07-22-12 Glorious

Sometimes, when I’m out at Lake Oahe in central South Dakota, I don’t go sailing. On this particular morning, I woke up well before sunrise and at first light saw that there were some clouds off in the east that looked promising. So I packed up my camera gear and went driving. I ended up…

07-14-12 A Pre-Tourney Prayer

I am sorry to admit that I was so caught up in finding good photos that I have no idea what the prayer these fisherman were bowing their heads for said. I suspect it asked God for safety and good fishin’. The event was the Lake Oahe stop of the national FLW Walleye tournament. The…

07-13-12 Justice

I have seen Justice exactly twice in the years that I’ve been sailing Lake Oahe in South Dakota. Liberty, on the other hand, is my next door neighbor at the Spring Creek Marina. What do Liberty and Justice have in common? They are both boats owned by Bob and Sara H., who live just down…

07-06-12 One Last Fish

My friend Scott P and I had spent a great week on my sailboat on Lake Oahe in South Dakota. It was incredibly hot but that was OK with us. We had made our way back to the marina and were mostly packed and ready to leave when we decided to go out for one…