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Articles from January 2012

TI Life in January 2012

TI Life in January 2012

Happy New Year! This article introduces a muskie hunter, provides a link to tracking a bald eagle named Hal, looks back on Buoy Bobbing and provides many ways to enjoy winter in the North Country. We thank Ian Coristine for his new “headers” and Lillian and Paul Cooledge for sharing their photographs. And finally, the River is quiet which gives us time to read about it
by: Susan W. Smith
Mudlunta's Matriarchs

Mudlunta's Matriarchs

A Gananoque businessman and sailor who loved to explore the St. Lawrence River
by: Kim Lunman
Water Water Everywhere….

Water Water Everywhere….

From my very first summer on the River, I’ve heard the story about Harry Chalk and his tin cup. Harry was the intrepid c...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Thank you Frank Eames…

Thank you Frank Eames…

Frank Eames would be called an “amateur historian” which is why his role is not well recognized.
by: Susan W. Smith
Chasing the World Record Muskie…

Chasing the World Record Muskie…

It was a really good hit, I grabbed the rod, set the hook and checked the drag. Dan was right next to me and I said, ‘Here...
by: Rich Clarke
The Essence of an American Christmas

The Essence of an American Christmas

Getting to Grindstone - First glitch, the boys had thrown locking hitches on the dock lines. NEVER a locking hitch after November 1!
by: Richard L. Withington
T I Collectables, Part III, Wheelock Souvenir China

T I Collectables, Part III, Wheelock Souvenir China

The Wheelock family began selling china in Wisconsin..
by: Robert L. Matthews
Bonnycastle versus Johnston

Bonnycastle versus Johnston

After Johnston and a small band of men destroyed the Peel, the Thousand Islands became ground zero for a costly bi-national manhunt.
by: Shaun J. McLaughlin
The War is Coming…

The War is Coming…

Yes, towns around the Thousand Islands in 2012 are getting ready to “celebrate, learn and/or participate” in the 200th a...
by: Michael Whittaker
20 Years From Now?

20 Years From Now?

What is your vision of the Thousand Islands in twenty or even fifty years? What characteristics of the Islands do you c...
by: David Bull
50 Year Old Sailing Memories

50 Year Old Sailing Memories

We finished last. We’d learned about starting, spinnakers that the Lightnings could deploy downwind, and how to get around the course without fouling.
by: Dave Whitford