up with again while on the road this fall in winter.
But before we left we had more visitors! My sister Carol, her son-in-law Steve and her grandson Aiden were able to spend an event filled week with us before we left. We had not seen Carol in over a year and it had been several years since we had seen Steve and Aiden.
|Carol, Barb and Daisy hanging out one rainy morning|
Aiden is now 15 and full of excitement and questions during his first visit to Canada. With bear season in full swing, much of my time was consumed with checking stand sites and recovering bears. All three were able to join me on at least one of these adventures as well as several fishing excursions.
|Aiden pulling the boat through a channel to a remote lake|
|Steve and Aiden getting ready to do some fishing!|
I was able to create one more fishing video before we left. Barb did not want me to publish this film. She pleaded, she begged, even threatened me! But it is my responsibility as the ethical journalist I am to publish the truth, so without further ado......
This one represents how our fishing trips truly go, none of this edited video to make Barb look good and me look bad, just true to life fishing as it usually goes every trip. Because of my honesty, life for me around here is going to be miserable for a few days.......Your thoughts and sympathy would be appreciated!