It is an immutable fact that as we enter adulthood, life becomes more complex. For many, including myself, the progressive addition of responsibilities — like relationships, kids, full-time jobs, and homeownership — shrinks free time down to a precious, tiny amount. This story is about trying to make the most of that time and having it turn into a raucously delightful disaster.


This guilty looking fellow is Walter. The photo was taken at a later date, but even here he seems to be suspicious that he’s going to be put back into a canoe.

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Hand landing this musky as it chased a smallmouth I’d hooked was a highlight of our disastrous Namekagon canoe trip. Holding it is victorious angler and this article’s author, Max Wolter. 

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