Manigatogan May 16, 17

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Narol, Manitoba
I took Friday off and the weather looked like it would co-operate for a change so I took the opportunity to go for an overnighter on the Manigatogan, which is about 2.5 hours away from my doorstep.

I saw a great grey owl about 10 minutes from the put in and tried to get a picture unsucessfully as a truck sped past and scared it away. At least the road was not washed out as it often is with a lot of moisture. The river was by far the highest I have ever seen, spilling over the banks all over. The fish were not biting yet and I only got one walleye for all of 2 day's efforts.

The put in.

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Had to see what the beavers were up to. It is kind of nice being able to check this stuff out without being eaten alive by bugs.

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The ducks were out in full force and I got a shot of this broad winged hawk.

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Then it was time for camp and evening pics.

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Sunrise and paddle back.

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Friend of the forest along the roadside, ruffed grouse.

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Great to get out after this brutal winter and can't wait to go again!
 
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Great bird shots! Thanks for sharing.

I especially like the grouse - figures it was on the road side :rolleyes:
 
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Manitoba
Very nice! Did you put in near Stormy lake? Great to see all the snow is gone! Are you able to go against the current? I love how it is still pre-green and can't wait for the season to bloom!
 
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