Points North

Points North

Migration, interrupted

Spring backpedaled into winter last week with a weather event that delivered three layers of precipitation to the North Shore. First came freezing rain that coated everything with a half inch or more of ice. This was followed by a couple of inches of ice pellets that formed a frozen crust over the

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Sometimes a fisherman gets lucky

Dan Johnson of Oakdale is all smiles with his first North Shore steelhead. | SHAWN PERICH

This is a modern fishing story, because it starts on Facebook. A picture of a fish led to a conversation between a couple of fishermen. That conversation became an invitation to go fishing; to be precise, steelhead fishing. That’s why Dan Johnson showed up at my Grand Marais office early one morning

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