of several small islands with rocky points extending away from the islands. In some areas the rocky bottom created a three foot deep flat area between a two of the islands that are a stone throw from the other. Unfortunately I did not catch anything on this trip but managed to photograph a Loon and a turtle sunning on a log. The wind picked up and the calm lake became white capped in no time. Uff da; I decided to head back to the cabin and spend some time with Marian.
Lake back in the 1970s. This form of art is from Japan where the John Greely family lived for a while. The art form is known as Gyotaku. According to Wikipedia; Gyotaku (gyo "fish" + taku "rubbing") is the traditional method of Japanese fish printing, dating from the mid-1800s. This form of nature printing may have been used by fishermen to record their catches, but has also become an art form on its own. In the collection of fish records there is a nice 22” pickerel from Labrador Pond, a 20” landlocked salmon from Conway Lake, and numerous largemouth and smallmouth bass caught at Rose’s Cove or elsewhere on Conway Lake.
Step 5: Peel the paper from the head end and lift carefully from the fish. Usually the process to get a great Gyotaku will take you several attempts.