Most of the small marshes are free of ice now along with the Wapus River and the bottom end of Duncan Lake. Not a lot of snow in the bush and the side roads are starting to dry up. Tomorrow is supposed to be sunny and warm, that will help. The rest of the week on and off showers. It will be close to have the bigger lakes ice free before fishing next week.
Here is a pic of Hedlund Marsh and a pair of Ring-necked ducks.
First time in Gowganda was 1968 with the Dept. of Lands and Forests, doing a soil and vegetation study for the Wildlife Productivity Inventory. While here found the country amazing, the boreal forest the lakes at every turn and the air clean and fresh. It didn't take long back then to get the camera out and start recording some of the sights I'd seen. Since then with a few layoffs in photography its good to get right back at it. Putting your pictures on a blog like this forces you to go out and take more pics, which is the goal of this site.
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